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ABoR: Central Texas housing market ends quarter with strong sales

Download Austin-Area Infographic AUSTIN, TX–The Austin housing market continues to show increased demand, with double-digit percent increases in sales in March 2018 according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR). The Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) experienced a 10.5 percent increase in sales compared to the same time last year, the March 2018 Central Texas Housing Market Report found. “Last month, 2,714 single-family homes were sold in the five-county Central Texas region, which is more sales than any March we’ve seen on record,” Steve Crorey, 2018 president of the Austin Board of REALTORS®, said. “This type of growth early in...

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Associates in Progress: Chicago Title

By Katie Agness Chicago Title provides title insurance and closing and settlement services for the commercial and residential real estate and mortgage industries. With roots dating back to 1847 as Chicago’s first land title abstract company, Chicago Title has evolved and grown over the course of its history. “By 1920, the scope of the company’s business extended beyond Chicago and soon reached beyond the state of Illinois,” says Charlie Valdes, president of Chicago Title Austin. “The company continued to grow nationally, and in 2000 Chicago Title merged with Fidelity National Financial, Inc., creating the pre-eminent company in the title...

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Associates in Progress: Supreme Lending

By Katie Agness Specializing in residential home loans, Supreme Lending is a full-service mortgage banking company that provides a variety of options for homeowners including traditional, government and specialty loans. For Supreme Lending, its philosophy of “building customers for life” resonates in all aspects of the business. “We always strive to be honest and accountable and to proactively communicate with our customers,” says John McClellan, Regional Manager for Supreme Lending. “We provide competitive interest rates and fast closings, and want to make sure our clients and REALTORS can interact with a live person, either over the phone or face-to-face.”...

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There are many ways to help a family member buy a home

By Harold Copher, Jr. Willow Bend Mortgage I’ve seen it reported that anywhere between 10-20 percent of parents with children ages 18-35 anticipate assisting them in the home buying process within the next five years. More often than not the parents are volunteering to help but some are greeted with an “I need to ask a favor; would you mind co-signing this loan for me?” request.  If they are able, almost all are willing to help under either circumstance. Whether that willingness to help is motivated by wanting them out of the house or just to help them in...

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WCREALTORS: Be a professional!

By Victoria Reviel • 2018 President Professionalism comes in many different forms. By definition, professionalism marks the difference between an amateur and a pro (pro being short for professional). Anyone can call themselves a professional, but what does it really take to be able to call yourself a professional? Own it! The use of the word REALTOR should immediately inspire confidence in your clients. By being a REALTOR, you’re more than just a licensed real estate agent. You are a proud member of the National Association of REALTORS. The term REALTOR has one meaning only. It is a membership...

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