Border's bad rap, strict development rules discourage builders and buyers, Realtor says

South Texas real estate agent hopes to cultivate interest in border region through national leadership class McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — Myssi...

August 20, 2022
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South Texas real estate agent hopes to cultivate interest in border region through national leadership class McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — Myssie Cardenas-Barajas has been a Realtor for two decades and she has watched the housing market go up and down along the South Texas border. But over the past few years, she says rhetoric about the border, as well as special development laws that apply to areas near the Rio Grande, have adversely affected the construction of affordable homes in the Rio Grande Valley — a low-income region that she says desperately needs it.

Sandra Sanchez