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Top housing trade groups urge Congress to reform flood insurance

Top housing trade groups urge Congress to reform flood insurance


This week, more than 20 top housing trade groups urged Congress to extend the…

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Real Estate in Brief: How long it takes to build a home, refinancing requests at lowest rate in 17 years and more

Real Estate in Brief: How long it takes to build a home, refinancing requests at lowest rate in 17 years and more


The average time it takes to complete a single-family home is about seven and…

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Jobs report sends positive homebuying signals

Jobs report sends positive homebuying signals


Lately, it seems like each monthly report on the U.S. jobs market represents another…

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NAR records lowest-ever rate of FSBO sales in 2017

NAR records lowest-ever rate of FSBO sales in 2017


For-sale-by-owner (FSBO) listings tracked by the National Association of Realtors comprised only 8 percent…

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US household energy use falling as homes become more energy efficient

US household energy use falling as homes become more energy efficient


U.S. household energy use fell by more than 10 percent between 2009 and 2015,…

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Houston facing high mortgage delinquency rates post-Harvey

Houston facing high mortgage delinquency rates post-Harvey


A new report from CoreLogic on mortgage delinquency rates nationwide found that although the…

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Houston waterfront homes keep their edge against national trends

Houston waterfront homes keep their edge against national trends


Oceanfront homes, lakeside properties and even residences along the river tend to attract higher-than-average…

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This Week in Houston Real Estate: Million dollar homes, Texas rankings and more

This Week in Houston Real Estate: Million dollar homes, Texas rankings and more


For the first time since 2012, Texas ranked No.1 on CNBC’s 2018 Top States…

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More young adults choosing to live with roommates, parents

More young adults choosing to live with roommates, parents


For young adults, owning a home can be a daunting and expensive task. As…

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11 Houston communities make the list for top-selling master-planned communities

11 Houston communities make the list for top-selling master-planned communities


When it comes to master-planned communities in Texas, Houston is the place to be. RCLCO…

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