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Public Relations Manager
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x1258
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Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x1155
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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:

Low inventory and high prices continue to impact Houston real estate market
The Real Deal
May 26, 2022

Sugar Land, Missouri City see higher home prices, fewer houses sold year over year in April
Community Impact Newspaper
May 26, 2022

HAR: Low inventory, high prices remain a concern for Houston real estate
Houston Agent Magazine
May 25. 2022

Is the housing market slowing down?
KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News
May 24, 2022

Luxury real estate firm Douglas Elliman makes key hire to boost its Houston growth
Houston Chronicle
May 23, 2022

April brings signs of growth in local real estate markets
The Leader News
May 23, 2022

Property values spike locally in 2022 across Tomball, Magnolia
Community Impact Newspaper
May 20, 2022

Houston real estate sees uptick in new-home sales
Houston Agent Magazine
May 20, 2022

2022 Top Houston-area residential real estate large teams by sales volume
Houston Business Journal
May 19, 2022

Memorial City Mall area to be transformed with 27-acre mixed-use destination
Houston Chronicle
May 19, 2022

Swanky 12-story condo project near River Oaks planned for fall groundbreaking
Houston Chronicle
May 17, 2022

10 most-expensive active listings in Texas
Houston Agent Magazine
May 17, 2022

Property values spike across Conroe, Montgomery in 2022
Community Impact Newspaper
May 16, 2022

Houston home sales stall as rising rates, limited inventory put a damper on hot market
The Real Deal
May 12, 2022

Houston home sales remain strong in April as prices soar
Houston Agent Magazine
May 12, 2022

Houston home prices hit record highs again, but sales slow for the first time this year
Houston Chronicle
May 11, 2022

Houston home sales flat in April amid new record prices, rising interest rates
Houston Business Journal
May 11, 2022

HAR: Single-family home sales decline year over year, prices continue to rise
Community Impact Newspaper
May 11, 2022

11 most-expensive Houston homes sold in April
Houston Agent Magazine
May 10, 2022

HAR Housing Affordability Index: Less than half of Houston-area residents can afford a median-priced home
Community Impact Newspaper
May 6, 2022

HAR: Only half of metro could afford Q1 median pricing in Houston real estate
Houston Agent Magazine
May 6, 2022

Podcast: FOMO homebuying, and why that phrase ‘housing bubble’ keeps bubbling up
Houston Chronicle
May 5, 2022

New listings see improvement, remain behind last year’s numbers
Houston Agent Magazine
May 5, 2022

About half of Houston households can't afford to buy a home here, new analysis shows
Houston Chronicle
May 4, 2022

Concern about the increase in the price of homes in Houston continues
45 / Univision Houston
May 4, 2022

Montgomery County market remains strong for home sales
Houston Chronicle
May 4, 2022

HAR: Only 47% of households make enough money to afford a single-family home in Houston in 2022
KHOU-TV / 11 News
May 3, 2022

Houston real estate sees decline in new listings, record-high pricing in April
Houston Agent Magazine
May 3, 2022

Exclusive: 6 years after Ashby high-rise controversy, a new luxury apartment tower planned for site
Houston Chronicle
May 2, 2022

New listings gain traction, still behind last year’s numbers
Houston Agent Magazine
April 28, 2022

Houston homes are selling at their highest prices ever. Here's what local ZIP code data tells us
Houston Chronicle
April 26, 2022

Affordable housing in Houston hard to find for many
KTRH / NewsRadio 740
April 25, 2022

Houston homebuyers grasping for any deal in red-hot market may get shut out by higher mortgages
Houston Chronicle
April 24, 2022

Houston Mayor expands post-Harvey affordable housing initiative
The Real Deal
April 22, 2022

Traffic is now the worst in these 5 U.S. cities — is yours here?
FOX News
April 22, 2022

HomesUSA: Houston new-homes market is ‘strengthening’
Houston Agent Magazine
April 22, 2022

Houston's average single-family home price tops $400K for first time
KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News
April 15, 2022

Strong housing demand fuels Houston’s rental market
Houston Agent Magazine
April 15, 2022

Exclusive: New homebuyers are getting shut out by investment firms. Mattress Mack wants to turn the tables.
Houston Chronicle
April 15, 2022

Remembering Houston Real Estate Icon Martha Turner, a True Heroine to Many Women
PaperCity
April 14, 2022

Homeownership 'most expensive in a generation' as mortgage rates leap to 5%
Houston Chronicle
April 14, 2022

New listings slide back into negative territory after positive streak
Houston Agent Magzaine
April 14, 2022

Houston average home prices hits $400,000 mark for first time
Houston Chronicle
April 13, 2022

Houston home-buyers defy rising interest rates, limited inventory to boost March sales
Houston Agent Magazine
April 13, 2022

Houston's shortage of less expensive homes pushes prices to records, more people to lease in March
Houston Business Journal
April 13, 2022

Legend of Houston real estate Martha Turner dies at 81
Houston Chronicle
April 8, 2022

Houston real estate icon Martha Turner has died at age 81, HAR says
KPRC-TV / Local 2
April 8, 2022

Houston real estate icon Martha Turner passes away at 81
KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News
April 8, 2022

2022 is a bad year to buy a home, with every cost going higher
Houston Chronicle
April 6, 2022

Higher listing volume no match for Houston’s ‘aggressive’ buying trends
Houston Agent Magazine
April 5, 2022

Houston’s Fine Dining Pioneer Honored With a Meal Like No Other — Celebrating the Late Tony Vallone
PaperCity
April 5, 2022

Houston real estate prices soar to historic levels
Community Impact Newspaper
April 4, 2022

Houston’s Top Real-Estate Pros Analyze the 2022 Housing Market
Out Smart Magazine
April 4, 2022

Condos Surge as an Affordable Alternative
Realty News Report
April 4, 2022

Sugar Land, Pearland see sharpest apartment rent spikes across Houston, report finds
Houston Chronicle
March 30, 2022

HAR: New Houston listings steady, in high demand by eager buyers
Houston Agent Magazine
March 30, 2022

Houston Ranks High in Best Housing Markets for Growth and Stability
Houstonia Magazine
March 29, 2022

Houston named a top-10 housing market for growth and stability
KTRK-TV / ABC 13
March 29, 2022

Houston named a top-10 housing market for growth and stability
CultureMap Houston
March 29, 2022

Harris County Appraisal District sees increasing property values
The Tribune Newspapers
March 29, 2022

Houston homes and rent prices on the rise
KHOU-TV / 11 News
March 28, 2022

HomesUSA: Houston new-homes market remains ‘robust’
Houston Agent Magazine
March 25, 2022

Houston's housing market shows record low availability
KTRK-TV / ABC13
March 24, 2022

Spring selling season off to slow start in Houston
Houston Agent Magazine
March 24, 2022

Another jump in mortgage rates sparks affordability concerns for homebuyers
Houston Chronicle
March 24, 2022

Houston's second-priciest penthouse sells in posh Post Oak high-rise
CultureMap Houston
March 23, 2022

Washington Avenue area sees big jump in February home sales
The Leader News
March 22, 2022

Rising mortgage rates are a headache, but not a roadblock for Houston homebuyers now
Houston Chronicle
March 21, 2022

Listed at $6.9M, one of Houston's priciest 9,500 square-foot penthouses sells in Galleria area
Houston Chronicle
March 21, 2022

Houston Home Values Continue to Rise
KTRH / NewsRadio 740
March 17, 2022

No relief in sight for Houston’s dwindling housing inventory
Houston Agent Magazine
March 17, 2022

Home appraisals jump 21% in Harris County in 2022 
Community Impact Newspaper
March 17, 2022

Mortgage rates rise above 4% for first time since 2019
Houston Chronicle
March 17, 2022

Luxurious Astoria penthouse sells for $6.9M
Houston Agent Magazine
March 17, 2022

New Conroe housing developments continue; inventory at all time high as prices soar
Houston Chronicle
March 17, 2022

11 most-expensive Houston homes sold in February
Houston Agent Magazine
March 16, 2022

February is a Strong Month for Houston Home Sales
RISMedia
March 15, 2022

Single-family home prices reach new highs in Houston as available property hits new lows
Community Impact Newspaper
March 11, 2022

Houston home sales at record high; average price almost $400K
KTRH / NewsRadio 740
March 10, 2022

First week of March uneventful for Houston real estate
Houston Agent Magazine
March 10, 2022

Steady consumer demand drives home prices to record highs, inventory to historic low
Houston Agent Magazine
March 9, 2022

Houston home sales set records as average price nears $400K
Houston Chronicle
March 9, 2022

Houston home prices set records again in February while inventory returns to historic low
Houston Business Journal
March 9, 2022

Houston real estate defies second year of pandemic, prepares for 2022
Houston Agent Magazine
March 7, 2022

Are you going to buy a house for the first time? These are the options you have in Houston
45 / Univision Houston
March 7, 2022

Housing affordability a concern as average listing prices climb
Houston Agent Magazine
March 4, 2022

HomesUSA: Houston’s new-home market ‘inching its way back to normal’
Houston Agent Magazine
March 3, 2022

Housing Market Cooled Yet? Naw….
KTRH / NewsRadio 740
February 24, 2022

Houston Crime Stoppers join conference bringing awareness to rising rental scams
Telemundo Houston
February 23, 2022

Houston Crime Stoppers join conference bringing awareness to rising rental scams
KHOU-TV / 11News
February 23, 2022

Rental scams on the rise in Houston as rent rates soar
KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News
February 23, 2022

Rental scams ensnare more Houstonians, HAR reports
Houston Agent Magazine
February 23, 2022

HAR, Crime Stoppers launch public awareness about rental scams in Houston
KPRC-TV / Local 2
February 23, 2022

Fake agencies scamming home seekers in the greater Houston area
45 / Univision Houston
February 23, 2022

Rental scam awareness – Harris County minorities targeted and how to report fraud
KIAH-TV / CW39
February 23, 2022

Garden Oaks home boasts smokin' hot history
The Leader News
February 23, 2022

See the most expensive homes sold in Houston in January 2022
Houston Business Journal
February 22, 2022

Eastern part of area paces first home sales charge of 2022
The Leader News
February 22, 2022

HAR honors two for community service, industry excellence
Houston Chronicle
February 19, 2022

Houston's real estate market continues to be competitive for 2022
KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News
February 17, 2022

Houston housing activity remains steady through mid-February
Houston Agent Magazine
February 17, 2022

Sales of $1 Million-Plus Houses Skyrocket in New Year — Houston’s 10 Most Expensive Home Sales
PaperCity
February 16, 2022

Houston home prices skyrocketed last year! What about THIS year?
KTRH / NewsRadio 740
February 15, 2022

The 10 Most Expensive Houston Homes Sold Last Month
Houston CityBook
February 14, 2022

Greater Houston’s most expensive home sales in January
Houston Agent Magazine
February 14, 2022

Houston’s luxury home sales volume surged in January
Houston Agent Magazine
February 11, 2022

Houston homes sales off to a solid start in the new year, despite low inventory
Houston Business Journal
February 9, 2022

Houston's housing market began 2022 the same way it ended 2021: red-hot, with rising interest rates
Houston Chronicle
February 9, 2022

Supply, labor shortages cause concern in housing market
Houston Chronicle
February 5, 2022

Texas Mansion Goes on the Market for $27.5 Million
Wall Street Journal
February 4, 2022

Houston Association of Realtors swears in 2022 board leadership
Houston Business Journal
February 1, 2022

2021: A Year for the Record Books in Houston Real Estate
KTRH / NewsRadio 740
January 24, 2022

Seven Massive Houston Estates Celebrities Once Lived In
Houstonia Magazine
January 24, 2022

The rising cost of housing
Houston Matters
KUHF / Houston Public Media
January 21, 2022

Houston new home market hot and holding
Houston Chronicle
January 19, 2022

The 10 most expensive homes that sold in Houston in 2021
Houston Chronicle
January 18, 2022

See the most expensive homes sold in Houston in December and all of 2021
Houston Business Journal"
January 18, 2022

Rising cost of housing 'major concern' for Houston economist
Houston Business Journal
January 18, 2022

Despite December downturns, local market enjoys strong year in home sales
The Leader News
January 18, 2022

Year of frenzy: Houston's housing market soared to new heights in 2021. Will 2022 be the same?
Houston Chronicle
January 13, 2022

Here are the 10 most expensive homes sold in Houston last year
CultureMap Houston
January 13, 2022

The 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Houston’s Record $40 Billion Real Estate Year
PaperCity
January 12, 2022

HAR: Houston home sales and rentals stay strong in December despite construction slow down
Community Impact Newspaper
January 12, 2022

Houston home prices, sales reached records in 2021
Houston Chronicle
January 12, 2022

Houston sets new records for single-family home sales and average price in 2021
Houston Agent Magazine
January 12, 2022

Houston home sales dip in December, but 2021 breaks records
Houston Business Journal
January 12, 2022

Texas landlords must now disclose flood risk information to renters. Housing experts say it doesn’t go far enough
KUHF / Houston Public Media
January 10, 2022

Houston homes aren't as overvalued as other Texas metros like Austin or Dallas, analysis suggests
Houston Chronicle
January 6, 2022

10 most expensive Houston homes sold in December
Houston Agent Magazine
January 6, 2022

New listings remain low as holiday season closes
Houston Agent Magazine
January 6, 2022

Median listing prices in Houston reach all-time high
Houston Agent Magazine
January 5, 2022

Houston's two most expensive home listings are $29.5 million each and have European flair
Houston Chronicle
December 30, 2021

Another year of COVID adds doubt to Houston’s business plans in 2022
Houston Chronicle
December 30, 2021

Houston real estate market sees typical holiday lull
Houston Agent Magazine
December 29, 2021

What can we expect from the housing market in 2022?
KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News
December 28, 2021

Houston market hits winter freeze as new listings continue downward trend
Houston Agent Magazine
December 22, 2021

Conroe prepares for housing growth with new utility districts
Houston Chronicle
December 22, 2021

Houston MLS adds new Spanish language feature for agents, clients
Inman News
December 22, 2021

HAR adds Spanish language option to its MLS platform
Houston Agent Magazine
December 21, 2021

GOOF tops area's home sale figures for November
The Leader News
December 21, 2021

Houston’s mid-December market numbers trail behind 2020 levels
Houston Agent Magazine
December 20, 2021

HAR's ShowingSmart is the latest entry in the race to replace ShowingTime: Tech Review
Inman News
December 17, 2021

Sales of million-dollar homes jump across Texas
Houston Chronicle
December 15, 2021

Home prices increased in November
KTRK-TV / ABC13
December 13, 2021

Year over year, Houston’s housing prices continue to grow
Community Impact Newspaper
December 10, 2021

New home listings gained traction after Thanksgiving, still down from 2020
Houston Agent Magazine
December 9, 2021

2021 has been quite a ride for Houston real estate
Houston Agent Magazine
December 8, 2021

Despite the holiday season, Houston home sales rebound and remain strong
Houston Business Journal
December 8, 2021

High-end sales, low inventories help Houston housing market rebound after slow October
Houston Chronicle
December 8, 2021

PHOTOS: Take a look inside 8 wild, wonderful Houston-area homes that graced the market in 2021
KPRC-TV / Click2Houston
December 6, 2021

Housing market outlook for the end of the year
KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News
December 1, 2021

New tool allows agents to schedule, manage property listings with ease
Houston Agent Magazine
November 18, 2021

11 most expensive Houston homes sold in October
Houston Agent Magazine
November 17, 2021

New Houston listings register fifth straight week of declines
Houston Agent Magazine
November 17, 2021

Houston Association of Realtors debuts home showing platform
Inman News
November 11, 2021

Houston's sole Frank Lloyd Wright home sold for reported $2.7 million
Houston Chronicle
November 11, 2021

Houston's only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home sells for $2.7M
Houston Business Journal
November 11, 2021

Houston home sales drop in October amid labor, supply shortages
Houston Chronicle
November 10, 2021

These are the 10 most expensive Houston-area homes sold in October 2021
KPRC-TV / Click2Houston
November 10, 2021

HAR honors 20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate
Houston Agent Magazine
November 10, 2021

Houston home sales dipped for second time in 2021 last month
Houston Business Journal
November 10, 2021

HAR: Low pending listings could lead to slower closings in weeks ahead
Houston Agent Magazine
November 6, 2021

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University Place real estate: See some of the properties that sold in October
Community Impact Newspaper
November 4, 2021

Houston home-buying steady despite normal seasonal slump
Houston Agent Magazine
November 3, 2021

New home listings continue to dip for fourth straight week
Houston Agent Magazine
October 28, 2021

See the most expensive homes sold in Houston in September 2021
Houston Business Journal
October 18, 2021

Housing market booming in Conroe and Montgomery County
Houston Chronicle
October 15, 2021

Houston housing market remains on-course for record year
Houston Agent Magazine
October 14, 2021

Million dollar properties propel September home sales
Houston Chronicle
October 13, 2021

HAR: Year over year, Houston single-family homes remain strong, on track for record year
Community Impact Newspaper
October 13, 2021

Houston's home sales continue to surpass 2020 levels in September
Houston Business Journal
October 13, 2021

Here Are the 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold in H-Town in September
Houston CityBook
October 6, 2021

HAR: Last week’s housing inventory boost short-lived
Houston Agent Magazine
October 6, 2021

Austin vs. Houston: What Texas city is best to live in?
Austonia
October 5, 2021

Houston-area realtors warn of home rental scam that disguises fake listings for real homes
KTRK-TV / ABC13
October 5, 2021

$16.5 Million River Oaks Mansion Emerges as a True Show Stopper — The Most Coveted Real Estate Listing in Houston?
PaperCity
October 4, 2021

Americans Not Too Thrilled with the Real Estate Market. How About Houston?
KTRH / NewsRadio 740
September 22, 2021

Uptick in real estate scams in Houston
KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News
September 17, 2021

Houston’s 10 Priciest Homes — More Real Estate Records Fall With Woodlands Mansions Leading the Way
PaperCity
September 9, 2021

Houston area home prices post double-digit gains
Houston Chronicle
September 8, 2021

Year over year, Houston-area August home sales rebound after down July
Community Impact Newspaper
September 8, 2021

Houston real estate market improves in August, HAR reports
Houston Agent Magazine
September 8, 2021

This $7.5M home in The Woodlands just sold after less than a month on the market
Houston Business Journal
September 2, 2021

Scam artists using online trickery to prey on renters
KHOU-TV / 11 News
August 24, 2021

After a hot year, is the Houston real estate market cooling down?
KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News
August 18, 2021

Top 10 most expensive Houston homes sold in July
Houston Agent Magazine
August 16, 2021

HAR: Houston-area housing market red-hot in July but couldn’t beat July 2020’s record-setting figures
KPRC-TV / Local 2
August 15, 2021

Houston homes sales scorched in July 2021 — despite numbers showing otherwise
CultureMap Houston
August 13, 2021

Houston’s Million Dollar Home Sales Continue to Set Records — See the 11 Most Expensive Houses Sold in July
PaperCity
August 13, 2021

40 percent of Houston-area homes sold above list price in June, July
Houston Chronicle
August 13, 2021

Houston home listings improved again last week
Houston Agent Magazine
August 12, 2021

HAR: Despite Houston-area home sales down 6.1% in July versus last year, market still booming
Community Impact Newspaper
August 11, 2021

The do’s and don’ts of dual agency
Houston Agent Magazine
August 2, 2021

Houston home prices, sales volume hover near record-high levels
Houston Chronicle
August 11, 2021

Houston's only Frank Lloyd Wright house is back on the market for $3.15M
Houston Chronicle
July 29, 2021

Houston’s real estate market is scorching hot, experts say
KPRC-TV / Local 2
July 24, 2021

Insight: Why Houston apartment rents are surging
Houston Chronicle
July 23, 2021

Woodland Heights/Northside Village pace June home sales
The Leader
July 22, 2021

The Woodlands real estate market sees record-low inventory, high pricing
Community Impact Newspaper
July 15, 2021

The 11 Most Expensive Houses Sold in Houston — Another Record Month Sees Some Big Money Stunners Change Hands
PaperCity
July 14, 2021

Sales of luxury homes drive Houston housing market to new highs
Houston Chronicle
July 14, 2021

HAR: Despite tight inventory, Houston-area home sales up 14% in June versus last year
Community Impact Newspaper
July 14, 2021

These are the 10 most expensive Houston-area homes sold in June 2021
KPRC-TV / Click2Houston
July 10, 2021

Low inventory, interest rates catalyze 'unprecedented' Sugar Land, Missouri City real estate market
Community Impact Newspaper
July 9, 2021

The 11 most expensive Houston homes sold in June
Houston Agent Magazine
July 8, 2021

How Much $1M Can Buy You in Houston
Houston Business Journal
July 8, 2021

These are the 10 most expensive Houston-area homes sold in May 2021
KPRC-TV / Click2Houston
June 17, 2021

How to avoid buyer's remorse in this hot housing market
KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News
June 14, 2021

Advice for Buying a Home in a Challenging Market
Houston Matters / KUHF - Houston Public Media
June 10, 2021

Median Houston home price surpasses $300,000 for the first time as demand rises and inventory falls
Houston Chronicle
June 10, 2021

See the most expensive homes sold in Houston in May 2021
Houston Business Journal
June 10, 2021

Bate récord en ventas el mercado inmobiliario en el área de Houston
45 / Univision Houston
June 9, 2021

Houston-area home sales in May up nearly 50% versus last year
KTRK-TV / ABC 13
June 9, 2021

Your real estate questions answered
KRIV-TV / Fox 26 News
June 7, 2021

10 most expensive Houston homes sold in May
Houston Agent Magazine
June 7, 2021

Houston housing shows resilience through the storms
Houston Agent Magazine
June 7, 2021

Supercharged housing market across the U.S. likely to persist
Houston Chronicle
June 4, 2021

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University Place real estate: See some of the properties that sold in May 2021
Community Impact Newspaper
June 3, 2021

Is it a good time to buy or sell a home in Houston?
45 / Univision Houston
May 15, 2021

Houston home prices hit new highs as inventory stays at record low
Houston Chronicle
May 12, 2021

HAR: Houston-area home sales in April up 47% compared to last year
Community Impact Newspaper
May 12, 2021

Houston real estate continues to shatter records through April
Houston Agent Magazine
May 12, 2021

What's the risk? How flooding impacts home sales in Houston's booming real estate market
Houston Chronicle
May 12, 2021

Many Houston homes are selling for $20K over asking price: what's causing the home-buying bonanza
KHOU-TV / 11 News
May 6, 2021

HAR report shows surges in home prices and new listings

Media Contacts

Public Relations Manager
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x1258
Email
Chief Communications Officer
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x1155
Email