How to be a superhero for Texas homeowners

This post was written by TAR Political Affairs Director Brandon Alderete. We’ve all heard vari...

What to disclose in multiple-offer situations

REALTORS® have an obligation under Article 1 of the Code of Ethics to promote the interests of t...

Create a CMA on your mobile device

The RPR (REALTORS® Property Resource) app now offers a way to get CMAs on your phone or tablet. ...

23 questions to ask before joining a brokerage

You want to know as much as possible about a brokerage before you join it. Here are some question...

What warranties do buyers have with new construction?

The New Home Contract (Incomplete Construction) (TAR 1603, TREC 23-14) and New Home Contract (Com...

3 staging tips that cost nothing

A well-staged home doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Try these simple strategies to save your sel...

Help Texas homeowners with your vote

Homeownership is the best way for most people to build wealth, but many Texas homeowners can’t ...

That drone is from the insurance company

Instead of using a ladder to inspect parts of a home, insurance claims adjusters are instead turn...

Tell Congress: Support tax reform that doesn’t hurt Texans

You’ve likely been hearing about proposals to reform the federal tax system. But even though C...

TREC, TAR reach consensus on proposed rule changes

The Texas Real Estate Commission in August proposed rule changes about which the Texas Associati...

Sellers expect more than just a sale

The 2016 Profile of Texas Homebuyers and Sellers says that what sellers want most from real esta...

Must a seller disclose a murder at the property?

According to the Texas Property Code, sellers aren’t required to disclose deaths on the propert...

Help clients navigate the digital signing process in zipForm

Attend a free webinar about how to easily and securely share documents with clients and other REA...

TREC rules changed, but Article 12 still applies

The Texas Real Estate Commission changed its rules regarding terms you must use in your advertise...

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 busines...

2 ways to manage your contacts more effectively

Poor contact management could mean you’re missing out on sales. Here are two ways to make sure ...

Texas condo and townhome sales top $5.4 billion

Condos and townhomes were one of the fastest growing segments of the Texas housing market in 2017...

Two REALTORS® appointed to Texas Real Estate Comission

Governor Greg Abbott appointed two broker members to the Texas Real Estate Commission for terms e...

What information can landlords require when asked to waive pet policies or fees?

When tenants want their landlord to waive a prohibition on pets or pet-related fees for their ass...

It's called the seller's disclosure for a reason

Want to avoid trouble with the Seller's Disclosure Notice and learn how damage from a natural di...

Drive now, text later

You are no longer allowed to use your smartphone to read, write, or send messages while driving i...

Divorced clients? Avoid these common transaction pitfalls

The ex-wife lives in the home, and the ex-husband owns it. They both want to sell the property. ...