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Title Tip: What Real Estate is Actually Unsellable

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The Insider's Source For North Texas Real Estate News

(9 days ago) Welcome to CandysDirt.com, an award-winning real estate news site for the truly real-estate obsessed in Dallas and North Texas.The National Association of Real Estate Editors named CandysDirt.com the BEST Real Estate Blog in the country in June, 2013 and AGAIN in June, 2015 , 2016 , 2017 and 2018! We celebrate real estate here every single day!

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Look At All These Realtors Using TikTok, WTFers

(1 days ago) We put the “real” in real estate w/ @seanrusselherman47 #fyp #foryou #realestate #realtor #comedy #funny shot by @coyote_dan ♬ original sound – Joey, Joe, & Sean And then there’s this agent, who clearly has developed her own coping mechanisms for representing buyers in this market.

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U.S. Home Sales Hit Record High, But Texas Real Estate

(7 days ago) Strong population growth in Texas supported housing demand within the state during 2020, the Texas Real Estate Research Center at Texas A&M University’s report stated. Texas added 374,000 residents, more than any other state, and ranked fifth in percentage growth behind smaller states such as Nevada and Idaho.

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Coach’s Corner: 5 Ways to Become a More Productive Real

(5 days ago) Real estate coaching services is estimated to be at least a $800 million annual business in the U.S., and many successful agents choose coaching. In fact, some invest as much as 5 percent or more of their annual income on real estate coaching and personal development. How Coaching Correlates With Performance

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If You're Selling in 2021, Studies Have Good News for

(7 days ago) In its report, Construction Coverage identified the top-15 hottest real estate markets of 2020 based on a composite score that included previous 1-year home price change, median price cut, median days on the market, and projected 1-year home-price change. Boise City, Idaho, emerged as No. 1 with an 11.5 percent one-year increase in price.

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Finding The Right Home is The Battle For Texas Homebuyers

(2 days ago) “Pent-up demand from the spring fueled housing activity across the state,” said Dr. James Gaines, chief economist for the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. “After a strong June, existing homes sold through Texas Multiple Listing Services in …

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Megatel Creates a Touch of Italy in far Northern Collin

(7 days ago) (In 2018, real-estate professionals might remember Megatel’s Mega Event at Mercer Crossing, bringing in Rudy Giuliani and Kevin O’Leary, Mr. Wonderful of Shark Tank.) Zach Ipour “The development of this lagoon community is a perfect illustration of Megatel Homes’ innovative thinking and out-of-the-box mentality,” Zach Ipour said in a

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Dr. Wade Barker's Incredibly Loaded Highland Park Mansion

(8 days ago) A real estate muckraker, Candy Evans is one of the nation’s leading real estate reporters. She is also the North Texas real estate editor for Forbes.com, CultureMap Dallas, Modern Luxury Dallas, & the Katy Trail Weekly. Candy has written for Joel Kotkin’s The New Geography, Inman Real Estate News, plus a host of national sites.

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What Do You Do When a Seller Changes Their Mind

(1 days ago) Prior to selling real estate, she bought, remodeled and sold homes (before house flipping was an expression). She’s been through the real estate closing process countless times as either a buyer, a seller, a Realtor, and an Escrow Officer.

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The 5 Most Amazing Luxury Real Estate Auctions We've Seen

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Buying a Home in North Texas

(3 days ago) The real estate market is extremely competitive right now, and housing inventory is low. Demand is high for housing, and, depending on what you’re looking for, you may have to compete against other buyers and/or move more quickly on making an offer than you might have expected.

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Mark Bloom Reflects on Rise of NetWorth Realty

(1 days ago) Joshua Baethge is a writer, editor and general wordsmith who has written for a variety of media outlets. At CandysDirt.com, his primary focus is agent migration where he catches up with real estate professionals on the move. A native of Houston, Josh originally came to the DFW to study at the University of North Texas.

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Realtor Commission Splits: Who Gets How Much

(8 days ago) Prior to selling real estate, she bought, remodeled and sold homes (before house flipping was an expression). She’s been through the real estate closing process countless times as either a buyer, a seller, a Realtor, and an Escrow Officer.

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Seth Fowler: Is Texas Becoming the New California

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No Longer Just a Joke, Zillow is Making Cash Offers Based

(5 days ago) For as long as it has existed, Zillow’s “Zestimate” has been something of a joke to real estate agents. Since the firm launched the Zestimate in 2006, the first conversation between potential sellers and listing agents often deals with the misconception that the Zestimate is anything more than a computer program’s Hail Mary that lands in the wide outer circles of a target.

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Agent Migration Archives

(8 days ago) Catherine Straughan recently left Compass Real Estate to join Vivo Realty. As a relatively new real estate agent, she said that making the change gave her more opportunities to learn and continue to grow in her new profession. “Compass is a fantastic company and very forward-thinking in their software and marketing,” she says.

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TREC Issues Statement on Seditious Acts at Capitol: No

(9 days ago) The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) has received many comments and requests related to license holders’ involvement in the events that occurred at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. The Commission is limited in the action it may take against real estate license holders by the Real Estate License Act , the governing law that describes the

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JP & Associates Acquired by Cairn Real Estate Holdings

(6 days ago) Cairn Real Estate Holdings is a partnership between Davidson and the private equity firm Aperion Management, which is focused on an integration strategy across the real estate services industry. Their aim is to deliver a nationally based, seamless consumer experience in the home purchase and home sale process.

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Wine, Real Estate, And Coronavirus Is The Trifecta of The

(1 days ago) What was real estate like before and during COVID-19? Jennifer: “Like many Realtors in Tarrant County, we were having a strong first part of 2020. Just before the first COVID-19 scare we were planning on bringing a new agent onto our team, but real estate classes and testing stopped for …

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Title Tip: Don't Let This Escalate to an Escalation Clause

(1 days ago) Prior to selling real estate, she bought, remodeled and sold homes (before house flipping was an expression). She’s been through the real estate closing process countless times as either a buyer, a seller, a Realtor, and an Escrow Officer.

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Study: After 'Race to The Bottom,' Real Estate Industry

(Just Now) Study: After ‘Race to The Bottom,’ Real Estate Industry Sees Recovery in Future. I think we say this for everyone, but 2020 can take a hike. The good news is that a majority of real estate professionals surveyed by RCLCO in their mid-year real estate sentiment index believe that some of the more economically significant sectors of the real

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Bernice Edelman, R.I.P.

(6 days ago) A real estate muckraker, Candy Evans is one of the nation’s leading real estate reporters. She is also the North Texas real estate editor for Forbes.com, CultureMap Dallas, Modern Luxury Dallas, & the Katy Trail Weekly. Candy has written for Joel Kotkin’s The New Geography, Inman Real Estate News, plus a host of national sites.

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Johnny Purselley Carves Out Unique Real Estate Niche

(7 days ago) Johnny Purselley Carves Out Unique Real Estate Niche. Doing justice to rock star Realtor Johnny Purselley is a challenging undertaking, because whether or not he wants to be, he’s something of a local legend. Son of a rodeo champ, RCA Champion Bull Rider Jan Purselley, Johnny was already showing horses by the age of seven.

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Title Tip: What To Do When Disaster Strikes While Under

(2 days ago) The Texas real estate contract folks thought of many ‘what if’ scenarios and they’ve incorporated them in the standard sales contract. A casualty loss results from a sudden, unexpected event like a storm or fire. Casualty losses are addressed in paragraph 14 of the contract. It states that if any part of the property is damaged or

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Get Ready, Dallas: Douglas Elliman is Moving to The Lone

(Just Now) Douglas Elliman Real Estate, Texas will be servicing resale, condominium sales, rentals, corporate relocation, and builder sales in and around the Dallas region. The company is the only national brokerage with an exclusive condominium sales division in Texas, with over $1.1 billion in new projects in the pipeline within Dallas.

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An Important Housing Question for Dallas City Council

(9 days ago) A real estate muckraker, Candy Evans is one of the nation’s leading real estate reporters. She is also the North Texas real estate editor for Forbes.com, CultureMap Dallas, Modern Luxury Dallas, & the Katy Trail Weekly. Candy has written for Joel Kotkin’s The New Geography, Inman Real Estate News, plus a host of national sites.

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Title Tip: Marital Status When Buying or Selling a Home

(9 days ago) Also, because Texas is a community property state, our laws presume that real estate is community property during a marriage. The title company wants to make sure the spouse doesn’t have other rights to the real estate. When the seller is married, there typically isn’t a big issue with getting a spouse to sign paperwork.

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John Briggs Joins Rogers Healy and Associates Real Estate

(5 days ago) Real estate veteran John Briggs joins Rogers Healy and Associates Real Estate as Commercial Director as the company continues to quickly expand. Briggs brings 30 years of experience working in the commercial real estate sector, including time in his most recent position as Senior Vice President at the commercial real estate firm Cresa. “There is […]

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Dentist Who Built a Strait Lane Waterpark Held Liable For

(1 days ago) A real estate muckraker, Candy Evans is one of the nation’s leading real estate reporters. She is also the North Texas real estate editor for Forbes.com, CultureMap Dallas, Modern Luxury Dallas, & the Katy Trail Weekly. Candy has written for Joel Kotkin’s The New Geography, Inman Real Estate News, plus a host of national sites.

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North Texas Realtor Jenna Ryan Says She Regrets Rioting

(Just Now) Joshua Baethge is a writer, editor and general wordsmith who has written for a variety of media outlets. At CandysDirt.com, his primary focus is agent migration where he catches up with real estate professionals on the move. A native of Houston, Josh originally came to the DFW to study at the University of North Texas.

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Ryan Streiff Joins Elite Global Group Redefining the

(7 days ago) The premier global real estate category is a multi-trillion dollar per year industry, but the current offerings have not evolved to meet modern demands. Current services are largely transactional and antiquated rather than bespoke and customized. REALM supports a group of real estate professionals committed to evolving the current model.

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TX Realtors Ask Gov. Abbott To Say Real Estate Services

(4 days ago) To a great many homebuyers, a Realtor is an essential part of the process of buying real estate. But whether real estate-related businesses are considered an “essential service” in the age of coronavirus shelter-in-place orders is yet to be decided. That’s why Texas Realtors has asked Gov. Greg Abbott to consider real estate-related

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You Can't Get a Clear Look at Dallas Real Estate Through a

(6 days ago) A real estate muckraker, Candy Evans is one of the nation’s leading real estate reporters. She is also the North Texas real estate editor for Forbes.com, CultureMap Dallas, Modern Luxury Dallas, & the Katy Trail Weekly. Candy has written for Joel Kotkin’s The New Geography, Inman Real Estate News, plus a host of national sites.

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Death and Real Estate, Part 2: Death During a Transaction

(4 days ago) Lydia Blair (formerly Lydia Player) was a successful Realtor for 10 years before jumping to the title side of the business in 2015. Prior to selling real estate, she bought, remodeled and sold homes (before house flipping was an expression).

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Title Tip: Voice Your Opinion on Contract Option Fee

(4 days ago) The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) has proposed a change to allow the option fee to be delivered to the title company in a transaction. This change will “authorize payment of option fee to escrow agent separately or combined with earnest money in single payment.”. If this change passes, both the option fee and earnest money would be

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Title Tip: TREC Changes The Rules Regarding Escrow Money

(6 days ago) The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) recently updated the standard residential contracts to now address policies regarding deposits of earnest monies. These changes become mandatory May 15, 2018. On the first page of the newly updated Texas contracts, it states that “Within 3 days after the Effective Date, Buyer must deliver $___ earnest

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Title Tip: Does Your HOA Have a Right of First Refusal

(5 days ago) Prior to selling real estate, she bought, remodeled and sold homes (before house flipping was an expression). She’s been through the real estate closing process countless times as either a buyer, a seller, a Realtor, and an Escrow Officer.

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Living on Luther Lake in Fort Worth Brings Spectacular

(4 days ago) Seth Fowler is a licensed real estate sales professional with Williams Trew Real Estate in Fort Worth. Statements and opinions are his own. Seth has been involved in the home sales and real estate business in DFW since 2004. He and his family have lived in the Fort Worth area for over 14 years. Seth also loves bow ties.

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Modern Luxury Dallas Real Estate Awards: Who Rocked The

(1 days ago) A real estate muckraker, Candy Evans is one of the nation’s leading real estate reporters. She is also the North Texas real estate editor for Forbes.com, CultureMap Dallas, Modern Luxury Dallas, & the Katy Trail Weekly. Candy has written for Joel Kotkin’s The New Geography, Inman Real Estate News, plus a host of national sites.

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Michael Malone's Striking Contemporary Estate With A

(2 days ago) Hughes has this striking contemporary estate at 9191 Manchester Drive listed for $2.795 million. I think this is an extraordinary find in any market, but especially in our present one. Posted in Monday Morning Millionaire. 9191 Manchester Drive, California buyers, Compass Real Estate, Contemporary Estate, DDLA Design Landscape Architecture, Gil

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Five not-to-be-missed movies for real estate agents and

(7 days ago) Alec Baldwin teaches real estate agents the ABCs. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) The story, adapted from David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, centers on the seedy side of Chicago real estate. Alec Baldwin (24 years before his first Donald Trump SNL parody) stars as a cryptic consultant hired to motivate a group of agents. (Think: “First

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Joan Trew, a Fort Worth Real Estate Icon And Industry

(5 days ago) Seth Fowler is a licensed real estate sales professional with Williams Trew Real Estate in Fort Worth. Statements and opinions are his own - no matter how correct. Seth has been involved in the home sales and real estate business in DFW since 2004. He and his family have lived in the Fort Worth area for the past 15 years.

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Former Police Officer Brittani Firestone is Loving Her

(4 days ago) The idea of going into real estate has always been in the back of her mind. Firestone’s family has a construction business so she grew up around new homes. She also has a brother-in-law and a cousin in real estate well as an aunt who retired from it. Her wife is in commercial real estate, and has helped her immensely as she was getting started.

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Stacey Buettner Takes Sales Leader Title at Ebby Halliday

(Just Now) Stacey Buettner is committed to North Texas and the real estate industry. She served seven years on the Board of Directors for the Collin County Association of Realtors and was the recipient of the organization’s Distinguished Service Award. She has also served as the President of the Women’s Council of Realtors.

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This Tudor on St. Johns Drive is a Treasure Trove of

(7 days ago) A real estate muckraker, Candy Evans is one of the nation’s leading real estate reporters. She is also the North Texas real estate editor for Forbes.com, CultureMap Dallas, Modern Luxury Dallas, & the Katy Trail Weekly. Candy has written for Joel Kotkin’s The New Geography, Inman Real Estate News, plus a host of national sites.

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A Year Into The Pandemic, What Have We Learned About North

(Just Now) Seth Fowler. Seth Fowler is a licensed real estate sales professional with Williams Trew Real Estate in Fort Worth. Statements and opinions are his own - no matter how correct. Seth has been involved in the home sales and real estate business in DFW since 2004. He and his family have lived in the Fort Worth area for the past 15 years.

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