Home Economics: The New Math

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By Miguel Salomon, P.E., Sandcastle Homes The year 2022 has been a whiplash for the real estate market. We started with a frenzied market. Interest rates were low (3.45 percent, per Freddie Mac). There were …



Don’t Leave $4,200 on the Table

Aimee BertrandEconomy, Member News

Dear GHBA Members, Fortunately, Texas is still the number one housing market in the country, and business is booming. We are, however, facing some challenges that may seem insurmountable. Materials and labor shortages as well …


Will the Housing Boom Go Bust?

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Article by Lawrence Dean, Regional Director, Zonda Intelligence Back in 2005 and 2006, I was a land acquisition manager for the Houston division of one of the finest privately held homebuilders that is unfortunately no …

PPP Rules Updated as New Loans Begin on Jan. 11

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Source: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) The Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury Department have released new regulations on the expanded Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as amended through the $900 billion coronavirus relief package …