This week’s Houston news relating to the real estate industry.

Need news in a flash? Here’s what’s happening in your community.

The first quarter of 2016 disproved any forecasts of a calm period following a five-year boom in Texas residential real estate. With residential real estate sales increasing 7.8 percent to 65,265, the promise of a growing job market seems to be attracting more buyers.

Inman’s Erk Pisor sheds community spotlight on Sugar Land, an affluent Houston submarket that is now considered one of Texas’ fastest growing cities.

Home values in Houston didn’t see quite the same jump as San Jose did in February, but they still rose a healthy 0.6 percent month-over-month, according to a recent Black Night report.

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