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GHBA Names Woodforest Houston’s Best in Two Categories

Woodforest won top honors in two categories for its 2010 American Dream Showcase of Homes in the Greater Houston Builders Association Houston’s Best Awards held September 17. The new development, which officially opened in May 2009, won Best Event

Estate of Famed Firefighter Red Adair to be Auctioned

According to Shrinershq.org, the estate and personal possessions of famed oil well firefighter Red Adair will be auctioned on Saturday, October 2. The estate encompasses a 5,600 sq. ft home and three guest houses on nearly 400 acres, as

FHA Short Refinance Option Now Available

In an effort to help responsible homeowners who owe more on their mortgage than the value of their property, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today will begin providing an additional refinancing option for underwater borrowers. Originally

Positive News as Pending Homes Sales Rise

Following a sharp drop in the months immediately after expiration of the homebuyer tax credit, pending home sales have modestly risen, according to the National Association of Realtors. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator, rose 5.2 percent

Kennedy Wilson Sells $6M at Houston Auction

International real estate investment and services company Kennedy Wilson  today announced that its auction division offered and sold 26 units of Edge condominiums at an auction that it conducted on Sunday, August 29, 2010 at Hilton Americas-Houston. Gross sales

RE/MAX Expands into Bolivia, Tunisia

RE/MAX has further broadened its international reach into two new countries: Bolivia and Tunisia. New Region Owners Tarek Thabet of RE/MAX Tunisia and Oliver Viera of RE/MAX Bolivia said the brand’s strong global visibility and credibility were prime reasons

First Texas Homes’ $10,000 REALTOR Cash Give-Away

Food, dancing and band at Discovery in Spring, Texas on Tuesday September 21, 2010! 50 inventory homes available. For more information contact fflippin@FirstTexasHomes.com or call

S&P/Case Shiller Indices Point to Modest Improvement for Second Quarter of 2010

Data through June 2010, released today by Standard & Poor’s for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, show that the U.S. National Home Price Index rose 4.4 percent in the second quarter of 2010, after having fallen 2.8percent in the

Signs Point to Recovery for Houston Market

According to a recent report by Metrostudy, a national housing data and consulting firm that maintains an extensive primary database on residential construction in the U.S. Housing market, Houston’s economy is showing signs of recovery. The annual 2009 Census

Clear CapitalTM: Impact of BP Oil Spill Reaches Beyond Gulf Coast

Clear Capital, a premium provider of data and solutions for real estate asset valuation, investment and risk assessment, released last week results from its Gulf Coast oil spill impact survey and analysis. Clear Capital is gathering and analyzing data

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