Was That Conversation Really Private?

As smart-home technology becomes more prevalent in homes, buyer’s agents should be mindful of wher...

How Do You Navigate Complicated Client Relationships?

Setting boundaries with clients and standards for how you want to be treated professionally can be a...

3 Propositions That Deserve Your Vote  

Early voting for the Nov. 5 election starts today (Oct. 21) and runs until Nov. 1. Texas REALTORS® ...

Share This: What’s the Point of Mortgage Points?

Prospective homebuyers have probably come across the term points or mortgage points when first resea...

Can Your Unlicensed Assistant Do That?

Along with setting rules for licensees, the Texas Real Estate Commission also governs what your unli...

Brokers: Are You Prepared to Leave Your Brokerage?

A solid real estate brokerage plan includes what will happen to the brokerage once the broker stops ...

Legal Webinar: Risks to Sellers of Smart-Home Tech

Many homeowners have installed smart-home devices that allow them to see or hear what's going on in ...

Use Restrictions Can Lower Your Tax Bills

by Cris K. O'Neall Most property managers and owners can state their property’s most productive u...

What Can You Afford to Outsource?

Outsourcing certain tasks can free up time that would be better spent on revenue-generating activiti...

Kitchen Renovation and New Roof Rank as Top Projects for Resale Value in NAR Remodeling Report

A complete kitchen renovation and a new roof were the top interior and exterior projects, respective...

SABOR, MetroTex, and HAR Donate to Relief Fund

The Texas REALTORS® Relief Fund provides assistance to people who have suffered losses due to natur...

Landlords: Beware of These Identity-Fraud Scams

An increasing number of applicants are using fake identities to secure leases, according to a report...

Study: Digital Mortgage Offerings Result in Less Discrimination

A recent study by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) found that discrimination in mortg...

Share With Clients: How to File a Flood Insurance Claim

The Federal Emergency Management Agency published a PDF that outlines the steps of the claims proces...

4 Questions Your Clients Should Ask Before Getting a Home Warranty

Buying a home is often the most expensive decision consumers make, and many buyers feel more comfort...

5 Tips to Win More Multiple-Offer Deals

In a competitive market, buyers are looking for any strategy that could give them an edge when it co...

Hispanics Account for 62% of Net Gain in U.S. Homeownership Over the Past Decade

In 2018, Hispanics achieved a net gain of 362,000 homeowners, according to the 2018 State of Hispani...

Brokers: Learn From Someone With Less Experience

Traditional mentoring pairs more experienced REALTORS® with newer agents, but reverse mentoring mak...

What the Code of Ethics Says About Your CMAs

Make sure you’re not violating the REALTOR® Code of Ethics when creating broker price opinions an...

Brokers: You Should Delegate These 3 Tasks

Running your business successfully means knowing when to let others handle certain tasks. Entreprene...