HOUSTON – According to the Houston Association of Realtors, the city's housing market had its best August on record and its eighth best month ever.
Data indicate that homes are selling at nearly the same pace this year as 2014, which was Houston's best year ever for home sales.
The 7,454 homes sold in August represent a 0.6 percent gain over the 7,407 sold a year ago.
Housing has been elevated by the city's population growth. An estimated 1,000 people move to the city each week, leading the nation in population increases.
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