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2 ways to manage your contacts more effectively

Poor contact management could mean you’re missing out on sales. Here are two ways to make sure you’re capturing all the potential of your contacts: Keep contact information in one place. Collect names, phone numbers, mailing addresses, emails, and other … Continue reading

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It’s called the seller’s disclosure for a reason

Want to avoid trouble with the Seller’s Disclosure Notice and learn how damage from a natural disaster can affect it? Watch latest Texas REALTOR® Magazine Minute. Additional resources for contract issues in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are available in the September/October issue … Continue reading

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Divorced clients? Avoid these common transaction pitfalls

The ex-wife lives in the home, and the ex-husband owns it. They both want to sell the property. Read “When clients divorce” in Texas REALTOR® magazine to learn how to avoid trouble and transaction delays related to the listing agreement, … Continue reading

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Thinking of joining a team? Here’s why that might make sense for you

The model of sales agents leading teams of specialists—such as buyer’s agents, listing coordinators, and inside sales agents—continues to grow, but how you know if joining a team is the right decision for you? We gathered first-hand experience to help … Continue reading

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Commission dispute? Here’s what you need to figure out

If you and another REALTOR® disagree about who earned the commission in a sale, the decision of an arbitration panel will turn on which REALTOR® was the procuring cause for the sale. NAR defines procuring cause as “the uninterrupted series … Continue reading

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Get answers to your termination option questions

The termination option in Paragraph 23 of the One to Four Family Residential Contract (Resale) can be a useful safety net for you clients. It’s also a source of potential confusion and generates a number of calls to the TAR … 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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