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Looking for tips about buying, selling, or leasing property? Market data? How about information about issues affecting homeowners in Texas? Check out the Advice for Consumers blog.

If you’re a Texas REALTOR® and want legal updates and business tips to better serve your clients and succeed, visit the Advice for Texas REALTORS® blog.

Advice for Consumers

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Be a better informed consumer

Housing and real estate date straight from the source can help you make better decisions.

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Little things that make a big impression on buyers

3 easy ways to make your home more appealing.

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3 tips to help your kids cope with a move

Moving can be difficult for families with children. Try these tips to make it smoother.

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Advice for Texas REALTORS®

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Are you already a victim of phone scams?

Learn how to spot common phone scams and protect yourself.

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When can the seller turn off the electricity?

Find out what the TREC contract says about sellers’ requirements during the contract period.

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Why you may need to fill in an amount for seller’s expenses

How government-backed loans affect Paragraph 12

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Texas Real Estate Advocate

Texas RECap: What’s happening to your business this year?

The latest Texas RECap comes to you from the Texas REALTORS® Winter Meeting, where attendees heard from experts in school finance, transportation, and federal tax issues.

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TAR commends Gov. Abbott’s support of property tax reform

Gov. Greg Abbott included property tax reform among his priorities for the 85th Texas Legislature.

Texas RECap: Why the Texas Senate is discussing real estate

This week's Texas RECap video explains what public education funding means for Texas real estate.

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