Common Seller Mistakes to Avoid

You want to quickly sell your home for a high price. But sometimes your actions (or inactions) ha...

15 Ways to Tidy Your Social Media Presence Ahead of Spring Homebuying Season

As spring homebuying season nears, it's a good time to review your social media presence for what...

Find the Tech Tools That Pay Off

Real estate professionals used to grab at any shiny technology object without giving much thought...

Free Legal Resources to Share With Clients

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

5 Soft Skills Every Agent Should Master

It takes diverse talents to succeed in real estate, but what can set you apart from competitors a...

Watch: 5 Things You Don't Know About the Seller's Disclosure Notice

See if you understand how these five situations affect the use of the seller's disclosure notice....

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying in an HOA

Homeowners associations help protect property values and create a pleasant living environment. Bu...

What Mineral Estate Owners Can't Do

When there are separate owners for the mineral and surface estate of a piece of land land, how ca...

From the Legal Hotline: How to Establish an Intermediary Relationship

We often receive questions about the proper way to establish an intermediary relationship. If a...

Can MLS Price Data Be Used in Advertising?

I’m sending a farming letter to a neighborhood where I’ve sold a home. Can I include the MLS ...

Brokers: TREC Launches Tracker for New Sales-Agent Applications

The Texas Real Estate Commission's website now lets you track the status of new sales-agent appli...

Are Sellers Required to Make a Buyer's Requested Repairs?

My seller client disagrees with the buyer’s inspector’s finding that an item needs to be repa...

Homeowners Insurance Likely Won't Help You After a Flood

Just an inch of water inside an average-sized home can cause $25,000 worth of damage, according t...

What Are the Most Common TREC Complaints?

The Texas Real Estate Commission released complaint counts for January 2018 to January 2019. Amo...

4 Good Reasons a Broker-Client Relationship Should Be in Writing

An agency relationship between a broker and a client can legally exist without a written document...

How REALTORS® in Texas are Breaking Records and Earning Designations

A record-breaking year for Texas REALTORS® Texas REALTORS® ended the year with 127,991 total ...

FEMA Resources For Your Clients

To help you better serve your clients, FEMA has put together a brochure with common questions and...

A Law Enforcement Officer’s Tips for Staying Safe

As of 2018, approximately a third of REALTORS® nationwide had experienced a situation that made ...

Do You Trust the Internet to Solve Your Real Estate Problems?

The process of buying, selling, or leasing property can get complicated in countless ways. Just l...

What Brokers Can Promise When Soliciting New Agents

Can a broker solicit new sales agents by promising to provide them leads in exchange for a requir...

How to Reach New Clients by Being Cited as an Expert

Pitch Yourself as a Go-To Source of Real Estate InformationRaise your profile and reach new poten...

NAR 2020 Committee Signup is Open

If you want to serve next year on an National Association of REALTORS® committee, it's time to a...