CoStar Suing Non-Subscribers Using Shared Passwords

Commercial real estate data firm CoStar has filed seven lawsuits, including one in Texas, against...

Texas Home Sales, Prices Continue to Increase in 3rd Quarter

The median sales prices and number of homes sold in the third quarter of 2018 each increased 4.4%...

Does Your Seller Have a Duty to Update a Disclosure With New Information?

What to Know if the Seller's Disclosure Needs to be RevisedWhen your seller client fills out the ...

How Your Texas REALTOR® Can Keep you From Making Rookie Homebuyer Mistakes

Picture a home with a shady backyard overflowing with blooming flowers, chirping birds, and a spa...

What Fees Do You Owe When You Terminate an Agent's Independent Contractor Agreement?

I’m a broker and I recently terminated the services of one of my agents who signed the TAR inde...

What Does Well Water Have to Do With Your E&O Insurance?

By Chad Wenzelspratt, Lee Santos E&O Case Study: When the Well Water Isn’t EnoughA real estate...

Try These 5 Tech Tools to Boost Your Business

Business Tasks Made Simple With TechYou don’t need to be an early adopter, living on the bleedi...

Texas Rebuilds: Successive Floods Take a Toll on Prices

The Meyerland neighborhood of Houston has been flooded several times in recent years: the 2015 Me...

How to Create an Agency Relationship with a Buyer

Is having a signed written agreement, such as TAR’s Residential Buyer/Tenant Representation Agr...

How Much Should You Offer for That House?

Real estate buyers can submit offers for any amount, often with conditions that make their offer ...

What "Non-Disclosure" Doesn't Mean for Reporting Prices to the MLS

Do I have to report my client's sales price to the MLS?Yes. MLS rules state that sales of listed ...

Can Your Seller Tell You Not to Cooperate With a Particular Firm?

My seller told me I cannot cooperate with a particular firm regarding her listing. Can the seller...

Quiz: Do You Need a Real Estate License To Do That?

Quiz: Is a Real Estate License Required?Test how familiar you are with the Texas Real Estate Comm...

Lessons From Texas REALTORS® a Year After Harvey

For the September/October issue, Texas REALTOR® magazine traveled from the Coastal Bend to the G...

Take Advantage of Improved Office Depot and OfficeMax Discount Program

The Office Depot/OfficeMax discount program offered to Texas REALTORS® through their membership ...

How to Meet Your Home-Selling Goals

Whether you’re selling your home for the first time or the fifth, your goals stay the same: Att...

Can Offers of Compensation in the MLS Be Conditional?

From the Legal Hotline: MLS OffersWe sometimes get calls about whether listing brokers can make o...

Use RPR to Nail Your Next Listing Presentation

Sellers want to know your listing presentation is based on knowledge of the market, expertise in ...