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Home Warranty 101

By Collin County Association of REALTORS® | December 20, 2023

Written By: Soroya LaMastra, First American Home Warranty Area Manager DFW and Member of CCAR’s Affiliate Committee.    Prevent Buyer’s Remorse with a Home Warranty Buying a home can be daunting, especially for first-time buyers. When the sale finally closes, home buyers may feel relieved and a bit anxious. Your clients have budgeted for their…

Remine Access Ends January 21

By | December 19, 2023

The NTREIS contract with Remine ends on January 21, 2024 and will not be renewed. Access to this product will no longer be available after that date. If you are a Remine user, please take the following steps prior to January 21: • If you have saved contacts you do not have stored in another…

Cheers to Your Plateau

By | December 15, 2023

Collin County Area Realtors (CCAR) reports that Collin County’s housing inventory may be nearing a new normal as inventory and days on the market remained flat compared to the year prior. In November, the inventory of homes for sale in Collin County remained unchanged, with 2.4 Months Supply of Homes for Sale. A plateau created…

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

By | December 13, 2023

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…

Check Out CCAR’s Latest Committee Reports

By | December 11, 2023

If you aren’t part of a committee at CCAR, you are missing out! We hope to see you next month, but until then, members can access CCAR’s latest Committee Reports within the InfoHub.  

Collin County Area REALTORS® Installs 2024 Leadership

By | December 7, 2023

Collin County Area REALTORS® (CCAR) held its 2024 Installation of Officers and Directors on December 1 at Frisco Hall. The event’s theme, “Home is Home in Any Language,” provided the backdrop for the installation of Jamuna Thill as CCAR’s 2024 President. As a Realtor with eXp Realty, Thill now leads the fifth-largest Realtor association in…

23 Local Realtors Complete Texas Realtors® Leadership Program in 2023

By | November 8, 2023

On November 7, a group of local REALTORS® graduated from the elite Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program. This is the fifteenth leadership class of Collin County Area REALTORS®. The program, which takes nearly a year to complete, is available to any local REALTOR® organization through the Austin-based statewide organization, Texas REALTORS®. “As a result of deep…

Why Now is a Golden Opportunity for Homebuyers

By Collin County Association of REALTORS® | November 4, 2023

Written By: Crystal Parkinson, Utopia Mortgage LLC and member of CCAR’s Affiliate Committee If your clients are considering buying a home, they may be hesitant due to the current higher interest rates. However, waiting might not be the best course of action. In today’s market, there are compelling reasons why now is a great time…

New Matrix Search

By | November 2, 2023

The new interface for Matrix search is visible to all users. While not be the default search, there is a button at the top of the search page to “Try New Search”. The Matrix 11 Quick Start Guide is in the Matrix “Help” which includes the new search layout features.

We all Want a Better Collin County: More About Propositions D and E

By | November 2, 2023

Elections are here and we want to educate everyone on two propositions that can impact Collin County in great ways. As a reminder, early voting is happening now until this Friday, November 3, and Election Day is Tuesday, November 7. For more information on voting times and locations, click here.   Proposition D:  $22,450,000 for…


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