Category Archives: TREC

Who can use TREC forms

True or false? You must have a real estate license to use the forms posted on the Texas Real Estate Commission’s website. False. TREC’s forms are public record, so they are available to anyone. However, the forms are primarily intended … Continue reading

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TREC adopts changes to rules for consumer notices, BPOs and CMAs, and more

The Texas Real Estate Commission met on November 13 and adopted amendments to existing rules and proposed others. In addition to the changes below, the commission made changes to how team names can be used in advertisements, tweaked rules regarding … Continue reading

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TREC extends license-renewal deadlines for those affected by Harvey

The Texas Real Estate Commission has again extended renewal deadlines for those license holders who live in the 60-county disaster area declared by Gov. Greg Abbott. Real estate license holders in those counties whose licenses have an expiration date of August … Continue reading

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TREC, TAR reach consensus on proposed rule changes

The Texas Real Estate Commission in August proposed rule changes about which the Texas Association of REALTORS® expressed concerns. Recently, representatives from TREC and TAR discussed these concerns and agreed on many issues, notably the use of business titles in advertisements, … Continue reading

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Two REALTORS® appointed to Texas Real Estate Comission

Governor Greg Abbott appointed two broker members to the Texas Real Estate Commission for terms expiring in January 2023: Jan Fite Miller of Kemp and DeLora Wilkinson of Cypress. Their first meeting with the commission will be in November. Read … Continue reading

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How TAR responded to TREC’s many proposed changes

The Texas Real Estate Commission at its August 7 meeting proposed many rule changes, and you can submit comments on these proposals until September 24 at general.counsel@trec.texas.gov. The Texas Association of REALTORS® submitted its comments on several aspects of the … Continue reading

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TREC proposes changes to statements for all BPOs and CMAs

The Texas Real Estate Commission met on August 7 and adopted amendments to existing rules and proposed several more. View the meeting materials packet, which provides more details about all the changes, on TREC’s website. Here’s a breakdown of a … Continue reading

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