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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 January 2018 MLS news release – reporting a positive start to the new year with an increase in sales and stable inventory levels – generated coverage from mid- to late February in the following media outlets:

  • Bellaire Essentials
  • Community Impact Newspaper
  • CultureMap Houston
  • Examiner Newspapers
  • Houston Agent Magazine
  • 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)

Wall Street Journal reporter Katherine Clarke cited HAR data in her March 4 feature about the sale of a chateau-style mansion in Houston that had been reduced from $43 million to $30 million. The article also referenced home sales statistics from former HAR Chairman Ted C. Jones, Ph.D. who, as chief economist for Stewart Title, handles economic forecasting on behalf of HAR.

HAR board member Katie Kossev and her developer husband, Veso, were guests on the Fox 26 News talk show, “The Isiah Factor,” with host Isiah Carey, on March 8, to discuss the gentrification of various Houston neighborhoods.

HAR supplied data to the Houston Business Journal for its profile of the 10 most expensive homes that sold in Houston in January. The article published on February 22 and featured full-color photos of the properties provided by the listing agents/brokerages, which are credited in the report.

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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