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5 ways smart-home tech affects real estate transactions

04/24/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Consider these aspects of smart-home technology when working with clients.

Categories: Business tips, Buyers, Sellers

Test your knowledge of loan programs available for Texas veterans

04/12/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Take our quiz about the programs offered by the Texas Veterans Land Board.

Categories: Land, farm, ranch, Buyers

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Composition of Texas homebuyers grows more diverse

04/10/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report shows that buyers in Texas continue to grow more diverse ethnically and in household composition as affordability challenges grow.

Categories: Research, Buyers, Sellers

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How bad weather could lead to an E&O claim against you

03/28/2017 | Author: Barney Schwartz

Get insights into what to do when a hailstorm happens before your clients' closing.

Categories: Business tips, Buyers, Sellers

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Your clients could be saving money on landscape watering

03/27/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

A tool from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension can send automated recommendations about how much water is needed for landscaping.

Categories: Buyers

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Why millions of consumers will see a credit score boost

03/22/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

A change in what information is included in credit reports could improve the credit scores of about 12 million U.S. consumers.

Categories: Buyers

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Affordable housing programs from TSAHC get borrower-friendly changes

03/17/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

The Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation announced updated requirements for its down-payment assistance and mortgage credit certificate programs.

Categories: Buyers

3 ways to help clients who are military veterans

03/02/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Loan programs available through the Veterans Land Board

Categories: Buyers

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When can the seller turn off the electricity?

02/23/2017 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Find out what the TREC contract says about sellers’ requirements during the contract period.

Categories: Legal, Buyers, Sellers

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Free content to share on your website, social media, and more

02/20/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Are you using this consumer resource from TAR?

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