Spring 2019 Austin REALTOR® Magazine
A Night to Remember
2018 has come and gone, but we're still holding on to those good vibes. Last year's Industry Awards & Installation was one of the best we've ever seen, and nothing symbolized that more than the slick aviators indicative of the Austin Board of Realtors® and Past President Steve Crorey's vision for the future. Flip to page 14 to reflect on those stars that shined the brightest.
The Importance of Standardized Data
Like the Rosetta stone, open standards bring disparate parts together to form a unifying language that makes it easier to translate and share complex data. Go to page 10 to find out how the Real Estate Standards Organization is working to increase the value of ubiquitous MLS data that can be transferred between marketplaces.
Honoring TREPAC's Best & Brightest
Advocating for Realtors and homeowners alike, the Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee (TREPAC) is a grassroots organization that works to protect property rights, strengthen the real estate market, and enhance the lives of all Texans. All of this is made possible by direct candidate contributions from members like you. Help us in honoring our 2018 TREPAC investors, check out page 24.
From Contract to Close
Homebuyers and sellers depend on you for guidance when maneuvering legalities. Head to page 28 to learn the four things you need to know when it comes to contracts and forms. From contract to close, ABoR Academy Instructor Robbie English covers the basics and key takeaways of navigating the legal processes.