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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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Why you should consider selling a home you haven’t even bought

Make resale value part of the discussion when purchasing real estate.

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Why not manage your own rental house? Three reasons

Here are some things to think about if you're considering managing your own rental property.

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Home-staging tips for a show-worthy home

Home-stager and lifestyle expert Tori Toth shares her secrets.

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Advice for Texas REALTORS®

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Take advantage of this additional DocuSign discount

Texas REALTORS® have access to a special promotion for the DocuSign e-signature service.

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TAR advocates for property-tax reform

The Texas Association of REALTORS® will continue to support this and other consumer-friendly issues during the legislative session.

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Are you giving buyers what they want?

Data from the latest profile of Texas homebuyers and sellers gives you insights into working with buyers.

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Texas Real Estate Advocate

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Texans have key roles at the U.S. Capitol

Members of the state’s congressional delegation have important committee assignments in the 115th U.S. Congress.

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What TAR is doing at the Texas Capitol

The Texas Association of REALTORS® will be advocating for private-property rights and the real estate industry during the 85th legislative session.

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Who sets TAR’s legislative priorities?

Meet TAR’s Legislative Management Team

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