President's Update: Make a Meaningful Impact in the Marketplace

As the President of ABoR & Unlock MLS, I've personally experienced the transformative potential of active engagement within our Association. These meaningful connections, whether through advocacy initiatives or community participation, have not only enriched my professional journey but also enhanced the level of service I provide to my clients. When I declared January as our 'Year of Connection,' I couldn't have foreseen a more opportune moment for you to explore how becoming involved with ABoR can yield personal and professional benefits.

As we approach our forthcoming Volunteer Call and Board of Directors Election, I urge you to heed this call to action: immerse yourself in ABoR, cast your vote in the election, volunteer for a committee, contribute to TREPAC, support the ABoR Foundation, broaden your horizons with ABoR Global by enrolling in a CIPS course, or connect with local organizations. As REALTORS®, we hold a unique position to care for and advocate for those within our communities, and I challenge you to seize the opportunities ABoR offers to make a truly meaningful impact.

2024 Volunteer Call: September 15-October 15

Regardless of where you are in your career, continuous development is essential. Don't miss out on this chance to advance your career while making an impact on our marketplace. Whether you possess expertise in finance, advocacy, international real estate, philanthropic service, or aspire to join a policy team or advisory group – ABoR welcomes your involvement! From September 15 through October 15, we invite you to apply for positions in our 2024 Volunteer Groups by visiting 

2024 Board of Directors Election: September 18-20

Mark your calendars for the 2024 ABoR and Unlock MLS Boards of Directors election, from September 18 to September 20, with the results scheduled for announcement on September 22. Your vote will help determine the individuals who will fill five open positions and play a pivotal role in representing the interests of over 20,000 real estate professionals across Central Texas and beyond. Make sure to vote in this important election and exercise your voice to influence the policies and programs that empower you to succeed in the dynamic marketplace of our region. Discover more about the election process, get to know the nominees, and access the results by visiting

SAVE THE DATE: Market Shift Part 4 on October 10

Mark your calendars for Part 4 of our Market Shift series on October 10 that will delve into the crucial topic of REALTORS® utilizing Buyer's Representation Agreements. As the real estate landscape continues to evolve, understanding the significance of these agreements is vital to the success of professionals in the field. I hope you’ll join us for valuable insights and discussions regarding the role of Buyer's Representation Agreements in today's market.