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Pressing Pause on CodeNEXT – ABoR Stays Committed to Affordability

By now you have probably heard: The Austin City Council voted last week to end the years-long effort to reform and rewrite Austin’s land development code on the grounds that it had become too contentious and divisive. The Austin Board of REALTORS® was committed to the overall goals of CodeNEXT – including a simpler …

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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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