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Category: Governmental Affairs


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How Texas REALTORS® are helping homeowners

04/14/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

TAR advocates at the Texas Capitol for you.

Categories: Governmental Affairs

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Why thousands of REALTORS® will be at the state Capitol Tuesday

03/31/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Texas REALTORS® will visit state legislators to talk about policies that ensure Texas remains a a great place to buy, sell, lease, and own property.

Categories: Governmental Affairs

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What else is on your ballot?

10/25/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

The presidency isn’t the only race on November 8.

Categories: Governmental Affairs, In Lehman's Terms

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3 ways to prepare for November 8

09/28/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

If you want to vote on Election Day, you have to be registered by October 11.

Categories: Business tips, Governmental Affairs

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How we support your real estate interests on all sides

09/13/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Last week was a great example of Texas REALTORS® working for real estate consumers.

Categories: Governmental Affairs, In Lehman's Terms

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Do some laws do more harm than good?

08/18/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

How Texans avoid laws with unintended consequences.

Categories: Governmental Affairs, In Lehman's Terms

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One issue that even a divided Congress agrees on

07/21/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

A last-minute vote at the U.S. Capitol brought victory to homebuyers.

Categories: Governmental Affairs, In Lehman's Terms

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When the landlord must rekey locks

10/20/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Does it matter if the landlord is the only person who's ever lived in the leased property?

Categories: Governmental Affairs, Landlords, Renters

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The new law that addresses creeping property-tax rates

10/13/2015 | Author: Mark Lehman

Starting Jan. 1, the process for changing property tax rates will be more transparent and follow stricter rules.

Categories: Governmental Affairs, In Lehman's Terms

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Update your voter registration, save money on your taxes

09/22/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Make sure you can vote for Proposition 1 to lower your property taxes.

Categories: Governmental Affairs