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Median existing-home sales price hits all-time high in May 

The record-breaking sales price comes as the pace of transactions slid from April, the National Association of REALTORS® said. 

Housing affordability by ethnicity in Houston

While affordability worsened for all Houston homebuyers in 2023, the affordability gap widened even more drastically for Black and Hispanic/Latino homebuyers.

The 10 most expensive homes sold in greater Houston in May

Agents were hard at work selling the 10 most expensive homes in greater Houston last month, including a 17,192-square-foot estate originally listed for $14.8 million.

Here’s where to find the biggest new apartments in Texas

Certain Texas cities rank among the top in the country for large apartment sizes, according to a report from RentCafe.

The top home trends for summer 2024

With warm weather heating up much of the United States, many homeowners are craving new summer styles for their living spaces.

Texans are spending big money on home renovations

Dallas and Houston rank in the top 10 cities for home renovation spending, according to a report from Pro Tool Reviews.

The 10 most expensive new listings in Texas

Two of the 10 most expensive new listings in Texas are listed by Chad Barrett, an agent with Allie Beth Allman & Associates.

Case-Shiller: Home-price index hits all-time high in March

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index has hit a new record for six of the last 12 months, as demand remains strong in the face of tight inventory.

These Houston neighborhoods have the highest — and lowest — property fees

In Houston, the Astrodome area is the most expensive: residents pay 46.88% of their yearly home payments in extra property fees.

New-home sales decline in April 

At the same time, the median price of a new home sold in April declined as well. 

Housing starts rebound in April after March slump 

New-home construction jumped 5.7% month over month after a soft March, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

Hotels overtake offices in residential conversions

According to a new report from RentCafe, hotels have overtaken offices as the most likely spaces to be converted into new apartments.

Interest rates still present an affordability hurdle for Houston buyers

Only 40% of households in the Houston area could afford a median-priced home in the first quarter.

The 10 most expensive homes sold in greater Houston in April

The priciest home sold in greater Houston last month is a 7,258-square-foot new build in the Southside area.

Four Houston-area cities have the most move-ins in Texas

So far this year, Texas’s in-to-out move ratio is up 17% year over year, meaning far more new residents are moving in than moving out of the Lone Star State.

HAR: Sales surge in Houston’s hottest communities

The area of Porter/New Caney West, located about 30 miles northeast of downtown Houston, saw the largest year-over-year increase in home sales in the first quarter.

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