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Collin County Resumes Familiar Trajectory of Shrinking Inventory The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that despite seeing signs of possible housing market stabilization in July, August home sales outpaced new listings, continuing the familiar trajectory of shrinking inventory. In August, 7.0% fewer new listings entered the market (1,710 vs. 1,839) and 8.2% more…

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Signs of a Stabilizing Real Estate Market Emerge in Collin County The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that July showed signs of a stabilizing housing market as new listings and homes under contract remain stable when compared to the year prior. In July, 1.1% fewer new listings entered the market (2,224 vs. 2,249)…

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Texas home sales reach record-breaking numbers in second quarter of 2021 Texas home sales reached a new high of 114,772 homes sold in the second quarter of 2021, an increase of 24.7% from the second quarter a year ago, according to the 2021-Q2 Texas Quarterly Housing Report released today by Texas REALTORS®. “Texas is in the middle…

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A Decade in Texas Real Estate Report Median home prices in Texas increased $112,200 over the past decade amid steadily increasing numbers of homes sold each year, according to a report released today by Texas REALTORS®. The report, A Decade in Texas Real Estate, features statewide and local-market data on total homes sold, median price,…

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For the Betterment of Our Families: How the Pandemic Has Changed What Buyers Look for in a Home with Marissa Benat https://growthzonesitesprod.azureedge.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/1512/2021/07/for-the-betterment-of-our-families-how-the-pandemic-has-changed-what-buyers-look-for-in-a-home-with-marissa-benat-soundbite.mp4 Come sit at the table with real estate pros Marissa Benat, CCAR President-Elect, and Ron Leach, CCAR President, as they discuss how the pandemic has changed what buyers look for in a home,…

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Your Real Estate Rundown for June 2021 The Collin County housing stats for June 2021 are in, click below to see the most current data. Categories CCAR Events CCAR News Government Affairs Lone Star Homes Market Trends North DFW Real Producers Magazine Professional Development Spotlight Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month September 2021 August 2021 July…

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New Regulatory Rule Limits Investment Property and Second Home Mortgages By Mickey Lynam (NMLS 974623), IBERIABANK Mortgage, Member of CCAR’s REALTOR®/Lender Committee The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) which regulates Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two largest purchasers of mortgage loans from mortgage originators, has placed a tighter cap on the number of investment…

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Collin County’s Home Inventory Crisis Becomes the New Norm The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that, despite increased profits, homeowners remained reluctant to sell in June. This continued reluctance increased ongoing inventory shortages, as demand remained strong for North Texas homes. In June, homes remained on the market for 15 days, 70.0% less…

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Texas Existing-Home Sales, Prices Increase as Inventory Shrinks Faster than Ever Information Courtesy of Texas Real Estate Research Center at Texas A&M University Texas’ existing-home sales increased 2.5 percent month over month (MOM) to 29,000 transactions in May but remained more than 2,000 sales below peak levels reached at the start of the year. The…

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Misaligned Price or Housing Bubble?: What is Causing Rising Home Prices and When “Normal” Will Return https://growthzonesitesprod.azureedge.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/1512/2021/06/misaligned-price-or-housing-bubble-what-is-causing-rising-home-prices-and-when-normal-will-return-with-luis-torres-soundbite.mp4 Why are homes prices continuing to rise and when will they go back down? Luis Torres, Research Economist at the Texas Real Estate Research Center at Texas A&M, tackles these questions and more on this episode of Welcome…

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