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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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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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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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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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Why Now is a Golden Opportunity for Homebuyers

Why Now is a Golden Opportunity for Homebuyers 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…

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

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

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Softening Home Prices Fueled September Home Sales

Softening Home Prices Fueled September Home Sales Collin County Area Realtors (CCAR) reports that softening home prices fueled home sales in September despite reduced inventory. Even with limited supply, sellers remained negotiable as homes took an average of 38 days to go under contract and sold for 96.5% of the original listing price. As a…

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