Tandy on Real Estate

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Corpus Christi real estate activity is alive and well; City continues to turn on seasonal activity

Median Home Price Indexes
Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:00pm

It is that time of year to start planning your summer vacations. The days are longer, Spring Break is over, and now we can look forward to a sunny spring and summer. This planning brings to mind our Texas beaches. On that note, today I would like to highlight Corpus Christi.

Keeping it safe

REALTOR Safety
Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:00pm

Today safety is something we all think about and often worry about. We have alarm systems for our cars, homes, video surveillance, video doorbells and many other safety features to keep our family and our homes safe. For REALTORS® safety is a part of their daily job and a growing concern. Their own personal safety, as well as the safety of their clients and the homes that they have been entrusted to market and sell. REALTORS meet new people every day.

Cybersecurity: Protecting your children online

Cybersecurity
Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:00pm

As a technologist, I am fascinated by bringing our businesses online to create efficiencies and with this, our obligation to provide cybersecurity. In my first blog post on cyber security, I talked about cyber breaches. In my second blog post today on cybersecurity, I would like to talk about our jobs as parents to protect our children in a changing social world. In future posts, I will be covering how you can protect both yourself and your business.

The state of Texas’ South Region

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 12:00pm

Texas is almost like a country in itself with 12 economic regions including: High Plains, West, Northwest, Metroplex, Upper East, Capital, Central, Southeast, Upper Rio Grande, Alamo, Gulf Coast and South.

Today I would like to take a look at what we Texans call “the Valley”, to look at our economy and job growth.

Follow up on CFPB enforcement action

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 12:00pm

As I noted last week, there are significant ramifications to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) recent enforcement action and fine against a lender, a mortgage servicer and two real estate brokerages.  Foley and Lardner LLP published an analysis highlighting key takeaways from the consent order. Their analysis highlights the far-reaching impact of this order, especially for real estate brokers and agents.

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