Monthly Archives: June 2017

Texans are paying less on mortgage debt than the rest of the country

Texas homeowners have less mortgage debt than the rest of the U.S. thanks to home prices below the national average, according to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. Since 1978, the price of a home in Texas purchased … Continue reading

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Reach new clients using TAR’s advertising campaign

Did you know that the Texas Association of REALTORS® is putting you in front of potential clients through an advertising campaign? This summer, TAR is telling consumers that it’s a smart move to work with a Texas REALTOR® and is … Continue reading

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Can a listing broker put a conditional offer in the MLS?

I saw a listing in the MLS that offered compensation for cooperating brokers of that MLS. The listing broker wrote in the agent remarks that the compensation offered would be reduced if the contract closed after a certain date. Does … Continue reading

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How the National Flood Insurance Program can benefit your clients

The National Flood Insurance Program was created in 1968 to mitigate future losses from flooding by offering insurance in communities that agree to enforce building standards designed to prevent flood damage. Of the more than 5 million homes insured through … Continue reading

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Are you under 40 and a rock-star REALTOR®? This award is for you

The Texas Young Professionals Network is looking for a few good REALTORS® for its new REALTORS® to Watch award. Apply online now! What are the award’s criteria? YPN wants to recognize REALTORS® who are under 40 as of Aug. 1, … Continue reading

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Texas small land sales volume continues to grow while prices ease

The Texas Small Land Sales Report released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS® shows a 14.2% increase in volume for 2016 while the average price per acre declined 0.3% year-over-year. “As our state’s population continues to grow and the … Continue reading

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Watch a two-minute recap of the legislative session

With the governor’s vetoes and approvals of bills last week, the regular session of the 85th Texas Legislature has come to an end. Watch the latest Texas RECap for a rundown of the legislative session, a preview of the upcoming … Continue reading

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