The Texas Association of REALTORS® honors its members for their commitment to their communities and the real estate industry with the awards listed below.

Name and Description Deadline

Texas REALTOR® Hero Award

Recognizes a Texas REALTOR® who’s demonstrated outstanding community service related to advancing homeownership.

December 4, 2018

Texas REALTOR® Strike Force Award/Grassroots Advocate of the Year

Recognizes Texas REALTORS® who have exhibited dedication to Texas Association of REALTORS® grassroots activities and programs.


Governmental Affairs Outstanding Achievement Award

Recognizes a local association that’s demonstrated excellence in fundraising, grassroots involvement, and other local initiatives.

January 22, 2018

REALTOR® of the Year

Recognizes a Texas REALTOR® who’s made outstanding contributions to the industry at the local, state, and national levels.

December 4, 2018

Tom D. Morton Award

Recognizes an association executive for service to members and personal and professional accomplishments.

December 4, 2018

Educator of the Year

Recognizes an instructor who’s made the most significant contributions to real estate education in Texas.

December 4, 2018

Education Programs of the Year

Awards local associations for their innovative education programs that meet members’ needs and increase the quality of professionalism in the industry. Categories are legal, marketing, short or series, and innovative.

December 4, 2018

William C. Jennings Award

Recognizes the outstanding commercial transaction of the year.

January 11, 2019

Distinguished Service Award

Recognizes a Texas REALTOR®’s career service to the real estate industry and his community.

July 31, 2018

REALTORS® to Watch Award

Recognizes excellence in leadership and community involvement among REALTORS® under 40.

July 2018