MetroTex NEWS

 

Helping Home Buyers in a Low Inventory Market

Feb 26, 2021

Prepare buyers for steep competition and what they may need to include in their offer. 3 Takeaways: Waiving some contingencies such as an inspection can put buyers at financial risk. Clients need to be emotionally prepared for the possibility of finding a home they didn’t envision. Sometimes putting in an escalation clause or a bigger […]

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Relief Funds Approved for Texas REALTORS® Displaced by Winter Storm

Feb 26, 2021

Members of Texas REALTORS® who incurred displacement costs, such as costs for hotel rooms in Texas, because their primary residence was uninhabitable due to weather events beginning February 14 can apply for assistance funds from the Texas REALTORS® Disaster Relief Fund. Applicants who meet the following requirements are eligible for up to $500 in assistance: […]

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MetroTex Commercial Data Exchange Is Launching March 1

Feb 25, 2021

The MetroTex Commercial Data Exchange is set to launch March 1 to provide area commercial practitioners with a new platform to enhance their business. The system allows you to share your commercial information, research commercial properties, market commercial listings, prospect, and do business. MCDX is open to MetroTex members and non-members. Learn More Here

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Texas Housing Insight: 2020 Annual Summary

Feb 25, 2021

The Texas housing market was off to a solid start at the beginning of 2020 as mortgage interest rates declined. Sales activity plummeted in March and April, however, due to the emergence of COVID-19 and a mandated economic shutdown across the state. Nevertheless, homebuying demand accelerated during the summer for those less affected by the […]

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Listen Now: 1-4 Residential Contract Casualty Loss Webinar

Feb 24, 2021

On Tuesday, we covered the casualty loss clause of the 1-4 Residential Contract and specifically how it relates to the winter storms. If you missed our sold-out webinar, you can listen to the recording now to get answers to casualty loss related questions directly from the experts. Our Speakers Kristi Davis Moderator, Forms & Contracts Committee […]

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MetroTex Earns Education Program of the Year Award

Feb 24, 2021

Celebrating a year of accomplishments, Texas REALTORS® recognized the MetroTex Association of REALTORS® with the Education Program of the Year award during its winter meetings earlier this month. The award was given in recognition of an outstanding local-association education program that meets member needs and increases the quality of professionalism in the real estate industry. […]

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