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How many people moved to Texas?

Texas ranked second in the nation for total incoming residents and net migration in 2016, according to the Texas Relocation Report released by the Texas Association of REALTORS®. At 531,966 new residents for 2016, it was the fourth consecutive year … Continue reading

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Why your emails are less persuasive than you think

You may be a natural influencer or a fantastic writer, but research shows you’re probably overestimating your persuasion abilities via email and underestimating an in-person request. It all comes down to trustworthiness, which is more readily conveyed through your nonverbal … Continue reading

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Texas luxury home sales grow while prices stay flat

Texas home sales of $1 million and higher grew 19.1% to become the fastest-growing segment of the housing market in 2017, according to the Texas Luxury Home Sales Report released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS®. The 4,622 luxury … Continue reading

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98% of homebuyers and sellers have positive experiences with Texas REALTORS®

About 98% of homebuyers and sellers reported that their experience working with a Texas REALTOR® was either “good” or “excellent,” according to the inaugural Texas REALTOR® Satisfaction Index. The report released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS® gauges homebuyer and seller … Continue reading

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Sellers expect more than just a sale

The 2016 Profile of Texas Homebuyers and Sellers says that what sellers want most from real estate agents is help pricing their home competitively, selling in a certain timeframe, and marketing the home to potential buyers. Inman says there are a … Continue reading

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Free events in Dallas and Houston discuss changing face of Texas

You’re invited to free presentations from expert panels about cities, suburbs, and the new America. These discussions—one in Dallas and one in Houston—feature former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros, author Joel Kotkin, and MIT Professor Alan Berger. … Continue reading

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Texas home sales activity jumps in first half of 2017

Texas home sales volume, home prices, and listings activity experienced strong gains in the first half of the year, according to the 2017 Texas Real Estate Midyear Report. Download the full report here. “The devastation brought on by Hurricane Harvey … Continue reading

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