Apartment List releases report on latest Houston rent trends

Apartment List recently released its latest rent report for Houston, finding rent prices here decreased by 0.2 percent from August to September …

Resort-like Houston estate set for auction July 30

The Woodlands, north of Houston, is no stranger to luxury properties. Miami-based Platinum Luxury Auctions set a record resale with DanMar Manor earlier this year, and now the leading auction house is looking to unload another Houston estate called Sub…

REAL Trends ranks top performing agents in Houston

REAL Trends recently recognized real estate’s best in its 2016 America’s Best Real Estate Agents list, breaking down each state and metro’s best performing agents and teams by closed transaction sides and closed sales volume …

Foreclosures in Houston falling alongside the oil industry

A sure-fire sign of an improving real estate market is the fall of foreclosure activity, and luckily those trends are down throughout the nation for the eighth consecutive month, according to RealtyTrac’s newly released data …

Community spotlight: The Woodlands

Modeled after master-planned communities like Reston, Virginia and Irvine, California, The Woodlands is among Houston’s largest submarkets.

The suburb of nearly 108,000 houses not only a consortium of luxury homes and new multifamily but also a sizab…

Houston homebuilder responds to spring sales season

When the height of the new home sales season rolls around, one Houston homebuilder significantly ups its marketing campaign. During April, Johnson Development hosts its annual “Houston’s Largest Home Tour,” which aims to showcase and sell hundreds of i…

Anadarko Petroleum lays off 1,000 amid energy industry concerns

It was probably only a matter of time until big job cuts were made in the Houston-area workforce. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. is shedding 17 percent of its workforce, due to the ongoing woes in the energy industry. At the beginning of the month, 1,000 wor…

Houston’s stock of single-family rental homes on the rise

Recent data shows the demand for rental homes in Houston is growing. According to the Houston Association of Realtors, February leases of single-family homes rose by 14.6 percent year-over-year in the metro …

Land sales in high-end Houston developments dropped in 2015

In two Houston communities, an annual report from their owner reveals a 44 percent slippage in sales from 2014 to 2015. The Howard Hughes Corp., owner of The Woodlands and Bridgeland blames the drop on the softening economy.

But in the January report …

Houston foreclosure stats don’t foreshadow impending doom

For all the gloom and doom that is heard lately about the Houston economy, that city’s foreclosure numbers for 2015 don’t seem to suggest that the housing market is falling off a cliff. Data firm RealtyTrac just crunched foreclosure numbers for the country for 2015. Houston is a star performer on the resulting list …