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Mortgage payments up 46.4% in Houston, as housing affordability hits 15-year low

Houston mortgage payments have grown 46.4%, as housing affordability hits a 15-year low, according to a new report.  Zillow’s latest market report found rising mortgage costs, along with skyrocketing prices and interest rates have made mortgages less affordable than

10 most-expensive active Texas listings in June

Activity is on the rise in the Texas luxury real estate market as lower-priced housing inventory struggles to keep up with the relentless demand of prospective buyers.

Texas among top 10 most fun states

When you consider entertainment, recreation, nightlife, parties and overall costs, it turns out, Texas is a pretty fun state! And that has a positive effect on Houston real estate.

Houston new-home prices hit record high in May

Houston’s new-home sales defied inventory challenges and rose for the fourth straight month in May. New homes sold faster and at a higher average price than the previous month, according to HomesUSA.com.

Houston No. 4 nationally for iBuyer service home sales

Houston was fourth on the list with 844 iBuyer home sales in the first quarter, accounting for 3.5% of home sales in the market.

New Coventry Homes program offers money-saving options

Houston-area buyers who finance a Coventry home through the builder’s preferred lender between June 17-30 can choose from three options to alleviate concerns over rising home prices and interest rates.

Texas sees spike in foreclosure activity in May

Texas registered the third-highest number of foreclosure starts last month, according to a new ATTOM market report.

Japanese builder acquires Texas-based Chesmar Homes for $514M

As part of the agreement, Sekisui House will acquire Chesmar Homes, CLM Mortgage, Inc., Entitled Insurance, Inc. and N Title, Inc.

Houston’s housing supply struggles to keep pace with job growth

For every single-family home or apartment permit generated in Houston in the past year, there were 2.2 jobs created.

Ranking every state by its most expensive home listing. Where does Texas land on the list?

It is a fun reminder that location is everything, and every state has amazing ultra-luxury properties for the right price.

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