Ranking Houston’s top resi brokers in 2023

For Houston’s top residential brokers, 2023 saw a great divide. Top performers stood out more than ever in a year largely defined by residential decline. The backdrop was interest rate hikes and ballooning construction costs, culprits in a slowdown that started in 2022. Indeed, the metro market has now notched 19 straight months of declining […]

Feb 2019 – HomesUSA.com™ New Home Sales Index

DALLAS, Feb. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The average new home price in Texas rose last month statewide, despite signs that the state’s once red-hot new home sales market is continuing to cool, according to new data released by HomesUSA.com™  for January. The new data shows the average new home price in Texas was up a […]

Caballero Becomes World’s First $2-Billion Real Estate Agent

Top-Ranked Realtor® 2018 Sales Totaled Nearly 5,800 Homes for a Volume of $2.27 Billion DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ben Caballero, the first Guinness World Record holder for home sales, broke his world record for an individual real estate agent, selling 5,793 homes totaling $2,270,911,643 in a single year. That’s according to data from local MLSs of the Houston Association of […]

Jan 2019 – HomesUSA.com™ New Home Sales Index

Dallas, Texas – January 24, 2019 – Texas’ red-hot new home sales markets may finally be cooling according to new data released by HomesUSA.com™for December. The new data shows total home sales and pending sales dropping statewide last month, including lower sales numbers in the nation’s biggest new home sales market, Dallas-Ft. Worth, as well […]

Dec 2018 – HomesUSA.com™ New Home Sales Index

Days on Market statewide was relatively flat, so new homes sold at about the same pace in November as they did in October in Texas, according to HomesUSA.com™. But the big news for November was the increase in the average price of new home sales in Texas for the sixth straight month. Average new home […]

Nov 2018 – HomesUSA.com™ New Home Sales Index

The HomesUSA.com™ New Home Sales Index showed the DOM for new home sales statewide in October was 112.81 days, up from 112.70 days in September. Average new home prices in Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio all increased last month, as the statewide average rose from $355,821 in September to $357,547 in October, the […]

Oct 2018 – HomesUSA.com™ New Home Sales Index

DALLAS, TX — Oct. 24, 2018 — The pace of new home sales improved statewide, even though new home sales prices went up last month statewide and in all four of the state’s largest markets, according to HomesUSA.com™. The HomesUSA.com™ New Home Sales Index showed its Days on Market (DOM) for new home sales statewide in […]

Sept 2018 – HomesUSA.com™ New Home Sales Index

The new home sales pace in Dallas-Ft. Worth, Austin, and San Antonio remained roughly unchanged for August, as the Days on Market (DOM) for new home sales statewide remained nearly flat at 112.97 days last month versus 112.70 days in July. (Due to technical issues the Houston Association of Realtors is experiencing, they are unable […]

HomesUSA.com™ Platform vs. Manual MLS Listings

Manual methods are slow, inefficient and quickly overwhelmed by a large volume of MLS listings. Speed and accuracy are quickly lost. Considering total costs, the inherent inefficiencies of manual systems is prohibitive. A Web-based system using the latest technology can process huge volumes of listings quickly and accurately. The cost of the HomesUSA.com™ platform is […]

How Important is Your Photography?

Quote from Builder Magazine “So why do so many home builders give photography short shrift? The primary reason is usually that there are a million other things to do. Unfortunately, when it comes time to update the website or run new ads or create new marketing pieces, the lack of photos becomes a big deal. […]