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Remaining Endeavour Clear Lake Luxury Condos Hit Auction Block August 21

In what is anticipated to be the largest auction of luxury high-rise condominiums this year, Wonmore Ltd. announces it will sell all 35 of its remaining Endeavour Clear Lake residences on August 21, 2010 at the Intercontinental Hotel in

S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index Shows Improvement in Most Markets

Data through May 2010, released today by Standard & Poor’s for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices have found growth rates in 15 of 20 cities improved in May compared to those reported in April 2010. Also the 10- and

Behringer Harvard Acquires Two Luxury Multifamily Communities in Texas

Behringer Harvard announced last week its acquisition of multifamily communities in two Texas metro areas: Briar Forest Lofts in Houston and Fitzhugh Urban Flats in Dallas. Both investments were made through a joint venture between Behringer Harvard Multifamily REIT

Houston Single-Family Homes Sales Edge Up in June as Effects of Homebuyer Tax Credit Wane

According to the latest monthly data compiled by the Houston Association of REALTORS (HAR), June sales of single-family homes throughout the Houston market rose 2.9 percent compared to June 2009. That follows increases of 11.3 percent in March, 27.8

IMS and NAREB Collaborate to Create Opportunities for Underserved

Integrated Mortgage Solutions (IMS), the only woman-owned collateral protection firm offering a seamless suite of secure, integrated services for the management of distressed portfolios, has partnered with the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), the country’s oldest minority

Sales of Foreclosed Homes in Houston Decline

The Houston metropolis-area has reported a 5% decline in foreclosed-home sales during Q1 of 2010 when compared to the Q4 of 2009, according to RealEstateProArticles.com.  Other Texas cities report a decline of up to 26% during the same time.

LaSalle Group Constructs Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Facility in Spring, Texas

Dallas-based developer The LaSalle Group, Inc. is breaking ground on its third specialized Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Assisted Living Community in the Houston area, Autumn Leaves of Cypresswood, in Spring, Texas. Company leadership, principal investors and other key partners

Whitestone Builders Combine Classic with Contemporary

Homes with a classic style are always in demand. The problem with older homes, though, is that they lack so many of the amenities people desire today – large walk-in closets, ample sized family rooms, not to mention luxury

Citigroup Report Names Meritage Homes Inc. as Homebuilder with Highest Gulf Exposure

By Tom Butala As the deluge of ‘tar-balls’ from BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill have made their way to the shores of Texas, the extent of environmental and economic degradation to come as a result is greatly anticipated by

Obama Signs Homebuyers Assistance and Improvement Act of 2010, National Flood Insurance Program

By Tom Butala According to Chicagolandrealestateforum.com, President Obama on Friday morning signed the Homebuyers Assistance and Improvement Act of 2010 (HAIA), as well as an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program

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