photo NOAABy 2014 NAR President Steve Brown
With the passage of the NAR-supported Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act in early April, REALTORS® were able to help bring property buyers and owners relief from exorbitant rate shocks and potentially inaccurate rate quotes that were causing uncertainty in the real estate market.
But, the story doesn’t end there. In fact, that is only ...
Free Spring Concerts at Central Park
Bring a blanket or lawn chair and unwind to the live music sounds from renowned local artists every Thursday night. You can also enjoy the concert sounds while dining on the patios at Jasper's, 1252 Tapas Bar, Tommy Bahamas Tropical Cafe, Uni Sushi or Cru. The Market Street Spring Concert Series, held every Thursday night from 6:00 - 8:30 PM in Central P...
who are considering solar as part of their energy profile are seeking
to outfit a more traditionally designed and built home to take
advantage of sunny days to produce electricity for diverse use.
Depending on your climate and surrounding buildings, trees and
topography, solar energy can be a resource that could be harnessed to
lower your bill from the local electric company.
a Home With Unpaid Real Estate Taxes Is Risky
If you’ve been looking for a home but find yourself frustrated by high prices or the lack of homes
on the market, you may find yourself lingering over ads for properties sold at
a tax-sale auction. While all real estate transactions come with a “buyer
beware” label, the warning sign should be larger when it comes to pu...
Allergy-Free Sleep in the Bedroom
By Dave Donovan
For years we’ve known how important
sleep is to our health, but when
you suffer from allergies, sleeping can be a frustrating and
less-than-refreshing experience. From everyday dust to more serious problems
like bed bugs, there are dozens of irritations that affect the quality and
soundness of one’s sleep. Luckily, most of these issues c...
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FIGHT OFF THE POLLEN THIS SPRING! Tired of that stuffy feeling that Spring brings along? Steer clear of the pollen so that your allergies don't wreck this beautiful season! There are many ways to let pollen into your home but are you taking the right precautions to prevent the mess from entering your home? Try these ten ways to fight off the pollen at your home. 1. Keep the car in the ga...
Wow! Some of these homes are almost too whimsical to believe. Houston is also home to several whimsical homes that inspire the imagination and make people have a double-take. The Beer Can House is an obvious contender for Houston whimsy, what are some other ones? Of the homes below,which one is your favorite?-- Cynthia
By John Riha, Originally appearing on HouseLogic.comIf you’re lookin...
Are you in a happy place? Healthways and Gallup wanted to find out the well-being of cities across the country.
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index measures Americans’
perceptions of physical and emotional health, healthy behaviors, work
environment, social and community factors, financial security, and
access to necessities such as food, shelter, and healthcare. Gallup
an easy, doable preventative maintenance plan to keep your HVAC in top shape.
It’s a good idea to hire
a HVAC company to inspect and do maintenance on your system
every fall and spring. They’ll do things like inspect and clean the wiring and
mechanisms of the unit, which is bit more challenging for the average
But you can prolong the life and increase the ...
Kevan Pewitt – Broker Houston Prime Realty
This month I have moved up in to the top 10 real estate agents in Houston, TX ranked on Trulia.com Real Estate Agent Directory. There are currently 7,191 real estate agents listed on Trulia in Houston, TX. The Trulia rankings are based on a point system. The points system heavily weights client recommendations and sold homes. ...
Home with Curb Appeal
Success or failure in the sale of a Houston home listing depends on many factors. When it’s your own home that is being offered for sale, you want to do the most you can with any factor you can control. Your home’s interior condition and design are likely to be the key considerations in a buyer choosing your home. However, it’s the exterior view from the ...
Pros and Cons of Adding a Pool to Your Home
In general, building a
pool is not the best way to add value to your home. You’re better off making
physical improvements to your actual house instead of adding a pool to your
However, a pool can
add value to your home in some cases:
§ If you live in a higher-end neighborhood and
most of your neighbors have pools. In fact, ...