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HAR in the News

HAR’s September 2019 MLS news release – reporting a 9.5-percent year-over-year increase in home sales thanks to consumers incentivized by low mortgage interest rates, plus another strong month on the rental side – generated 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)

Media outlets throughout Houston are showing increasing interest in the consumer-focused stories that HAR has pitched, most notably, the 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold each month. The most recent outlet to tap into the MLS data on this topic is KPRC-TV/Local 2, which published the story in their online news stream on November 7. The story was also published on November 12 by Houston Chronicle web editor Rebecca Hennes and Houston Business Journal real estate editors Olivia Pulsinelli and Margaret Barrientos. In all postings, the stories have featured color photos of the properties provided by the listing brokerages.