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The Woodlands, Bridgeland become first Texas MPCs to earn LEED precertification

The Woodlands and Bridgeland have earned LEED precertification by the U.S. Green Building Council, becoming the first master-planned communities in Texas to achieve this status.

Douglas Elliman launches Elliman Showroom, a platform to help clients during the moving process

Elliman Showroom is a personal assistant platform that aims to streamline the move-in process for homebuyers.

22.9% of Houston home-purchase agreements fell through in June 

About 14.9% of home-purchase agreements nationwide fell through in June, the highest percentage in more than two years.

Houston among geekiest cities in the nation

In honor of Embrace Your Geekness Day — July 13, apparently — Lawn Love has compiled a list of the geekiest cities in the U.S. Houston ranks at No. 6.

New Zillow tool helps military vets find VA loan-eligible condos

The tool takes the guesswork out of the home-shopping process by highlighting condos eligible for Veterans Affairs (VA) financing.

Houston home price growth exceeds 17% in May, deceleration on the horizon

Prices for single-family homes in Houston increased by 17.6% year over year in May, up from 17.2% month over month in April, according to CoreLogic.

HAR report shows surge in new Houston listings

New listings rose 8.9% in June, with Realtors entering 15,238 properties into the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) versus 13,988 a year earlier.

Homeowner equity surges in Houston amid rising housing prices

In the first quarter of 2022, Houston homeowners gained an average of $46,500 in equity year over year, according to a recent CoreLogic report.

RE/MAX Around Atlanta hires two Houston-area agents 

The new agents will continue to serve clients at Sugar Land, Texas-based RE/MAX Fine Properties, while growing their business in Atlanta. 

Housing inventory rebounds at record rate in largest metros, and Houston is on trend, Realtor.com reports

The number of homes available to buyers climbed 18.7% in June, the sharpest year-over-year increase in the history of the report.

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