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3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x258
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3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x155
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HAR in the News

The Houston Association of REALTORS® is making headlines. Here is a roundup of the coverage the organization has received from local, regional and national media outlets:

How do you apartment hunt in a pandemic?
Houston Chronicle
May 29, 2020

Montgomery County real estate market takes hit in April; real estate industry goes virtual
Community Impact Newspaper
May 27, 2020

Houston real estate market posts another big decline
Houston Chronicle
May 27, 2020

Tight residential market leads to bidding wars
Houston Chronicle
May 26, 2020

Thousands of open houses are planned throughout Houston area this weekend
Houston Chronicle
May 22, 2020

Roughly 100 Houston real estate agents report harassment from 'foot-fetish creep'
Houston Chronicle
May 19, 2020

Regional Spotlights: How the Real Estate Industry Is Faring Amidst COVID-19
RISMedia
May 18, 2020

Reward increased in cold case of 3 Houston Realtors who were murdered the day after Hurricane Alicia
KHOU / 11 News
May 14, 2020

Housing Market Stalls As Potential Buyers Lose Jobs, Stay Indoors 
NPR's "Here & Now"
May 14, 2020

New report reveals coronavirus impact on Houston market
Houston Agent Magazine
May 14, 2020

Live Virtual Open Houses
Jewish Herald-Voice
May 14, 2020
 
Houston Chronicle
May 13, 2020

April home sales tumble 21%, prices steady as Houston real estate market absorbs COVID-19 shock
Community Impact News
May 13, 2020

Houston home sales plummet amid Covid-19 stay-home orders 
Houston Business Journal
May 13, 2020

REALTOR® Resiliency: Customized Service and Support in the Time of COVID-19
On Common Ground / National Association of REALTORS®
Spring 2020

1930s gem, coveted River Oaks estate among Houston's most expensive homes sold in April
Houston Chronicle
May 11, 2020

These are the 10 most expensive Houston-area homes sold in April 2020
KPRC / Click2Houston
May 6, 2020

HAR to Realtors: Open houses should be virtual until mid-May
Houston Chronicle
May 1, 2020

Houston Bucks National Housing Market---For Now
KTRH / Newsradio 740
April 28, 2020

Houston realtors adapting during the pandemic
KRIV-TV / FOX 26 Houston
April 24, 2020

How the Houston housing market is changing amid the pandemic
KTRK-TV / ABC13
April 23, 2020

On the Move: HAR chair weighs in on the new normal
Houston Chronicle
April 19, 2020

Disminuye la compra de vivienda en Houston a causa del coronavirus (Homeownership in Houston Decreases Due to Coronavirus)
Univision / Houston
April 16, 2020

Slowdown begins to grip housing market
Houston Chronicle
April 15, 2020

Market snapshot: Texas and COVID-19
Inman News
April 14, 2020

The newest rental amenities? Cheap and distant
Houston Chronicle
April 13, 2020

Report shows upbeat look at local real estate market, but analysts expect slowdown
KRIV-TV / Fox 26 News
April 8, 2020

Waterfront Sugar Land palace, opulent River Oaks mansion highlight Houston's top homes sold in March
Houston Chronicle
April 8, 2020

Houston real estate market braces for coronavirus impact
Houston Chronicle
April 8, 2020

Houston's suburban luxury homes under foreclosure, April 2020
Houston Chronicle
April 8, 2020

Houston's housing market spared from coronavirus impact for most of March
Houston Business Journal
April 8, 2020

The Texas real estate market is headed for a slowdown. The question is for how long.
Texas Tribune
April 7, 2020

The New Normal in Home Buying?
KTRH / Newsradio 740
April 7, 2020

Coronavirus not slowing down NAR's pocket listing policy
Inman News
April 1, 2020

Houston Realtors offer virtual home tours, check out these local homes under $325K
Houston Chronicle
April 1, 2020

The 2020 Guide to Houston Neighborhoods
Houstonia
April 2020

Houston Realtors Forced to Adapt amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Oil Price Drop
KTRH / Newsradio 740
March 30, 2020

Real estate professionals getting creative
The Leader
March 26, 2020

How recently listed Houston homes are priced amid coronavirus
Houston Chronicle
March 25, 2020

Harris County says real estate services are essential amid coronavirus stay home order
Houston Chronicle
March 24, 2020

Houston Association of Realtors takes steps to adapt amid coronavirus pandemic
Houston Business Journal
March 24, 2020

Coronavirus impact on Houston's housing market
KPRC-TV / Local 2
March 23, 2020

Houston and Austin Realtors suspend open house displays on HAR.com
Inman News
March 23, 2020

Realtors Discourage Open Houses; HAR.com Website Drops Open House Notices Due to Coronavirus
Realty News Report
March 23, 2020

HAR not posting open houses, sets out standards in response to coronavirus
KPRC-TV / Click2Houston
March 22, 2020

New coronavirus addendum will allow buyers, sellers to cancel housing contracts
Houston Chronicle
March 20, 2020

We talked to 21 multiple listing services about their coronavirus preparations. Here's what they said
Inman News
March 19, 2020

Houston’s housing market faces uncertain future amid coronavirus and oil price collapse
Houston Chronicle
March 11, 2020

Houston home sales still strong in February, but coronavirus concerns loom
March 11, 2020

Memorial mansion auctioned at half price among Houston's 10 most expensive homes sold in Feb.
Houston Chronicle

March 10, 2020

Houston penthouse where 'Urban Cowboy' was filmed now listed at $750K
Houston Chronicle
March 3, 2020

The Great Turnaround: How Much Have Prices Rebounded Since the Housing Bubble Burst?
realtor.com
March 2, 2020

Here's what you can get for $900K in Houston
Yahoo Finance / FOX Business
February 29, 2020

Museum-like, lakefront Woodlands mansion hits the market at $2.4 million
Houston Chronicle
February 24, 2020

House Money: Houston Real Estate Surges Into 2020
KTRH / Newsradio 740
February 17, 2020

HAR, Trulia, Zillow, Redfin and others help with the best part of homebuying
Houston Chronicle
February 13, 2020

Houston home sales up 15.2 percent
Houston Agent Magazine
February 12, 2020

Housing market a tough sell for buyers
Houston Chronicle
February 12, 2020

Houston's single-family home sales, prices, leases jump in January
Houston Business Journal
February 12, 2020

1930s landmark, modern Memorial smart home among Houston's priciest homes sold in January
Houston Chronicle
February 11, 2020

These are the 10 most expensive Houston-area homes sold in January 2020
KPRC-TV/Local 2
February 5, 2020

Live on a secluded island off Lake Conroe in this just listed, $4.25M 'Glass House'
Houston Chronicle
February 3, 2020

HAR increases MLS subscription fees for first time in 20 years
Houston Chronicle
January 28, 2020

Inside Houston restaurateur Johnny Carrabba's Memorial estate, now listed at $16.5M
Houston Chronicle
January 27, 2020

HAR to increase MLS fees for agents
Houston Agent Magazine
January 24, 2020

Houston Association of Realtors to raise fees for first time in 20 years
Inman News
January 24, 2020

These are the 10 most expensive Houston-area homes sold in December 2019
KPRC-TV/Local 2
January 16, 2020

Tanglewood mansion with its own tequila room among Houston's most expensive homes sold in December
Houston Chronicle
January 15, 2020

Why January is no longer a dreary time of the year to sell homes in Houston
KPRC-TV/Local 2
January 15, 2020

On the Move: HAR chair Nugent discusses opportunities for people moving to Houston — Part 1
Houston Chronicle
January 13, 2020

HAR’s 2020 leadership team takes oath of office during Dec. 19 ceremonies
Houston Chronicle
January 12, 2020

Who's Making News in Real Estate? RISMedia Announces 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers
RISMedia
January 9, 2020

Julio Laguarta, ‘Father’ Of The Texas A&M Real Estate Center, Dies At 86
Bisnow
January 9, 2020

A record-number of single-family homes were sold in Houston in 2019. Here’s how that happened.
KPRC-TV/Local 2
January 9, 2020

A powerful close to a record-breaking year in Houston real estate
Houston Agent Magazine
January 9, 2020

Strong December home sales push Houston to new record
Houston Chronicle
January 9, 2020

Houston's housing market saw another record-breaking year in 2019
Houston Business Journal
January 8, 2020

HAR’S 2020 leadership team takes office
Houston Agent Magazine
January 7, 2020

Bringing value: Associations re-envision member needs in a changing industry
Houston Agent Magazine
January 6, 2020

What $300,000 buys in Houston compared to the suburbs
Houston Chronicle
January 3, 2020

The most expensive Houston homes sold this decade
Houston Chronicle
December 30, 2019

After Record Year For Houston Home Sales, What’s Ahead In 2020?
News 88.7 KUHF / Houston Public Media
December 20, 2019

Another positive month for home sales, according to HAR
Houston Agent Magazine
December 12, 2019

Housing market poised for record
Houston Chronicle
December 11, 2019

Houston's housing market on track for record 2019 as November remains strong
Houston Business Journal
December 11, 2019

Luxe Woodlands mansion with massive park-like yard among Houston's most expensive homes sold in November
Houston Chronicle
December 9, 2019

These are the 10 most expensive Houston homes sold in November 2019
KPRC-TV/Local 2
December 5, 2019

Here's what Houston consumers think of iBuyers

Houston Agent Magazine
December 4, 2019

Houston Homesellers interested in iBuyers, but size of offer key
Houston Chronicle
November 27, 2019

39% of homesellers 'somewhat likely' to work with an iBuyer, according to a new consumer survey by the Houston Association of Realtors
Inman News
November 27, 2019

$4M architectural gem boasts stunning views of Memorial Park from the front porch
Houston Chronicle
November 19, 2019

Houston headed for a record-breaking 2019, says HAR
Houston Agent Magazine
November 14, 2019

Stunning waterfront Lake Conroe mansion highlights Houston's most expensive homes sold in October
Houston Chronicle
November 12, 2019

Most expensive homes sold in Houston in October include a 90-year-old house
Houston Business Journal
November 12, 2019

These are the 10 most expensive Houston-area homes sold in October 2019
KPRC-TV/Local 2
November 7, 2019

Here are the most expensive homes sold in Houston in September 2019
Houstin Business Journal
October 31, 2019

$12M palatial Magnolia estate comes with three pools, a 'man cave' and its own mini golf course
Houston Chronicle
October 15, 2019

HAR salutes '20 Under 40 Rising Stars'
Houston Chronicle
October 13, 2019

Houston Housing Market Hums Along
KTRH/Newsradio 740
October 11, 2019

High-tech 'Star Wars' mansion among Houston's 10 most expensive homes sold in September
Houston Chronicle
October 10, 2019

September to Remember: Best September in Houston Real Estate History, Realtors Say
Realty News Report
October 9, 2019

Houston's housing market registers seventh straight month of gains, but luxury sales slip
Houston Chronicle
October 9, 2019

2019 Association VIP: Shannon Cobb Evans, HAR
Houston Agent Magazine
October 7, 2019

HAR report shows record sales numbers for August
Houston Agent Magazine
September 12, 2019

Best Summer (and Best August) Home Sales in Houston Real Estate History, Realtors Say
Realty News Report
September 12, 2019

Houston home sales on hot streak with second-best month ever
Houston Business Journal
September 11, 2019

Mortgage rates have fallen, but will homebuyers respond?
Houston Chronicle
September 11, 2019

Houston real estate marker is going gangbusters
KTRH/Newsradio 740
September 9, 2019

Rivercrest mansion tied to former Houston Rockets player undergoes striking transformation
Houston Chronicle
September 9, 2019

The top things to consider if you're selling your house
KTRH/Newsradio 740
September 3, 2019

Peek inside recently sold Houston houses for a glimpse at local home prices
Houston Chronicle
August 26, 2019

Spanish-style mansion designed by archite

Media Contacts

Public Relations Manager
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x258
Email
Chief Communications Officer
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x155
Email