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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 Texas-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 attorneys that work alongside them. In addition to our commitment to the residents of Texas, we provide commercial services to investors who help keep the Texas 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:

Hurricane Ian's effects compound mortgage apps slowdown
...in 68% below its level from the same week one year ago. "Mortgage rates continued to climb last week, causing another pullback in overall application activity, which dropped to its slowest pace...

Selling a home in Minnesota
...but there are signals that it may get more challenging as the housing market cools off. And if you’re moving out of the state entirely, be sure to do your research on the total cost of living...

Housing Market Collapse Could Push Home Prices Down 20% In Major Markets Like Dallas And Los Angeles, Experts Predict
...plummets to the lowest level in 25 years, some experts believe the housing market decline will hit a cadre of regions especially hard—pushing prices down as much as 20% in pandemic-era hotspots...

Cadre Sells Baltimore, Atlanta Assets for $206M
...increased volatility in the investing market. Williams said current challenges in the housing market provide an example of why it’s crucial for individual investors to have the same access to...

Today’s mortgage & refinance rates, October 5, 2022: Rates still low
Mortgage rates were mixed this week, according to data compiled by Bankrate. Read on for a detailed breakdown of how different loan terms moved. Mortgage rates have been on a wild...

Housing Speculation: One Guess On What’s Happening In The Housing Market
am EDT| I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I’m no economist. But the recent movements in housing are worth some speculation from someone like me who has spent the better part of the last two...

Current Mortgage Interest Rates on Oct. 5, 2022: Important Rate Eases - CNET
Today, mortgage rates were varied, but one benchmark rate sank. See how the Fed's interest rate hikes could affect your home loan payments. Mortgage rates on Wednesday followed a split path...

Can Markets Continue Adding To Recent Gains?
...includes its retail division. This morning we also learned week over week mortgage applications fell over 14%. With 30 year mortgages now hovering around 6.75%, that isn’t too much of a surprise...

Daily Dozen | Forbes: ‘Ominous’ Labor Plunge; Square Foot Squeeze; Putin’s ‘Killer Whale’
...7% 30-year fixed mortgage rate—the highest since July 2006, ahead of the housing market collapse—that is 3% higher than a year ago. Kim Kardashian’s $1.26 million fine from the U.S. Securities...

As Savings Rates Rise, Should You Switch to an Online Bank? - CNET
...neobank. At a minimum, you want to make sure that it provides FDIC insurance, which means that the federal government will insure your individual account up to $250,000 in the event the neobank...