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 2019 MLS news release – reporting an 8.1 percent decline in single-family home sales, a 10.5 percent decline in townhome/condo sales and the biggest jump in rentals since last November – drew 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)

On February 27, Inman News covered a joint announcement by HAR and the North Texas Real Estate Information Systems (NTREIS) that its pro-level iOS and Android app will now be available at no additional cost to more 38,000 subscribers of its MLS, boosting the total potential number of users to more than 73,000.

HAR MLS Advisory Group Chair Chaille Ralph offered her expertise to Houston Chronicle reporter R.A. Schuetz for an article about the growing popularity of virtual staging that was published on February 22.

On March 12, Houston Chronicle web producer Rebecca Hennes took readers on a photo-rich trip of the 10 most expensive homes sold in Houston during the month of February using MLS data that HAR provided.

These stories and more are available in the HAR Online Newsroom at as well as in HAR Connect.