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Houston Proves It’s Better Than National Average

Houston Proves It’s Better Than National Average


Foreclosures are being completed at dramatic rates…and why that might not be so good….

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Move, Inc. Files Lawsuit Against Former VP of Product Marketing

Move, Inc. Files Lawsuit Against Former VP of Product Marketing


Move, Inc., the company that oversees NAR’s realtor.com website, has filed a lawsuit against…

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How Qualifying Incomes Are Quite Reasonable in Houston

How Qualifying Incomes Are Quite Reasonable in Houston


At the end of the day, how much income do consumers need to qualify…

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Multifamily/Single-Family Construction Post Sizable 2014 Increases

Multifamily/Single-Family Construction Post Sizable 2014 Increases


Though overall construction is mostly flat from last year, both single family and multifamily…

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5 Surprising Trends on How Homebuyers are Financing their Purchases

5 Surprising Trends on How Homebuyers are Financing their Purchases


There’s very little that’s conventional in terms of how homebuyers today finance their purchases,…

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NAR’s Pending Home Sales Report Tells a Bigger Story

NAR’s Pending Home Sales Report Tells a Bigger Story


Contract signings are down late in the year but still above average. The latest…

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The Most Worrying Economic Trend for the Housing Market

The Most Worrying Economic Trend for the Housing Market


One aspect of the economic recovery could haunt the housing market far beyond its…

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Newly Built Homes are 50% More Expensive Than in 2010

Newly Built Homes are 50% More Expensive Than in 2010


Everybody wants a new home, but fewer people will be able to afford them…

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If Homebuilding is Flat, Why are Builders So Darn Confident?

If Homebuilding is Flat, Why are Builders So Darn Confident?


It would appear to be a glaring contradiction in the nation’s housing market, but…

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Texas Home Prices Defy National Trends in Latest Case-Shiller

Texas Home Prices Defy National Trends in Latest Case-Shiller


While home prices slow nationwide, they just keep on increasing in our metro area….

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