Texas Real Estate

Shutdown Impacts Some States More Than Others

By Bethany Erickson / January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
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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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BREAKING: Patrick Draws Democratic Challenger as Collier Files Today

By Bethany Erickson / November 13, 2017 / 1 Comment
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Mike Collier knows that there are people that care deeply about whether Texas stays red, turns blue, or goes purple — but it’s not his chief goal. “My aspiration is political competition,” he said on a drive from Houston to Dallas last week. “I just want to see the end of this one-party system.” Collier […]

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Statewide Home Sales Dip in Third Quarter, Inventory Increases Thanks to Hurricane Harvey

By Joanna England / November 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports Texas home sales declined slightly in the third quarter of 2017, according to the 2017-Q3 Texas Quarterly Housing Report released today by the Texas Association of Realtors. This is the first time that Texas home sales have declined on a quarterly basis since the second quarter of 2012.   “As anticipated, the […]

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Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Home Values Still Somewhat a Question Mark

By Bethany Erickson / August 31, 2017 / 6 Comments
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As the floodwaters recede and Hurricane Harvey survivors assess the damage to their homes, the inevitable question arises: What will this do to the housing market in the Houston area? With a flood of this magnitude, it’s hard to predict, experts say. History tells us that it can take a lot longer for housing stock […]

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Texas Ranks No. 2 in International Buyers

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / August 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports Texas home sales from international buyers added $18.66 billion to the Texas economy from April 2016 to March 2017, according to the Texas International Homebuyers Report released today by the Texas Association of Realtors. Attracting buyers from across the globe, Texas ranked second among U.S. states for international home sales volume. “This surge in […]

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Texas Land Sales Soar Amid Slight Decline in Price Per Acre

By Heather Hunter / June 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Ready to build a custom home or your dream second shelter? It seems that now is the time to buy. According to a report by the Texas Association of Realtors, small land sales are booming across the Lone Star State as prices experienced a slight drop in 2016. And we do mean slight. The average […]

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