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The Year of the Comeback Kid: A 2019 Collin County Year End Review

By bri@ccar.net | December 12, 2019

Originally Published in the December 2019 Edition of North DFW Real Producers Magazine The year began with many wondering if 2019 would be the year Collin County’s housing market would transition from a seller’s market to a balanced market. “Buyers are beginning the New Year timid and curious which direction the market will trend.”  —Collin County Association…

Was November 2019 “Normal” for Collin County Home Sales?

By bri@ccar.net | December 12, 2019

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that Collin County’s stabilizing housing market may be nearing normal as home prices and housing inventory remain at anticipated levels in November 2019. Homes were listed and sold for slightly more in November 2019 than the year prior, selling for a median sales price of $330,000 in…

Want a Part in Interviewing CCAR’s Potential 2021 Leadership? Apply Now to Serve on CCAR’s Nominating Committee 

By bri@ccar.net | December 11, 2019

CCAR is currently 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 scorecard of each “recommended” candidate…

A New Approach to your Taxes may be Necessary

By bri@ccar.net | December 5, 2019

Originally Published in the August 2019 Edition of North DFW Real Producers Magazine Everyone dreads taxes, but for real estate professionals it is especially hard. Seasoned professionals are well aware by now that the best way to ease the blow is to be prepared. Nonetheless, many real estate professionals were surprised to find that their typical approach…

No More Excuses

By bri@ccar.net | December 4, 2019

By Alexandra Swan (NMLS 117371), Willow Bend Mortgage and 2019 Chair of CCAR’s REALTOR®/Lender Committee The last article of the year for the REALTOR®/Lender Committee is the responsibility of the outgoing chair.  I have had this on my calendar for about 75 days with the best of intentions to finish it well ahead of the…

Top Producing Agents Have the Privilege of Giving Back

By bri@ccar.net | November 27, 2019

Originally Published in the July 2019 Edition of North DFW Real Producers Magazine As a top producing agent, you are in a unique position to give back to the community through charitable donations. A privilege that provides financial benefits in addition to numerous personal and professional benefits. To get a better grasp of the financial benefit…

In Case You Missed It: Meet David Long, 2020 CCAR President

By bri@ccar.net | November 27, 2019

Originally Published in the November 2019 Edition of North DFW Real Producers Magazine “Don’t make me sound stuffy,” was CCAR’s 2020 President David Long’s only request when sitting down for an interview to discuss his 2020 vision for CCAR. As an avid ice hockey player until the age of 62, happily married for 50 years,…

Collin County Association of Realtors Installs 2020 Leadership

By bri@ccar.net | November 21, 2019

The Collin County Association of REALTORS® (CCAR) held its 2020 Installation of Officers and Directors on November 19 at the Plano Event Center in Plano. The event’s theme, “Association of Excellence,” provided the backdrop for the installation of David Long as CCAR’s 2020 President. As a REALTOR® with Ebby Halliday, Realtors, Long now leads the…

Collin County Realtors Knew the Drill in October 2019

By bri@ccar.net | November 14, 2019

CCAR reports that Collin County Realtors knew the drill in October 2019, with steady conditions allowing homes to be listed with predictable gains and list-to-close timelines. In October 2109, sellers received 96.20% of their original list price, the same amount received by sellers in September 2019 and a mere 0.03% increase from October 2018 (95.90%).…

Searching for a Unique Opportunity to Serve?

By bri@ccar.net | November 6, 2019

There are a number of unique volunteer positions currently accepting applications, is one right for you? Take a moment to review the open positions below, then email Deb Garen at deb@ccar.net by Nov. 20, 2019 to apply.  Texas Association of REALTORS® (TAR)/Texas REALTORS® Regional Vice Presidents The Regional Vice Presidents are part of the Executive…

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