By the Numbers

Houston real estate recovery headed in the right direction

Houston real estate recovery headed in the right direction


“Markets with stronger job creation pre-COVID are proving to have the crucial edge for real estate activity, particularly those with a strong technology sector.” — Javier Vivas, director of economic research for Realtor.com

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Rent increases down in Houston in April

Rent increases down in Houston in April


A new report that rent is still rising, but by much less in most cities, as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Redfin: Over half of big-city dwellers working from home want out

Redfin: Over half of big-city dwellers working from home want out


More than half of those working remotely said they would leave the city if they didn’t have to go into an office.

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Realtor.com predicts Houston home sales will increase slightly in 2020

Realtor.com predicts Houston home sales will increase slightly in 2020


It seems 2020 will be a challenge for buyers – “not because of what they can afford but rather what they can find,” according to Realtor.com.

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Houston home prices overvalued, according to CoreLogic

Houston home prices overvalued, according to CoreLogic


Also included in the report is the finding that millennials are generally unconcerned about qualifying for a home loan.

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Case-Shiller reports home prices up nationwide in September

Case-Shiller reports home prices up nationwide in September


The rebound could mean an accelerating market nationwide.

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Home sales bounce back in South

Home sales bounce back in South


NAR’s chief economist predicts a continued increase in sales if buyers have adequate inventory.

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Housing starts up in the South – the sole region to show gains

Housing starts up in the South – the sole region to show gains


Two percent jump in housing starts nationwide could mean lower chance of recession

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Southern homebuyers slightly more optimistic about buying

Southern homebuyers slightly more optimistic about buying


More than two-thirds of homebuyers believe housing availability getting harder.

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Buyers increasingly depend on family while sellers rely on agents

Buyers increasingly depend on family while sellers rely on agents


NAR report: Selling without the assistance of an agent at a near all-time low

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