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Public Relations Manager
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x258
E-mail: david@har.com
Chief Communications Officer
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x155
E-mail: matt@har.com

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 Harvey Transformed House-Hunting in Houston

Wall Street Journal

October 24, 2018

 

HAR's 9th annual YPN 20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate Awards recognizes top sales, leadership, community service

Houston Chronicle

October 21, 2018

 

Houston home sales decline year-over-year in September

Community Impact Newspaper

October 18, 2018

 

Texas home market continues with strong year as sales, prices grow in Q3

Houston Agent Magazine

October 18, 2018

 

Houston Association of Realtors honors 2018 Rising Stars in Real Estate

Houston Agent Magazine

October 16, 2018

 

Women Who Mean Business: Rita Klein Blevins, professional development director, Houston Association of Realtors

Houston Business Journal

October 16, 2018

 

Home sales fall in Houston; mortgage rates rise

Houston Chronicle

October 11, 2018

 

Houston home sales sink in September, but prices and luxury market inch up

Houston Business Journal

October 10, 2018

 

Houston Realtors Warn about Homebuyers Wire Fraud

News 88.7 KUHF / Houston Public Media

September 24, 2018

 

Thieves using 'spear phishing' to steal money from homeowners

KPRC-TV/Local 2

September 20, 2018

 

Realtors: Beware of cyber scams targeting home buyers

Houston Chronicle

September 19, 2018

 

Houston housing market shows huge Harvey distortion

Houston Chronicle

September 13, 2018

 

Houston’s housing market still strong in August, even after removing the 'Harvey effect'

Houston Business Journal

September 12, 2018

 

Local Home Sales in August Increase More Than 7 Percent Compared to August of 2017

88.7 KUHF / Houston Public Media

September 12, 2018

 

Best August Ever for Houston Home Sales

Realty News Report

September 12, 2018

 

Real estate startups flock to Houston with aims of low fees, quick offers

Houston Chronicle

September 5, 2018

 

Houston home foreclosure starts on the rise, according to alarming new report

CultureMap Houston

August 21, 2018

 

Most Admired CEOs of 2018 explain the worst advice they've ever received

Houston Business Journal

August 20, 2018

 

See the 10 most expensive Houston homes sold in July 2018

Houston Business Journal

August 16, 2018

 

HAR chair not afraid of change

Houston Chronicle

August 12, 2018

 

Luxury segment drives home sales, prices up

Houston Chronicle

August 9, 2018

 

Houston housing market inventory still down, but prices are highest ever for July

Houston Business Journal

August 8, 2018

 

Houston home sales, prices rose in July

Houston Chronicle

August 8, 2018

 

HAR launches app: Car Mode for mobile

Houston Chronicle

August 5, 2018

 

HAR.com mobile app adds hands-free browsing feature for users

Houston Agent Magazine

July 24, 2018

 

Updated app reads listing information as your car stops in front of a home

Inman News

July 19, 2018

 

Meet the Inman Innovator finalists: Most Innovative MLS, Association or Real Estate Organization

Inman News

July 14, 2018

 

Houston housing market makes history with all-time high in home sales

CultureMap Houston

July 13, 2018

 

See the 10 most expensive homes sold in Houston in June 2018

Houston Business Journal

July 13, 2018

 

Houston real estate market hits all-time high

Houston Chronicle

July 12, 2018

 

Houston sees record home sales in June

KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News

July 12, 2018

 

Houston home sales, prices hit all-time highs in June, luxury sales jump

Houston Business Journal

July 11, 2018

 

June 2018: The Strongest Month Ever for Home Sales in Houston

Realty News Report

July 11, 2018

 

Houston home values increase despite hurricane-related losses

Community Impact Newspaper

July 9, 2018

 

Why the MLS isn't dead, and why backers say that's good for consumers

Inman News

July 3, 2018

 

Houston home sales inch up, prices break all-time records again in May

Houston Business Journal

June 13, 2018

 

Luxury home sales stagnant even as oil prices rebound

Houston Chronicle

June 13, 2018

 

See the 10 most expensive homes sold in Houston in May 2018

Houston Business Journal

June 12, 2018

 

5 of the most expsnive homes sold in Houston in May

Houston Chronicle

June 6, 2018

 

The Fair Housing Act at 50

Houston Agent Magazine

June 4, 2018

 

Houston's Real Estate Market Shows Some Changing Trends For Home Sales

Houston Matters / KUHF, Houston Public Media

May 23, 2018

 

Check out Houston's most expensive homes sold in April

Houston Business Journal

May 16, 2018

 

Buyers, sellers looking for home bargains in wake of Hurricane Harvey

KPRC-TV/Local 2

May 11, 2018

 

Job Growth And Harvey Recovery Boost Houston Home Sales

Forbes.com

May 10, 2018

 

Houston home sales median price hits record high despite Harvey

CW-39/Newsfix

May 10, 2018

 

Houston-area homes hit record for median price

Houston Chronicle

May 10, 2018

 

Houston home sales jump in April following March dip, prices at all-time highs

Houston Business Journal

May 9, 2018

 

Houston home price hits record high

Houston Chronicle

May 9, 2018

 

Peek into the most expensive homes sold in Houston in April 2018

Houston Chronicle

May 2, 2018

 

Photos: Tour the 10 most expensive homes sold in March 2018

Houston Business Journal

April 24, 2018

 

Houston’s home sales dip in March for first time since Hurricane Harvey

Houston Business Journal

April 11, 2018

 

Houston home sales tumble for first time since Hurricane Harvey

Houston Chronicle

April 11, 2018

 

Look into Houston-area condos for sale for $275,000 and under

Houston Chronicle

April 3, 2018

 

Listing price reduced on most expensive home for sale in Houston

Houston Business Journal

March 21, 2018

 

Houston’s housing inventory shrinks as luxury home sales stabilize in February

Houston Business Journal

March 14, 2018

 

Houston home inventory tightens ahead of busy spring home-buying season

Houston Chronicle

March 14, 2018

 

Gentrification in Houston?

"The Isiah Factor" / Fox 26 News

March 8, 2018

 

Houston Mansion Lists for $30 Million

Wall Street Journal

March 4, 2018

 

These are Houston's most over-the-top, luxury homes for sale right now

Houston Chronicle

February 22, 2018

 

Tour the 10 most expensive homes sold in January

Houston Business Journal

February 22, 2018

 

Houston’s overall home sales stayed strong in January, but luxury market continued to decline

Houston Business Journal

February 14, 2018

 

Report: Houston's luxury home sales decline for third straight month

Houston Chronicle

February 14, 2018

 

Government Shutdown Update

Houston Matters / KUHF, Houston Public Media

January 22, 2018

 

Housing market hit new high in 2017 despite Harvey

Houston Chronicle

January 11, 2018

 

Houston's housing market recorded strongest year ever in 2017, despite Hurricane Harvey

Houston Business Journal

January 10, 2018

 

Houston real estate market posts record year

Houston Chronicle

January 10, 2018

 

Pamela Hughes receives HAR's John E. Wolf Community Service award

Houston Chronicle

December 22, 2017

 

Chance Brown named HAR's 2017 Realtor of the Year

Houston Chronicle

December 22, 2017

 

Realtor Celebration: HAR's 2018 leadership team takes oath of office

Houston Chronicle

December 22, 2017

 

See the top 10 most expensive Houston homes sold in November

Houston Business Journal

December 19, 2017

 

Post-Harvey rebound continues for Houston real estate market

Houston Agent Magazine

December 14, 2017

 

Realtors scale up good deeds in disaster-torn communities

Inman News

December 7, 2017

 

More renters find homes for themselves in suburbia

Houston Chronicle

November 26, 2017

 

How many — and for how much — homes in popular Houston areas are selling: HAR Index from Oct. 2017

Houston Chronicle

November 15, 2017 

 

See the top 10 most expensive homes that sold in Houston in October

Houston Business Journal

November 15, 2017

 

Local real estate landscape uncertain following Harvey

Community Impact Newspaper

November 14, 2017

 

Home sales register post-Harvey rally

Houston Chronicle

November 9, 2017

 

Houston home sales and leases up, inventory constrained post-Harvey

Houston Business Journal

November 8, 2017

 

Houston real estate market continues post-Harvey rebound

Houston Chronicle

November 8, 2017

 

Steady city population growth fuels lifestyle communities in Richmond

Community Impact Newspaper

November 7, 2017

 

Harvey’s effect on Lake Houston area real estate: Higher rents, lower home values

Community Impact Newspaper

November 6, 2017

 

Rebound in Houston home sales fuels uptick nationally

CNBC

October 20, 2017

 

All-Time Record: September Home Rental Activity Up 86 Percent as Houstonians Seek Refuge From Hurricane Harvey

Realty News Report (RNR)

October 13, 2017

 

Houston rental occupancy at all-time high after Harvey

KTRK-TV / ABC13

October 11, 2017

 

Following Harvey, Houston sees home sales rebound and strongest rental activity ever

Houston Business Journal

October 11, 2017

 

Houston home sales see post-Harvey rebound

Houston Chronicle

October 11, 2017

 

20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate Awards

Houston Chronicle

October 8, 2017

 

See the 20 Houston Realtors under 40 named Rising Stars in Real Estate

Houston Business Journal

October 3, 2017

 

Short-term rental app helps businesses displaced by Harvey

Houston Chronicle

September 15, 2017

 

Harvey Depresses Houston Home Sales

Houston Public Media/KUHF News 88.7

September 14, 2017

 

Housing market, sidelined by Harvey, shows signs of a rebound

Houston Chronicle

September 14, 2017

 

Homeowners open their rental houses to storm survivors

KPRC-TV/Channel 2 News

September 13, 2017

 

Reportan disminución del 25% en la venta de bienes raíces en Houston en comparación a 2016

 KXLN-TV 45/Univision

September 13, 2017

 

Report: Harvey 'dealt a heavy blow' to Houston housing market

Houston Business Journal

September 13, 2017

 

Houston home sales plunged 25 percent in August as Harvey approached

Houston Chronicle

September 13, 2017

 

High values, dry homes?

Houston Chronicle

September 10, 2017

 

Harvey delays some sales in a still strong market

Galveston County Daily News

September 9, 2017

 

Harvey shakes up Houston's real estate market

Austin American-Statesman

September 8, 2017

 

Website links Harvey victims to temporary housing opportunities

KPRC-TV / Local 2

September 7, 2017

 

To Florida, Love Texas: Agents offer hurricane advice

Inman News

September 7, 2017

 

Media Contacts

Public Relations Manager
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x258
E-mail: david.mendel@har.com
Chief Communications Officer
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x155
E-mail: matt@har.com