How to Stay Out of Trouble With TREC

7 Tips to Avoid the Most Common TREC ViolationsTexas Real Estate Commission's Standards and Enforcem...

TREC's New Advertising Rules Now in Effect

May 15 is the effective date for the new advertising rules from the Texas Real Estate Commission. If...

Proposed Forms, Changes to Ad Rules at TREC's May Meeting

The Texas Real Estate Commission met on May 7, and here's a summary of actions relevant to Texas REA...

Referral Fees to Unlicensed Individuals

An unlicensed person referred business to me. Can I pay him a fee in return?You may give an unlicens...

How to Use a Nickname in Your Advertising

Can I use a nickname or my middle name in my advertising?TREC calls these alternate names. Before us...

TREC reconsiders restricting term "realty" in team advertising

The Texas Real Estate Commission is now publicizing that it intends to propose a change to recently ...

Fact or fiction? Your social media accounts must link to consumer notices

Fact or fiction? If you use your social media accounts for real estate business, the Texas Real Est...

TREC clarifies exceptions to mandatory use of contract forms

In November, the Texas Real Estate Commission adopted changes to Section 537.11 of its rules, Use o...