Northeast Houston Home Sales Shine in August

Northeast Houston was a bright spot in the Houston housing market in August, according to the Multiple Listing Service Market Update released by the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR).

Home buyers took advantage of a good selection of homes on the market to pump up single family home sales in August in both HAR Area 32 (Kingwood) and Area 40 (Montgomery County Southeast). The Kingwood area recorded 106 single family homes sold in August, up 12.7 percent versus last year. In Montgomery County Southeast, 37 homes were sold in August, a 23.3 percent gain.

HAR Releases April Housing Report

Fueled by the April 30 contract deadline for the federal home buyer’s tax credit, area home sales saw huge gains in April versus a year ago. The Houston market overall had 26.7 percent more single family homes sold in April versus last year.

Two local HAR areas did better than the market. In the Kingwood area (HAR #32), one hundred single family homes were sold during the month – a 29.9% increase.

Montgomery County