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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’s August 2017 MLS news release, reporting about Hurricane Harvey’s assault on Houston real estate which halted 10 months of positive homes sales with a nearly 25 percent decline in volume, generated coverage from mid- to late September 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 Newspapers
  • Houston Public Media / KUHF 88.7 FM
  • KHOU-TV / 11 News
  • KPRC-TV / Local 2
  • KRIV-TV / FOX 26 News
  • KTRH / NewsRadio 740
  • KTRK-TV / ABC 13 Eyewitness News
  • Realty News Report (RNR)

HAR Governmental Affairs co-chair Ed Wolff made live appearances on KHOU-TV / 11 News in September and October to discuss Hurricane Harvey’s effects on local real estate, flood response and preparedness going forward. These included Facebook Live interviews both on set with anchor Len Cannon and at Ed’s own flood-damaged Meyerland home with reporter Sherry Williams.

HAR Secretary/Treasurer Richard Miranda interviewed with reporters from Spanish language Houston TV stations 45 / Univision and 48 / Telemundo for their respective stories about Harvey’s impact on the Houston housing market as well as to promote the Harvey Temporary Housing Site on HAR.com.

HAR provided localized housing data and facilitated expert interviews for a Galveston County Daily News story about Harvey’s impact across Galveston County. The article, headlined “Harvey delays some sales in a still strong market,” published on September 9.

These stories and more are available in the HAR Online Newsroom at www.har.com/content/newsroom  as well as in HAR Connect.

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