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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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Business entity vs. DBA: What’s the difference?

Many people think a business entity is the same thing as a DBA, which stands for “doing business as.” In fact, they have different meanings and purposes. A business entity is a type of business structure, such as a sole … Continue reading

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What to look for in licensing agreements with listing portals

If your MLS or brokerage is considering signing a license agreement with an online syndicator like Zillow, there are important considerations to keep in mind. The National Association of REALTORS® has a checklist of what to look for in your … Continue reading

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TREC adopts broker-related rule changes

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 adopted … Continue reading

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How to evaluate an offer from a brokerage

If you’re in the process of taking on a new role or switching brokerages, convincing a broker that you’d be an asset to her business is just the first step. Once that offer comes, it’s time to do your due … Continue reading

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What the journey of becoming a broker can teach Texas REALTORS®

Whether you’re a broker, in the process of becoming one, or happy as a sales agent, there are lessons to be learned from how Texas REALTORS® have navigated the process of earning their broker’s license. In the June issue of … Continue reading

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