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Consumer confidence around home buying has increased during COVID-19

Consumer confidence around home buying has increased during COVID-19


A survey conducted by Meyers Research shows that homebuyer confidence has actually increased during the pandemic; what’s changed is where people want to live.

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Houston ranked 35th most expensive city for housing

Houston ranked 35th most expensive city for housing


RealtyHop asks whether homeownership is affordable for the average family? See how Houston did.

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Two months in a row for improved pending home sales

Two months in a row for improved pending home sales


Contract activity up over last year “remarkable,” according to NAR chief economist.

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The new pandemic escapism is online home shopping

The new pandemic escapism is online home shopping


Now might be a good time for brokers to make sure their online assets are in order, according to a new report from Today.

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Realtor.com: Houston housing recovery continues

Realtor.com: Houston housing recovery continues


It’s still a seller’s market as buyers extend the spring shopping season into summer, according to Realtor.com chief economist Danielle Hale

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As states reopen, Houston home sales jump in June

As states reopen, Houston home sales jump in June


Inventory hits a record low in June, according to RE/MAX, which reports that nationwide the supply is now under two months.

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Feeling confident again, builders race to meet demand

Feeling confident again, builders race to meet demand


Housing starts are up and builders are building again, but is it enough to address pent-up demand for homes as Americans flee to the suburbs?

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Zillow: Strong home prices could be cooling

Zillow: Strong home prices could be cooling


Those who jumped into the market in the spring were rewarded, and their success could attract more sellers.

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Permits up in Houston; long-term millennial demand remains strong

Permits up in Houston; long-term millennial demand remains strong


As the housing market recovers in fits and starts, the long-term outlook remains positive, thanks to a slow looming wave of millennial household formation.

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Six ways to help end housing discrimination

Six ways to help end housing discrimination


The National Association of Realtors is increasing its efforts to address discrimination and bias in the industry, following Newsday investigation and nationwide protests.

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