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Archived posts from 2016


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4 must-have resources for property managers

12/30/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Help educate your clients and tenants on their rights and responsibilities.

Categories: Landlords, Renters

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What to do with the neighbor’s tree

12/29/2016 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

What does the law say about removing branches that cross property lines?

Categories: Legal

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Be prepared to answer these 5 critical homebuyer questions

12/28/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Prove to homebuyers that you're the real estate expert by having these answers on hand.

Categories: Buyers

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South Padre Island REALTORS® work with city leaders to amend ordinance

12/27/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

A Texas Association of REALTORS® Issues Mobilization Committee success

Categories: Governmental Affairs

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Why the phone is still your best marketing tool

12/22/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Making sales calls may be your best sales-building tool even if some find it intimidating or a hassle.

Categories: Business tips

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Is the executor of an estate exempt from providing a seller’s disclosure notice?

12/21/2016 | Author: Legal Staff

Texas Property Code provides exemptions for who has to provide a seller's disclosure notice, but there are reasons to still disclose known material defects.

Categories: Legal

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A message from your TAR chairman

12/20/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

2016 TAR Chairman Leslie Rouda Smith reflects on her year.

Categories: Members

TAR expresses concern about TREC’s proposed unlicensed-assistant rules

12/19/2016 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

The Texas Association of REALTORS® offers its opinion on rules affecting unlicensed assistants recently proposed by the Texas Real Estate Commission.

Categories: Legal

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Are you well-positioned for new home sales?

12/16/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

The outlook for residential construction and employment is looking positive.

Categories: Business tips

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How the upcoming legislative session could affect real estate

12/15/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Watch TAR director of legislative affairs preview the 85th Texas Legislature.

Categories: Governmental Affairs