Monthly Archives: June 2017

Not sure how to provide the IABS form in an email? Here’s the answer

If you choose to provide the Information About Brokerage Services form via email, you’re allowed to link to it as long as you make a reference to the form in the body of the email. (That’s the part above the … Continue reading

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FEMA, flood plains, and real estate transactions

Do you know what the base flood elevation of a building is? How about the lowest adjacent grade? Where would you go to find a Flood Insurance Rate Map? The June issue of Texas REALTOR® magazine features one member’s story of … Continue reading

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Don’t lose your CRS designation by forgetting about this new requirement

REALTORS® who’ve earned the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation will now be required to complete two hours of CRS education each calendar year to maintain their designation. The new requirement was approved by the CRS Board of Directors at the 2016 … Continue reading

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Texas YPN busts 3 myths about getting involved at TAR

If you haven’t already applied to join a Texas Association of REALTORS® committee, is a misconception about what it takes holding you back? Getting involved in your association is the best way to expand your network, make your voice heard, … Continue reading

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What the journey of becoming a broker can teach Texas REALTORS®

Whether you’re a broker, in the process of becoming one, or happy as a sales agent, there are lessons to be learned from how Texas REALTORS® have navigated the process of earning their broker’s license. In the June issue of … Continue reading

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Are you making these real estate investing mistakes?

You can increase your wealth by using your business experience to invest in real estate. If you aren’t sure how to get started, read the cover story from the June issue of Texas REALTOR® magazine. If you’re already investing in … Continue reading

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What to do if sellers want to stay past their temporary residential lease termination date

Each month, Texas REALTOR® magazine features a common question TAR attorneys have been asked on their Legal Hotline calls. Here’s the latest from the June issue. I’ve talked to many agents with sellers who want to stay past the termination … Continue reading

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