What the Texas Legislature May Do Next Year

Real estate is always on the agenda when the Texas Legislature is in session. That’s why Texas R...

2 Easy Strategies to Build Your Email List in 2019

This post by was written by contributor Aleksandra Missbrener. Don’t underestimate the power of a...

Can You File An Anonymous Ethics Complaint?

When a Code of Ethics Complaint Can Be AnonymousWhen someone has a dispute with a REALTOR® and beli...

When Should Option Fees and Earnest Money Be Delivered?

From the Legal Hotline: Delivering the Option Fee We often get questions about the different requir...

New Credit Score to Debut in 2019

The new UltraFICO credit score is scheduled to roll out as a pilot program in early 2019. It’s an...

Simple Ways to Help New Agents Succeed

Adding agents to your brokerage can benefit your business, but only if you give them the foundation ...

Winter Meeting Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2019 Texas REALTORS® Winter Meeting held February 8 to 12 in Austin opened tod...

RPR Adds New Commercial Real Estate Data

New Ways Commercial Professionals Can Use RPRCommercial professionals now have the option to include...

Maximum Conforming Loan Limit Increases Again for 2019

Nearly all parts of the U.S. will see an increase to the maximum conforming loan amount that can be ...

5 Tax Deductions You Should Know About

Tax Deductions to Look for Under the New Tax LawThe Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law last y...

Why That Broker is Asking You for a W-9

The IRS requires paperwork for certain payments you make to other people. If you don’t know when ...

How to Properly Handle Data on your Devices

Keep Your and Your Clients’ Data Safe When You Upgrade DevicesWhen you buy a new phone or tablet, ...

How Many REALTORS® Have Personal Assistants?

REALTORS® and Their AssistantsSixteen percent of Texas REALTORS® surveyed by NAR for the 2018 Prof...

Here's What You Missed at Last Week's TREC Meeting

The Texas Real Estate Commission met on November 15. Here are rule changes relevant to your business...

Assistance Animals and Landlords' Insurance

Can Landlords Limit Certain Dog Breeds Because of Insurance?I manage a property with a no-pets polic...

Looking for Great Housing-Market Infographics to Share?

With MarketViewer—the powerful data tool available exclusively to Texas REALTORS®—you can gener...

What's the Correct Way for the Seller to Terminate a Contract?

How to Give Notice Your Seller Is Terminating the ContractListing brokers and agents ask the best wa...

You Have Free, Vetted Information to Share With Clients

The monthly Share This column in each Texas REALTOR® magazine is designed as a one-page flier you c...

When Landowners May Need Permission to Access Their Own Private Property

Some landowners in Texas cannot access their landlocked property from a public road without crossing...

Who Gets to Opt Out of Broker Responsibility Course?

If I’m a broker who’s exempt from continuing education requirements, do I still have to take the...