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Houston’s Post-Harvey Housing Market Sees Further Gain in October

The Houston real estate market showed continued resiliency in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, with home sales and rentals in positive territory for a second consecutive month in October. The strong demand, however, has constrained housing inventory, which had finally reached more balanced levels before the storm struck in late August. According to the latest monthly report prepared by the Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR), single-family home sales rose 7.5
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Time is UP for Tempo

After a long and successful run, Tempo goes away for good today, Tuesday, November 14, making way for MATRIX. Below is a timeline for the transition and valuable resources to get your business moving in MATRIX. Tuesday, Nov. 14 – Tempo is turned off.  Matrix is available in “Read Only” mode. Tuesday, Nov. 14 – No listing add/edit during the transition day. Incomplete listings WILL NOT be transferred from Tempo
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Farewell Tempo and Fusion…

Tempo is scheduled for retirement November 14, 2017. Fusion retired on October 17, 2017. It was 2002 when HAR last changed MLS systems going from StellarView to Tempo and many agents at the time were learning how to browse the Internet. Some voiced their concerns about the change, even though StellarView was antiquated technology, limited to one property photo, only 500 users could use the system at one time and
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Housing Market Proves It is ‘Houston Strong’ After Harvey

A month after the devastating storm, September sees home sales rebound and rentals surge Battered by Hurricane Harvey during the final week of August, the Houston real estate market demonstrated its ‘Houston Strong’ resiliency during the four weeks that followed with a rebound in home sales and the strongest rental activity of all time. According to the latest monthly report produced by the Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR), single-family home
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As We Say Goodbye to Tempo and Fusion…We Welcome in Matrix

Fusion and Tempo, are both scheduled for retirement this fall. Fusion on October 17 and Tempo on November 14, 2017. Changing from one MLS system to another is never convenient and can be difficult for many. HAR understands this and has worked to keep in place Tempo for over 15 years, a very long time in terms of technology and software. HAR’s system vendor, Corelogic, is discontinuing Tempo and Fusion