Texas Real Estate

TX Realtors Ask Gov. Abbott To Consider Real Estate Services as Essential Amid Coronavirus Shutdowns

By Joanna England / March 23, 2020 / 13 Comments

To a great many homebuyers, a Realtor is an essential part of the process of buying real estate. But whether real estate-related businesses are considered an “essential service” in the age of coronavirus shelter-in-place orders is yet to be decided. That’s why Texas Realtors has asked Gov. Greg Abbott to consider real estate-related businesses as […]

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3 Reasons That 2019 Was Texas’ Record Year for Home Sales

By Brandi Addison / February 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

Last year was a record year for the sale of Texas homes for three particular reasons, according to the Texas A&M University Systems Real Estate Center. At 356,576 homes sold throughout MLSs in 2019, research associate Wesley Miller said there was a combination of reasons for the growth: Low interest and mortgage rates Domestic migration […]

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International Homebuyers Bring $7.8 Billion to Texas Economy

By Candy's Dirt / October 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

  Staff Reports   Real estate purchase by international homebuyers brought $7.8 billion to the Texas economy, says a new report from Texas Realtors. From April 2018 to March 2019, Texas accounted for 10 percent of all homes purchased by international homebuyers in the United States, with 18,310 home sales out of 183,100 nationwide according […]

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PACE Is The Place For Helpful Green Financing

By Jon Anderson / September 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Recently, the New York Times wrote about the rapid growth of the green financing initiative called PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) and the infusion of cash available to lend. Many NYT stories are national or international in focus, so some digging was required to discover what Texas and Dallas were doing with the program. Created […]

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Bubbling In Texas: How Did We Fare Post 2007 Bubble?

By Candy's Dirt / January 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, many states have barely recovered from the housing crash in 2007 when the real estate bubble burst, a data visualization HowMuch.net revealed. “In fact, the housing market is still below its 2007 figures in several locations around the country,” the cost information website said […]

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Shutdown Impacts Some States More Than Others

By Bethany Erickson / January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

For the most part, Texas is doing OK during U.S. government shut down, but it still is hitting the state’s most vulnerable citizens the hardest, according to a recent report on the states most and least affected by the 2019 shut down. The report, compiled by analysts at WalletHub, compared all 50 states plus the […]

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