Steve Habgood of Hewitt & Habgood Realtors, pictured here with his business partner Kathy Hewitt, has been elected president of MetroTex Association of Realtors. With 15,000 members from throughout North Texas, MetroTex is the fifth largest real estate association in the U.S. It provides a number of services to its members, including professional development, community service and advocating for homeowner property rights. In the upcoming legislature, Habgood said, the organization will lobby extensively on a number of issues, including transportation and water issues, taxation and property rights.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition December 12, 2014