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98% of homebuyers and sellers have positive experiences with Texas REALTORS®

About 98% of homebuyers and sellers reported that their experience working with a Texas REALTOR® was either “good” or “excellent,” according to the inaugural Texas REALTOR® Satisfaction Index. The report released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS® gauges homebuyer and seller … Continue reading

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Texas home sales decline slightly in third quarter of 2017

For the first time since 2012, the number of home sales in Texas declined on a quarterly basis. The Texas Quarterly Housing Report for the third quarter of 2017 released by the Texas Association of REALTORS® shows Texas home sales … Continue reading

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Texas condo and townhome sales top $5.4 billion

Condos and townhomes were one of the fastest growing segments of the Texas housing market in 2017. According to the Texas Condominium Sales Report released by the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the condo and townhome market exceeded $5.4 billion in … Continue reading

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Texas home sales activity jumps in first half of 2017

Texas home sales volume, home prices, and listings activity experienced strong gains in the first half of the year, according to the 2017 Texas Real Estate Midyear Report. Download the full report here. “The devastation brought on by Hurricane Harvey … Continue reading

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Texas international home sales top $18 billion

The sales dollar volume of international home purchases in Texas totaled $18.66 billion from April 2016 to March 2017, according to the Texas International Homebuyers Report released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS®. Sales dollar volume from foreign homebuyers … Continue reading

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What a new report says about the effects of staging a property

According to the 2017 Profile of Home Staging from the National Association of REALTORS®, 49% of buyers’ agents said that staging had an effect on most buyers’ views of a home. Of sellers’ agents included in the survey, 39% said … Continue reading

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Texans are paying less on mortgage debt than the rest of the country

Texas homeowners have less mortgage debt than the rest of the U.S. thanks to home prices below the national average, according to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. Since 1978, the price of a home in Texas purchased … Continue reading

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