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Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the fourth most populous city in the United States. Home to 6 million residents, and host to 7 million visitors each year, Houston is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the country.

The city of Houston is a major hub for big business, and serves as headquarters for more Fortune 500 companies than any other U.S. city, second only to Manhattan. In addition to its rich history in oil, Houston has one of the world’s busiest international ports and is home to NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Houston is also headquarters for the world’s largest group of medical care and research facilities.

Our Houston-based professionals work in all facets of the real estate industry, providing best-in-class real estate services to buyers and sellers in the area, as well as the real estate professionals, lenders, builders and industry partners that work alongside them. In addition to our commitment to the residents of Texas, we provide commercial services to investors who help keep our economy strong.

Discover what’s new and interesting in our backyard in the latest real estate news, provided courtesy of the Newsdesk.


The Latest Articles From the FNF Newsdesk:

Sun West Mortgage adds NFT to pre-approval process
...it comparable to an all cash offer.  The mechanics behind a home sales transaction change. The homebuyer is now the seller of a NFT if the property owner agrees to accept the offer, Sun West...

Zombie homes increase for a second quarter as foreclosures rise
...5.6%. As foreclosure numbers inch up to more normal levels, the housing market at large is also trying to achieve greater balance after setting records for volumes and price growth last year...

School of Multifamily Property Inspections: September 2022: Washington, D.C.
...Inspection: The Inspection Process Environmental Issues Assisted Living and Senior Housing Affordable Housing Market Matters Property Rating Systems: Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac The Physical Asset...

Wayfair Laying Off 870 Employees—Here Are The Major U.S. Job Cuts Amid Growing Recession Fears
...company’s 8,500 employees — amid a precipitous downturn in the housing market that’s “contracted sharply and abruptly,” CEO Frank Martell said in a statement. July 11, 2022Electric automaker...

The Three I’s Of August: Inflation, Interest Rates, And Instability
...prices appear to be stabilizing. Of course, that’s matched by increasing mortgage rates and a commodity market reset in Q2 that took away one of the last safe havens for long-only investors. Those...

Selling a home in Arizona
...club. Many Grand Canyon State homeowners are trying to capitalize on the housing market right now: Data from the Arizona Association of Realtors shows that the number of listings in the state...

Compare today’s mortgage and refinance rates, August 19th, 2022 | Majority of rates rise
Mortgage rates were mostly up compared to a week ago, according to data compiled by Bankrate. Rates for 30-year fixed, 5/1 ARMs, and jumbo loans moved higher, while 15-year fixed rates...

Current Mortgage Rates for Aug. 19, 2022: Rates Move Up - CNET
...loan, see how your payments might be affected by inflation. Some important mortgage rates crept upward today. Average 15-year fixed mortgage rates stayed the same, while average 30-year fixed...

U.S. mortgage lenders are starting to go broke
...points this year in an effort to tame inflation, and 30-year US mortgage rates have surged above 5% for government-backed loans. That's close to their highest levels since the financial crisis...

Stocks recover. For now
...US hoing market Something strange is going on in the hoing market. New home sales dropped for the sixth month in a row in July, reports my CNN Biness colleague Anna Bahney. At the same time, prices...