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Straight Outta the 'Burbs
As population numbers continue to soar in Houston, many people are making the move out of the metropolis proper, trading in the city life for the suburb life. For years ...
Singles Power
It used to be that purchasing your first home was something that typically happened after marriage. Now, according to Zillow, that's no longer the case. An analysis done by ...
Pix Of The Day
All lined up and ready to pour. That was the scene over the weekend as cement trunks stood in several rows along Capitol and Rusk at the site of the ...
Mortgage > Rent
We know rents are high, but now we know for sure that they're higher than paying a mortgage. Like, a lot higher. Zillow's newest affordability report reveals that ...
Specialty Grocer Smackdown
Being located near a Trader Joe's or Whole Foods Market is a definite plus, but is one better for property values than the other? A study released by RealtyTrac ...
Houston's Bulletproof
July was the strongest month ever for home sales in Houston as the local housing market defied predictions of a slowdown and fallout from the declining energy industry. A total ...
On the Market
Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...
Record-breaking Real Estate
The Texas real estate market is still red-hot, says the latest Texas Quarterly Housing Report. In fact, the report reveals that home prices hit an all-time high in the second ...
Try Before You Buy
The concept of "try before you buy" is a hard one to implement in the world of real estate. But a new partnership between Airbnb and Realtor.com aims to ...
Storied Mansion on the Market
The last time the lavish home at 2115 River Oaks Boulevard was on the market, if you had to ask the price, you probably couldn't afford it. Or that ...
On The Market — Pool Edition
With temps reaching the century mark, it's hard to imagine being outdoors. But when a swimming pool is as glam as any of these 10 — think fountains, waterfalls and ...
Real Estate Rankings
The Houston real estate market is super competitive and getting pricier by the day, but it's also one of the healthiest in America. A new study from WalletHub ranks ...
It Pays Off
A new study has identified exactly where the Houston-area's "luckiest" homebuyers call home. The study, conducted by real estate site Zillow, identifies being "lucky" as buying a house in ...
Millennial Trends
In the next few years, the majority of millennials plan to stop renting and start owning — and Houston is right in the mix. A new report from Apartment List analyzed ...
Renter Satisfaction
With more than 43 million renter households — roughly 36 percent of the country — calculated in the fourth quarter of the 2014 U.S. Census survey, the nation's renter population ...
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