Share this with buyers: Don't let scammers steal your downpayment

Help your buyers understand that wire fraud is a real threat to their real estate transaction. Shar...

TREC reconsiders restricting term "realty" in team advertising

The Texas Real Estate Commission is now publicizing that it intends to propose a change to recently ...

NAR recognizes your local advocacy efforts

The National Association of REALTORS® has two new ways to recognize your grassroots advocacy effort...

Fact or fiction? Your social media accounts must link to consumer notices

Fact or fiction? If you use your social media accounts for real estate business, the Texas Real Est...

Negotiations stalled? It’s time to ditch emails and texts

If you need more proof that in-person conversations are more powerful than a written message, here i...

Answer some questions, maybe win an Amazon Echo

You're invited to participate in the Texas REALTOR® Member Survey. It takes less than 10 minutes, a...

You're getting a new website

For the past few months, association staff has been working on enhancing your experience when you vi...

Awards, advice, and industry updates at the 2018 Winter Meeting

Actor, author, and speaker Mark J. Lindquist opens Winter Meeting The Opening Session of the 2018 W...

3 ways to make your meetings more productive

If you want agents to attend regular office meetings, make sure they're getting something out of the...

zipForm offers free two-factor authentication

Strong passwords aren't always enough to stop hackers from accessing your online accounts. That's wh...

How many people moved to Texas?

Texas ranked second in the nation for total incoming residents and net migration in 2016, according ...

Updates to residential and property management forms now online

The Texas Association of REALTORS® residential and property management forms task forces in Decembe...

Brokers and managers: Are you and your agents using these RPR features?

Did you know that the free REALTORS® Property Resource (RPR) app has tools specifically for brokers...

Is she your client, customer, or prospect?

The way you apply the Code of Ethics to your business may depend on whether someone is your client, ...

Why you should send email on Sunday

Whether you're busy with showings or taking the day off, your email marketing should be working on S...

TREC clarifies exceptions to mandatory use of contract forms

In November, the Texas Real Estate Commission adopted changes to Section 537.11 of its rules, Use o...

Texas receives national honors for record fundraising year

Texas REALTORS® don’t just advocate for clients during transactions—they also advocate for real...

1 of these 2 words must be in your team name starting May 15

The Texas Real Estate Commission's revised advertising rules go into effect May 15, and that means n...

What brokers should know about branch-office licenses

I sponsor several agents who work out of their homes. I have a license for the main office, but anot...

From the Hotline: When the seller wants to accept a second offer

Members sometimes call the hotline when a seller is under contract but wants to accept a second offe...