What the Residential Lease Says About Utilities

Who Pays the Electric Bill?Paragraph 11 in the Residential Lease (TAR 2001) covers the landlord’s ...

5 New Members-Only Copyright Forms Available

The Texas REALTORS® Legal Department created model addenda and model policies to help you reduce yo...

Improve Your Presentations With These Nonverbal Cues from TED Talks

What you say in front of clients or a larger audience is only part of how you communicate. Nonverbal...

Texas Luxury Home Sales Surge in 2018

Luxury home sales and dollar volume were up more than 10% year-over-year, according to the 2018 Texa...

Can Any Animal Be an Assistance Animal?

An assistance animal can be a service animal or an emotional support animal for a person with a disa...

What the Texas Legislature May Do Next Year

Real estate is always on the agenda when the Texas Legislature is in session. That’s why Texas R...

2 Easy Strategies to Build Your Email List in 2019

This post by was written by contributor Aleksandra Missbrener. Don’t underestimate the power of a...

Can You File An Anonymous Ethics Complaint?

When a Code of Ethics Complaint Can Be AnonymousWhen someone has a dispute with a REALTOR® and beli...

When Should Option Fees and Earnest Money Be Delivered?

From the Legal Hotline: Delivering the Option Fee We often get questions about the different requir...

New Credit Score to Debut in 2019

The new UltraFICO credit score is scheduled to roll out as a pilot program in early 2019. It’s an...

Simple Ways to Help New Agents Succeed

Adding agents to your brokerage can benefit your business, but only if you give them the foundation ...

Winter Meeting Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2019 Texas REALTORS® Winter Meeting held February 8 to 12 in Austin opened tod...

RPR Adds New Commercial Real Estate Data

New Ways Commercial Professionals Can Use RPRCommercial professionals now have the option to include...

Maximum Conforming Loan Limit Increases Again for 2019

Nearly all parts of the U.S. will see an increase to the maximum conforming loan amount that can be ...

5 Tax Deductions You Should Know About

Tax Deductions to Look for Under the New Tax LawThe Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law last y...

Why That Broker is Asking You for a W-9

The IRS requires paperwork for certain payments you make to other people. If you don’t know when ...

How to Properly Handle Data on your Devices

Keep Your and Your Clients’ Data Safe When You Upgrade DevicesWhen you buy a new phone or tablet, ...

How Many REALTORS® Have Personal Assistants?

REALTORS® and Their AssistantsSixteen percent of Texas REALTORS® surveyed by NAR for the 2018 Prof...

Here's What You Missed at Last Week's TREC Meeting

The Texas Real Estate Commission met on November 15. Here are rule changes relevant to your business...

Assistance Animals and Landlords' Insurance

Can Landlords Limit Certain Dog Breeds Because of Insurance?I manage a property with a no-pets polic...