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Millennials dominate homebuyer market as Gen Z enters
Millennials dominate homebuyer market as Gen Z enters

Eighty-eight percent of all homebuyers said they used an agent as a source of information during their search, and 91% of millennials age 22 to 30 said the same.

Housing observers expect February job gains to continue
Housing observers expect February job gains to continue

“More jobs are very likely, due to the near certain passage of the $1.9 trillion stimulus package and from two million vaccinations per day,” National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun said in a release.

How will the stimulus bill help real estate?
How will the stimulus bill help real estate?

The stimulus bill includes aid for state and local governments, new homeowners, small businesses and renters.

U.S. House passes Equality Act to prohibit discrimination
U.S. House passes Equality Act to prohibit discrimination

The House of Representatives has approved the Equality Act, which establishes legal safeguards to prevent discrimination in housing based on sexual orientation.

Pending home sales hit record high in January
Pending home sales hit record high in January

The all-time high for January comes as limited supply cut pending transactions on a monthly basis, the association said.

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 Realtors

RE/MAX, NAREB take on homeownership racial gap
RE/MAX, NAREB take on homeownership racial gap

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers has joined the RE/MAX Strategic Alliances program to help grow homeownership among minority groups.

Construction begins on home for Texas veteran
Construction begins on home for Texas veteran

The family of a Texas veteran who was severely injured in May 2007 while serving in Afghanistan will soon take up residence in their new home in the 11,400-acre master-planned community of Bridgeland, located in Cypress. 

Builder associations oppose carried interest tax reform
Builder associations oppose carried interest tax reform

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) opposes the change because it would raise taxes on the multifamily housing industry and on real estate investment partnerships.

Home sizes expected to rise in post-COVID world
Home sizes expected to rise in post-COVID world

After declining for years, the size of new single-family homes has begun to level off as consumers spend more time at home, a National Association of Home Builders analysis found.

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