Once a Cemetery, Always a Cemetery

The first burial transforms a parcel of land.  Once dedicated as a cemetery, the land becomes froz...

Simple Tips for Remembering Names

Forgetting someone’s name shortly after being introduced has happened to everyone. At a networking...

FAQs and Resources for Property Managers

Repairs? Issues with tenants or landlords or ghosts? Looking for a form? Texas REALTORS® provides ...

Will Your Clients Print Their Homes?

While 3D printing is not new, having your home printed is. However, the possibility is not far off. ...

Tips for Overcoming Procrastination

While it is normal to want to delay an important task, procrastination can affect the success of you...

New Homestead Exemption Law Benefits Some Residential Purchasers

This post has been revised to clarify several key points. Before a recent change in the Texas Tax...

What You Can Learn From Your Competition

There's a lot of competition in the real estate industry, but that’s not necessarily bad. You can ...

Understanding the Request for Mortgage Information Form

Your seller clients may use the Request for Mortgage Information (TXR 1413) when asking lienholders ...

Ask a Mortgage Broker and Mortgage Banker

Mortgage professionals are the middlemen between borrowers and lenders. But there is more to what th...

Lose These Bad Habits

You work hard for every client and closing. Don’t let these bad habits be obstacles to your succes...

How To Be a Better Leader

Are you interested in honing your leadership skills? Would you like to advocate on behalf of the rea...

Texas REALTORS® Department Spotlight: Governmental Affairs

Wherever political decisions are being made in Texas, the Texas REALTORS® Governmental Affairs depa...

New Website for Transparent HOA Info

The Texas Real Estate Commission has launched a website dedicated to helping real estate consumers f...

5 Tips to Beat Burnout

Whether it’s the demands of a competitive housing market, managing work-life balance, health conce...

Read the Latest Texas Luxury Home Sales Report

As a category, luxury homes in Texas experienced tremendous growth from November 2020 to October 202...

When Contract Deadlines Fall on Holidays

When calculating deadlines, TREC and Texas REALTORS® contracts use calendar days, not business days...

Fact or Fiction: Do Inspectors Have to Determine the Presence of Mold?

A real estate inspector is not required to determine the presence or risk of mold. Fact. The Texa...

How Sharing Expertise Can Get You Leads

You’re always looking for new ways to find leads. Whether you appeal directly to new clients or fo...

New Texas REALTORS® Form: Addendum Regarding Rental Flood Disclosure

During the 87th Texas Legislature, a change in law passed that requires landlords to give notice to ...

NAREB Releases Report About Black Homeownership in America

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers, whose mission statement is "democracy in housing," ...