New License Plate for REALTOR® Members

The existing "I Am A Texas REALTOR®" plate, available only to members of Texas REALTORS®, has b...

Will Home Warranties Cover Pre-Existing Conditions?

Will a residential service contract (sometimes referred to as a home warranty) cover known pre-ex...

What They Learned Before They Were REALTORS®

What lessons from previous jobs or other parts of your life do you bring to real estate? REALTORS...

Don’t Get Stumped on Tree Laws

If a tree crosses a property boundary in the state of Texas, whose responsibility is it: your cli...

Feature Your Clients on Social Media

You just sold a house or found the dream home for your buyer. It’s time to celebrate your clien...

Help Clients Use the Addendum Concerning Right To Terminate Due to Lender’s Appraisal

The Addendum Concerning Right to Terminate Due to Lender’s Appraisal (TXR 1948, TREC 49-1) has ...

Trends in LGBTQ Buyer and Seller Growth

Since 2015, homebuyers and sellers identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (...

What to Know About Property Taxes

No one wants to think about property taxes. But understanding your rights and responsibilities ca...

Quiz: Did You Satisfy Your Ethics Training Requirement?

The TREC Legal II course required to renew your license no longer satisfies the NAR requirement f...

What Seller’s Disclosure Rules Mean for You and Your Clients

Caveat emptor may have been the norm in residential real estate long ago, but today a buyer-bewar...

You Have Options for Participating in the Appraisal Process

Although you aren’t a key player in an appraisal, here are a few reminders of how the appraisal...

Fact or Fiction? Acting as Agent and Inspector

A person who is a licensed inspector and a licensed real estate agent may perform both services f...

Cybercrime Is on the Rise

According to the FBI 2020 Internet Crime Report, there were 791,790 cybercrime complaints during ...

HUD Enforcing Protections for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

REALTORS® have been prohibited from housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gende...

Build a Memorable Brand

Think of branding as how you introduce yourself and your business to clients. A strong brand help...

Must Open House Signs Follow Advertising Rules?

Directional signs are not considered to be an advertisement under TREC Rule §535.155(b)(1) and t...

Register Now: 2021 Shaping Texas Conference

The Texas REALTORS® Shaping Texas Conference is back! This year, the in-person event will happen...

How the Sales Price for a Farm or Ranch can Change Based on the Survey

Example: A buyer and seller agree on a sales price of $500,000 for a 100-acre parcel, and they...

The Pre-Listing Plan You May Be Neglecting

If you're selling your home, you've probably thought about the work that needs to be done before ...

Get Help With Appraisal and Third Party Financing Addenda

The LGBTQ+ Community, Discrimination, and Home Buying

Discrimination can stay with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals throughou...

Legislative Session Ends With REALTOR® Wins

The regular session of the 87th Texas Legislature ended May 31 with several REALTOR® victories o...

Work Out With Active&Fit Direct

Whether you’re working out at a gym or looking to get moving at home, the Active&Fit Direct...

Showcase Your Professionalism With C2EX

The Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) program from the National Association of REALTORS® empowers ...