Brokers: You Should Delegate These 3 Tasks

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

Are Open Houses Useful or a Waste of Time? Yes

Neighbors often love open houses. They'll wander in, check out the kitchen and bathrooms—wow, t...

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. ...

Does a Landlord Have to Cover Tenants' Lodging Costs During a Property Repair?

A tenant notified me yesterday that his water heater stopped working. A repairman came to the pro...

Can the Seller Terminate the Contract Over Amendment Negotiations?

After my buyer completed his inspection, he sent the seller an amendment to ask for several repai...

What do you Value About Your State Association?

The Texas Association of REALTORS® is developing a refreshed brand, and we want your input. Tak...

Does a Landlord Have To Replace Windows Damaged in a Burglary?

The tenant of a property I manage told me someone shattered a window while trying to break into h...

What Your Commercial Buyer Should Know About Conducting a Feasibility Study When the Property Is Sold "As-Is"

Commercial: The seller of a commercial property has rejected my client's offer to purchase that p...

Be Financially Prepared to Join a New Brokerage

8 Financial Questions to Consider Before You Join That BrokerageYou advise your clients not to ma...

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 ...

Understanding Earnest Money

An important part of the homebuying process that you may never have heard of could help you land ...

What Makes a Room a Bedroom?

Does That Count as a Bedroom?There’s no single legal definition for a bedroom in Texas. The Int...

What Notice Is Required When Evicting a Tenant

How much notice does a landlord have to provide a tenant prior to filing an eviction?It depends o...

Can Emails and Text Messages Create a Binding Contract?

You know clients can sign contracts using services like Digital Ink and DocuSign. But can your cl...

Could you get elected?

Maybe you’ve always wanted to run for office. Maybe you’re just toying with the idea. Or mayb...

What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know About Testing for Plumbing Leaks

Testing for Plumbing LeaksSome buyers want an inspection of a home’s sanitary drain system to d...

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 wh...

5 Questions to Ask Your Listing Agent

Ready to list your property for sale? Before you answer, consider asking your Texas REALTOR® the...

How to Stay Out of Trouble With TREC

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

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 ...

What Landowners Need To Know About Their Liability for Trespassers

Are Landowners Liable for Trespassers' Injuries?Under Texas law, landowners owe different duties ...

Watch This: Where to Find Free Global and Commercial Information

The Texas REALTORS® YouTube channel features a playlist dedicated to the global and commercial r...

Every Real Estate Agent Isn’t a REALTOR®?

If you’re planning to buy, sell, or lease property, you’re probably in the market for a real ...

Learn How To Get Started With RPR in Exclusive Webinar

REALTORS® Property Resource (RPR) has been designed with your professional success in mind. And ...

How to Sell Your Brokerage

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