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From our family to yours...Have a Safe and Enjoyable Labor Day, 2014!John AskinsRoyce Realty - Houston ...
Read Post [Posted on 09/01/2014 By John Askins]
The beach is so central to California's identity that the right of surfers and sun lovers to access the sand is guaranteed in the state Constitution. But now so many local landowners want to block public access to their chunks of the coveted coastline that there are several hundred alleged violations pending before state officials, including a highly charged case in which Vinod Khosla, a green ene...
Read Post [Posted on 09/01/2014 By John Askins]
Real estate practitioners in vacation spots across the country say the market for second homes is hot as buyers grow more confident given signs of growth in small businesses. The median vacation home price is down from a peak of $204,100 in 2005, but agents in some locales say prices are beginning to spike upwards as the distressed inventory is all but depleted. Vacation-home buyers are s...
Read Post [Posted on 09/01/2014 By John Askins]
Interior designer Vicente Wolf’s new book, Lifting the Curtain on Design, says simply, "White can do everything. Painting a room white simplifies the environment. It brings it to its essence."Wolf, who has spent most of his career trying to expand small places in New York City, relies on white strategically throughout an apartment. His approach could work in properties elsewhere."I almost always u...
Read Post [Posted on 09/01/2014 By John Askins]
The latest  economic reports included some good growth grooves for the unofficial end of summer. Second-quarter gross domestic product growth was revised to more than 4%, the durable goods new order rate rose to the highest level in its history, and an index of consumer confidence returned to territory not seen since October 2007. However, a pullback in personal spending, a slo...
Read Post [Posted on 08/31/2014 By John Askins]
One result of the Fed's quantitative easing program has been continued low interest rates which have helped the average American to save more than $3,000 a year, according to a USA Today analysis.  Interest payments on mortgages have contributed to some of the largest savings. USA Today reports that mortgage interest payments have fallen 30 percent since peaking in 2007.  Accordin...
Read Post [Posted on 08/31/2014 By John Askins]
In the Center for Housing Policy's Paycheck to Paycheck study, researchers reveal the gap between wages for workers in the vacation industry and the costs of housing in more than 200 U.S. metro areas.  "One of the most overlooked aspects of this recovery is that for many workers, incomes are not rebounding in step with local housing markets," said CHP senior research associate Maya Bren...
Read Post [Posted on 08/31/2014 By John Askins]
To see the speed of demographic change in Texas, look no further than its largest city — Houston. Only 40 percent of the city's population is non-Hispanic white, and by a Rice University count, it's the most racially and ethnically diverse city in America."Houston is an immigrant magnet," says Glenda Joe, a Chinese-Texan community organizer whose extended family came to Houston in the 1880s."Texas...
Read Post [Posted on 08/31/2014 By John Askins]
Vintage Park at HWY 249 and Louetta has been attracting some new and noteworthy tenants. Alamo Draughthouse and Zoe's Kitchen both opened their doors for business in 2013. Whole Foods made its debut at Cutten and Louetta in 2014.  Black Walnut Cafe in Vintage Park at HWY 249 and Louetta has been attracting some new and noteworthy tenants. Whether you live on the east side or the west s...
Read Post [Posted on 08/30/2014 By Teri Kahila]
A Fort Bend-area master-planned community where luxurious homes, water features and resort-style amenities define the landscape, Riverstone is one of Fort Bend County’s most desirable addresses and one of the nation’s top-selling developments.Riverstone residents enjoy an enviable lifestyle that includes a broad selection of new homes with coveted Sugar Land and Missouri C...
Read Post [Posted on 08/30/2014 By Almas Devshi]
Brockway Realty proudly represented the buyers in this transaction. Congratulations to the new home owners of 2369 Calypso! By Dinah BuPane, Real Estate Agent of Brockway Realty – Friendswood Specialist The post Just SOLD: 2369 Calypso in Harbour Pointe appeared first on Brockway Realty, LLC Blog....
Read Post [Posted on 08/30/2014 By James Brockway]
Being a first-time home buyer can make you lose your mind: So many choices! Never enough budget! So much paperwork! Most of all "So many questions?"  The biggest one is where to get started?With the right approach, you can keep your hold on sanity throughout the difficult journey as a first-time home buyer. Planning, homework and the professional guidance of a licensed REALTOR®...
Read Post [Posted on 08/30/2014 By Faith Floyd]
Had the pleasure of going to the Fish & The Knife last night!  It's located on 7801 Westheimer Rd, and it is AMAZING!  Beautiful ambience, great food and friendly staff. Great restaurant located near the Westhill Village Shopping Center!...
Read Post [Posted on 08/30/2014 By MJ Elisak]
One of the best things about relocating to Houston was getting to go to Texans football games.  We made it out to the season opener and can't wait to see them make the playoffs!...
Read Post [Posted on 08/30/2014 By MJ Elisak]
A Fort Bend-area master-planned community where luxurious homes, water features and resort-style amenities define the landscape, Riverstone is one of Fort Bend County’s most desirable addresses and one of the nation’s top-selling developments.Riverstone residents enjoy an enviable lifestyle that includes a broad selection of new homes with coveted Sugar Land and Missouri C...
Read Post [Posted on 08/30/2014 By Almas Devshi]
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