Shae Cottar Joins 2017 HAR Board of Directors

The Houston Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors has appointed Shae Cottar as its newest member in the Medium Firms category. Shae will fill the remaining term of his mother, Linda Cottar, who died on May 10 after a courageous battle with cancer. Shae was raised in a real estate home with both an academic and a professional background in communications and marketing. He originally opened Cottar Real Estate with

He’s BACK! The “Foot Fetish Creep,” that is…

'Tis the season for sandals and, unfortunately, the infamous foot fetish caller. HAR has begun receiving calls from several members alerting us to the return of “Foot Fetish Creep.” This is a man who has been on and off HAR’s and law enforcement’s radar for several years. Typically identifying himself as Andy or Eddie when he calls, he asks to be shown vacant properties above a certain dollar figure. He

Secrets of Top-Selling Agents

Best-selling author Chris Smith of Secrets of Top-Selling Agents Live is coming to Sugar Land on Thursday, June 29 for an exclusive training session about how top agents are generating 300+ buyer and seller leads per month from Facebook.  During this three-hour educational session, Chris will share how to capture more internet leads, schedule quality appointments, close more sales along with... The best ways to engage your sphere and past clients on

Celebrating More Than Three Decades of HARTV

Greg Hale’s Vision Set a High Bar for the Real Estate Industry Video marketing is no longer optional when it comes to real estate. It’s a requirement. Today’s generation of buyers is tech-savvy, content-driven and hungry for more. How can we give these consumers the most content in the most effective way? Through video, of course! That was the task at hand for HAR leadership back in 1988. Not much

HAR in the News

The Houston Association of REALTORS® is making headlines! Here’s a look at some of the media coverage our organization has received over the past few weeks. HAR’s March 2017 MLS news release, reporting blossoming home sales, a surge in leases and growing inventory, generated coverage from mid- to late April in the following media outlets: Bellaire Essentials Community Impact Newspaper CultureMap Houston Examiner Newspapers Houston Business Journal (online and print