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Why Use a Realtor®?

“Realtor®” and “real estate agent” are often used interchangeably, but they aren’t the same thing. While both sell real estate, only a Realtor® is a member of the National Association of Realtors®, bound by the professional standards of the Realtor® Code of Ethics.

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Higher Standards

The Difference Between an Agent and a Realtor® is Real

Members of the Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors® pledge to abide by a Code of Ethics that goes beyond what’s required by law, keeping your interests first and setting high standards for professional behaviors. Our members have access to specialized education and training, and are committed to treating all parties to a transaction honestly. If a Realtor® has failed to meet the Code of Ethics standards, you can file a complaint. Learn more about how a Realtor® provides a different level of service.

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industry Partners

What is an Affiliate?

GFWAR affiliate members are dedicated business professionals who help make the buying and selling of homes easy for all parties. They are not Realtors® but work closely with our members to provide a wide variety of services like titles and escrows, mortgage loans, legal services, home warranty and insurance coverage, home inspection, roofers, and more. With their finger on the pulse of the current real estate market and years of experience, our affiliates can help turn your homeowner dreams into  reality.

Latest News

August 2022 Housing Report

Home prices in the greater Fort Worth area continued their steady decline in August. The median home price in Fort Worth was $350,000. This is down from $367,000 in May, but still a 15.4 percent increase from August of 2021 – well above the normal amount of year-over-year appreciation.

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July 2022 Housing Report

The market appears to be stabilizing in the greater Fort Worth area and nationwide, as price increases slow and inventory continues to rise. The average price of a home in July in Fort Worth was $355,000 – still a 17.9 percent increase year over year, but a decrease from May and June’s prices. 

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June 2022 Housing Report

Price increases slowed and inventories rose in June in the greater Fort Worth area, as the hot housing market finally started to hit the brakes. Inventory in June jumped to 1.6 months, a .5 month increase from last month, and a .5 month increase from June of 2021.

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