How to Secure Compensation in FSBO Situations

My client wants to make an offer on a for-sale-by-owner property. What is the best way to approac...

A Simple Suggestion to Help Your Homeowners

Whether your clients are moving out or moving in, they may benefit from completing an inventory o...

Foreign Investment Report Show Important Shift

The Association for International Real Estate Investors (AFIRE) released its latest report on int...

Thinking of Selling Your Home Yourself?

Most people hire a real estate agent to sell their home. In fact, 91% of Texans did so in 2020, a...

Do You Know How to Properly Use the Term REALTOR®?

When you use the term REALTOR® to describe yourself or your business, you are telling others tha...

Department Spotlight: Professional Development

The Texas REALTORS® Professional Development Department educates REALTORS® and other licensees ...

Think Two-Factor Authentication is Foolproof? Think Again

Your bank, credit card, and even social media accounts now require some form of two-factor authen...

Two More Texans Earn REALTOR® Association Certified Executive Designation

The REALTOR® Association Certified Executive (RCE) designation is exclusively for REALTOR® asso...

Is It Time to Refresh Your Brand?

You introduce yourself and your business to potential clients with your branding. (If you don't h...

From the Hotline: Which County To Put in Listing Agreements

We have had callers who ask what they should insert into the blank in the Texas REALTORS® listin...

Are You a REALTOR® to Watch?

Raise your profile and showcase your accomplishments by applying for the REALTORS® to Watch Awar...

Fact or Fiction: What Must a List of Recently Sold Homes Include?

Agents who include a list of recently sold homes in advertising must make it clear whether they h...

Who Can Use Which Forms?

Standardized forms are an essential part of Texas real estate. But do you know the difference bet...

Tips to Eliminate Unpleasant Smells in Properties

Unpleasant smells can drive away prospects and cost your clients money in the form of fewer, lowe...

Learn How You Benefit When You Volunteer

If you want to make a difference in the real estate industry but are unsure of where to start, re...

What's that Remodel Worth?

It’s exciting to update a kitchen, remodel a bathroom, add a master suite, convert a garage to ...

How to Request a TREC Rule Change

The Texas Real Estate Commission this month created a way for people to ask the commission to ado...

Working With Senior Clients

Seniors Real Estate Specialist Designation Course The SRES designation course helps real estat...

Control How Your Business Looks Online

When you search for your business online, you will most likely find your website or a basic busin...

What Census Results Mean for Texas

Texas will gain two more seats in Congress based on the 2020 U.S. Census results. This will incre...

3 Texas Cities Among Most Diverse in U.S.

Houston, Dallas, and Arlington are among the top 10 most diverse cities in America, according to ...

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5 Ways to Generate Leads

If your marketing focuses only on traditional, outbound efforts—direct mail, cold calls, email ...