HAR’s March 2023 MLS Market Update reported on a year-over-year decline in home sales of 18.3 percent but a 13.0 percent increase when compared to pre-pandemic March 2019. The report generated media coverage from mid- to late April in the following news 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
  • PaperCity
  • Realty News Report (RNR)
  • The Real Deal

Real Estate News published an extensive interview with HAR President and CEO Bob Hale on May 2 as Bob marks 50 years with the Association, 35 of them as President and CEO. The headline of the feature is “Bob Hale: 50 years at HAR, and the pursuit of greatness.”

HAR’s Q1 2023 Ten Hottest Communities in the Houston Area report garnered coverage in Community Impact Newspaper on April 28 and the Houston Chronicle on May 3.

Vendor Alley published a story on May 4 about HAR’s new partnership with Lundy, Inc. for an innovative home search tool.

HAR Chair Cathy Treviño interviewed with Houston Public Media/KUHF reporter Jack Williams about the driving economic forces behind Houston’s latest housing trends for a story that aired on May 10 and was also published online at houstonpublicmedia.org.

The Houston Business Journal published its annual rundown of top Houston-area producers on May 18 and credited HAR for data verification of the raw transaction reports provided by area brokerages.

Courier of Montgomery County real estate reporter Claire Partain interviewed former HAR Chair and TR Chair Vicki Fullerton about renovation and tear-down trends among townhomes and condominiums in The Woodlands. The front-page story published on April 27.

The Houston Chronicle cited HAR MLS data in an April 27 story headline “Home sales are booming in La Porte and Shoreacres.”


These stories and more are available in the HAR Online Newsroom awww.har.com/content/newsroom as well as in HARConnect.