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 December/full-year 2015 MLS news release, which reported that 2015 ended with the second-highest sales volume of all time despite slumping oil prices, generated coverage from mid- to late January in the following media outlets:

• Community Impact Newspaper
• CultureMap Houston
• Examiner Newspapers
• 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

Wall Street Journal real estate reporters Laura Kusisto and Kris Hudson co-wrote a January 18 article examining some of the challenges facing Houston’s real estate market in the wake of energy industry layoffs. HAR provided updated MLS data which they cited throughout the piece.

HAR provided assistance to KTRK-TV/ABC 13 Eyewitness News reporter Steve Campion for his February 17 story about how many Houston neighborhoods, like Denver Harbor, are experiencing a healthy pace of home construction and sales despite plunging oil prices.

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