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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

October 2022 Housing Report

In October, inventory continued a slow increase while housing prices remained steady in the Fort Worth area. The median home price in Fort Worth was $341,000, a 10 percent increase year over year.

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September 2022 Housing Report

The housing market in Fort Worth continued its cool down, with the median home price in Fort Worth decreasing to $340,000 in September.

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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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