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May 2024

Home prices in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan Area rose in the first quarter of 2024 as the 30-year fixed mortgage rate ranged from 6.60% to 6.94%, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ latest quarterly report. Compared to one year ago, the median single-family existing-home price in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan Area increased 1.4% to $377,700.

 

March 2024

Changing Interest Rates and unpredictable rents have left many North Texas residents wondering how to buy, or prepare to buy, their first home.

 

February 2024

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.

 

January 2024

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.

 

December 2023

Collin County Area Realtors (CCAR) reports that Collin County’s housing inventory may be nearing a new normal as inventory and days on the market remained flat compared to the year prior.

Collin County Area REALTORS® (CCAR) held its 2024 Installation of Officers and Directors on December 1 at Frisco Hall. The event’s theme, “Home is Home in Any Language,” provided the backdrop for the installation of Jamuna Thill as CCAR’s 2024 President.

 

October 2023

Collin County Area Realtors (CCAR) reports that softening home prices fueled home sales in September despite reduced inventory.

 

September 2023

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.

 

August 2023

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.

 

July 2023

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that in a market where the winds of change are blowing, savvy buyers in Collin County are seizing the moment as sellers receive 98.3% of the original list price in June 2023—a bold shift from homes selling for 104.9% of their original listing price just a year ago.

 

June 2023

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that the fifth month of 2023 continued the year’s 5-month trend of increased closed sales as the county’s median home price trended downward.

 

May 2023

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that the housing market throughout the county showed promising signs in April 2023, with an increase in homes under contract and a rise in homes for sale.

 

April 2023

New data from the National Association of Realtors® reveal middle-income homeowners in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX accumulated $167,560 in wealth as their homes appreciated over the last 10 years.

 

March 2023

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that housing inventory is set to remain tight as homes under contract outpaced previous years and a relatively flat number of homes entered the market.

 

February 2023

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that a new calm descended over home buying in January as increased inventory allowed buyers to shop around and sellers continued to enjoy more money at the closing table.

 

January 2023

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that a steady increase in new listings and the simultaneous decline of homes under contract increased the area’s months supply of homes for sale by three times.

 

December 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) is proud to name Bill Cox as the 2022 Realtor of the Year, CCAR’s highest degree of honor and appreciation to a member.

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports increased inventory throughout the county as more homeowners listed their homes in November 2022 than the year prior, and fewer homes went under contract.

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) held its 2023 Installation of Officers and Directors on December 2 at the Local Yocal BBQ and Grill in McKinney.

 

November 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that as the leaves turned, Collin County welcomed a new season of home buying and selling as homes remained on the market longer, continued to sell below their original list price, and increased housing inventory.

 

September 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that home sellers were open to negotiation in August and accepted offers for less than their original list price for the first time since January 2021.

 

August 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports the Collin County housing market may be moving in a new direction as home inventory increased despite fewer new listings in July, possibly due to slowed buyer demand.

 

July 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that homes continued to sell quickly and for more money than one year ago despite an increase in housing inventory.

 

June 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) is happy to report increased inventory. However, the long-anticipated headline proved to be lackluster for homebuyers as home prices continued to rise.

 

May 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports steady home sales despite limited inventory driving home prices upward.

 

April 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that home prices continued to rise in March while inventory remained problematic throughout the county.

 

March 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that buyers continued to pay more for homes in February as they competed for limited inventory.

 

February 2022

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports one year has passed since buyers could expect to buy a house for list price as limited inventory and strong demand continued push home prices beyond the listed amount.

 

November 2021

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) supports planning and zoning ordinances that encourage the private sector to offer innovative solutions and products to satisfy housing demands.

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) held its 2022 Installation of Officers and Directors on November 19 at the Westin Dallas Stonebriar Golf Resort and Spa in Frisco.

 

October 2021

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that home sales continued to outpace new listings throughout Collin County as homes continued to sell faster and for more money than the year before.

 

September 2021

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.

 

August 2021

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.

 

July 2021

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.

 

June 2021

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that in May, Collin County homebuyers continued to pay over list price as they competed for limited homes, raising Collin County’s most popular price point by $200,000.

 

May 2021

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that despite increased new listings, demand continued to drive prices higher in April as homes sold faster and for more money than months prior.

 

April 2021

Texas residents are rebuilding their homes following February’s winter storm, thanks to financial support from the North Texas Realtors in Action Foundation (NTRIAF).

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that new listings significantly increased in March 2021, yet not enough to provide relief for Collin County’s inventory-strapped housing market.

 

March 2021

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that the pandemic has left the Collin County housing market far from balanced, as new listings remain low and demand for area homes continues to increase.

 

January 2021

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that Collin County residents were just as motivated to list their home in December as the year prior, while homebuyers’ appetite for area homes increased.

 

December 2020

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that, in November, Collin County’s housing inventory indicated that it would be completely sold out in 1.1 months if the 12-month average sales rate continued.

 

November 2020

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) invites the North Texas community to drive-up and drop-off donations as part of its Holiday Drop & Dash event on December 3 from 9 a.m.–7 p.m. at CCAR’s headquarters located at 6821 Coit Road in Plano. All donations benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County and support our County’s most vulnerable population.

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that Collin County’s October housing inventory hit lows not seen since the housing boom of 2015, while home sales continued to climb.

 

October 2020

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that home sales continued to outpace new listings in September, reducing housing affordability across the county.

 

September 2020

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) is proud to announce that Past President, Nick Kline, has been honored with the “Realtors to Watch” award by the Texas Realtors. The Realtors to Watch award recognizes Texas Realtors under the age of 40 for their excellence in leadership, community involvement, and sales.

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports home shopping
was on many North Texans’ back-to-school lists in August, as home sales continued to outpace
inventory.

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) and the North Texas Realtors in Action Foundation (NTRIAF) invite the North Texas community to help restock Minnie’s Food Pantry. Community members are encouraged to drive up and drop-off food or monetary donations on Friday, September 18 from 9-11 a.m. at CCAR’s headquarters located at 6821 Coit Road in Plano.

 

Collin County, Texas is one of the top “Work from Home” counties in the United States, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors measuring several factors of increasing relevance amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

 

August 2020

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that home prices began to react to increased demand as record low interest rates motivated Collin County buyers.

 

 

July 2020

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports soaring home sales in June, despite a continued decrease in new listings.

 

 

June 2020

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that as Texas began the process of reopening in May, sellers felt increasingly comfortable listing their homes. Taking precautions to mitigate health and safety concerns, sellers reaped the rewards of successful home transactions in a favorable market.

 

 

May 2020

 

Leslie Rouda Smith, a past president of the Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR), has been elected as National Association of Realtors (NAR) 2021 president-elect. Founded in 1908, NAR is the world’s largest trade association with 1.4 million members.

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that despite home sellers’ hesitation to list their homes amid a global pandemic, home transactions continued to yield increased profits and quick list-to-close timelines.

 

 

April 2020

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that the anticipated effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic were subtle, if not non-existent, in the March 2020 Collin County housing market performance. Leaving many to wonder just how good the March 2020 numbers would have been without a global crisis.

 

 

March 2020

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that home buyers fell in love with their future homes at a rapid rate in February 2020, reducing inventory and increasing profits for home sellers throughout Collin County.

 

 

February 2020 

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that buyers were willing to pay more to live in Collin County in January 2020 as they took advantage of favorable lending conditions and purchased homes at a rapid rate.

 

January 2020

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) reports that Collin County homes remained in demand at the close of 2019, resulting in reduced inventory for homebuyers and increased profits for home sellers throughout the county.

 

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) cares deeply for its members and the diverse community they serve. CCAR’s passion for the community prompted the Association to create 2020 Census video resources in 26 different languages—something that currently does not exist for the 2020 Census. Visitors to www.ccar.net/census can select a video to learn about the importance of their participation in the 2020 Census in a language they can understand—theirs.

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