CoStar Suing Non-Subscribers Using Shared Passwords

Commercial real estate data firm CoStar has filed seven lawsuits, including one in Texas, against pe...

Texas Home Sales, Prices Continue to Increase in 3rd Quarter

The median sales prices and number of homes sold in the third quarter of 2018 each increased 4.4% co...

Does Your Seller Have a Duty to Update a Disclosure With New Information?

What to Know if the Seller's Disclosure Needs to be RevisedWhen your seller client fills out the Sel...

What Fees Do You Owe When You Terminate an Agent's Independent Contractor Agreement?

I’m a broker and I recently terminated the services of one of my agents who signed the TAR indepen...

What Does Well Water Have to Do With Your E&O Insurance?

By Chad Wenzelspratt, Lee Santos E&O Case Study: When the Well Water Isn’t EnoughA real estate ag...

Try These 5 Tech Tools to Boost Your Business

Business Tasks Made Simple With TechYou don’t need to be an early adopter, living on the bleeding ...

Texas Rebuilds: Successive Floods Take a Toll on Prices

The Meyerland neighborhood of Houston has been flooded several times in recent years: the 2015 Memor...

How to Create an Agency Relationship with a Buyer

Is having a signed written agreement, such as TAR’s Residential Buyer/Tenant Representation Agreem...

What "Non-Disclosure" Doesn't Mean for Reporting Prices to the MLS

Do I have to report my client's sales price to the MLS?Yes. MLS rules state that sales of listed pro...

Can Your Seller Tell You Not to Cooperate With a Particular Firm?

My seller told me I cannot cooperate with a particular firm regarding her listing. Can the seller do...

Quiz: Do You Need a Real Estate License To Do That?

Quiz: Is a Real Estate License Required?Test how familiar you are with the Texas Real Estate Commiss...

Lessons From Texas REALTORS® a Year After Harvey

For the September/October issue, Texas REALTOR® magazine traveled from the Coastal Bend to the Gold...

Take Advantage of Improved Office Depot and OfficeMax Discount Program

The Office Depot/OfficeMax discount program offered to Texas REALTORS® through their membership in ...

Can Offers of Compensation in the MLS Be Conditional?

From the Legal Hotline: MLS OffersWe sometimes get calls about whether listing brokers can make offe...

Use RPR to Nail Your Next Listing Presentation

Sellers want to know your listing presentation is based on knowledge of the market, expertise in det...

Boost Profits From Rentals Without Increasing Rents

There are ways other than raising rent to make your rental properties more profitable. Here are thre...

Texas Home Sales and Prices Rise in 2nd Quarter

The median sales price for Texas homes was $238,000 in the second quarter of 2018, a 4.4% increase o...

12 Questions to Answer About Your Goals

When was the last time you checked your progress toward the goals you've set for your business? How...

When to use the Addendum for Back-Up Contract

A seller is under contract to sell his property. The Addendum for Sale of Other Property by Buyer is...

16 Ideas for Your Content Marketing

Promoting your expertise with shareable content relevant to real estate or your community is a great...