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13 Houston-area developments crack list of top-selling master-planned communities in 2022

Real Estate Consulting ranked the 50 top-selling master-planned communities during the first half of the year, and 13 Houston-area developments made the list. 

Inspire Communities upgrades Oceanway manufactured home community

Phoenix-based Inspire Communities recently announced plans to expand its Houston presence with two new development projects, including the re-development of an existing manufactured home community on the shores of Trinity Bay.

Houston housing inventory jumps as home sales fall in RE/MAX survey 

Nationwide, sales hit their highest level of the year, rising 4.7% from June but falling 17.6% on a year-over-year basis, RE/MAX said. 

Massive 394-acre residential development slated for Hockley

Located in Hockley, minutes away from the Clubs at Houston Oaks, Stallion Lakes will feature one- and two-story houses built on oversized lots ranging from 1.5 to more than 3.5 acres.

Houston ranks among top U.S. cities for high-end apartment living

A recent StorageCafe housing trends report found that mid-sized cities in Arizona and Texas lead the U.S. for premier apartment living. Of the country’s 100 biggest cities, four in Texas, including Houston, made the list of the top 20 cities for high-end apartment living.

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.

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