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Cover story: New construction in Houston

The market for new construction in many parts of the country has lost steam in recent months as inventories rise and and builders assess whether adding even more housing stock makes sense. Houston, it seems, didn’t get that memo.

Houston Agent Who’s Who 2019 is here!

The moment you’ve all been waiting for has arrived: Houston Agent magazine’s Who’s Who 2019! Click here to meet the best and brightest in Houston real estate today and learn what puts these agents, brokers and lenders at the

Survey: Agents on how predictive analytics will impact their businesses

Can technology predict where leads will come from and which neighborhoods will be booming next? Agents weigh in.

How predictive analytics lets agents see the future

Technology has dramatically reshaped the way that customers and agents alike experience the process of buying or selling a home. The internet, mobile devices and digital photo media tools have all been prominent parts of this revolutionary shift. The

Simply the best: Top producers talk strategy

Becoming a top producer takes hard work, around the clock dedication, persistence and knowledge that can only come from experience. Many top producers earned the title early in their careers and, decades later, continue to reach the highest levels

Best business books according to top producers

For many agents, a robust reading list helps them retain balance while also learning new techniques and information. We spoke with a few agents who are leading the pack in sales in their areas to find out what should

How Opportunity Zones could spur housing growth

More than a year after being signed into law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act remains among the most well-known and hotly debated achievements of President Donald Trump’s administration. As the first tax filing season under the new law

Housing and the economy: Agents approach 2019 with a fresh perspective

  Though it may feel removed from the day-to-day pressures of running a real estate business, you can’t ignore the economy. Real estate is cyclical, and it’s dependent on a variety of economic factors. An agent can be an

Why competition for real estate talent is increasing

On average, American workers aren’t in love with their jobs. In a survey released prior to Labor Day this year, researchers from The Conference Board estimated that barely half of U.S. employees (51 percent) are actually satisfied with their job

Survey: What makes a great managing broker?

We asked Houston real estate agents about their experiences with managing brokers, and what they think it takes to be an excellent one: Read more from our Managing Brokers and Leadership Issue: Cover story: What managing brokers do to

Cover story: What managing brokers do to keep their best agents

Recruiting – and most importantly, retaining – qualified agents is an age-old concern among managing brokers. The best managing brokers not only know this, but are several steps ahead in their strategy to coach and mentor emerging talent. “One of the

Here they are — the 2018 Agents’ Choice Awards winners!

We asked the Houston real estate industry to vote for their peers and colleagues in our annual Agents’ Choice Awards, and you responded in record numbers! The top vote-getters were the official nominees for each category, but there was

Houston Agents’ Choice Awards 2018 Finalists – Revealed!

The votes are in! Thank you to the many members of our real estate community, who submitted thousands of votes and shared their enthusiasm for this year’s Agents’ Choice Awards. We’ve tallied up the votes and determined the finalists

Vote now in the 2018 Agents’ Choice Awards!
Survey: Agents on how lenders can help their clients with home financing

Read more from our Lending issue Cover story: Lending experts on what to expect in home financing Developing Houston: Live like you’re on vacation at NorthGrove by Toll Brothers Mortgage fraud grows as home prices and demand increases Lender

Lender sentiment slips amid growing competition and savvy borrowers

Heading into the end of a year filled with volatility, the mortgage lending industry continues to look at its present and future performance as a glass half-empty. According to the latest Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey by Fannie Mae, the

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