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Archived posts from 01/2017


Want to know more about Texas buyers and sellers? Watch this

01/31/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest Texas REALTOR® Magazine Minute shares data from the 2016 Profile of Texas Homebuyers and Sellers.

Categories: Research

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Start with the conclusion in your next listing presentation

01/30/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Make your presentation more memorable and effective by putting your strongest line first.

Categories: Business tips

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Do this before you accept tenant applications

01/27/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Make the tenant-screening process easier with proper preparation.

Categories: Property Management, Legal

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How Texas buyers have changed in the past 10 years

01/26/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

The 2016 Profile of Texas Homebuyers and Sellers gives you insights into the demographics, motivations, and experiences of Texans buying and selling property.

Categories: Research, Buyers

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5 Facebook features to sell your listing

01/25/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Learn how to harness these five Facebook features in your social media strategy.

Categories: Business tips

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Watch how you can quickly create custom reports for your clients

01/24/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Learn how to make reports in REALTORS® Property Resource, a member benefit from NAR, in this video.

Categories: Benefits, Business tips, Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners

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New fair-housing guidance for property managers and landlords

01/23/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

New regulations and guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development affect property management and leasing activities in a number of ways.

Categories: Property Management, Legal, Landlords

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What can my client do if the buyer’s lender won’t be ready for the closing date?

01/20/2017 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Your seller has two options if the buyer's lender won't have the loan processed in time for the closing date.

Categories: Legal

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Are those home upgrades worth it?

01/19/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest Remodeling Cost vs. Value report ranks the return on investment for popular home updates.

Categories: Research, Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners

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When is a short sale contract effective?

01/18/2017 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

There is a contract between the buyer and the seller even if the sale is subject to the approval of the lender.

Categories: Legal