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Homebuyer competition falls to lowest level since start of pandemic

In Houston, 44.1% of offers faced competition last month

NAHB: U.S. in a “housing recession,” single-family starts will decline in 2022 

The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index fell for the eighth straight month in August, as the key measure of builder confidence indicated a pessimistic outlook. 

Homeowner equity rises again across Texas, nation

Homeowner equity skyrocketed again across the country in the second quarter of 2022 as home values continue to trend upward.

Houston real estate market struggles to maintain momentum

The frenetic pace of home sales that dominated the market throughout most of the pandemic continues to “slow its roll,” according to a new report.

10 most-expensive Houston homes sold in July

Greater Houston’s luxury real estate market saw high activity levels in July, with Houston’s 10 priciest homes selling for a combined total of $54,388,000.

Keller Williams launches new business-development programs for agents 

The brokerage’s new “communities” will provide its agents with specialized training, technology, coaching and referral opportunities. 

Mortgage rates fall to four-month low as buyers return to market

Homebuyers may catch a break this month as rates have come down nearly a point from the recent high on fears of a recession.

Community amenities honor longtime Woodforest staffers

Community leaders, engineers, planners and members of the Woodforest development team gathered in the community on July 29 to dedicate two amenities named in honor of two men who have been integral in the development of Woodforest and Montgomery County.

Zillow brings Opendoor offers to its platform 

Sellers using Zillow may request and view an offer directly from Opendoor and compare it to an open-market sale with a real estate agent. 

New listings fall to four-week low

New listings saw their most significant drop of the year in week 30, marking the fourth week of declines, according to a Houston Association of REALTORS® report.

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