Houston real estate growth booming from years of relocation

Houston is the second largest metro in the state of Texas, growing 38.3 percent from 4.7 million people in 2000 to 6.5 million residents in 2014. These figures make Houston the nation’s second fastest growing metro. The area added more than 156,000 peo…

Overall positive outlook for commercial real estate in Houston

Houston developers and forecasters are burning the midnight oil trying to figure out ways to fill nearly 10 million square feet of commercial space, which might be the only positive impact for the real estate market in Houston given crude oil’s current…

Trulia reports: Is the Houston real estate market overpriced?

America is currently facing a home inventory shortage across all housing types. But starter homes and trade-ups are scarcer than premium homes across the U.S., hitting hardest in the West and South regions, according to Trulia’s Inventory and Price Watch quarterly report …

Houston renters may easily be swayed toward homeownership

The share of cost-burdened renters in Houston was 50 percent in 2007. Cost-burden rates have stayed fairly stable from 2007 to 2014; they are lower than the national (52 percent) and slightly higher than the state (49 percent) average …