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Houston homebuyers rush to the suburbs

Houston homebuyers rush to the suburbs


“Based on the rising popularity of the burbs, some buyers might think they can catch a break by searching in the city, but unfortunately that’s not the case,” realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale said.

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Homebuyers: ‘We want green homes’

Homebuyers: ‘We want green homes’


Sustainable practices in real estate can increase sales and boost the community, according to a new study.

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Home price increase doubles pre-pandemic rate

Home price increase doubles pre-pandemic rate


It was another week of firsts with the increase in home prices more than doubling the rate recorded in January 2020.

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Who’s doing better in home sales, liberals or conservatives?

Who’s doing better in home sales, liberals or conservatives?


A new report by Redfin shows counties of both political stripes are benefiting from a booming real estate market. See how the numbers break down.

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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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