Association News

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. 

11 most-expensive Houston homes sold in February

Houston’s luxury market (homes priced above $1 million) saw higher-than-normal activity in February, with 33.5% more sales than during the same month in 2021. The most-expensive home sold in Houston last month was an 11,108-square-foot single-family home in the River Oaks Tall Timbers subdivision.

First week of March uneventful for Houston real estate

Despite the slight uptick in new listings from last week, Houston’s numbers during the first week of March remained statistically flat compared to the same week in 2021. 

Steady consumer demand drives home prices to record highs, inventory to historic low

According to the Houston Association of REALTORS® February 2022 Market Update, single-family home sales totaled 7,372 last month, a 22.9% jump from the previous year. 

Houston real estate defies second year of pandemic, prepares for 2022

Jennifer Wauhob, 2022 Chair of the Houston Association of REALTORS®, discusses last year’s real estate market and what may lie ahead in 2022.

Housing affordability a concern as average listing prices climb

The average list price (ALP) for a Houston home rose to an all-time high in February, supporting ongoing concerns about housing affordability in 2022, the Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) reported this week. 

Houston’s housing market remains strong as new listings trend positively

Houston’s new home listings began to level out during the week ended Feb. 28, following skewed readings resulting from the mid-February winter freeze in 2021.

Working to protect our members and their clients

Legislation that touched HOA rules, property taxes, eminent domain and more made for an eventful year in Texas real estate.

Consumer Federation of America: ‘Uncouple buyer, seller agent commissions’

The ongoing commission battle has one report calling for changes the NAR says could freeze many out of the homebuying process.

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