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Last Update: April 3, 2022

Do You Know the Rules for Coming Soon Listings

You may call them coming-soon listings, pocket listings, or something else, but many in the real estate industry call them a problem. To address the growing use of coming-soon listings—and growing discontent with the practice—NAR in May 2020 adopted the Clear Cooperation Policy, which helps ensure all consumers have access to the same housing …

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Sales Tax on Real Estate Transfers – Texas REALTORS®

(4 days ago) Sales Tax on Real Estate Transfers. The State of Texas imposes a sales tax on leases and rentals of most goods, retail sales, and some services. All local governmental entities have the option of imposing an additional local sales tax for a maximum combined state and local tax of 8.25%. Under the guise of property-tax relief, there are groups

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April 2022 – Texas REALTORS®

(4 days ago) Texas REALTORS® is committed to advocating for a strong real estate industry, advancing a culture of continued learning, and staying …

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The New Disclosure You Need To Know About – Texas …

(Just Now) All real estate sales transactions, including resale, new construction, condominiums, commercial, and unimproved property. What must the PID notice contain? Specific information about the PID where the property is located, such as the name of the PID and the name of the municipality or county that authorized the PID.

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Where to get Texas REALTORS® forms – Texas REALTORS®

(Just Now) As a member of Texas REALTORS®, you receive exclusive access to 130 forms—including 40 commercial forms—above and beyond the 27 forms the Texas Real Estate Commission offers all license holders. Spanish and Vietnamese translations of some forms are available for reference purposes. Members can access these forms at texasrealestate.com.

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Your forms: Information About On-Site

(8 days ago) Property owners can use the Information About On-Site Sewer Facility (TXR 1407) to document the existence of and provide information about their treatment and distribution systems. The form includes spaces for the approximate location of the drain field or distribution system, installer, and approximate age, as well as maintenance contract details if applicable.

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Texas Luxury Home Sales Top $10 Billion

(3 days ago) The Texas Luxury Home Sales Report is based on data from The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University and analyzes sales data of homes priced at $1 million and higher for six Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) in Texas.Texas REALTORS® distributes insights about the Texas housing market each month, including quarterly market statistics, trends …

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Texas REALTORS® Stores – Texas REALTORS®

(8 days ago) Texas REALTORS® is committed to advocating for a strong real estate industry, advancing a culture of continued learning, and staying ahead of issues concerning members and their clients.

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Nothing You Can’t Manage – Texas REALTORS®

(3 days ago) Property Managers: Just For You. As a member of Texas REALTORS®, you have a host of property management resources available to you: Forms. Texas REALTORS® has created a listing agreement, representation agreements, leases and addenda, and dozens of property management agreements for use exclusively by members and their clients.

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Get Moving With Active&Fit Direct – Texas REALTORS®

(9 days ago) Get Moving With Active&Fit Direct. Whether you’re working out at a gym or looking to get moving at home, the Active&Fit Direct program has you covered. This Texas REALTORS® member benefit gives you access to fitness centers, workout videos—even one-on-one lifestyle coaching. Work out at home with online workout videos. You can access 200

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February 2022 – Texas REALTORS®

(4 days ago) The Texas Real Estate Commission met on February 14. A video replay of the meeting along with the February 16, 2022 | Author: Texas REALTORS® Staff. REALTORS® Forge Ahead at 2022 Winter Meeting. REALTORS® left their screens behind to attend the 2022 Texas REALTORS® Winter Meeting, the firs

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Do Your Clients Know What to Expect

(2 days ago) Unrealistic expectations can lead to disappointed and unsatisfied clients. However, you can take steps to avoid going down that path. With the dynamic real estate market, Job Hammond, associate broker at Dash Realty, Austin, and adjunct professor of real estate at Austin Community College, says, “Communication and trust are essential components of managing …

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2022 Chairman Russell Berry – Texas REALTORS®

(5 days ago) Staying focused on real estate: “Staying in our lane makes the association much more powerful,” Berry explains. “It makes Texas REALTORS® much more respected if we only tackle things that pertain to real estate and our related interests. Some people think the association should be far-right or far-left or a money-making opportunity.

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When Are the Best Times to Call TREC

(3 days ago) When Are the Best Times to Call TREC? If you need to call the Texas Real Estate Commission, try avoiding Mondays. TREC says that Mondays, the first and last days of the month, and the day after a holiday closure are the most popular days to call. Your hold time on those days may be longer than if you choose a different day to call.

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Can you use escalation clauses

(6 days ago) However, TREC rules prohibit license holders from writing escalation clauses. TREC Rule 537.11(b)(5) says license holders may not “draft language defining or affecting the rights, obligations, or remedies of the principals of a real estate transaction, including escalation, appraisal, or other contingency clauses.”

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Once a Cemetery, Always a Cemetery – Texas REALTORS®

(Just Now) Once a Cemetery, Always a Cemetery. The first burial transforms a parcel of land. Once dedicated as a cemetery, the land becomes frozen in time, unable to be developed. The property owners cannot desecrate or change the land in a way that disturbs interred remains. Instead, the property owners are sort of like trustees holding the property for

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For Better or Worse: Working with

(9 days ago) Starks’s organization specializes in divorce real estate training and issues the CDRE designation. Agents, divorce attorneys, and judges from across the country are being educated about the complicated real estate components of divorce. The emotions of a failed marriage can involve anger, fear, sadness, numbness, and elation.

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How REALTORS® Can Help

(6 days ago) Texas REALTORS® Do More Than Help You Buy and Sell Real Estate. They protect the rights of property owners. They fight proposals that would increase the burdens on buying, selling, and owning real estate. And they bring property-owners’ concerns to the Legislature, regulatory agencies, and local authorities.

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New consumer ads focus on fair housing – Texas REALTORS®

(6 days ago) The National Association of REALTORS® in July launched a consumer campaign that celebrates REALTORS®’ commitment to fair housing. The campaign kicked off with full-page national print ads in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.. The ads read, in part: “Discrimination, in all its forms, still casts a long shadow in this country, and too many are …

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2022 REALTORS® Conference & Expo – Texas REALTORS®

(8 days ago) Texas REALTORS® is committed to advocating for a strong real estate industry, advancing a culture of continued learning, and staying ahead of issues concerning members and their clients.

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Texas REALTORS® Conference 2021 – Texas REALTORS®

(9 days ago) September 9, 2021 - September 12, 2021. The Texas REALTORS® Shaping Texas Conference is back in-person this year in Houston! Hear about industry trends, learn from top real estate educators, participate in Q&A sessions, see the latest products from vendors at the Trade Expo, and network with other real estate professionals from across the state.

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Instructor Training Institute – Texas REALTORS®

(2 days ago) Instructor Training Institute. The Instructor Training Institute course will help instructor candidates develop effective presentation and teaching methods. It is a requirement for those who want to teach GRI or other Texas REALTORS® training programs that require it. The course helps instructors learn to prioritize and communicate key

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Profile Reports – Texas REALTORS®

(8 days ago) Texas REALTORS® is committed to advocating for a strong real estate industry, advancing a culture of continued learning, and staying ahead of issues concerning members and their clients.

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New Homestead Exemption Law Benefits Some Residential

(6 days ago) SB 8 by Sen. Bettencourt, which Texas REALTORS® supported, allows homebuyers who purchase a property that does not already have a homestead exemption to apply for the exemption immediately. This includes homebuyers of new construction, properties that were owned by investors, and properties for which the seller had removed the …

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Lead Paint – Texas REALTORS®

(8 days ago) Yes. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), property management companies that perform, offer, or claim to perform regulated renovations in pre-1978 housing or child-occupied facilities are required to obtain certification from the EPA and ensure that renovations in the homes they manage are performed by certified firms and employees …

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December 2021 – Texas REALTORS®

(4 days ago) Texas REALTORS® is committed to advocating for a strong real estate industry, advancing a culture of continued learning, and staying …

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How a policies and procedures manual

(7 days ago) Texas Real Estate Commission rules require a broker who sponsors agents or who is a designated broker for a business entity to maintain written policies and procedures and notify sales agents in writing of the scope of their authorized activities.

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Find a REALTOR® – Texas REALTORS®

(1 days ago) Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) Leadership Training Graduate (LTG) Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Performance Management Network (PMN) Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Residential Accredited Appraiser (RAA) REALTOR® Association Certified Executive (RCE) Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS) …

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For Instructors – Texas REALTORS®

(2 days ago) Texas REALTORS® is committed to advocating for a strong real estate industry, advancing a culture of continued learning, and staying ahead of issues concerning members and their clients.

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Property Taxes Will Be on May 2022 Ballot – Texas REALTORS®

(8 days ago) The final hours of the 87th Texas Legislature brought big news for property taxes. Texas voters will have a constitutional amendment on the May 7, 2022 ballot to increase the homestead exemption for school districts from $25,000 to $40,000 starting in the 2022 tax year. If it passes, the state will make up the difference in revenue for school

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Earnest Money and Terminating a Contract – Texas REALTORS®

(7 days ago) Earnest money is not necessary to make a valid contract. Earnest money is a buyer-performance item required to be deposited after a contract is fully executed. A contract could become effective even if no earnest money is required in the agreement. Your buyers are still required to deposit the earnest money within the time required for delivery.

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Appraisal waivers – Texas REALTORS®

(5 days ago) The buyers are willing to put down an additional $4,500 if necessary. The buyers could insert $245,000 in Paragraph 2 (ii) as the minimum appraisal they are willing to accept. With a $245,000 appraised value and 90% LTV, the loan amount will be reduced to $220,500. The down payment will be increased to $29,500 to total the $250,000 sales price.

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Ways To Find Your Niche – Texas REALTORS®

(Just Now) Ways To Find Your Niche. March 25, 2022 | Texas REALTORS® Staff. How do you create your own real estate niche? Everyone has hobbies and interests they’re passionate about, and some REALTORS® have carried that into their work. Whether it is an interest in golf, the beach, or a specific location, finding something you thoroughly enjoy is a

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Alphabetical List of Benefits

(6 days ago) RPR is an invaluable member benefit offered exclusively to REALTORS® at no additional cost. RPR services every segment of the real estate industry: Residential, Commercial, Brokers, Appraisers, Associations, and MLSs. Visit RPR.

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