Why didn’t all the rain put a halt to home sales this spring?

The conventional wisdom is that the past month of nonstop rain should have put a damper on real estate sales, but, in fact, the opposite has happened.

Two of Austin’s largest indie brokerages are joining forces

Realty Austin, the largest independent brokerage in Austin, said its acquisition of Reilly Realtors should give it 10 percent of the market in the city.

Compass launches in Austin with top-performing Sotheby’s agents

Compass is officially launching in Austin with four of the city’s top-performing agents, the company announced on Tuesday.

Nationwide foreclosure starts rise for first time in 3 years

Foreclosure starts increased by less than 1 percent year-over-year in July after 36 consecutive months of decreases, according to Attom Data Solutions.

Trulia Neighborhoods launches to make communities look like Instagram Stories

The feature uses crowdsourced local knowledge, original photography, drone footage, local safety and commute data, and parent reviews of nearby schools to create a comprehensive visual and data-filled profile of over 300 areas around the country.

Seattle crown jewel of WalletHub’s ‘Best Big Cities’ list

It’s the home of technology giants such as Microsoft and Amazon, so it’s no surprise Seattle nailed the top spot on WalletHub’s ‘Best Big Cities’ list.

Realogy appoints its first-ever president of Coldwell Banker Texas

NRT LLC, the Realogy subsidiary that operates the real estate giant’s company-owned brokerages, has named Charles El-Moussa as Coldwell Banker Texas’ first-ever president.

What’s the connection between birth rates and home values?

According to Zillow’s latest analysis, birth rates among 25- to 29-year-old women decreased in counties with the fastest home price appreciation. On average, a 10 percentage point rise in home values correlates with a 1.5 percentage point drop in birth…

5 markets where homebuyers can win big with falling prices

With home prices rising for 70 consecutive months, homebuyers are in desperate need of a reprieve. For those unwilling or unable to wait for home prices to cool in their area, a move to another state with dropping home prices and a more affordable cost…

LBJ’s former Texas country estate hits the market for $2.8M

For $2.8 million, you’ll be able to live like a president — not at The White House, but at former president Lyndon B. Johnson’s 3,980 square-foot estate situated on 142 acres of land in the Texas Hill Country …