Texas REALTORS® Website Earns National Award

Your member website, texasrealestate.com, earned recognition in the Best Association/Regional MLS ca...

Want Real Estate Infographics For Your Market Area?

People love to know what's going on in their local housing market, and who better to share quick-hit...

Fast Answers to 8 Legal Questions

The Legal Topics Explained video series offers simple explanations of common legal issues in less th...

Texas Luxury Home Sales See Healthy Growth

There were 5,149 home sales in Texas in excess of a million dollars between November 2018 to October...

Here Are the Top TREC Complaints From the Past Year

Negligence, rebate, referral, earnest money, and other sales issues were the highest types of compla...

Are There 'No-Risk' Areas on Flood Maps?

Everyone lives in an area with some measure of flood risk, according to Gilbert Giron, of the Federa...

Optimize Your Website for Voice Search

Website search engine optimization (SEO) efforts have long been designed around keywords. Your busin...

Nominate Your Local Association for Governmental Affairs Excellence

The newly christened Lehman Local Board Governmental Affairs Achievement Award recognizes the local ...

From the Legal Hotline: What Happens to the Option Fee for Buyers in Backup Positions?

We often get asked about the option fee with a “back-up” contract. If buyers submit a backup o...

Model Brokerage Policies and Procedures Manual Updated for 2020

Texas REALTORS® legal staff has updated the Model Brokerage Policies and Procedures Manual for 2020...

Get Clarity About Flood Risks and Disclosure Requirements

With the recent flood events and updates made by the Texas Legislature to the Seller's Disclosure No...

Are You Projecting the Right Image?

People form opinions about you based on all kinds of cues. If you’re not careful, you may unintent...

Would You Tell Prospects What You Don't Offer?

When you're pitching your services to a prospect, you probably focus on the benefits you can provide...

HUD Provides Guidance on Assistance Animal Certificates

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has requested that the Federal Trade Comm...

5 Basics of Persuasion

Persuasion is part of your job, whether you’re convincing someone to work with you or explaining why the seller should accept your buyer’s offer. Here’s how to be more persuasive.

Register Now for Texas REALTORS® Winter Meeting

Registration for the 2020 Texas REALTORS® Winter Meeting, held February 7 to 11 in Austin, is open....

Watch: What Stays or Goes With a House?

Whether you're representing buyers or sellers, there can sometimes be confusion over what goes with ...

How Much do iBuyers Cost Sellers?

A new study of technology-driven companies that offer to purchase homes directly from consumers—al...

One-Month Reauthorization for NFIP

On Nov. 21, 2019, the president signed legislation passed by Congress that extends the National Floo...

Ethics Q&A: Can A Buyer Make Multiple Offers?

I’m working with a buyer who wants to make offers on three properties at once. She said she will t...