Houston Real Estate News

Airbnb to collect city hotel taxes from rental guests - Houston Chronicle

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 00:00
Airbnb to collect city hotel taxes from rental guests  Houston Chronicle

Houston First Corporation, the city's convention and tourism arm, is expected to collect $3 million a year through a new agreement with Airbnb to collect ...

Why homelessness is going down in Houston but up in Dallas - The Texas Tribune

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 22:01
Why homelessness is going down in Houston but up in Dallas  The Texas Tribune

Although the view on the streets might tell a different story, Houston decreased its homeless population by 54% since 2011, according to an annual census.

Going for Sold: HGTV Announces Houston Home Renovation Series - canceled TV shows - TV Series Finale

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 14:41
Going for Sold: HGTV Announces Houston Home Renovation Series - canceled TV shows  TV Series Finale

HGTV is heading to Texas. The network just announced the premiere date for their new TV show, Going for Sold. Set in Houston, the home renovation series ...

Zillow touts more accurate Zestimate -- but it's still not what it uses to price homes it buys - Houston Chronicle

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:29
Zillow touts more accurate Zestimate -- but it's still not what it uses to price homes it buys  Houston Chronicle

Zillow has announced that its Zestimate -- the website's famous estimate for how much a home will sell for -- has gotten smarter, using neural networks and ...

Zillow touts more accurate Zestimate -- but it's still not what it uses to price homes it buys - Houston Chronicle

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:29
Zillow touts more accurate Zestimate -- but it's still not what it uses to price homes it buys  Houston Chronicle

Zillow has announced that its Zestimate -- the website's famous estimate for how much a home will sell for -- has gotten smarter, using neural networks and ...

Zillow touts more accurate Zestimate -- but it's still not what it uses to price homes it buys - Chron

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 09:52
Zillow touts more accurate Zestimate -- but it's still not what it uses to price homes it buys  Chron

Zillow has announced that its Zestimate -- the website's famous estimate for how much a home will sell for -- has gotten smarter, using neural networks and ...

Zillow touts more accurate Zestimate -- but it's still not what it uses to price homes it buys - Houston Chronicle

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 00:00
Zillow touts more accurate Zestimate -- but it's still not what it uses to price homes it buys  Houston Chronicle

Zillow has announced that its Zestimate -- the website's famous estimate for how much a home will sell for -- has gotten smarter, using neural networks and ...

Real estate transactions: Distribution International inks sublease in KBR Tower - Chron

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 00:00
Real estate transactions: Distribution International inks sublease in KBR Tower  Chron

Distribution International, a mechanical insulation distributor and fabricator with operations in the U.S. and Canada, has leased office space at downtown's KBR ...

Hackers target real estate agent emails in growing loan scam - Chron

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 00:00
Hackers target real estate agent emails in growing loan scam  Chron

Hackers are targeting the real estate sector, says the FBI. Real estate agents are being targeted by hackers, who use the email accounts to learn when a home is ...

2 real estate trends to know in the Lake Houston, Humble, Kingwood area in 2019 - Community Impact Newspaper

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 00:00
2 real estate trends to know in the Lake Houston, Humble, Kingwood area in 2019  Community Impact Newspaper

An active-adult community recently opened in Kingwood—and another is set to debut in Humble in 2020. Meanwhile, multifamily housing is also on the rise in ...

Former Greenway Plaza design center building trades hands - Chron

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 00:00
Former Greenway Plaza design center building trades hands  Chron

Los Angeles-based Stockdale Capital Partners has expanded its Houston office portfolio with the purchase of 20 Greenway Plaza, a landmark building visible ...

National Houston-based retailer takes action to avoid delisting amid turnaround efforts, store closures - Houston Business Journal

Sun, 06/30/2019 - 11:40
National Houston-based retailer takes action to avoid delisting amid turnaround efforts, store closures  Houston Business Journal

Houston-based Francesca's Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: FRAN) will implement a reverse stock split, a common move for companies at risk of being delisted from a ...

Apartment Demand Hits Five-Year High - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 06/30/2019 - 11:00
Apartment Demand Hits Five-Year High  Wall Street Journal

Demand for rental apartments reached a five-year high this spring, spurred by new household formation and lagging home sales. The number of new apartment ...

This Week's Houston Deal Sheet - Bisnow

Sun, 06/30/2019 - 00:00
This Week's Houston Deal Sheet  Bisnow

Here are the biggest office leases, building sales and financing deals of the last week.

4 real estate trends to know in Fort Bend County in 2019 - Community Impact Newspaper

Sun, 06/30/2019 - 00:00
4 real estate trends to know in Fort Bend County in 2019  Community Impact Newspaper

People looking to purchase a home in Sugar Land or Missouri City this year have a lot to consider. Community Impact Newspaper spoke to several Realtors ...

Realtor of the Week: Smith guides buyers, sellers in positive market - Chron.com

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 22:00
Realtor of the Week: Smith guides buyers, sellers in positive market  Chron.com

The real estate industry is in a good position right now. Interest rates have gone down despite predictions of them rising. It is a good market for both buyers and ...

Realtor of the Week: Smith guides buyers, sellers in positive market - Chron.com

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 22:00
Realtor of the Week: Smith guides buyers, sellers in positive market  Chron.com

The real estate industry is in a good position right now. Interest rates have gone down despite predictions of them rising. It is a good market for both buyers and ...

We Buy Homes In USA Commits $25 Million to Acquire Houston Properties - PR Web

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 21:17
We Buy Homes In USA Commits $25 Million to Acquire Houston Properties  PR Web

Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2019 -- We Buy Homes In USA (www.WeBuyHomesInUSA.com), a leading provider of affordable single family rental homes ...

Nicole Rosen, Michael Singer - The New York Times

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 21:07
Nicole Rosen, Michael Singer  The New York Times

Nicole Suzanne Rosen and Michael Brandon Singer were married June 29 at the St. Regis in Manhattan. Rabbi Eric Eisenkramer officiated. Mrs. Singer, 33, is a ...

Nicole Rosen, Michael Singer - The New York Times

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 21:07
Nicole Rosen, Michael Singer  The New York Times

Nicole Suzanne Rosen and Michael Brandon Singer were married June 29 at the St. Regis in Manhattan. Rabbi Eric Eisenkramer officiated. Mrs. Singer, 33, is a ...