3 Texans Elected to NAR Executive Board

At its May 18 meeting, the National Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors elected these Texan...

11 Documents to Share With an Appraiser

Make the appraisal process a little smoother for your clients. This handy checklist created by instr...

Can Wind Turbines Be Considered a Nuisance?

Wind turbines are a common sight across Texas. In fact, Texas is the largest wind-energy producing s...

Build Relationships With Prospective Clients by Starting Small

Not all potential clients will be ready to sell a home or sign a lease when they enter your sphere. ...

How to Avoid an Ethics Violation When Advertising Recently Sold Listings

The Code of Ethics provides that only the listing broker or cooperating broker in a transaction may ...

What You Need to Know About the Real Estate Center and How it Helps You

As a REALTOR®, you may know the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University from presentations a...

Just How Good Are Interest Rates?

Rates for a 30-year fixed mortgage have hovered around 4% in the past week after hitting a 12-month ...

What did TREC do?

The May 6 Texas Real Estate Commission meeting covered 47 agenda items. See the full agenda and mate...

Texas Cities Ranked Most Diverse in Nation

Several major metropolitan areas of Texas landed on WalletHub's list of the most diverse cities in A...

Voters End Forced Annexation in Two More Texas Counties

During the May 4 local elections, voters in Ellis and Montague counties in North Texas overwhelmingl...

A Resource for Your Spanish-Speaking Clients

Texas REALTORS® provides members exclusive access to Spanish translations of commonly used forms fo...

4 Insights Into Specializing in Luxury Home Sales

Luxury home sales are being driven by a thriving economy and an influx of out-of-state buyers moving...

What Happens to the Security Deposit When Only 1 Tenant Moves Out

I am the property manager for a property with three tenants. At the end of the lease term, one of th...

How You Can Help Consumers Understand Fair Housing

Zelda Cain, an instructor and broker with A2Z Real Estate Consultants in Houston, is passionate abou...

How You Can Influence the Future of Texas REALTORS®

Have you ever wondered who sets the association’s legislative priorities, works on the budget, rev...

Want to Protect Your Commission? There's a Form for That

In any given transaction, there are several different agreements that affect broker compensation. Su...

Does the Listing Broker Have to Tell You if Your Offer Was Submitted?

I submitted my buyer’s offer for a property to the listing agent, but I’m concerned about whethe...

Half of Texas Homebuyers Cite Difficulty Finding Right Property

In the 2019 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report released by Texas REALTORS®, just over half of home...

3 Steps to Better Testimonials

by John Graham For testimonials to encourage someone to use your services, they must tell a compell...

A Commercial Form You May Not Know About

Selling a commercial property with existing tenants? Delivery of estoppel certificates may be a requ...