youtube  facebook   twitter

Member Center

TREC's New Advertising Rules Update

Thursday, February 22 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. | GFWAR Auditorium

Kinski Moss, Deputy General Counsel for TAR, will give a presentation and answer questions on the Texas Real Estate Commission’s (TREC) recently adopted updated advertising rules. The effective date of the new rules is May 15, 2018, and we want to make sure everyone is thoroughly prepared for the changes. There is no cost to attend for GFWAR members but an RSVP is requested. Click here to read the advertising rules update.

Read more ...

Coffee Talk: Cory Procter

Power of the Huddle

Former NFL Dallas Cowboys player, Cory Procter reflects on his past and inspires us for the future as he takes us into the "huddle" of his life.  Cory mixes entertainment with emotion as he captivates his audience with his personal stories. He was a lost and struggling teenager zig-zagging through the hallways of life, until a guiding voice stepped in to illuminate his path to football fame.

Read more ...

2017 Year-End Fort Worth Housing Report

During 2017, Fort Worth home sales raised 5.4 percent to 12,726 homes. The median price for Fort Worth homes increased 11.9 percent year-over-year to $207,000 in 2017.

“The Texas real estate market was strong in 2017 and the Fort Worth housing report reflects that. Most of the trends we were seeing in 2017, rising prices and low inventory, are expected to continue in 2018,” said J.R. Martinez, 2018 President for the Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS®.

Read more ...

December 2017 Fort Worth Housing Report

FORT WORTH, Texas – January 17, 2018 – Fort Worth home sales raised 12 percent to 1,105 homes in December 2017. The median price for Fort Worth homes increased 9.5 percent year-over-year to $215,454 in December 2017.

“Despite being a slower time of year for real estate, the Fort Worth market finished the year strong with an increase in sales and listings. We are still in a seller’s market and can expect that trend to continue in 2018,” said J.R. Martinez, 2018 President for the Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS®.

Read more ...

TREC's Advertising Rules - What You Need To Know

Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) recently adopted updated advertising rules. The effective date of the new rules is May 15, 2018, and we want to make sure everyone is thoroughly prepared for the changes.

Background

These new rules are the result of years of work by the Commission and key stakeholders focusing on clarity of advertisements for consumers with the least restrictions on license holders. The rules also interpret and balance revised statutory requirements supporting free commerce and business competition with those protecting the consumer from misleading advertisements.

Read more ...