Monthly Archives: November 2017

Simple ways to help new agents succeed

Adding agents to your brokerage can benefit your business, but only if you give them the foundation to succeed. Here’s how to help your new agents thrive. Help agents come up with a business plan. A good business plan includes … Continue reading

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New annexation law improves Texas property rights

Once a new law takes effect December 1, many Texans who live in areas outside of city limits—known as extraterritorial jurisdictions (ETJs)—will no longer have to worry about their property being forced into the city limits through annexation. This TAR-supported … Continue reading

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5 basics of persuasion

Persuasion is part of your job, whether you’re convincing someone to work with you or explaining why the seller should accept your buyer’s offer. Here’s how to be more persuasive. Build a relationship of trust from the start. If people … Continue reading

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Find more leads and nurture the ones you have

Kickstart your lead generation playbook with 13 fresh ideas and learn how to keep your leads warm and moving toward a transaction in the November issue of Texas REALTOR® magazine.

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Why landowners need this if they allow hunters

Landowners who lease their private property for hunting in return for any type of compensation are required to obtain a hunting lease license. There are three types of licenses available: Hunting lease license Hunting cooperative lease license Wildlife management association … Continue reading

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Get the recognition you (or your colleagues) deserve

The nomination deadlines for Texas Association of REALTORS® awards is December 1, unless otherwise noted. Below are categories of awards available as well as links to each one’s nomination page. Volunteer leadership The REALTOR® of the Year Award is given … Continue reading

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Why you might say no to working with a client

Not every client is going to be the right fit for you. Watch the latest Texas REALTOR® Magazine Minute for some advice about the benefits of saying no to working with a potentially difficult client.

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