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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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Why should REALTORS® care about H.R. 3700?

Many first-time homebuyers turn to condominiums as a more affordable option for homeownership. Condominiums make up about 9 percent of the housing stock, but their share of the FHA portfolio is only 4.1 percent. Current FHA condo lending rules restrict the number of condos available to FHA homebuyers, thus limiting …

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Primary Elections Recap: How Did We Do?

Super Tuesday has come and gone, and the national media has moved its attention to the later primaries in other states. But here in Central Texas, we are still reflecting on the great REALTOR® Champions that won victory on March 1, and those that will continue to a runoff in …

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