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How COVID-19 is affecting rents in Houston

How COVID-19 is affecting rents in Houston


A recent report reveals how COVID-19 has impacted what landlords charge, as well as how current rental trends throughout the nation may fluctuate as the pandemic worsens.

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Harris County extends ‘Stay Home-Work Safe’ order to April 30

Harris County extends ‘Stay Home-Work Safe’ order to April 30


In keeping with federal guidelines, Harris County has extended its ‘Stay Home-Work Safe’ order to April 30.

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Houston Agent magazine takes to the radio waves to discuss small business loans

Houston Agent magazine takes to the radio waves to discuss small business loans


The recently passed $2 trillion coronavirus aid package includes nearly $350 billion for small business loans. Houston Agent magazine recently took to the airwaves to talk about how Houston agents and brokerages can utilize this lifeline.

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During coronavirus shutdown, real estate is deemed an ‘essential business’

During coronavirus shutdown, real estate is deemed an ‘essential business’


Is real estate work considered essential? While agents still have to adhere to local and state guidelines, a new federal report offers official recommendations.

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The last, sad days of John Daugherty end on a positive note

The last, sad days of John Daugherty end on a positive note


U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Lopez has signed a motion to allow former John Daugherty agents to collect their real estate commissions ahead of debtors.

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Two local rappers who tested positive for COVID-19 have a message for Houstonians

Two local rappers who tested positive for COVID-19 have a message for Houstonians


Houston natives Rapper Scarface and Slim Thug are among the more than 2,500 confirmed coronavirus cases in Texas.

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NAR chief optimistic on home sales rebounding

NAR chief optimistic on home sales rebounding


February was another good month for pending home sales across the nation, but the coronavirus will put that all on hold.

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Homebuying was getting easier in early 2020, but all bets are off with COVID-19

Homebuying was getting easier in early 2020, but all bets are off with COVID-19


ATTOM Data Solutions report has encouraging news on the affordability gap, but the coronavirus outbreak poses a potential setback.

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NAHB to members: Send your masks to healthcare workers

NAHB to members: Send your masks to healthcare workers


The respirator masks that are ubiquitous in the construction industry could play a big role in the fight against COVID-19.

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Houston Health Department announces first COVID-19 recoveries

Houston Health Department announces first COVID-19 recoveries


The first two Houstonians to be diagnosed with coronavirus have recovered, according to the Houston Health Department.

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