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Middle Class Homeowners are in Jeopardy and You Can Help

You’ve heard the news about Tax Reform, and unfortunately it’s not good news. The bill unveiled in the House last week is a direct threat to consumers, to homeowners, and to your business. Not only will millions of homeowners not benefit from the proposal, many will get a tax increase. …

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Why Central Texas REALTORS® Should Care About Smart Growth

Does the term “Smart Growth” sound familiar to you? You may have heard the term used to describe a particular style of neighborhood or development, but what does it really mean and why should REALTORS® take note? There are three major reasons as to why it is important for Central …

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REALTOR® Advocacy in 2017 – So Far…

This article was featured in the July/August 2017 issue of Austin REALTOR®. Read the full article here. This May, 42 Central Texas REALTOR® members hit Washington D.C. for the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. During this event, thousands of REALTORS® met with all 535 legislators …

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6 Wins for Texas Real Estate Consumers

Texas REALTORS® had several legislative victories this past legislative session as the strongest advocates for Texas real estate consumers. Now several TAR priority bills are heading to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk to enhance disclosure, save real estate buyers from excessive fees, protect private-property rights, increase transportation options, and more. Here’s …

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What Lies Ahead for Central Texas REALTORS®?

This post is an excerpt from the Austin REALTOR® magazine’s cover story: The Election is Over: Now What? Read the full article. Even though much of the media attention was focused on the Presidential election, the results of state and local elections can oftentimes have a larger impact on the …

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