Where not to put Commission Amounts in the Residential Contract

From the Legal Hotline: The Wrong Place for Commission Negotiations We sometimes get callers who...

Actions Relevant to REALTORS® from the August TREC Meeting

The Texas Real Estate Commission met August 13. Here are a few actions from the meeting you shoul...

How To Determine the Effective Date for the One to Four Family Residential Contract

To calculate the dates for most periods of performance in the One to Four Family Residential Cont...

How to Extend an Option Period

It’s the last day of my buyer’s option period. The buyer and seller are still negotiating rep...

How Long is the List of Things You Don’t Know About Selling Your Home?

Selling a house on your own is like explaining the solar system to a child. You think you can han...

Don't Let This Type of Thinking Cost Your Business

In their book, Mind Tools for Managers, James Manktelow and Julian Birkinshaw detail the key ski...

Waco REALTORS® Earn Victory Against Landfill Expansion

The Waco Association of REALTORS® saw a great victory in August after successfully engaging in a...

How Well Do You Know the One to Four Contract?

One of the most commonly used forms among Texas REALTORS® is the One to Four Family Residential ...

Choose From These 3 Notices When Selling a Home in a Municipal Utility District

I've heard that a seller whose home is located in a municipal utility district, or MUD, is requir...

Where Your Buyer's Option Money Needs To Go

Should I deliver my buyer’s option money to the title company?No. The TREC residential contract...

2 New TAR Benefits That You'll Love

Looking to save on travel and fun? Check out the member-only discounts at Schlitterbahn and Booki...

64 Numbers you Shouldn’t Ignore

When you purchase a house, you want to make it yours. You repaint walls, buy new light fixtures, ...

NAR Updates the Code of Ethics for 2019

The Latest Updates to the Code of EthicsDuring its May meeting in Washington, D.C., the National ...

What Brokers Need To Know About Independent Contractors

How can I help make clear to the IRS that my agents are independent contractors, not employees?On...

Share This With Buyers: What to Know About Earnest Money

Help your clients understand the role that earnest money plays in a real estate transaction with ...

What's Required to Restrict Concealed and Open Carry on a Property

Can landlords ban concealed carry and open carry from their property?Yes. Landlords can give verb...