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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:

Mortgage Contracting Services goes local, plots further expansion
...the Great Recession. "I think that we're not going to see foreclosures go back to where they were in 2010, 2011, and 2012," Torrance said.

Mexico GDP Per Capita: A Full Breakdown
...which was, of course, amid the Great Recession, unleashed by America’s housing market crash. Mexico GDP per Capita Growth in Constant U.S. Dollars Whereas, using current U.S. dollars, Mexico...

U.S. housing enters deep freeze with sellers and buyers sidelined
...tight, preventing values from falling faster. But the upheaval caused by soaring mortgage rates — a consequence of the Federal Reserve's inflation-curbing campaign — has thrown the industry into...

Wall Street slips, giving back some of last week's big gains
...Bond yields rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury, which helps set mortgage rates, rose to 3.87% from 3.81% late Thursday. Bond markets were closed Friday for Veterans Day. Crypto-related...

Home Prices Plunge In Pandemic Boomtowns As The Market Slumps
...in pandemic boomtowns including Phoenix, Austin, Texas and Boise, Idaho as high mortgage rates and an uncertain economy deter would-be buyers. This is according to a new report from Redfin, a...

Do built-ins add value to a house?
...when a home is sold, the purchase and sale agreement between the home buyer and seller will specify the property’s built-ins, along with other fixtures. The homeowner can negotiate with the buyer...

Here Are Mortgage Rates for Nov. 28, 2022: Rates Decrease - CNET
Some important mortgage rates tailed off over the last week, though rates are generally expected to rise this year. If you're shopping for a mortgage, see how your future mortgage payments could...

Down but not out: Creating positive impact in any market climate
...the space, housing affordability remains a major concern. As impactful as rising mortgage rates are, we are facing an even bigger issue. We are short on housing supply, and the cost of building...

A model project shows how public-private alliances can lead to home ownership
...keep our city moving are slowly being priced out of the Dallas housing market." West Dallas has been experiencing rapid gentrification for years now, with property values increasing more than...

A Constructive Take on Multifamily Investment Amid Economic Volatility
...rising interest rates is that potential homebuyers get priced out of the housing market, which is supporting rentals demand and keeping investor appetite high.  “While there is a mismatch...