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Business entity vs. DBA: What’s the difference?

Many people think a business entity is the same thing as a DBA, which stands for “doing business as.” In fact, they have different meanings and purposes. A business entity is a type of business structure, such as a sole … Continue reading

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What to look for in licensing agreements with listing portals

If your MLS or brokerage is considering signing a license agreement with an online syndicator like Zillow, there are important considerations to keep in mind. The National Association of REALTORS® has a checklist of what to look for in your … Continue reading

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TREC adopts broker-related rule changes

The Texas Real Estate Commission met on August 7 and adopted amendments to existing rules and proposed several more. View the meeting materials packet, which provides more details about all the changes, on TREC’s website. Here’s a breakdown of adopted … Continue reading

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How to evaluate an offer from a brokerage

If you’re in the process of taking on a new role or switching brokerages, convincing a broker that you’d be an asset to her business is just the first step. Once that offer comes, it’s time to do your due … 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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