Redfin Expands To Houston

Seattle-based online real estate site Redfin said Tuesday that it is expanding its efforts in Texas, and has opened up operations in Houston. The company, which already was operating in Dallas and Austin, said the site will cover the greater Houston area, including Downtown, The Galleria, The Woodlands, Humble, Cypress, Katy, Sugarland, Pearland, and League City. Redfin offers up an online, real estate site which heavily uses the Internet to connect real estate buyers and sellers, and provides discounted broker fees.