Chair's Update

Awards, Elections, Transaction Management and More

As you can see from the cover of this month’s magazine, we are honored to announce the recipients of the “20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate Awards.” The winners were selected from nominations that were submitted and were based on each real estate professional’s sales, leadership and community service.  You could not excel in only one category and make the list.  It took truly well-rounded individuals to make
Chair's Update

Elections, Awards, The BIG e and More

It seems like there has been an election nearly every month this year, even though there really hasn’t been. There is one more though—at least one more. The November general election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, and early voting will be available running up to that date. Our advisory group spends countless hours screening the candidates who would best represent the REALTOR® Party, which supports the real estate
Chair's Update

Summer Ends and the Association is Just Getting Started

How is it possible that the summer has already come to a close? Kids are back in school (remember to obey those school zone speed limits while refraining  from cell phone usage), and we are past the bulk of the peak selling season for real estate. That being said, it is impossible to not be extremely happy about the July MLS sales statistics. Single-family home sales were up 27.0 percent,
Chair's Update

The Summer Rolls on for Houston Real Estate and HAR

As you can see from the cover of this month’s magazine, the Professional Development Department and its many course offerings is the focus of the issue. Our education is second to none. We are continually offering the latest information to our members to help keep you up-to-date and as effective in your business as possible—and many of the courses are free. If you want to set yourself apart from the