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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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Why designations matter to you and your clients

What are designations good for? According to five REALTORS®, each with at least seven designations, they use those designations to: Generate leads Lower E&O insurance premiums Customize client services Keep current on industry best practices Read the July Texas REALTOR® … Continue reading

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FEMA, flood plains, and real estate transactions

Do you know what the base flood elevation of a building is? How about the lowest adjacent grade? Where would you go to find a Flood Insurance Rate Map? The June issue of Texas REALTOR® magazine features one member’s story of … Continue reading

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Are you making these real estate investing mistakes?

You can increase your wealth by using your business experience to invest in real estate. If you aren’t sure how to get started, read the cover story from the June issue of Texas REALTOR® magazine. If you’re already investing in … Continue reading

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Do you read Texas REALTOR® magazine? Then you must read this

Would you like a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and improve TAR’s flagship publication at the same time? Give Texas REALTOR® magazine editors your feedback by taking this survey. Whether you love the magazine or wish it … Continue reading

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