By the Numbers

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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Houston real estate recovery among the best in the nation

Houston real estate recovery among the best in the nation


New listings back above pre-COVID-19 levels nationwide but still down from the previous year, according to realtor.com.

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Nation’s residences increase in equity in second quarter

Nation’s residences increase in equity in second quarter


ATTOM Data Solutions’ report of increased equity in residences across the country could be good news for the nation’s ability to absorb potential wave of foreclosures.

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Unemployment drops again, but long road to recovery remains

Unemployment drops again, but long road to recovery remains


Nearly two million jobs were restored in July, as the economy struggles to return to pre-pandemic levels.

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Newly pending sales in Houston up 9.2% in mid-July

Newly pending sales in Houston up 9.2% in mid-July


Zillow reports that homes typically went under contract in two weeks.

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NAR: Existing-home sales bounce back in June

NAR: Existing-home sales bounce back in June


See how the South did last month compared to the rest of the nation.

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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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