Tag Archives: Harvey

TREC extends license-renewal deadlines for those affected by Harvey

The Texas Real Estate Commission has again extended renewal deadlines for those license holders who live in the 60-county disaster area declared by Gov. Greg Abbott. Real estate license holders in those counties whose licenses have an expiration date of August … Continue reading

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Resources for coping with loss and consoling others after Harvey

Although rebuilding has begun, the psychological and emotional effects of Hurricane Harvey could stay with Texans for some time. If you or someone you know is having difficulty coping with stress or feelings of loss, guides and information can serve … Continue reading

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What to know about dealing with FEMA after Harvey

If you or your clients live in one of the counties in Texas where the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing individual assistance to those affected by Hurricane Harvey, it’s not too late to apply. The agency accepts applications … Continue reading

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4 tips for dealing with your taxes after Harvey

Taxes may not be top of mind after disaster strikes, but proper action now can mean avoiding potential problems later. The Internal Revenue Service has assembled tips for those affected by Harvey, several of which are highlighted here. Remember to contact … Continue reading

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7 tips to avoid scams when you rebuild from Harvey

Ensure you’re working with legitimate professionals, whether rebuilding your own home or sharing these tips with clients. Be suspicious of builders who contact you first. A person knocking on your door may say he’s a contractor, but how do you … Continue reading

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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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Landlords, tenants, and floods

This post was written by Michael Mengden to address landlord and tenant issues brought about by Hurricane Harvey. He is president/broker of Terra Residential Services in Houston, 2011 chairman of the TAR Property Management Committee, and 2002 president of the National Association … Continue reading

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