MetroTex NEWS

 

TREC and TALCB are waiving all renewal and application deadlines until June 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, TREC and TALCB, based on approval by Governor Greg Abbott, are waiving all renewal and application deadlines until June 30, 2020. What does this mean for you?  All license applicants and license holders within their renewal period are automatically granted an extension to complete their initial application or renewal requirements until June […]

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MetroTex Offices to Remain Closed for Now

Apr 30, 2020

We’re Still Fully Staffed and Helping Members Remotely On Monday, Gov. Greg Abbott announced that select businesses in Texas could begin operating at a limited capacity as part of “Phase I” of “Reopening Texas.” Unfortunately, associations aren’t included in the list of businesses allowed to start re-opening beginning this Friday. As a result, MetroTex offices will […]

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Clear Cooperation Policy Goes Into Effect Friday

Apr 30, 2020

MetroTex, NTREIS Resources Available to Help You Comply MLS Statement 8.0, also known as the Clear Cooperation Policy, takes effect Friday. It requires listing brokers who participate in a multiple listing service to submit their listing to the MLS within one business day of marketing the property to the public. Get more information and a helpful Q&A.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Announces Measured Opening of Businesses

Apr 28, 2020

In a news conference this afternoon, Gov. Greg Abbott announced the first phase of a plan to begin opening businesses on Friday while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase I, restaurants, movies theaters and stores may open at 25 percent capacity. The Texas Department of State Health Services is issuing minimum standard health protocols […]

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Licensing Exam Sites Re-Opening

Apr 27, 2020

TREC and Pearson VUE announce licensing exam centers to slowly re-open around the state after swift closure in March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  TREC partners with Pearson VUE to offer licensing examinations.  Pearson VUE operates both company-owned exam sites and third party sites.  TREC has authorized the use of all Pearson VUE third […]

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FREE WEBINAR Texas Housing: How Broken is the Market? What’s Next?

Apr 27, 2020

Texas Housing: How Broken is the Market? What’s Next? with Dr. James P. Gaines Chief Economist, Real Estate Center, Texas A&M University Dr. Gaines will talk about the current state of the economy and housing market. How big a hole are we in? How and when will we dig out? Surprisingly, he says, the housing […]

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