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Cypress: Bridgeland wins award for land use excellence
Cypress: Bridgeland wins award for land use excellence

Josey Lake, Bridgeland’s 140-acre waterway, won the Urban Land Institute’s People’s Choice Award for the creative and thoughtful way it combines nature and development.

Meritage Homes Houston division wins Avid Award for high customer service standards
Meritage Homes Houston division wins Avid Award for high customer service standards

The builder’s Houston division won the Avid Gold Award for extraordinary customer service for production in the South Central region of the U.S.

Gen X and millennials want home gyms. Boomers? Not so much.
Gen X and millennials want home gyms. Boomers? Not so much.

Whether they’re still weary of going to a gym full of people or just looking to work off those extra pandemic pounds in privacy, homebuyers are increasingly prioritizing home exercise rooms.

The 10 most expensive Houston homes sold in April
The 10 most expensive Houston homes sold in April

As Houston’s luxury home market stays red-hot, nine Houston buyer’s agents helped clients purchase the 10 most expensive homes in April priced up to $7,450,000.

It’s a seller’s market, Fannie Mae survey shows
It’s a seller’s market, Fannie Mae survey shows

Americans believe it’s a much better time to sell a home than to buy one, according to Fannie Mae’s latest survey of home purchase sentiment.

Houston real estate continues to shatter records through April
Houston real estate continues to shatter records through April

Houston saw an increase in single-family home sales, total property sales, total dollar volume sales, new listings, pending listings, closings and showings compared to April 2020.

Home prices surge across the board in Q1, and Houston is no exception
Home prices surge across the board in Q1, and Houston is no exception

Practically every single one of the 183 metro areas tracked by the NAR saw significant year-over-year increases in the price of homes during the first quarter, with the median sales price of a single-family home in Houston jumping to 14.9% on a year-over-year basis to $281,800.

Houston ranked No. 2 best city for construction workers
Houston ranked No. 2 best city for construction workers

Industrial Paint and Protection Magazine examined which residential markets are booming and where construction workers are in high demand, but make a reasonable wage.

Demand for second homes more than doubles pre-pandemic numbers
Demand for second homes more than doubles pre-pandemic numbers

The number of buyers who locked in mortgage rates for second homes spiked to 178% year over year in April, according to a report from Redfin.

April housing market sets records for sales and speed
April housing market sets records for sales and speed

The housing market hit records last month as home prices reached an all-time high and homes sold faster than ever. 

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