Keller - Roanoke - Northeast Fort Worth Edition - Jul. 2020

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"THE SUPPLY IS REALLY LOW, AND THE DEMAND IS REALLY HIGH, SO

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PRICES ARE CLIMBING."

Darin Davis, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty

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Housingmarket stays strong following COVID19 slowdown Concordia, located in Keller, is one of dozens of residential housing projects underway in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth area . (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

BY IAN PRIBANIC

to relocation activity and job growth, Hillwood Communities President Fred Balda said. The rst signs of a “pause” in the market occurred in the mid- dle of March and lasted for about six weeks, he said. “Basically, the economy just shut down,” Balda said. “We got cut in half from what we were experiencing

[before the pandemic], but we were happy with that.” Home sales at popular residential communities in North Fort Worth, such as Pecan Square and Harvest, dropped by 50% during the rst three weeks of the pandemic, Balda said. Hillwood, which was selling roughly CONTINUED ON 18

While the COVID-19 pandemic created a temporary freeze in home sales, demand for residential housing remains high, according to real estate experts in the Keller-Roanoke-North- east Fort Worth area. On the heels of a solid 2019, pre-pan- demic home sales were “robust” due

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Districts required tobegin school year with remote instruction

Survey Says

Ocials with Keller ISD and Northwest ISD administered surveys to

district parents over the summer in order to gauge parents’ and students’ preference for in-person or virtual instruction.

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BY IAN PRIBANIC

Headed into the 2020-21 school year, district ocials are still contending with the impact of COVID-19 after being forced to pivot to remote learning models at the end of last school year. On July 21, Tarrant County health ocials announced that public and private schools in the county will be required to oer remote learning to begin the fall semester. The order requires districts, including Keller and Northwest ISDs, to provide remote-only instruction until Sept. 28. “We will still be asking families in the coming days to commit to participating in either in-person or remote instruction when Keller ISD campuses are able to reopen,” said Shellie Johnson, CONTINUED ON 20

Northwest ISD

Keller ISD

In-person only

In-person only

69.2% 18.3% 12.5%

55% 34%

Online only

Combination

Online only

11%

Undecided

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SOURCES: KELLER ISD, NORTHWEST ISDCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

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