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Important TREC Advertising Bill Passed During the 85th Legislature

The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) is the governing body that ensures both REALTORS® and consumers are safeguarded in real property transactions. TREC oversees licensing, educational training, advertising and other issues related to real estate agents and brokers. In the 85th Legislature there were several TREC related bills that if passed as originally written, would have adversely impacted the REALTOR® community in Texas. The original language of House Bill 2534
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HAR Takes to the Hill for Productive Talks with Lawmakers

During two exciting and fast-paced days, 70 members of the Houston Association of REALTORS® visited with 10 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and two members of the U.S. Senate and advocated for REALTOR® issues. In addition to the office visits, breakfast meetings with our members of Congress were held at Tortilla Coast on May 11 and 12. During the two day period, we were very pleased to have
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Weekly City Council & Commissioners Courts Agenda Watch

The agendas for the following City Council and Commissioners Courts for this week are being sent to you as a service of the HAR Governmental Affairs department. These include: Pasadena City Council, Pearland City Council, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court, Missouri City City Council, Sugar Land City Council, Harris County Commissioners Court, Houston City Council, Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Conroe City Council and The Woodlands Township Board of Directors. If there
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Weekly City Council & Commissioners Courts Agenda Watch

The agendas for the following City Council and Commissioners Courts for this week are being sent to you as a service of the HAR Governmental Affairs department. These include: Pasadena City Council, Pearland City Council, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court, Missouri City City Council, Sugar Land City Council, Harris County Commissioners Court, Houston City Council, Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Conroe City Council and The Woodlands Township Board of Directors. If there
Governmental Affairs Issues

Weekly City Council & Commissioners Courts Agenda Watch

The agendas for the following City Council and Commissioners Courts for this week are being sent to you as a service of the HAR Governmental Affairs department. These include: Pasadena City Council, Pearland City Council, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court, Missouri City City Council, Sugar Land City Council, Harris County Commissioners Court, Houston City Council, Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Conroe City Council and The Woodlands Township Board of Directors. If there