The City of San Antonio has launched a Renters Commission survey to ask citizens to provide their input based on experiences and feedback related to renters’ issues. The City will be using this feedback to help determine the direction and scope of the proposed Renters’ Commission. Click here to take the 5-minute survey. The survey will close on October 15, 2020. Read more
“You Deserve to Know” Property Tax Education Campaign Launches
Texas REALTORS® has launched the “You Deserve to Know” statewide initiative to educate property owners on how their property taxes are set and the new laws that improve property tax transparency for Texans.
Want to be a deputy voter registrar? Volunteer deputy registrars are entrusted with the responsibility of officially registering voters in the State of Texas. They are appointed by county voter registrars and charged with helping increase voter registration in the state. Make yourself the go-to resource for all your clients’ buying and selling needs by oﬀering this invaluable resource when they move.
Are you interested in running for public office, serving on a city board or commission, or just curious about the process? The National Association of REALTORS® and Texas REALTORS® offer online Candidate Training Academies throughout the year to provide you with everything you need to know about how to run for public office. Read more
As the state’s 30-day stay-at-home order is set to expire on Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Monday, April 27, that many Texans will be allowed out of their homes this week to shop, dine and take part in other aspects of daily life as the state begins to reopen amid the global pandemic. Read more
The U.S. Senate passed legislation Tuesday to replenish funding for several coronavirus small-business relief programs championed by NAR and available to REALTORS®. The House is expected to take up the measure later this week. Read more
Both the City of San Antonio and Bexar County have made updates to the Stay Home, Work Safe Orders. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg issued a Second Addendum to Exhibit 1 of the city’s Stay Home Work Safe Order. While there is not a date on the Second Addendum, the City has stated that the requirements found in the order should all be met by April 20th. Read more
The CARES Act, also known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, was signed into law by President Trump on Friday, March 27, 2020. Here’s a summary of some of the provisions of the CARES Act related to the real estate industry. Read more
Bexar County Elections office announced that the majority of municipal and school board elections scheduled for May 2 have been postponed until the general election on Nov. 3. Read more