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Closing Rules: 6 Things You May Not Know

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This article was previously published on the Texas Association of REALTORS® blog, November 2, 2015. The real estate industry experienced some big changes last month when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau implemented new closing rules significantly changing the forms and procedures used in most mortgage loan transactions. Last week, TAR’s …

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Two Sides to the Courthouse Proposal: Vote Today!

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While the Austin Board of REALTORS® has not taken a specific position on the Travis County Courthouse proposal on the ballot this November, we strive to educate our members about the proposal so that they may make an educated decision. On the ballot is a proposal by Travis County to …

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Designation Awareness Month: Member Special Offer

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National Association of REALTORS® has proclaimed November as Designation Awareness Month, and ABoR is excited to support it the best way we know how—with member-only discounts! This month REALTORS® and members are encouraged to start or complete an officially endorsed designation or certification through ABoR’s Academy. Designations and Certifications In …

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Reading Between the Prop 7 Ballot Lines

Believe it or not, there was a time when you could get from North to South Austin in 30 min. During that same time, 1st St. was considered a hidden gem and Lamar Blvd. felt like a Sunday drive. Life was good. We couldn’t complain. Today, however, is much different. …

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The Facts Behind What Makes Austin Great

We love living in Austin, and the 157 people that move here every day must agree. Year after year, Austin continues to top high-profile rankings, leading the nation for economic growth, real estate prospects, and millennial favorability, to name a few. But enough bragging; let’s connect these and examine why …

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