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HAR MLS Quarterly Subscriber Fee Billing to Be Delayed

HAR recognizes that all members are likely to experience the effects of Hurricane Harvey, as homes are taken off the market to repair or rebuild and a resulting potential short-term shortage in inventory occurs. The HRIS (MLS) board of directors has approved delaying automatic MLS fee billing for the fourth quarter from September 15 to November 1. The first quarter 2018 MLS subscriber fees will also not auto-bill until February
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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

HAR in the News

The Houston Association of REALTORS® is making headlines! Here’s a look at some of the media coverage our organization has received over the past few weeks. HAR was all over the news in broadcast as well as in print and online throughout late August and early to mid-September as the go-to authority for local real estate conditions in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Among the media outlets that interviewed HAR
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Call for Leaders in 2018

2018 HAR  Leadership Opportunities Volunteer for one of the many HAR advisory groups. Sign up online today! Log on to (Deadline is December 1, 2017.) Advisory Groups Bay Area Communications Fort Bend Governmental Affairs HAR Engage Information International Management Central MLS Montgomery County Political Affairs Professional Development Professional Standards* Risk Management Technology TREPAC YPN – Young Professionals Network Area Networking Deer Park Fort Bend Great Northwest Katy Lake Houston
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New Temporary Housing Section on

There have been some flood and storm-related questions that our members have asked, so we compiled the following information to help you during this time. 1.) Please Post Available Homes on the New Harvey Temporary Housing section on HAR launched the Harvey Temporary Housing section on last week. It has already been reported on Local 2, ABC13, in the Houston Chronicle, Houston Business Journal and many national media