Real Estate News

  • Texas remains a top college destination

    Houston provides excellent educational opportunities.

    The entire state of Texas, and Houston in particular, has long been a destination for students who want to get a college education. July 28th, 2015 9:17am

  • Texas government continues to invest in economic success

    Texas provides tax breaks to companies.

    Houston is often pigeonholed as an oil town, but crude is just one part of the region's economic success. In fact, Houston's economic diversity is a key factor in the area's ongoing growth. July 28th, 2015 3:39am

  • Home price appreciation demonstrates housing market's strength

    Rising home prices are good for sellers, and new inventory should help buyers.

    The housing market recovery has been a long time coming, and home prices across the country are finally returning to their pre-recession highs, according to a new study from Black Knight Financial. July 27th, 2015 3:38am

  • U.S. economy continues to grow

    Things are looking up for the economy overall.

    July 26th, 2015 8:46am

  • Funding arrives for high-speed Texas railway

    A high-speed train could dramatically alter Texas travel.

    It currently takes several hours to make the trip between Houston and Dallas by car, but that is set to change with the creation of a high-speed bullet train that will link the two cities. July 23rd, 2015 7:29am

  • Houston's housing market can't be stopped

    Multifamily construction increased across the U.S.

    The Houston housing market is a perennial bright spot for the U.S. economy, and it remains a powerhouse as the country enters the second half of 2015. The Houston Association of Realtors' report for June demonstrated impressive growth throughout the housi July 21st, 2015 6:54am

  • Houston's downtown benefits from residential construction

    Downtown will see increased residential space.

    Houston's strong economy keeps drawing people to the city and surrounding areas, which is rapidly increasing the price of housing. That's great news for the region's service industry and is also fueling a boom in residential construction in- and outside t July 15th, 2015 4:30am

  • Resilient Texas market continues to grow

    There's more to Texas than oil.

    The Texas economy is synonymous with oil, but the falling price of black gold hasn't spelled disaster for Texas' overall economic growth. July 13th, 2015 7:00am

  • National real estate market recovery continues

    Homebuying is up across the country.

    The recession had a profound impact on the U.S. housing market, but it seems sales are finally recovering from years spend in doldrums. The national housing picture has improved substantially in 2015, and that positive momentum is likely to continue throu July 10th, 2015 5:05am

  • Retailers flock to the Houston market

    Texas population growth has necessitated more retail space.

    Houston's strong economic growth and rising population figures make it an ideal place for retail expansion, and developers have taken notice. July 7th, 2015 4:26am

  • FAA approves Houston spaceport

    Houston will be an important part of the commercial spaceflight industry.

    Houston is already home to NASA's Johnson Space Center, and now it is poised to be a hub for the future of spaceflight, according to CBS affiliate KHOU. On July 1, the Federal Aviation Administration granted a spaceport license for Ellington Field in Hous July 1st, 2015 8:20am

  • Purchase contracts hit nine-year high

    Pending home sales rose 0.9 percent in May, according to the National Association of Realtors.

    Pending home sales are at a nine-year high, according to the National Association of Realtors. June 30th, 2015 3:25am

  • Houston: A global city

    A new study by the Greater Houston Partnership found that the Bayou City is becoming a global hotspot.

    The construction market in Texas continues to fare well, despite the decline in oil prices around the world. June 29th, 2015 5:39pm

  • Homebuilder confidence up in U.S. housing market

    Homebuilders feel confident about the market in the next six months.

    According to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, released on June 15, builder confidence was the highest it's been since September 2014. June 16th, 2015 11:02am

  • Houston millennials aiding housing market

    Millennials moving to Houston are helping the housing market.

    Faced with higher student loan debt than previous generations, millennials are forgoing a move to larger cities like New York and San Francisco. June 15th, 2015 7:02am

  • Texas economy second-fastest growing in US

    Population data showed that three Texas cities are some of the fastest growing in the United States.

    The state of Texas has the second fastest-growing economy in the United States, according to new data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. June 11th, 2015 6:34am

  • New study find renter's market more favorable than buyer's

    The renter's market is more favorable than the buyer's market in the United States.

    The housing market is better for renters than for buyers, according to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent Index. June 10th, 2015 10:17am

  • Construction industry adds 17,000 jobs in May

    The construction industry added 17,000 jobs in May.

    Jobs in the U.S. are still on the rise. June 8th, 2015 6:14am

  • Job market and hiring up in May

    May was a month of increased hiring for private companies and small businesses.

    Stocks opened slightly higher on June 3, as traders received some positive news about the job market. June 4th, 2015 9:55am

  • Houston's expensive streets aid housing market

    Houston's most expensive streets to live on are helping the housing market.

    Houston's diverse economy is keeping its housing market strong, especially on some of the city's most expensive streets. June 3rd, 2015 6:52am

  • Construction spending increases in April

    Construction spending increases nationwide.

    Construction spending increased according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Commerce. June 1st, 2015 10:48am

  • Buyer's and seller's markets

    Buyers and sellers favored in different local real estate markets.

    Nationwide, local markets are teetering between buyer's and seller's markets. June 1st, 2015 1:46am

  • Fears of housing bubble repeat squashed

    Housing market remains strong.

    Worries about a housing bubble can be laid to rest. May 31st, 2015 11:43am

  • Houston home sales increase

    Home sales ticked up in April.

    According to the monthly press release from the Multiple Listing Service of the Houston Association of Realtors, home sales in Houston ticked up in April. May 20th, 2015 7:50am

  • Houston housing market remains strong

    Houston's real estate industry continues to hold on.

    Despite falls in oil prices and decreasing employment in the energy industry, Houston's housing market continues to hold up. May 19th, 2015 3:19pm