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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 April 2018 MLS news release – reporting a rebound in home sales and record-setting average and median prices – generated coverage from mid- to late May 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)

HAR Chair Kenya Burrell-VanWormer was a guest on the May 23 edition of the live, call-in talk show “Houston Matters” on Houston Public Media / KUHF 88.7 FM, discussing Houston’s robust post-Harvey real estate market.

HAR Chair Kenya Burrell-VanWormer was quoted about the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act for a cover story in the June 4 edition of Houston Agent Magazine. Kenya explained, “It’s almost hard to imagine how we would continue to exist without the Fair Housing Act…[which] has had a profound impact on our industry, our country, and the communities that we live and work in. We have come a long way, but still have challenges to overcome with equality in housing.”

Houston Chronicle (Chron.com) digital producer Fernando Alfonso III cited HAR data in his “5 of the most expensive homes sold in Houston in May” online feature that published on June 6. The piece included full-color photos of the properties courtesy of the listing agents/brokerages that are credited in the report.

On June 12, Houston Business Journal web producer Jen Para took online readers on a virtual tour of the 10 most expensive homes sold in May 2018 using data provided by HAR. Her feature was also complemented by color photos of the properties courtesy of the listing agents/brokerages cited 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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