President's Corner
WCLife Button
WCLife Button
WCLife Button

News in the WC
2016 Industry Awards - Nomination

Deadline - Monday, November 7, 2016 | 5:00 PM

It's that time of the year again; time to select those members on our Association who have excelled within the industry. In 2016, the Association will be awarding four industry awards: REALTOR® of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Company Affiliate of the Year and the new Community Neighbor of the Year. The guidelines for each award is available by clicking on the award name. Please complete a separate nomination form for each nominee. All nominations must be received by 5PM on Monday , November 7, 2016 to be considered. Forms may be submitted via mail, fax or email.

Join a Committee Today

It is that time of the year once again where we reach out to all our wonderful members and give you the opportunity to get active and make an impact in 2017! WCREALTORS depends on volunteer members to plan and implement educational opportunities, networking events, local legislative issues, and fundraisers which directly benefit our Association, TREPAC, and community efforts. Volunteering at WCREALTORS benefits and strengthens your local Association, as well as keeps you in touch with issues facing the industry, the community, and your fellow REALTORS®. Workgroups are made up of REALTOR® and Affiliate Members and are monitored by a member of the Board of Directors. If you are interested in donating your time and talents, please indicate your areas of interest and return to the WCREALTORS Office.

GRI Real Estate Marketing

November 2, 3, 9 & 10, 2016 | 8:30am - 5:30pm

Time to dive deep into the depths of Real Estate Marketing to become the best you can be to help your clients. Learn the ins and outs of Buyer/Seller Representation, how to market within the law of TREC! Also included in this GRI Series is information on Environmental/Green Building as well as technology! Sign up today to get 30 SAE/9 CE hours and be on your way to obtaining the most popular real estate designation. More Information | Register Today

So, You Want to be a Property Manager

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | 1:00 - 4:00pm

Learn the ins & outs of the Property Management Cycle. This three hour course will take you on the roller coaster ride of a property manager from move in to move out and everything in-between. Topics of Conversation Include: Risk Mitigation; On Boarding Tenants & Owners; Banking; And Much More!  More Information | Register Now

Industry News
WCREALTORS is Now Offering a New Service to Members

The Williamson County Association of REALTORS® is PROUD TO ANNOUNCE its partnership with Four Rivers Association of REALTORS® and Temple-Belton Board of REALTORS® in the creation of Central Texas’s first Regional Shareholder Multiple Listing Service covering Bell, Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, and Williamson Counties.  After many Town Hall Meetings and surveys of the membership the Williamson County Association is now a shareholder in the…

click here to read more

Williamson County home sales increase slightly, prices rise in September 2016

Round Rock, Texas – 12 October 2016 – Home sales in Williamson County increased 3.1% in September 2016 and home prices increased (when compared year over year), according to the September 2016 Williamson County housing market report released today by the Williamson County Association of REALTORS®.

According to the report, 958 homes were sold in Williamson County during September 2016, a 3.1% increase from the year prior. The median price for Williamson County homes increased four percent year-over-year to $247,400 during the same period.

click here to read more

Breaking News: Department of Labor Enacts Sweeping Changes to Overtime Rules for Salaried Employees

Salaried workers must earn at least $47,476 annually or be paid overtime wages for every hour worked over 40 hours per week

This update to the Fair Labor Standards Act has been in the works for almost a year, and the change will go into effect December 1, 2016. The Department of Labor estimates two thirds of all businesses will have affected workers and somewhere between four and five million Americans will gain higher wages. Restaurant and retail managers, office administrators, and entry to mid-level white collar professional workers are among the most affected.

click here to read more

The Voice for Real Estate

menu test