Tag Archives: Houston Economy

Confidence of Houston housing market building steam

(Houston, TX– January 26, 2012) The confidence of the Houston market is beginning to build steam, according to a recent report by Metrostudy, a national housing data and consulting firm that maintains the most extensive primary database on residential construction in the US housing market. Houston’s unemployment rate dropped to ...

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Houston job and housing market shows positive signs during 3Q11

(Houston, TX– November 1, 2011) Houston’s economy recovers further during 3Q11, driven by positive job growth, according to a recent report by Metrostudy, a national housing data and consulting firm that maintains the most extensive primary database on residential construction in the US housing market. At the end of August ...

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Houston housing market improves further during 2Q11

(Houston, TX– August 1, 2011) Houston’s economy continues to show signs of recovery, according to a recent report by Metrostudy, a national housing data and consulting firm that maintains the most extensive primary database on residential construction in the US housing market. Houston’s unemployment rate currently rests at 8.2%, almost ...

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Healthy inventory and job gain indicates recovering Houston housing market

(Houston, TX– May 1, 2011) Houston’s economy is showing signs of recovery, according to a recent report by Metrostudy, a national housing data and consulting firm that maintains the most extensive primary database on residential construction in the US housing market. Houston has gained 50,700 jobs year over year as ...

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Houston Region Sees Two Market Uncertainties Working Toward Clarity

When forecasting 2011, Metrostudy-Houston expected the Houston Market to catch some tailwinds from a weakened US Dollar, rising energy prices, the recovery of the National economy and the continued expansion of emerging international markets.  The headwinds facing Houston in the new year were expected to come in the form of ...

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Positive job growth and improved starts point to market improvement in Houston

(Houston, TX– February 1, 2011) Houston’s economy is showing signs of recovery, albeit small, according to a recent report by Metrostudy, a national housing data and consulting firm that maintains the most extensive primary database on residential construction in the US housing market. The Houston economy ended the year with ...

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Tax credit expiration leads to slower 3rd Quarter for Houston

(Houston, TX– November 1, 2010) High resale listings and the tax credit expiration have both contributed to a slow third quarter for Houston, according to a recent report by Metrostudy, a national housing data and consulting firm that maintains the most extensive primary database on residential construction in the US ...

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Population, housing market point to economic recovery in Houston

(Houston, TX– August 1, 2010) Houston’s economy is showing signs of recovery, according to a recent report by Metrostudy, a national housing data and consulting firm that maintains the most extensive primary database on residential construction in the U.S. Housing market. The population in Houston is growing. The annual 2009 ...

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