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Houston in a week: May 9-13

This week's Houston news relating to the real estate industry

Need news in a flash? Here’s what’s happening in your community. Are walkable lifestyles the new trend in Houston home development perks? Surge Homes thinks so, with two housing developments located in some of Texas' most walkable neighborhoods. Houston found its housing market slowing more than any other metro in a Trulia report on the nation's fastest moving markets. The percentage of homes still listed after 30 days in Houston metro increased 16.3 percent, from 49.9 percent to 66.3 percent in one year. Apartment List released its May 2016 rent report, with Houston rent prices declining by an average of 0.2 percent in April. This led to a year-over-year rental price growth rate of about 0.8 percent, compared to Texas' overall growth rate of 3 percent. Got a lead on some news happening in your community? Send information to local@inman.com. ...