Help TREC and TALCB Improve Their Websites

The Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board have laun...

How Has COVID-19 Affected REALTORS®?

The real estate industry in Texas, like other sectors of the economy, has been affected by the COVID...

Contract Closeup: Surveys for Residential Properties

Paragraph 6C of the One to Four Family Residential Contract (Resale) (TXR 1601) includes requirement...

What Date Should Be Used for the T-47 Affidavit?

If sellers want to use an existing survey, which date should be listed in Paragraph 4 of the T-47 Re...

Mortgage Applications, Refinancing On the Rise

More people applied for mortgages June 1-5 than May 25-29. The Market Composite Index is a measure ...

Why Do People Like Where They Live?

The more time people spend in their city, the more they'll be attached to the metro area. That is on...

What Happens When the Seller Can't Find His Survey?

My client has a contract to purchase a home. The One to Four Family Residential Contract has Paragra...

Forget Golf; Younger Retirees Want Dog Parks

A recent survey of thousands of home shoppers born in the 1940s and 1950s shows a gap between what ...

What Your Clients Would Give Up to Own a Home

In exchange for a 10% downpayment they wouldn't have to pay back, 22% of respondents in a recent sur...

TREC proposes changes to earnest money and other paragraphs

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

Do you read Texas REALTOR® magazine? Then you must read this

Would you like a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and improve TAR’s flagship publication at t...