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Per ABOR MLS, Unlock; Rules Changes Will Apply to All Property Types



  • Update: August 13 NAR-mandated rules changes will apply to all property types
  • Driving it Home: Dr. Knapp talks market complexity and the importance of working with a REALTOR®
  • NEW: Micro-Education Video Series from ABoR Global
  • Buyer's Agent Portfolio – get it June 26 at the Market Shift Conversations
  • Take the ABoR Member Satisfaction Survey for a chance to win $1,000!



One of the biggest questions you've had to date is which property types will be impacted by the NAR-mandated Unlock MLS rules changes. These changes will be applied to all real property listings, including leasing, land, farm/ranch, and commercial. Applying these rules changes across the board in Unlock MLS ensures transparency in compensation and representation for all buyers and sellers working with Unlock MLS subscribers.



In this episode, Dr. Knapp discusses current market complexity, mortage rates, inventory, and the crucial role of real estate agents to help clients make informed decisions. Listen in and access this week's transcript and show notes below.



  • VA: Temporary Local Variance for Certain Buyer-Broker Charges | VA Circular
  • Table of Experts: Big city, big changes ahead in pivotal election year | Austin Business Journal
  • Three Questions with Emily Chenevert of Unlock MLS | RESO
  • Check out what's up — and down — with home sales, prices, supply in Austin area market | Yahoo! Finance 


NEW: Global Mastermind Micro-Education Series


ABoR's Global Business Alliance has created a Global Mastermind Micro-Education Series that is perfect for anyone interested in carving out a niche in global real estate.


The series, hosted by Dee Dee Blizard and Kellee Buhler, co-founders of Global Girls Collaboration, tackles important topics such as Developing Cultural Competence, Leveraging Local Partnerships, and Honing Your Competitive Edge with Technology.


Buyer's Agent Portfolio Releasing at Market Shift Conversations on June 26


Housing Economist Dr. Clare Knapp has been busy putting together a new Buyer's Agent Portfolio to present during the June 26 Market Shift Conversations event featuring:

  • Buy vs. Rent Addendum
  • Demographic Trends
  • Market Snapshot: Leasing
  • Mid-Year Review

Don't miss out on these valuable resources! 



*Course Specifics:

Avoiding Contract Pitfalls | Course #42700 | Provider #1 Texas REALTORS® (CE) | 2 CE Hours

Master Buyer Representation | Course #43245 | Provider #1 Texas REALTORS® (CE) | 3 CE Hours


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