Communications Features REALTOR® Celebration

Request for Nominations: Houston Association of REALTORS® Annual Awards

Please nominate someone who who you think is worthy of one of the HAR’s annual awards—the REALTOR® of the Year and the John E. Wolf Community Service Award. 2017 REALTOR® of the Year HAR members give this award to recognize an HAR REALTOR® member who best personifies the REALTOR® in spirit and ethics, through service to his or her profession, peers and the REALTOR® Association. Criteria include: service and accomplishment
Features Governmental Affairs

On November 7 Vote FOR Houston Propositions A through E: The City Bonds

By Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner [caption id="attachment_29117" align="alignright" width="114"] Sylvester Turner Mayor of Houston[/caption] Houston is open for business. Our resilience as a city is grounded in the kindness and generosity of our people. Our optimism is fueled by grit and a dogged determination to continue our work of building a city that will provide a brighter future for our children and grandchildren. We have challenges ahead of us as
Features International

Foreign U.S. Home Sales Dollar Volume Surges 49 Percent to Record $153 Billion

Fueled by a substantial increase in sales dollar volume from Canadian buyers, foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate skyrocketed to a new high, as transactions grew in each of the top five countries where buyers originated. This is according to an annual survey of residential purchases from international buyers released today by the National Association of REALTORS®, which also revealed that nearly half of all foreign sales were in
Events Features HAR Engage

HAR ENGAGE Real Estate Conference is October 19

Ready to learn from industry experts and elevate your career? ENGAGE is a must-attend conference! HAR Engage is Houston’s premier real estate and technology conference brought to you by the Houston Association of REALTORS®. Everyone is a VIP at this year’s HAR Engage! Your ALL ACCESS pass includes a seated luncheon with our VIP Keynote Luncheon Speaker Nobu Hata. Your ticket price also includes Engage Lounge access, free Wifi, free
Communications Features

Mortgage Insurance for Disaster Victims Section 203(h)

Summary: The Section 203(h) program allows the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to insure mortgages made by qualified lenders to victims of a major disaster who have lost their homes and are in the process of rebuilding or buying another home. Purpose: Through Section 203(h), the Federal Government helps victims in Presidentially designated disaster areas recover by making it easier for them to get mortgages and become homeowners or re-establish themselves