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Bidding wars on Houston home purchases continue to surge
Bidding wars on Houston home purchases continue to surge

While the competition was not quite as strong across Houston, the 62.4% rate on offers this past April was a slight bump from the 60.4% rate in March, and a dramatic rise from the 36.2% rate in April 2020.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Bold Fox Development Closes on 470-Acre Waller Property
Bold Fox Development Closes on 470-Acre Waller Property

The developer plans to turn the land into an agrarian-inspired residential community and approximately 1,200 homes are expected.

Homes going fast in Veranda in Richmond
Homes going fast in Veranda in Richmond

Veranda’s 45-foot lots, priced from the $300,000s, have been especially popular and only a handful remain.

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