July 17 & 18 | 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. | GFWAR Committee Room
This course serves as the core of the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation program. It is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. The goal of this course is to set the foundation of training, skills, and resources to help real estate professionals succeed in the marketplace as buyer’s representatives. This course is a fundamental resource for understanding the duties that REALTORS® owe to clients, customers, the public, and fellow REALTORS® as outlined in the NAR Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. In each course module you will examine a different topic; together they create a comprehensive guide to help you become an effective, efficient and profitable buyer’s representative.
If you weren’t able to watch live as Texas Association of REALTORS® COO Mike Barnett gave a walkthrough of the new MarketViewer data tool, the video is now available in an edited version. Watch the full tutorial or jump to explanations of specific features and questions. The video explains the background of the Data Relevance project and the MarketViewer tool, why reports may differ from what’s available through your local MLS, and how to use the infographic generator and access market reports in addition to answers questions from members like you.
FORT WORTH, Texas – June 13, 2018 – Fort Worth home sales increased 6.4 percent to 1,247 homes in May 2018. The median price for Fort Worth homes increased 8.1 percent year-over-year to $227,000 in May 2018.
“Like most of the country, home prices in Fort Worth are rising each month, and inventory is low,” said J.R. Martinez, 2018 President for the Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS®. “A seller’s market can be very difficult for buyers to navigate. Realtors® are here to make the process as easy as possible.”
The Texas Real Estate Commission met on May 7, and here’s a summary of actions relevant to Texas REALTORS®:
Take Note! The Commission took action at the February meeting to reconsider use of the term "realty" by teams. See the update below! The effective date of the new rules is May 15, 2018, and we want to make sure everyone is thoroughly prepared for the changes.
Click here to view the new advertising rules guide.
GFWAR now offers an Automatic Payment Option. You will now be able to set up your credit or debit card to automatically be charged for MLS dues, assocation dues, TREPAC investments, and/or miscellaneous charges such as REALTOR store purchases, advertising, and events tickets.