Note Expo 2018

Texas Land Developers Association participated this weekend in Note Expo, one of the largest note events in the country, combining education, networking, vendor exhibitions.  More than 500 people from across the country convened in Dallas this weekend, with keynote speaker Pat Precourt of North Shore Enterprises, and panels ranging from Capital … Read More

Texas 100 Hosts First Webinar

In case you missed it…. Texas 100 is up and running and hosted its first webinar this fall, regarding the Texas Department of Savings & Mortgage Lending sunset review, as well as state and federal issues on the agenda for the upcoming session.  Click here to watch!  

Join Texas 100 Today!

In an effort to fund, once and for all, the lobbyist and the efforts of these two fine organizations, in 2018 we are stepping up to build a force of Texans at least 100 strong. These 100 Texans will pledge to donate $1,000 per year for 3 years so that … Read More

On Mexico’s Presidential Election

From Former Ambassador Tony Garza:   Amid persistent chants of “presidente” from his supporters, Andrés Manuel López Obrador took the stage to give his acceptance speech and make history as the country’s first president who was not part of the country’s two major political parties. After leading in the polls … Read More

2018 RMLO Continuing Education Class – Register Now!

2018 RMLO CE Private/Live Class – September 20, 2018 8 Hour SAFE Comprehensive: Examining Industry Issues in Today’s Mortgage Market – Live Private Class – Edinburg, TX – 3 Hour SAFE Federal Law: Challenges of TILA, RESPA, and TRID Rule Compliance – 2 Hour SAFE Ethics: Using the URLA to … Read More

Monthly Membership Meeting – June 7 – with Edinburg Mayor

Texas Land Developers Association will host their monthly meeting on Thursday, June 7, at noon, at the McAllen Country Club, with special guest Mayor Richard Molina, of Edinburg.  Mayor Molina is a U.S. Army veteran who served in Operation Joint Forge-Bosnia and was honorably discharged. He was an employee of … Read More

Banks are walking away from low-income homebuyers

From CNN Money Banks have been walking away from low-income homebuyers seeking loans, and that has affordable housing advocates worried. Newly-released federal data on mortgage lending from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau shows people with low- and moderate-incomes made up only 26.3% of borrowers in 2017, down from 36.6% in … Read More

Perryman projects McAllen MSA will add 29,700 jobs over next 5 years

From the Rio Grande Guardian: MCALLEN, RGV – Texas economist Ray Perryman is projecting that the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission MSA will add 29,700 jobs over the next five years, at an annual rate of 2.1 percent. The McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metropolitan Statistical Area covers Hidalgo County and thus includes other major cities such as … Read More

Brent Baldree Headlines TLDA May Meeting

We look forward to seeing you at the next TLDA Monthly Meeting – THIS THURSDAY, May 3, at 12 noon at the McAllen Country Club, with special guest speaker Brent Baldree of Texas Regional Bank. Brent is a native of Portland, TX and the chief lending officer and market president … Read More

LOCAL CONTROL: A TOOL, NOT THE RULE

From State Senator Konni Burton, special commentary for EmpowerTexans.com and Texas Scorecard: As we near the beginning of the next legislative session, tension between the state and local governments on a number of issues is apparent. Whether it’s the growth of the local property tax burden on Texas families and … Read More

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