By Steve Crorey • 2018 President

Throughout the month of February, the ABoR Academy is showing love by providing you with a great selection of CE courses and designations. Looking to add a new skill to your portfolio? Consider earning a designation. Need to renew your license? See our TREC Legal Update I & II courses, offered at all ABoR locations. Visit for a complete list of courses and don’t forget to show us some love by checking-in to ABoR on Facebook!

Plan to attend ABoR’s first Town Hall of 2018

Throughout this year, ABoR members can look forward to quarterly town halls, providing the opportunity for you to share with ABoR leadership what matters most to you and your REALTOR peers. The Association is thrilled to bring you the first Town Hall of the year from 10 a.m. until noon on Feb. 28 at ABoR HQ. Smaller brokers and Broker Associates — I encourage you to add this date to your calendar because this is a discussion you won’t want to miss! Members will come together in a round-table discussion to talk through industry challenges, tips and tricks, and ways to build your business. Stay tuned for details under the Events Tab of We look forward to meeting and hearing from you!

Homesnap and Homesnap Pro — What’s the difference?

Designed with REALTORS in mind and your clients at heart, Homesnap is a national home search app used to find homes and rentals. While you can share in the experience with clients using Homesnap, Homesnap Pro provides all ABoR MLS subscribers with agent-only MLS data and other exclusive features. All ABoR MLS listings are automatically opted in to send to Homesnap, due to its alignment with the Broker Public Portal (BPP) initiative. Visit for instructions on how to activate your Pro account, webinars, and short training videos. The Association is excited to bring you this new ABoR MLS benefit!

Keep your tools, access to ABoR MLS

Speaking of benefits, as an ABoR member and MLS subscriber, you have access to the market’s most accurate, complete, up-to-date listing data for the Greater Austin area. With MLS training guides, courses, and in-office trainers, ABoR strives to provide you with the MLS resources you need to grow your business. Keep all your tools and take advantage of other great benefits by renewing your MLS subscription by Thursday, March 15.  RL