HAR’s March 2024 MLS Market Update reported on the Houston real estate market experiencing the first sales decline of 2024. 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 Leader
  • The Real Deal

Houston Business Journal reporter Jonathan Adams interviewed HAR President and CEO Bob Hale for a story about Hale winning HBJ’s first Residential Real Estate Awards Lifetime Achievement Award. The article was published on May 3.

Citing HAR’s Most Expensive Homes Listed in Texas report, Chron.com reported on April 14 that an Austin billionaire heir and tech investor listed his lakefront home for sale for $27M. The report was also cited in an April 13 story in the Houston Chronicle.

Axios Houston reporter Shafaq Patel interviewed HAR Chair Thomas Mouton about the role social media plays in real estate marketing as part of a story about REALTORS® leveraging social media buzz to draw attention to their listings. The story was published April 22.

KTRK-TV/ABC 13 anchor Jeff Ehling interviewed HAR Chair Thomas Mouton live during the 9 a.m. newscast on April 26 about the impacts of the NAR settlement on buyers, sellers and agents. They also discussed HAR’s new Reality of Real Estate campaign that aims to get the facts about the settlement to consumers and members.

KPRC-TV/Local 2 investigative reporter Bill Spencer interviewed HRIS Director Bill Baldwin live during the 8 a.m. newscast about how first-time home buyers can save money with assumable mortgage rates. The segment aired on May 6.

Houston Agent Magazine cited HAR’s Housing and Rental Affordability Report in a May 15 story about how elevated interest rates still present an affordability hurdle for Houston buyers.


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