Are You a Rising Star in Real Estate?

Are you, or do you have, a young rising star in your ranks? 2017 marks the 8th Annual Young Professionals Network (YPN) 20 under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate awards. This prestigious honor is presented to 20 HAR members 40 years of age or younger who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of sales, leadership and community involvement. To apply, view the qualifications and FAQs, go to The

Celebrating More Than Three Decades of HARTV

Greg Hale’s Vision Set a High Bar for the Real Estate Industry Video marketing is no longer optional when it comes to real estate. It’s a requirement. Today’s generation of buyers is tech-savvy, content-driven and hungry for more. How can we give these consumers the most content in the most effective way? Through video, of course! That was the task at hand for HAR leadership back in 1988. Not much

Honoring HAR-TV’s Greg Hale

HAR’s central office on the Southwest Freeway resembled a ‘Who’s Who’ of HAR history on the evening of Tuesday, May 9. That’s when HAR past presidents and chairmen, current staff and board members and special guests joined 2017 Chair Cindy Hamann and President & CEO Bob Hale and his wife, Susie, for the dedication of the HAR-TV Greg Hale Studios. Greg, who passed away last December, founded HAR’s video production

A Moment in HAR History…

“As a business owner and broker of a large brokerage (Heritage Texas Properties) and as HAR’s 1997 chair (the sixth woman to serve in the history of HAR), I witnessed first-hand the evolution of the most innovative member-centric REALTOR® association [caption id="attachment_27933" align="alignright" width="183"] Greg Hale at Vision 2000[/caption] in the country. Having been involved in the strategic long-range planning, I had the privilege of seeing leaders from around the

April Marks Another Positive Month for Houston Home Sales

Consumers kept the Houston real estate market humming in April, with single-family home sales and pricing experiencing another month of gains and housing inventory reaching the highest level since last August. The strongest growth in sales activity took place among homes priced from $750,000 and above (considered the luxury market), followed by homes in the $250,000 to $499,999 range. For the luxury market, which took the brunt of the energy