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College football legend Lou Holtz leaves Texas REALTORS® with 3 rules on Day 1 of 2017 Texas REALTORS® Conference

Harvey and the resilience of Texas and its REALTORS® was a theme echoed throughout the first day of the 2017 Texas REALTORS® Conference at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. Speakers and leaders made time to recognize the generosity of Texas … Continue reading

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Why TAR is back at the Texas Capitol

Our work at the Texas Capitol this year isn’t done yet. After the regular session of the 85th Texas Legislature concluded on May 29, Gov. Greg Abbott called the state’s lawmakers back to Austin for a special session, which started … Continue reading

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Watch a two-minute recap of the legislative session

With the governor’s vetoes and approvals of bills last week, the regular session of the 85th Texas Legislature has come to an end. Watch the latest Texas RECap for a rundown of the legislative session, a preview of the upcoming … Continue reading

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What changes to the law mean for your business

Get updates on recent and potential changes in the law that affect real estate brokerage and private-property rights during the Online Town Hall brought to you by TAR’s Legal Department. This free, informative session takes place 10-11:30 a.m CDT on … Continue reading

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Real estate is back on the agenda at the Texas Capitol

When the regular session of the 85th Texas Legislature ended May 29, Texas REALTORS® had a long list of successes on behalf of Texas real estate consumers. Lawmakers filed 7,051 bills during the regular session, and TAR tracked 2,767 bills … Continue reading

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One step closer to making home equity more accessible for homeowners

Last weekend, the Texas House unanimously voted in support of the TAR-supported joint resolution to modernize the home-equity provisions in the Texas Constitution, after the joint resolution received the full support of the Texas Senate last month. The joint resolution … Continue reading

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