AR’s June 2022 MLS Market Update reported the beginning of a long-anticipated cooldown in Houston home sales along with an increase in new listings that lifted inventory to the highest level in two years. The report generated media coverage from mid- to late July 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
- Realty News Report (RNR)
- The Real Deal
HAR’s latest quarterly Housing Affordability Index (HAI), released on August 11, generated same-day coverage by KHOU/11 News consumer reporter Tiffany Craig. The next day, KHOU/11 News reporter Matt Dougherty interviewed HAR Chair Jennifer Wauhob for a more in-depth look at the HAI and what it means to consumers. 45/Univision Houston featured a Spanish language interview on August 12 about the HAI with Immediate Past Chairman Richard Miranda.
HAR’s survey of the 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Houston in July received coverage on August 12 in Houston Agent Magazine.
FOX 26 News reporter Tom Zizka cited HAR MLS home sales, pricing and inventory data in his August 9 story about falling Houston home sales and improving inventory.
Houston Agent Magazine cited HAR’s Week 30 Weekly Activity Snapshot (WAS) in an August 8 story about new listings trends.
Houston Chronicle real estate reporter Marissa Luck cited HAR MLS data in her August 8 story about a $70 million River Oaks luxury condo project.
Once again, the Candy’s Dirt real estate blog, serving the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, picked up HAR’s 10 Most Expensive Homes Listed report. Their latest story published on August 8.
KTRH/NewsRadio 740 reporter Nikki Courtney interviewed HAR Chair Jennifer Wauhob for stories that aired on August 4 about current Houston housing trends.
HAR Professional Development Director Rita Blevins was profiled in an August 1 feature story by Houston Agent Magazine reporter Mary Prenon about what local REALTOR® Associations offer for their rookie agents in terms of education and how they get them up and running as real estate professionals.
On July 29, HAR Chair Jennifer Wauhob did a live interview with the FOX 26 News morning team about the stabilization of Houston home sales. Jennifer explained what prevailing market conditions mean for buyers and sellers alike.
These stories and more are available in the HAR Online Newsroom at www.har.com/content/newsroom as well as in HARConnect.