Governmental Affairs News to Know

Urgent: Ask Congress to Retain Tax Benefits of Homeownership

This is a critical week for tax reform as the U. S. House and Senate confer to work out their differences between the two bills. Now is the time to influence this legislation and ask your Members of Congress to retain the tax benefits of homeownership! Differences in the House and Senate bills, on the mortgage interest deduction and the capital gains plan, have created this opportunity. NAR is aggressively seeking
Professional Development

HAR REALTOR® Launch: Your Path to Success

HAR is proud to announce a new initiative to assist REALTORS® in their career path to success! This is five-day class held over a four-week period (once a week for three weeks and back to back days the fourth week). In this intense course you will gain insight on how to handle your transaction from contracts to close. The program will include tools such as: Prospecting -How to Create Business
Communications Features

2018 Proposed Bylaws Changes

The Houston Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors has approved changes to the HAR Bylaws. These Bylaws changes, if approved, shall be effective January 1, 2018. Please note the underlined sections are proposed additions to the Bylaws while the crossed-out phrases are proposed deletions. The Annual Member Meeting to act on these Bylaws changes will be held on December 18, 2017 in the HAR Board Room, 3693 Southwest Freeway. All
Courses Professional Development

Become a Certified Strategic Marketing Specialist (CSMS)

This certification is earned upon completion of a series of eight HAR classes dedicated to enhancing the REALTOR®’S understanding and effective use of marketing. After earning the CSMS, the agent will be equipped with the tools needed to market and brand him/herself and their businesses with skill and proficiency. In turn, agents will learn how to generate more leads and increase profitability. *Each course is approved for TREC CE credit *Classes taken
Courses Professional Development

Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist

This intensive two-day luxury home marketing course sets the standard for luxury sales training in the industry. Successful completion of this course is the first step in earning the coveted Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist® (CLHMS) designation. The second step is to meet The Institute’s sales performance requirements. You will not only build and fine-tune your skills, you will immediately become a member of the institute, increasing your visibility and