Realtor Day at the Texas Capitol

Lubbock Association of Realtors Members Visit Texas Capitol to Advocate for Texas Real Estate Consumers

AUSTIN - April 11, 2017 - Members of the Lubbock Association of Realtors were among more than 2,500 Texas Realtors who participated in Realtor Day at the Texas Capitol on April 4, 2017.

The event provides an opportunity for lawmakers to meet with Realtors from their home districts during the legislative session to discuss issues critical to Texas real estate.

"Lubbock Association of Realtors members had productive meetings with lawmakers who represent us in the Texas legislature," said Jef Conn, 2017 President of the LAR.

"We look forward to continuing to educate lawmakers about issues important to Texas real estate consumers and private-property rights."

During the meetings, Realtors advocated for several legislative priorities, including reforming the property tax process to add honesty and transparency to the local tax-rate setting process, maintaining the current title insurance system, and modernizing the home-equity lending process in the Texas Consitution.

Lubbock Association of Realtors members had productive meetings with Represenatives John Frullo, Representative Dustin Burrows staff and the staff of State Senator Charles Perry.

About the Texas Association of REALTORS®

With more than 110,000 members, the Texas Association of REALTORS is a professional membership organization that represents all aspects of real estate in Texas. We advocate on behalf of Texas REALTORS and private-property owners to keep homeownership affordable, protect private-property rights, and promote public policies that benefit homeowners. Visit to learn more.