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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:

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How The Pandemic Has Changed The Toy Business And The Latest Trends In Toys
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Mortgage rates on April 20, 2021: Rates slip
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As mortgage rates rise, points become more popular
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What’s driving mortgage rates the week of April 19-26
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Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 4.50 Percent Apr 19, 2021
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‘Feverish pitch’ of home sales further cripples housing supply
Homebuyer competition reached new extremes in March, as sales shot up and an already historically low supply of inventory was further reduced. Closed sales spiked 34.3% from February and 15% from...