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The Evolution of the Commercial MLS Website

A Moment in HAR History… 1989 – CMLS Launched – Part of the Stellar MLS System 2001 – CommGate Website Launched 2017 – Major Updates to CommGate website –Partnership with Xceligent Blog this!Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on Linkedinshare via RedditTumblr itTweet about itBuzz it upSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell... 

Spring Has Definitely Sprung

I don’t know about you, but I am relieved that the pollen has finally stopped coating my car the moment I’m done washing it. If I wanted a green car, I would have bought one! Now if only everyone’s allergy symptoms would finally clear up! Speaking of spring and everything that’s blooming, I was very happy to see how home sales and rentals throughout greater Houston blossomed in March. Our market... 

Commercial Gateway Delivers System Improvements

Commercial Gateway’s partnership with Xceligent continues with a newly designed website. Subscription fees for the CommGate CIE have been equalized at $195 per member per quarter, the rate that was initially established in 2001 for “participant” members. All new subscribing members of the CommGate CIE are enrolling at the $195 per quarter rate and existing members are being transitioned to the... 

The EDGE: Week of April 24, 2017

The EDGE: Early Voting Has Begun, 2017 YPN Spring Training, and More Click link to download edge042417 Blog this!Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on Linkedinshare via RedditTumblr itTweet about itBuzz it upSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend  Read More →

Spotlight On: Buyers from India

Fast Facts About India Buyers from India purchased $6.1 billion of U.S. residential real estate in 2016 and made up 6% of the total dollar volume of residential sales. From April 2015 to March 2016, Texas had the highest share of home buyers from India at 20% of the market share with California a close second at 17%. Location Preference for Buyers from: India 67% suburban 23% city/urban 8% small... 

Top 10 Countries that Visited HAR.com in March 2017

Each month the International Department will shine the spotlight on a different country and their buying habits. Below you will find some interesting facts about buyers from Mexico. Blog this!Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on Linkedinshare via RedditTumblr itTweet about itBuzz it upSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend... 

Congressional Visits May 17-18

An Overview of NAR 2017 Legislative and Regulatory Priorities The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is the largest professional trade association in the United States, NAR represents over one million residential REALTORS® and commercial practitioners involved in all facets of the industry, including brokers, sales agents, property managers, appraisers and counselors. NAR fiercely advocates... 

Vote FOR Proposition 1

Election Day is Saturday, May 6. Passing Houston Independent School District’s Proposition 1 is crucial to ensure Houston schools have funding to help students thrive. If the Proposition fails, it could mean: Letting politicians in Austin take our commercial property tax revenue Losing critical funding for our already struggling school district Businesses paying higher tax rates than their neighbors... 

REALTORS® Flock to the State Capitol for REALTOR® Day 2017

Approximately 2,500 REALTORS® and affiliate members from across the state of Texas gathered at the capitol in Austin on April 4 for REALTOR® Day at the Texas Capitol 2017. This number included a six-bus, 230-person delegation from the greater Houston area. HAR members, including HAR and TREPAC leadership, visited with state lawmakers on the following key public policy issues and related bills filed... 

HAR in the News

HAR’s February 2017 MLS news release, reporting positive sales volume, increased pricing and a slight uptick in inventory, generated coverage from mid- to late March in the following media outlets: Bellaire Essentials Community Impact Newspaper CultureMap Houston Examiner Newspapers Houston Business Journal (online and print editions) Houston Chronicle (online and print editions) Houston Community... 
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