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Misaligned Price or Housing Bubble?: What is Causing Rising Home Prices and When “Normal” Will Return https://growthzonesitesprod.azureedge.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/1512/2021/06/misaligned-price-or-housing-bubble-what-is-causing-rising-home-prices-and-when-normal-will-return-with-luis-torres-soundbite.mp4 Why are homes prices continuing to rise and when will they go back down? Luis Torres, Research Economist at the Texas Real Estate Research Center at Texas A&M, tackles these questions and more on this episode of Welcome…

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Attention Property Managers Are You Ready to Get Better At: Attracting Superior Owners and Tenants Marketing and Leasing Tenant Screening Compliance and Inspection Accounting and Financial Reporting Keeping Current with Hot Topics and Trends Understanding Eviction Procedures Providing Maintenance, Access, and Support If you answered “yes,” then you need to be actively participating with CCAR’s…

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A Bar-Raiser for Professionalism: Your C2EX What, Why, & How’s Answered by Hagan Stone https://growthzonesitesprod.azureedge.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/1512/2021/05/a-bar-raiser-for-professionalism-your-c2ex-what-why-how-s-answered-by-hagan-stone-soundbite.mp4 What is the Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) Program? Why was it created and how do real estate professionals benefit from the program? Listen as Hagan Stone, 2019 NAR Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) Committee Chair, provides these answers and more. Categories…

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New Build Buyers Beware By Lee Warren, Prospect Inspectors, Inc., Professional Inspector License #8411 and member of CCAR’s Affiliate Committee With the availability of houses for sale in such short supply, many buyers are turning to new home construction to find their new dream home. New homes can provide a buyer an opportunity to get…

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April 2021 Real Estate Rundown The Collin County housing stats for April 2021 are in, click below to see the most current data. Categories CCAR Events CCAR News Government Affairs Lone Star Homes Market Trends North DFW Real Producers Magazine Professional Development Spotlight Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month June 2021 May 2021 April 2021 March…

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The Appraisal Light is Shining at the End of the Tunnel By Vaughn Kerkorian, Kerkorian Residential Appraisals and Member of CCAR’s REALTOR®/Lender Committee Due to low interest rates, lack of inventory, and overwhelming buyer demand, the spring 2021 market has seen unprecedented multiple offer situations up to and exceeding 20% or higher than the current…

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Texas Homebuyers are More Diverse, Earn Higher Incomes Compared to National Average Information provided by Texas REALTORS® Texas homebuyers are more diverse, while also earning higher incomes compared to national homebuyers, according to the 2021 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report released by Texas REALTORS®. The annual report provides in-depth insights into the demographics, motivations and opinions of Texas…

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Median Texas home price up 13.4% during first quarter of 2021 The median sales price of homes in Texas reached $274,300 in the first quarter this year, an increase of 13.4% over the same period last year, according to the 2021-Q1 Texas Quarterly Housing Report released today by Texas REALTORS®. “The demand for housing in Texas remained strong…

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Are Home Inspections Worth It? By Shannon Vizcarra, AmeriSpec Inspection Services DFW and Member of CCAR’s Affiliate Committee We can all agree the past year has been a remarkably interesting year, especially for the housing market. With low interest rate and less listings, 2020 ended with historic highs for home sales, and now 2021 has…

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Increasing Your Buyer’s Purchasing Power By Eric Gomez, ACE Credit Consulting and Member of CCAR’s REALTOR®/Lender Committee How does a buyer’s credit score impact how much house they can buy? How much of an impact does their credit score have on their purchase price? A buyer’s credit score impacts not only the interest rate on…

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