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About HAR

The Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) is a more than 50,000 member organization of real estate professionals who are engaged in every aspect of the industry, including residential and commercial sales and leasing, appraisal, property management and counseling. HAR is the largest individual dues-paying membership trade association in Houston as well as the second largest local association/board of REALTORS® in the United States.


residential and commercial REALTORS®
and affiliate members

106 years

serving the real estate industry
in the Greater Houston area


real estate agents and brokers

Use to Search for Homes & Rentals in Texas, operated by the Houston Association of REALTORS®, is the most successful consumer-facing REALTOR® association website in the country. is the most comprehensive resource for homes and rentals in Texas.

Association Facts

HAR was founded in 1918. Its mission is to help its members achieve ongoing success and to connect home sellers, buyers and renters. HAR strives to make the homebuying and renting process more inclusive.


HAR is a representative for the free enterprise system and the protection of private property rights. It is part of a network that includes the National Association of REALTORS® headquartered in Chicago and Washington, D.C., the Texas Association of REALTORS® in Austin, and approximately 1,800 local associations/boards throughout Texas and the United States.

What is a REALTOR®?

The term “REALTOR®” is a registered collective membership mark which identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and who subscribes to its strict REALTOR® Code of Ethics. The Code of Ethics establishes a standard of behavioral expectations that exceed legal requirements, ensuring that REALTORS® honor and respect clients’ interests.

HAR Resources

NAR Settlement Fact Sheet

Access facts about the NAR settlement and how it will impact HAR members/subscribers as well as home buyers and sellers HERE.

Houston Housing Reports

The HAR Newsroom is the source for news and information about the Greater Houston real estate market. Access weekly, monthly and quarterly housing reports published by HAR HERE.

Press Releases

Access all press releases issued by the HAR Communications Department HERE.

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