Association News

Branding yourself as an international Realtor

“Building your international brand is very feasible in Houston, America’s 4th largest and most diverse city.” — Susan Annoura, 2022 President, Women’s Council of REALTORS® Houston

Mid-April brings fewer listings, closings for Houston real estate

Last week marked the sharpest decline of the year for new listings in Houston, according to the Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR).

Strong housing demand fuels Houston’s rental market

Houston’s rental market is more competitive than ever, with single-family rental home prices rising nearly 7% over the last 12 months, according to the Houston Association of REALTORS®.

New listings slide back into negative territory after positive streak

After a much-needed boost last week, new listings plunged 10.3% year over year during the week ended April 11, according to the Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) weekly activity snapshot. 

Houston market gains momentum with positive shift in new listings

Realtors entered 3,001 properties into the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in week 13. New listings were up 7.1% year over year, the greatest volume of new listings since week 32 of 2021, according to the Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) weekly activity snapshot.

Higher listing volume no match for Houston’s ‘aggressive’ buying trends

Houston buyers saw the average home’s listing price climb to $414,555 in March, up 9.4% from last year’s $379,106. Pricing surpassed the previous high of $400,753 achieved in February, according to the Houston Association of REALTORS®.

AREAA fostering progress through greater accessibility

“The AAPI community is undergoing a period of rapid growth, in sheer numbers and in cultural impact … At AREAA, we are proud and humbled to play our part in fostering progress that will lead to greater accessibility and opportunity for the growing AAPI community.” — Tim Hur, president of the Asian Real Estate Association of America

HAR: New Houston listings steady, in high demand by eager buyers

According to the Houston Association of REALTORS® weekly activity snapshot, Realtors entered 2,580 properties into the Multiple Listing Service in week 12, down 7.8% from the same week in 2021.

Local builders join GHBA Benefit Homes Project

HistoryMaker Homes, Taylor Morrison, Empire Communities and ASGi Homes have joined the GHBA’s charity fundraiser, the Benefit Homes Project. 

Manufactured homes in high demand amid affordable housing crisis 

Despite supply challenges, Texas housing manufacturers are optimistic as the spring selling season approaches, according to the latest survey by the Texas Manufactured Housing Association. 

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