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Houston rental prices fall in response to an increase in home sales

Houston rental prices fall in response to an increase in home sales


Rental prices are down in Houston, a possible product of the flourishing home market.

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Texas 4th best state for driving

Texas 4th best state for driving


WalletHub’s study outlines the best and worst states in America for driving. See how it compares to their previous study on the best and worst cities for driving.

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All the single ladies . . .  are outpacing men in homeownership

All the single ladies . . . are outpacing men in homeownership


A new study by Lending Tree shows that single women own almost 10 percent of homes in Houston.

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How to sound smarter next time you’re asked about recession risk

How to sound smarter next time you’re asked about recession risk


A Federal Reserve economist breaks down some of the more common misconceptions about the chance of recession in 2020 and offers thoughts on how real estate pros can be better consumers of economic data.

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Single-family rents across the U.S. up slightly, as homeownership rates increase

Single-family rents across the U.S. up slightly, as homeownership rates increase


Low-end rentals are propping up national rent growth, according to CoreLogic.

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U.S. homebuilding surges to 13-year high

U.S. homebuilding surges to 13-year high


Coming off of the government’s numbers for December, economists predict the home building industry is on track for recovery in 2020.

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Out of the pocket and into the MLS: Lifting the veil of secrecy

Out of the pocket and into the MLS: Lifting the veil of secrecy


NAR’s new rule on pocket listings has touched a nerve: Here’s what Houston industry experts have to say.

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Working with investors? Here’s the number crunch in Houston

Working with investors? Here’s the number crunch in Houston


A new report estimates the potential profits and costs of being a landlord in cities across U.S.

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Freddie Mac projects healthy outlook for the multifamily market in 2020

Freddie Mac projects healthy outlook for the multifamily market in 2020


Rent growth to continue as new supply is absorbed.

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Positive jobs report tempered by two concerns

Positive jobs report tempered by two concerns


Jobs are up, unemployment is steady, but wages barely budged and construction job growth was weak.

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