Special Report

NAR: U.S. housing market is short 5.5 million homes

The shortage of housing in America is more “dire” than previously expected, and the NAR’s new report puts pressure on lawmakers to provide additional public funding and policy incentives to fix this massive underbuilding gap.

What do home buyers really want? See how the pandemic has changed buyer preferences.

The pandemic changed the way many of us look at our living spaces. NAHB surveyed prospective buyers to see how their preferences have changed.

Houston named a top moving destination in U.S.

Houston has been ranked as the sixth moving destination by Penske Truck Rental in its 11th annual Top Moving Destinations list.

Texas homebuyers more diverse, make more money than national average

The annual report highlights the demographics of Texas homebuyers who had real estate transactions between July 2019 and June 2020, as well as their motivations for buying a home and their perceptions of the home buying and selling process.

The 1031 like-kind exchange is a key tool for investing in diverse and inclusive communities

It is the ultimate equal opportunity tax code provision because it provides an efficient and effective means for individuals to grow their wealth.

Clearing the way for a safer, more resilient Houston

A new report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University recommends Houston break the cycle of destruction and rebuilding and instead focus on an effective buyout program before the next flood comes.

The top 10 Houston Agent Who’s Who Profiles of 2016

Our second annual Who’s Who in Houston Residential Real Estate feature was a big hit with readers. Which agents’ profiles attracted the most attention? Below are the 10 Who’s Who profiles that received the most clicks in 2016’s feature:

The top 10 Houston Agent stories of 2016

Here at Houston Agent, we cover a wide variety of topics day in, day out. From home sales, to new construction, to how agents can better their business, our coverage involves just about every major topic in real estate today. Certain

Special Report: Negative Equity in Houston is Nearly Nonexistent

Negative equity is not only down in Houston, but almost entirely absent in the area’s housing market. Last week, we reported a much-needed dosage of good news – that after peaking a few years back, negative equity in Houston has fallen

Special Report: ‘Builder Confidence’ Numbers Still Inconsistent With Construction Numbers

Builder confidence remains high while home construction continues to trod along – what gives? Builder confidence this month fell just one point, according to the latest Housing Market Index from the National Association of Home Builders. Finishing up 2014

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