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When you’re marketing a property for lease that had previous flooding from a property condition, REALTORS® should consider the Code of Ethics. Keep in mind that Article 2 says REALTORS® should avoid exaggeration, misrepresentation, or concealment of pertinent facts relating … Continue reading
REALTORS® have an obligation under Article 1 of the Code of Ethics to promote the interests of their clients while treating all parties honestly. Texas Real Estate Commission rules require real estate practitioners in Texas treat people fairly. While the … Continue reading
According to the Texas Property Code, sellers aren’t required to disclose deaths on the property that resulted from natural causes, suicide, or an accident unrelated to the property’s condition. However, murder does not fall into these categories. The Deceptive Trade … Continue reading
Texas REALTORS®, the strongest advocates for Texas real estate consumers, had several legislative victories this session, including bills that will enhance disclosure, restrict fees on new construction, protect private-property rights, and increase transportation options. There’s a rundown of TAR’s legislative … Continue reading
As the 85th Texas Legislature comes to a close on May 29, several bills that will enhance protections for real estate consumers are taking the final steps of the legislative process. Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law TAR-supported … Continue reading