JP & Associates latest brokerage to offer health care to agents

Texas-based JP & Associates Realtors is the latest real estate company to offer its agents an associated health care plan, the company announced.

Open Listings in Dallas gets folded into the Opendoor brand

Open Listings will cease using its own branding in Dallas this month and carry on under the banner of Opendoor, which became its parent company last fall.

‘People are afraid’: Agents worry wall will squeeze the local market

On Friday, Trump declared a national emergency, which he believes will give him access to border wall funding that congress denied him. Agents are worried.

Two of Austin’s largest indie brokerages are joining forces

Realty Austin, the largest independent brokerage in Austin, said its acquisition of Reilly Realtors should give it 10 percent of the market in the city.

The hottest housing market in the country is in an unlikely place

The month’s hottest housing market is not in San Francisco or Seattle — but rather in Midland, Texas, according to realtor.com’s latest market index report.

Nationwide foreclosure starts rise for first time in 3 years

Foreclosure starts increased by less than 1 percent year-over-year in July after 36 consecutive months of decreases, according to Attom Data Solutions.

Opendoor temporarily caps offers in Dallas-Fort Worth at $300,000

Opendoor, the popular iBuyer startup launched in 2014, will temporarily stop making offers on houses over $300,000 in the Dallas-Fort Worth market.

HUD approves $5B Hurricane Harvey recovery plan for Texas

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on Monday the approval of a $5 billion disaster recovery plan for Texas.

Don’t mess with Texas — its population is the fastest growing in the US

Texas and its strong business engine seems to be successfully wooing growing numbers of the population to its larger cities such as San Antonio, Dallas and Fort Worth.

Warren Buffet’s HomeServices of America to acquire Ebby Halliday

Ebby Halliday, the largest independent brokerage in North Texas is set to combine forces with industry juggernaut HomeServices of America, a spokesperson for Ebby Halliday confirmed to Inman on Tuesday morning.