How the legislative session affected Texas real estate

Texas REALTORS®, the strongest advocates for Texas real estate consumers, had several legislativ...

Are you sending emails you don’t even know about?

You may have heard of the wire fraud scams targeting real estate professionals, but there are mor...

What your future clients will look like

Recent findings from the Pew Research Center show how demographic forces are driving population c...

Texas REALTORS® support more disclosure for real estate consumers

As the 85th Texas Legislature comes to a close on May 29, several bills that will enhance protect...

Beautification project benefits Lubbock REALTORS®, community

An initiative to create new welcome signs for visitors to Lubbock is also yielding positive retu...

What Texas REALTORS® did in Washington, D.C.

Hundreds of Texas REALTORS® were in Washington, D.C., May 15-20 to advocate for real estate cons...

How to disagree with a client

As a REALTOR®, you've pledged to protect and promote the interests of your clients—and sometim...

Not all contract deadlines are created equal

"Time is of the essence" When this phrase accompanies a deadline in a contract, performance by pa...

Your clients could benefit from new Fannie Mae student loan policies

Changes to how student loan debt is treated by government-backed mortgage entity Fannie Mae could...

12 questions to answer about your goals

When was the last time you checked your progress toward the goals you've set for your business? ...

Further clarification about TREC's new "equitable interest" rule

As reported earlier this month, the Texas Real Estate Commission adopted an “equitable interest...

How many complaints does TREC get?

The Texas Real Estate Commission recently released complaint counts for March 2016 to March 2017....

Free legal resources you can share with clients

Did you know that the State Bar of Texas offers free legal resources for the public? Learn about...

Why your e-signatures are stamped with the wrong time

Having the time zone on your e-signatures set wrong can cause confusion. For example, Digital Ink...

One step closer to making home equity more accessible for homeowners

Last weekend, the Texas House unanimously voted in support of the TAR-supported joint resolution ...

You need a business plan—here's what should be in it

Watch the latest Texas REALTOR® Magazine Minute for three things that should be in your plan, an...

Big wins for REALTOR®-supported candidates

TREPAC supported several mayoral, city council, school board, and community college board candida...

New commercial market reports available

Commercial reports for apartment, retail, office, flex/R&D, warehouse/distribution, and indus...

How do you determine if an item is "permanently installed and built-in" with regard to Paragraph 2 of the One to Four Family Residential Contract?

Courts consider three factors when determining whether an item of personal property has been so p...

What's happening in real estate so far in 2017

The Texas Association of REALTORS® on May 3 released the Texas Quarterly Housing Report for the ...

Highlights from TREC's May 1 meeting

The Texas Real Estate Commission met May 1 to adopt and propose rules. View the meeting materials...