Competition and Real Estate by State

Texas Texas

Negative icon Limits choice of brokerage services
Positive icon Allows brokers to offer rebates to consumers

Texas law requires real estate brokers to accept and present offers and counteroffers and answer their clients' questions in every real estate transaction, even if consumers do not wish to buy these services.

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Brokerage services: Discount Brokers Can Make Selling a Home Less Costly

Rebates: Rebates Make Buying a Home Less Expensive

Press Release

April 21, 2005

Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Urge Texas Real Estate Commission to Continue to Allow Flexibility in Brokerage Services

Comment Letter

April 20, 2005

Letter to the Texas Real Estate Commission Re: Proposed Amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code § 535.2

Related documents on the Internet:

Texas Occupations Code Title 7 § 1101.557 requiring brokers to perform minimum services

Updated June 25, 2015