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Job Growth Attracts Developers to Houston

With strong job growth in Houston, developers including Centex, Taylor Morrison Homes and Coventry Development are setting their sights on a locally anticipated recovery, as they move ahead in construction

Houston Boasts Job Growth and Affordability on the Way to Recovery

As many cities struggle to overcome the recession, Houston seems to be slowly making their way toward recovery – with many aspects of its economy showing positive

Phoenix Commotion’s Goal: Proving Sustainable Homes are Affordable

Phoenix Commotion was founded 12 years ago, with a goal of proving that attractive, affordable homes are possible. So far, the company is inching toward this

New A&E Show “Flipped” to Premiere in Late 2011

A new A&E series, “Flipped,” will follow Houston “Survivor” saboteur, Russell Hantz as he attempts to “buy low, renovate cheap, and sell high.” The series, which consists of seven one-hour episodes, is expected to premiere late in the

Bank Ordered Auction for Beach-Front Condos

Beach-front condos with resort-style amenities will be auctioned off next month for half of their original asking price. On June 5, 22 condominiums at Diamond Beach, originally priced from $445,000 to more than $1 million will be auctioned off

Texas Foreclosure Activity Decreases in Q1

RealtyTrac released yesterday its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for the first quarter of 2011, which shows foreclosure filings were reported at a 15 percent decrease from the previous quarter and a 27 percent decrease from the first quarter of

Home Prices, Inventory Up in Houston Market

Altos Research has released its April 2011 Real Time Housing Market Update, showing an improvement in Houston home prices compared to the month

Crescent Real Estate Holdings Earns CEL Award

Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC announced today it received the prestigious 2010 National Commercial Real Estate Customer Service Award for Excellence – Category

Hines Receives Top Award From EPA

Houston-based Hines announced today that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2011 Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency. Hines will be

Texas Woman Charged in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

The FBI announced today that a Texas woman, formerly of York County, Pa., has been charged with defrauding 14 mortgage lenders, 35 homeowners and five individual investors out of approximately $2,700,000 between 2006 and

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