What Brokers Need To Know About Independent Contractors

How can I help make clear to the IRS that my agents are independent contractors, not employees?One w...

Brokers: You Should Delegate These 3 Tasks

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

Can My Agent Work Part Time for a Builder?

One of the agents I sponsor wants to also work part time selling homes for a local home builder. Are...

Do Brokers Who Don't Sponsor Agents Need A Written Policies and Procedures Manual?

I know that Texas Real Estate Commission rules require a broker to maintain written policies and pro...

How to Sell Your Brokerage

Whether you want to retire or generate capital for your next business venture, there's a lot to cons...

When Death Affects Your Business

What Happens When Your Broker Dies?You might not want to think about it, but accidents and illnesses...

Brokers: Use RPR to leverage your company

Brokers can use REALTORS® Property Resource (RPR) to measure performance, analyze market trends, an...

Who has to be involved in commission negotiations?

Can a Sales Agent Negotiate Commission Directly With a Client?No. Commission negotiations should onl...

Brokers and managers: Are you and your agents using these RPR features?

Did you know that the free REALTORS® Property Resource (RPR) app has tools specifically for brokers...

What brokers should know about branch-office licenses

I sponsor several agents who work out of their homes. I have a license for the main office, but anot...

Simple ways to help new agents succeed

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

Business entity vs. DBA: What's the difference?

Many people think a business entity is the same thing as a DBA, which stands for “doing business a...

What to look for in licensing agreements with listing portals

If your MLS or brokerage is considering signing a license agreement with an online syndicator like Z...

TREC adopts broker-related rule changes

The Texas Real Estate Commission met on August 7 and adopted amendments to existing rules and propos...

How to evaluate an offer from a brokerage

If you're in the process of taking on a new role or switching brokerages, convincing a broker that y...

What the journey of becoming a broker can teach Texas REALTORS®

Whether you're a broker, in the process of becoming one, or happy as a sales agent, there are lesson...