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RE/MAX: Houston median home sales price up 6.5% from 2019

RE/MAX: Houston median home sales price up 6.5% from 2019


Re/MAX home sales across the nation were up 4.3% year over year, making it the third best month for home sales in the 13-year history of the report.

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Wallethub: Texas has among the most COVID-19 restrictions in the nation

Wallethub: Texas has among the most COVID-19 restrictions in the nation


A new report from the financial website Wallethub ranks each state on COVID-19 restrictions.

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iBuyer activity down 88% in Q2

iBuyer activity down 88% in Q2


The biggest players in the iBuyer market closed up shop at the beginning of the pandemic, and a new report shows the numbers.

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CoreLogic: Foreclosures could double by 2022

CoreLogic: Foreclosures could double by 2022


Serious delinquencies are expected to rise — particularly among lower-income households, small business owners and for those working in sectors hard hit by the pandemic.

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Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues

Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues


The U.S. economy added 1.4 million new jobs in August, but one economist warns that permanent job losses are a bigger problem.

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NAR: Fort Bend County among the best to work from home in the nation

NAR: Fort Bend County among the best to work from home in the nation


Working from home as an ongoing trend will greatly change the landscape of where people buy homes, according to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.

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Gender pay gap in commercial real estate grows to ‘staggering’ levels

Gender pay gap in commercial real estate grows to ‘staggering’ levels


This year’s release of the CREW Network’s benchmark study shows some backsliding in the industry, though there were a few bright spots as well.

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Southern home sales jump 27.6% in July

Southern home sales jump 27.6% in July


Nationwide sales of new single-family homes were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 901,000, up 13.9% from last month and 36.3% higher than July 2019.

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Texas cities becoming destination for buyers looking for change

Texas cities becoming destination for buyers looking for change


Austin and Dallas are becoming big destination cities for those looking to relocate. Could Houston be next?

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NAR reports three months in a row for improved home sales

NAR reports three months in a row for improved home sales


All four regions in the U.S. experienced year-over-year and month-over-month growth in pending home sales, according to the National Association of Realtors.

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