Posts by Timothy Inklebarger

Pending home sales dip in February in the South
Pending home sales dip in February in the South

“The demand for a home purchase is widespread, multiple offers are prevalent, and days-on-market are swift, but contracts are not clicking due to record-low inventory.” — NAR Chief Economist Lawrence...

NAR: ‘Don’t panic, keep contracting’
NAR: ‘Don’t panic, keep contracting’

The National Association of Realtors sends a message to members that it is working to ensure that the proposed Protecting the Right to Organize Act will not hurt their status as independent...

Houston home sales not cooling, despite arctic blast
Houston home sales not cooling, despite arctic blast

The Houston Association of Realtors reports this month that despite the winter storm that left many without power, February home sales didn't slow the sale of single-family homes in the metro area, making it the ninth straight month of improved...

NAR: Southern home prices up nearly 13.6%
NAR: Southern home prices up nearly 13.6%

"Despite the drop in home sales for February — which I would attribute to historically-low inventory — the market is still outperforming pre-pandemic levels." NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun...

Houston brokers skeptical of Zillow deal
Houston brokers skeptical of Zillow deal

The news that Zillow is purchasing ShowingTime for $500 million sent shockwaves through the residential real estate industry in...

Shad Bogany named 2020 Texas Realtor of the Year
Shad Bogany named 2020 Texas Realtor of the Year

“This past year, Realtors in the Lone Star State went above and beyond to support their communities, elevate our industry and impact the lives of their clients." — Marvin Jolly, chairman of Texas...

Median home sales price nears record-high
Median home sales price nears record-high

The median sales price in the first month of 2021 was up 11.8% from January 2020 to $285,000, nearly matching the record high of $290,000 set last...

Get your kicks on Route 66
Get your kicks on Route 66

This German Catholic church and adjoining schoolhouse, built in the late 19th century, has been converted to a B&B, event hall and duplex — it even comes with its own fully functioning...

Houston home prices jump 11.4% in 2020
Houston home prices jump 11.4% in 2020

The report added that vacation homes and affordable homes in small towns near major urban centers were in strong demand as a result of the...

Vacation home sales skyrocketing
Vacation home sales skyrocketing

The trend of purchasing a second home has sent home prices in seasonal towns skyrocketing in value by 19% for the year ending December...

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