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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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Texas small land sales volume continues to grow while prices ease

The Texas Small Land Sales Report released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS® shows a 14.2% increase in volume for 2016 while the average price per acre declined 0.3% year-over-year. “As our state’s population continues to grow and the … Continue reading

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What homeowners insurance really covers

A survey commissioned by insuranceQuotes—an insurance-comparison website—found that 56% of surveyed homeowners think a standard homeowners policy covers flood damage. But they’re wrong. Although you might know the ins and outs of homeowners insurance, there’s a good chance your clients … Continue reading

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What your future clients will look like

Recent findings from the Pew Research Center show how demographic forces are driving population changes and reshaping how we live. Fewer Americans are married. Only half of U.S. adults today are married, down from 70% in 1950. The increase in … Continue reading

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What’s happening in real estate so far in 2017

The Texas Association of REALTORS® on May 3 released the Texas Quarterly Housing Report for the first quarter of 2017. Highlights include: 68,420 Texas homes were sold in Q1-2017, a 4.6% increase from 2016-Q1. Median sales price for Texas homes … Continue reading

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