Get Insights Into Disciplinary Actions From TREC

You can learn from others’ mistakes by browsing the latest disciplinary actions taken by the Texas...

What Kind of Documentation Can Prove the Need for an Assistance Animal?

If a tenant requests a reasonable accommodation for an assistance animal, but the disability or the ...

6 Texans Named REALTORS® to Watch

The Texas REALTORS® Young Professionals Network (YPN) has named six REALTORS® under the age of 40 ...

Why Brokers Should Encourage Diversity

According to the latest U.S. Census numbers, the population of Texas is 42% white, 39.4% Hispanic or...

Does Your Listing Have a 'Blooper Room'?

One unfinished or unsightly space in an otherwise appealing listing can be enough to turn off buyers...

What Happens if a Contract Term Is Left Blank?

A term left blank in a contract does not automatically equal a zero value, nor that the section is n...

Download the New Texas REALTORS® Conference App

Get ready for next week’s big event in Fort Worth by downloading the Texas REALTORS® app. This ye...

4 Steps to Get Effective Testimonials

1. Ask right away If you’ve done a testimonial-worthy job, clients are usually willing to give yo...

Does a Property Manager Have to Disclose the Owner's Name?

REALTORS® acting as property managers sometimes ask if they are required to disclose the name of ...

Your Forms: Information Regarding Property Near an International Border

For certain counties located near an international border, Texas law may prohibit the sale of a prop...

What to do if Clients Have Questions About the Updated Seller’s Disclosure Notice

The revised version of the Seller's Disclosure Notice (TXR 1406) includes new questions about floodi...

Are Your Clients Eligible for Homebuyer-Assistance Programs?

The Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (TSAHC) offers resources like downpayment assistance,...

You Have Options for Participating in the Appraisal Process

Although you aren’t a key player in an appraisal, here are a few reminders of how the appraisal pr...

Texans Appointed to NAR Committee Leadership

The following Texas REALTORS® members and staff have been appointed to National Association of REAL...

Will You Lower Your Commission?

If your prospects want to negotiate a lower commission than what you’ve proposed, they may be reac...

Executive Board Passes 2020 Budget, Dues Remain Same

The Texas REALTORS® Executive Board met this month and adopted the association’s 2020 operating b...

Why You May Want Workers' Compensation Insurance

On-the-job injury claims can cost brokerages hundreds of thousands of dollars, even if their agents ...

Ethics Case Study: Is Linking to a Listing Portal Considered Unauthorized Advertising?

In building her firm’s Facebook page, REALTOR® A decided to include a link to a realtor.com page ...

Back to School Savings with Office Depot/Office Max

Your Texas REALTORS® membership includes discounts at Office Depot/Office Max on hundreds of items ...

Actions from TREC’s August Meeting

The August 12 Texas Real Estate Commission meeting covered 45 agenda items spread over 472 pages of ...