Houston Association of REALTORS



3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027



Phone: 713-629-1900 
Fax: 713-961-4869

Housing Trends

August 2017

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Mortgage News Daily reports, "Today President Barack Obama will announce plans to allow homeowners with FHA insured loans refinance at lower rates and will also detail an agreement with major lenders that will compensate military personnel and veterans who were wrongfully foreclosed upon or denied lower interest rates."  more...

As reported in BizJournals, "Houston is the most ethnically diverse large metropolitan area in the nation, while Missouri City and Pearland rank among the region’s most diverse cities, according to a joint report from Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas.  more...

Connie Lewis, BizJournal, reports "Site Selection magazine has ranked Houston as the No. 1 U.S. metropolitan area for corporate facility expansions and relocations in 2011". The Greater Houston Partnership say "the ranking could lead to even more regional economic development". more...

Home Ownership matters…to people, to communities, and to America. Why? • For every two homes sold, one job is created in the U.S. • Each purchase generates as much as $60,000 in economic activity over time. more...

Buying is now cheaper than renting in 74 percent of the nation’s largest cities. Low home prices and “rock-bottom” interest rates as well as tax advantages of homeownership are the reasons why it’s now cheaper to BUY a 2-bdrm home than to rent one. Check out this CNN Money article with the details. more...

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