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Brokers and managers: Are you and your agents using these RPR features?

Did you know that the free REALTORS® Property Resource (RPR) app has tools specifically for brokers and managers? Attend a free webinar hosted by RPR at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 14 to learn about the basics of RPR, how … Continue reading

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What brokers should know about branch-office licenses

I sponsor several agents who work out of their homes. I have a license for the main office, but another broker told me that I’m required to also have a branch-office license for every agent’s home. Is that true? It … Continue reading

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Simple ways to help new agents succeed

Adding agents to your brokerage can benefit your business, but only if you give them the foundation to succeed. Here’s how to help your new agents thrive. Help agents come up with a business plan. A good business plan includes … Continue reading

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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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