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Coldwell Banker announces national partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Coldwell Banker announces national partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


Highlighting the value of home, Coldwell Banker recently launched a new program to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and its programs.

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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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NAR to White House: What about the landlords?

NAR to White House: What about the landlords?


National Association of Realtors President Vince Malta met with White House officials yesterday to press for emergency rental assistance to go directly to landlords whose tenants cannot pay their rent.

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Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop

Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop


A new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association shows a slight drop in mortgage application volume amid expectations of further mortgage rate reductions.

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Top Texas Realtors offer social media strategies during COVID-19

Top Texas Realtors offer social media strategies during COVID-19


Are you making the most of social media opportunities? Three Texas agents share their secret strategies.

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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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New report highlights down payment programs to assist first-time buyers

New report highlights down payment programs to assist first-time buyers


More than 2,000 down payment and closing cost assistance programs are available to help eligible buyers, according to the latest 2020 Homeownership Program Index.

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August was a hot month for the high-end Houston market

August was a hot month for the high-end Houston market


Houston real estate registered another strong performance in August, as sales in the luxury market skyrocketed more than 40% compared to a year earlier.

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HAR releases list of 10 most expensive homes sold in August

HAR releases list of 10 most expensive homes sold in August


Eight Houston agents sold homes priced between nearly $3 million and just under $6 million last month.

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