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What is “Non-QM” Lending?

What is “Non-QM” Lending? Written By: Don Thomas, Sales Manager for Synergy One Lending and Member of CCAR’s Affiliate Committee Non-QM lending, also known as non-qualified mortgage lending, is a type of mortgage lending that does not meet the qualified mortgage (QM) standards set by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). This type of lending…

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Collin County Association of REALTORS® Unveils New Name to Reflect Membership

Collin County Association of REALTORS® Unveils New Name to Reflect Membership Collin County Association of REALTORS® (CCAR) is pleased to announce its new name, Collin County Area REALTORS® (CCAR), a change that reflects the organization’s growing membership that spans beyond Collin County. The decision to rebrand as the Collin County Area REALTORS® is an effort…

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Check Out CCAR August Committee Reports

Check Out CCAR August Committee Reports 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 the CCAR August Committee Reports within the InfoHub.   Categories CCAR Events CCAR News Government Affairs Lone Star Homes Market Trends North DFW…

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CCAR End of Year TREPAC Auction

CCAR End of Year TREPAC Auction Help us finish the 2023 TREPAC year strong by checking out our online end-of-year auction! From gift cards to Yeti buckets, you’re sure to find the perfect gift inspiration. Don’t wait, this auction ends on September 28! Bid Now Categories CCAR Events CCAR News Government Affairs Lone Star Homes…

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BrokerBay FAQ: Upcoming Changes to Unconfigured Listings

BrokerBay FAQ: Upcoming Changes to Unconfigured Listings As of September 4, BrokerBay will change how the platform handles unconfigured listings. Take a moment to review BrokerBay’s FAQ on the upcoming change to ensure your listings are ready to show. What is an Unconfigured Listing? An Unconfigured Listing is an active MLS listing, with BrokerBay as…

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Collin County Buyers Navigate Unchanged Inventory

Collin County Buyers Navigate Unchanged Inventory The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that despite a year of interest rate hikes, the area’s inventory remained unchanged thanks to the county’s enduring appeal for buyers, coupled with limited new listings, which has contributed to a dynamic market that showcases both challenges and opportunities. In July,…

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How To Setup AutoPay

How To Setup AutoPay You can easily set up your account to AutoPay for important bills such as your Annual Membership Dues and your quarterly MLS fees. Watch our how-to video above or follow the steps below to never miss a payment again. Please note adding a card to your profile won’t activate Autopay- be…

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Mortgage Credit Certificate

Mortgage Credit Certificate Written By: Caron Witherspoon, Loan Officer with Fairway Mortgage and Member of CCAR’s Affiliate Committee Did you know that if your borrower is a first-time homebuyer, they can apply for a mortgage interest tax credit?  It reduces their federal income taxes every year by allowing them to get a percentage of what…

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