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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 September 2018 MLS news release – reporting a cooling in home sales resulting from the surge in post-Harvey home sales that took place the prior September – drew coverage from mid- to late October 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 provided MLS data to Wall Street Journal reporter Nancy Keates for her October 24 story about how Hurricane Harvey has transformed the house-hunting process across Houston.

HAR Chair Kenya Burrell-VanWormer was quoted in an October 22 article by Houston Business Journal real estate reporter Fauzeya Rahman about new disruptive forces entering the Houston market, including Opendoor. Kenya explained how HAR has always embraced new business models.

The Houston Chronicle ran a large spread in its Sunday, October 21 real estate section announcing winners of HAR’s 2018 Young Professionals Network (YPN) ‘20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate Awards,’ along with a black and white group photo with HAR Chair Kenya Burrell-VanWormer and keynote speaker Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale. The article featured short bios of the recipients. It was also published with the color version of the photo on chron.com online.

Houston Agent Magazine cited HAR data in its October 18 article about a strong third quarter for Houston and other housing markets across Texas.

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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