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Next Boom Towns in the U.S.-Texas Expected to Dominate

The top boom town in the U.S. is expected to be Austin, Texas , according to recently released data from New Geography. Houston doesn’t fall far behind, earning a fifth place nomination, and San Antonio came in fourth, making

Houston Fights Back Against High-Rise Development

Many Houston residents don’t want their neighborhoods to resemble big-time cities such as New York, Chicago and Miami, all of which have several high-rises within the downtown areas. Houston, in fact, is outraged by developer’s plans to build a

Mary Katherine Turner Newest Hire at Conway McKenzie Inc.

John T. Young, Jr., senior managing director of Conway MacKenzie Inc., recently announced the addition of Mary Katherine Turner to the corporation’s Houston team. Turner will specialize in providing advisory services to clients facing distressed and bankruptcy

Former Mortgage Loan Officers Plead Guilty: Mortgage Fraud Scheme Believed to be Connected to Over 70 Defaulted Loans

Houston residents, Claymon “Butch” Trammell, wife Jeannettea Williams and daughter Michelle Trammell partook in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme; they have pleaded guilty of “conspiracy to commit wire fraud,” said Agent

Houston Notes Trend Toward Apartment Rentals

The market for single-family homes was down 11.9 percent last month, said the Houston Chronicle, adding to the belief that apartment rentals are gaining market

Heritage Texas Properties Donates Effort and Portion of Commissions To “Go Red” Campaign

Starting last month, many open houses around the Houston area were accompanied by heart shaped balloons, a token signifying the unusual unity of the real estate and health

Houston Real Estate Market Numbers Obscured by 2010 Tax Credit

The 2010 home buyer tax credit continues to obscure an accurate gauge of how the Houston real estate market is performing, according to the Houston Association of Realtors

Marcus & Millichap Seeks Commission Costs

The Southeast Texas Record reported that a lawsuit between Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services of Texas and Prime Income Asset Management has emerged, as the latter has supposedly failed to pay commission for the sale of the

Google and SolarCity Collaborate to Create a $280 Million Solar Project Fund

Texas will be one of nine states, accompanied by the District of Columbia, to be eligible for a lease project catering to the alternative energy market, which was recently made public

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