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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: CFPB deepens probe into Zillow for RESPA compliance

Here's one main driver behind Dallas’ hot market
Things are heating up in the government and the housing market. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is deepening its investigation into Zillow’s compliance with the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, just as the of the government is simultaneously looking into the constitutionality of the bureau itself. As far as housing, what’s causing homes to fly off the market in Dallas?
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These are the top 5 real estate markets this spring

Ten-X says housing facing headwinds, but these metros show solid growth
A new report from Ten-X shows the top five hottest markets for this spring according to current and forecasted housing data. Some markets within the top five saw considerable increases in ranking before landing as a top market for the spring.
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[Graphs] Here's what it typically takes to lock in a home purchase in Texas

This is an inside look at Texan homebuyers
Texas’ housing market is as hot as the state’s scorching summer heat, as the market reaches new peaks in sales and home prices. So who are the homebuyers that are able to break into the market? This new Texas Association of Mortgage Bankers’ report provides an in-depth look at the people who are snagging a piece of the pie in the quickly growing housing market.
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An inside look at Ben Carson’s listening tour

Meets with community groups in Dallas
HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s latest stop on his listening tour landed right in HousingWire’s own backyard – Dallas, Texas. While Thursday’s focus was more on Carson’s speech to the community, the secretary said very little on Friday. Instead, he listened to community organizations on the programs they implemented. Here is an inside look at what happened during the tour.
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HUD Secretary Ben Carson comes to Dallas/Ft. Worth in next stop on listening tour

Visiting various sites around Metroplex
When Ben Carson officially became the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, he said that one of his first actions would be embarking on a “listening tour” of communities and HUD offices across the country. The next stop on Carson’s tour will be the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex. Here's a look at his plans for his time in DFW.
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Here are the top 10 best cities to sell a home

DFW area claims 5 top spots
Home prices are increasing as inventory hits new lows. And yet, homebuyers continue to flood the market. Under these conditions, sellers are at an advantage. SmartAsset produced a list that shows the top 10 best cities to sell a home.
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Embrace Home Loans expands into Texas

Opens new office in Dallas suburb of Frisco
Recent reports from the Texas Association of Realtors and Fitch Ratings call out how hot Texas real estate right now, as more homes were sold last year than ever before. Seeking to strike while the iron is hot, Embrace Home Loans announced this week that it is expanding into Texas and opening its first office in the state.
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Fitch: Is there a housing bubble in these hot, hot markets?

Texas is hotter than ever, but is it sustainable?
Housing in the state of Texas was hotter in 2016 than it’s ever been before, but is real estate in the Lone Star state getting too hot? A new report from Fitch Ratings suggests that Texas is one of a few states where home prices are not only unsustainable, they’re overheating.
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Game-changing real estate technology makes its way to Dallas

NTREIS strikes up partnership with Remine
Remine announced its new partnership with the North Texas Real Estate Information Systems, which will bring game-changing technology to more than 30,000 Dallas-area Realtors. Remine will allow Realtors to identify and market to would-be homebuyers at a time when real estate in Texas is hotter than ever.
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