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The Houston Fall season is finally here!  This is the season of holiday celebrations but also a good time to do some home maintenance. Now that it has cooled down somewhat from the hot Houston summer days I have noticed that   neighbors are more visible in their yards too!  Also a reminder that we celebrate National Night out October 7th.  Read more about it here...
Read Post [Posted on 10/01/2014 By Annette Jacobs]
Read Post [Posted on 10/01/2014 By Susan Roddy]
When you stroll through your neighborhood this Halloween season, get ready for some front-yard tricks and some awesome lighting treats. Halloween displays are more sophisticated — and fun — than ever, headlined by energy-saving CFL and LED extravaganzas, and powered by creative home owners who pull out all the stops when it comes to making spooky delights. ...
Read Post [Posted on 10/01/2014 By Vanita Cooper]
If you haven’t heard about it during your homebuying process yet, you will soon. Title insurance may not be as well-known as homeowner’s insurance or even flood insurance, but it serves an important purpose. Here are the basics. What is title insurance? Title insurance is protection for you and your mortgage lender against mistakes made in a title search and protects the insured from future los...
Read Post [Posted on 10/01/2014 By Sallie Wheeler]
In a post-recession world, renting is way different.Mortgages are tougher to obtain, more people are renting, and those who are renting are staying renters for longer periods of time.Demand for rental housing continues to increase, and rent prices are climbing.It’s no wonder renters believe their rent payments are too expensive. While it’s easy to worry abou...
Read Post [Posted on 09/29/2014 By Michelle Cannon]
Welcome to the most current Housing Trends eNewsletter. This eNewsletter is specially designed for you, with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the market for a home, thinking about selling your home, or just interested in homeowner issues in general. Please click on this link to view the Housing Trends September 2014 Newsletterhttp://susanroddy....
Read Post [Posted on 09/29/2014 By Susan Roddy]
I found this great article about the home that is making the news all over the countryhttp://online.wsj.com/articles/a-houston-chateau-asks-43-million-1411671325Known as "Chateau Carnarvon," the 2½-acre 27000sf. Home in the Memorial area of Houston took 2 years to finish. Residence of Marie and Wilbur "Ed" Bosarge Jr., who is one of the principal beneficiaries of a family trust that owns the esta...
Read Post [Posted on 09/27/2014 By Jose Figarella]
San Rafael, CA. city officials have adopted an ordinance that makes it illegal for residents to smoke in their homes if they share a wall with another dwelling. The ban applies to not only renters but owners too.   The ban applies to condos, co-ops, apartments, and multifamily residences with three or more units. The ordinance is believed to be the most stringent in the nation against smokin...
Read Post [Posted on 09/27/2014 By John Askins]
Mark your calendars! Saturday, October 4th from 11 am to noon, I'll be hosting a First Time Home Buyer Seminar at Keller Williams Premier Realty in their Training Room. Seats will fill up fast, so you MUST email me at tiffanygwin@kw.com to receive a personal invitation. RSVPs will be required.I'll have a lender on hand to answer questions and pre-qualify buyers. STOP renting! Buying a home is more...
Read Post [Posted on 09/26/2014 By Tiffany Gwin]
You’ve saved for a down payment. You’ve pored over the local listings for months. Touring open houses has become part of your weekend ritual. But months, perhaps years, have passed and you are still in your rental.For many first-time homebuyers, pulling the trigger on a purchase can be a frightening experience. Will you be happy there? Will you like your neighbors? Will you be tied down—house rich...
Read Post [Posted on 09/26/2014 By Michelle Cannon]
 Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says sales activity remains stronger than earlier in the year, but fell last month as investors stepped away. "There was a marked decline in all-cash sales from investors,” he said. "On the positive side, first-time buyers have a better chance of purchasing a home now that bidding wars are receding and supply constraints have significant...
Read Post [Posted on 09/26/2014 By Pamela Archer]
Seventy percent of people trust online reviews, but only 14 percent believe online advertisements -- which makes a business’ focus on managing its online reputation increasingly important.  But a growing number of fake online posts that offer up bad reviews about a company is posing a challenge, Forbes reports.   “We’re seeing the increasing phenomena of posting by ‘exes’ — ex-emp...
Read Post [Posted on 09/26/2014 By John Askins]
Houston has the highest demand for new homes nationally according to this article : http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/morning_call/2014/09/houston-continues-to-see-high-demand-for-new-homes.html?ana=e_hstn_rdup&s=newsletter&ed=2014-09-25&u=/4WL8Vtr4QMDIs15bmSffg00919e42&t=1411655535* ...
Read Post [Posted on 09/25/2014 By Cynthia Guest]
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