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Elections are Here, Get Your Vote in Early

Elections are Here, Get Your Vote in Early Early voting for the March 5 Primary Elections has opened, and we have the inside scoop. No matter where your vote will go, getting out and making your voice heard is important. Change always starts at the local level because your local representatives make their constituents’ voices…

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We Need You: Apply Now for 2025-2027 Director or 2025 Secretary/Treasurer

We Need You: Apply Now for 2025-2027 Director or 2025 Secretary/Treasurer CCAR REALTOR® Members: Are you interested in serving your Association as a Director or Secretary/Treasurer? CCAR is currently accepting applications for 2025–2027 Director positions and 2025 Secretary/Treasurer. To learn about the qualifications of each position and to apply, please click here. The deadline to…

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Increased Inventory Failed to Inspire Sales

Increased Inventory Failed to Inspire Sales Collin County Area Realtors (CCAR) reports a stark increase in inventory as fewer homes went under contract and more new listings entered the market in January 2024. In January, 23.2% more homes entered the market compared to the year prior (1,573 vs. 1,277). During the same time, 8.1% fewer…

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The Road to Homeownership: Collin County Area REALTORS® Share Benefits of Hiring a Real Estate Professional

The Road to Homeownership: Collin County Area REALTORS® Share Benefits of Hiring a Real Estate Professional CCAR recently partnered with Community Impact Newspaper’s Storytelling campaign to share important news about us and our local community. Here’s a link to our sponsored article featured in the McKinney newsletter. In this recent article, Jamuna Thill, Collin County Area…

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December 2023 Hot Gift Guide: A New Home

December 2023 Hot Gift Guide: A New Home   Collin County Area Realtors (CCAR) reports that Collin County’s home sales surged in December as homes went under contract and closed faster than the year prior. In December, 16.6% more homes went under contract than the previous year, going under contract in 50 days, four fewer…

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New Realist Dashboard Coming Soon

New Realist Dashboard Coming Soon In a challenging market, it’s essential for agents to position themselves as the local market expert. With the new Realist Insights Dashboard, it is now easier than ever for agents to access valuable market data right at their fingertips. Market trends Industry insights Saved searches Previously viewed properties On January…

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Stay Safe and Prepared this Winter Season

Stay Safe and Prepared this Winter Season If there’s one thing about Texas, it’s that the weather will keep you on your toes. Here are a few tips to share with clients, friends, and family to help everyone prepare their homes!   Days Before a Freeze:  Wrap outdoor and indoor pipes in unheated areas. Remove…

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We Polled 75 CCAR Leaders, See What They had to Say

We Polled 75 CCAR Leaders, See What They had to Say At a recent Leadership Training, a room of 75 CCAR 2024 Leaders were asked “What do you think of when you think of CCAR?”. You can see their responses in the word cloud above. Categories CCAR Events CCAR News Government Affairs Lone Star Homes…

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Home Warranty 101

Home Warranty 101 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…

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