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You May Need to Update Your Consumer Protection Notice by April 1

March 24, 2022 / 8 months ago

The Texas Real Estate Commission in February adopted a change to the Consumer Protection Notice (TXR 2503, TREC CPN 1-4) to reflect that the regulation of residential service companies, also known as home warranty companies, is now hand...

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Post the revised Consumer Protection Notice at your brokerage

March 04, 2021 / 1 year ago

The revised Consumer Protection Notice (CN 1-3; TXR 2503) took effect February 1. You can find the revised notice at trec.texas.gov/forms/consumer-protection-notice and texasrealestate.com/realtorforms. The revised notice informs consume...

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Revised Consumer Protection Notice Effective February 1

January 26, 2021 / 1 year ago

The Texas Real Estate Commission in November approved changes to several forms. Among those was an amendment to the Consumer  Protection Notice to alert consumers that inspectors are required to carry E&O insurance. If your website...

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Texas REALTORS® support more disclosure for real estate consumers

February 20, 2019 / 3 years ago

As the 85th Texas Legislature comes to a close on May 29, several bills that will enhance protections for real estate consumers are taking the final steps of the legislative process. Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law TAR-suppo...

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How an Ag Land Sale and Grazing Lease Went Wrong

December 05, 2019 / 2 years ago

Learn about a recent court ruling that involves a land transaction, an agricultural lease-back, and the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.