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Seller Concessions Reemerge in Residential Transactions

By bri@ccar.net | January 12, 2023

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that a steady increase in new listings and the simultaneous decline of homes under contract increased the area’s months supply of homes for sale by three times. The area had 8.2% more new listings and 10.0% fewer homes that went under contract in December than the previous…

We’re Blasting Off Into 2023 & We Want You to Join us!

By kendall@ccar.net | January 9, 2023

It’s time to build for the future and invest in YOU! We invite you to start off the year right on Tuesday, January 24, at the Plano Event Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This action-packed day features industry experts who will be sharing their knowledge and insights! Diane Donley, VP of Business Development-…

Bill Cox Named Realtor of the Year

By bri@ccar.net | December 29, 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) is proud to name Bill Cox as the 2022 Realtor of the Year, CCAR’s highest degree of honor and appreciation to a member. Cox is a Principal in McKinney-based Carey Cox Company, a commercial real estate firm specializing in Collin County. Cox has served as Past Chairman and…

Congratulations to Jason Petrie: CCAR’s New Government Affairs Director

By bri@ccar.net | December 27, 2022

It is with great excitement that CCAR announces Jason Petrie has been named CCAR’s new Government Affairs Director. Jason is a results-driven professional with a diverse skill set and experience working on advocacy and TREPAC initiatives at CCAR. “The Collin County Association of REALTORS® advocacy and passion for protecting private property rights is second-to-none. I…

National News: Existing-Home Sales Dipped 7.7% in November

By Collin County Association of REALTORS® | December 21, 2022

Existing-home sales declined for the tenth month in a row in November, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All four major U.S. regions recorded month-over-month and year-over-year declines. Total existing-home sales,1 https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales – completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops – waned 7.7% from October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.09…

November Home Buyers Gave Thanks for Increased Housing Inventory

By bri@ccar.net | December 14, 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports increased inventory throughout the county as more homeowners listed their homes in November 2022 than the year prior, and fewer homes went under contract. The area had 7.7% more new listings and 15.5% fewer homes that went under contract in November than the previous year. A combination…

Help Shape CCAR’s Future: Apply to Serve on CCAR’s Nominating Committee

By bri@ccar.net | December 6, 2022

CCAR is accepting applications from REALTOR® members who are interested in serving on CCAR’s Nominating Committee and who are not currently serving on CCAR’s Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee’s primary purpose is to: To interview all qualified candidates for Officer and Director positions submitted by the Credentialing Committee. To provide a list and score…

Collin County Association of REALTORS® Installs 2023 Leadership

By bri@ccar.net | December 5, 2022

The Collin County Association of REALTORS® (CCAR) held its 2023 Installation of Officers and Directors on December 2 at the Local Yocal BBQ and Grill in McKinney. The event’s theme, “Building for our Future,” provided the backdrop for the installation of Shana Acquisto as CCAR’s 2023 President. As Broker and co-owner of Acquisto Real Estate,…

Your 2023 NTREIS Line-Up

By Collin County Association of REALTORS® | November 18, 2022

In 2023, you will notice an increase in your quarterly MLS fees. This increase reflects a rise in NTREIS fees that will be billed and collected by CCAR and distributed to NTREIS on your behalf. As technology advances, it is a priority of NTREIS that subscribers have access to technology tools that innovate, increase productivity,…

The Essential Real Estate Agent

By kendall@ccar.net | November 16, 2022

Buying a home is the largest and most complex transaction most people will make in their lifetime, with volumes of property, neighborhood, transaction, legal, and regulatory details to have to navigate. Having an expert, local professional manage the process is more important than ever. For help finding an agent that can fit your needs, go…

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