Houston-area home sales hit a record last month as more properties sold
during May than any month in history.
Buyers closed on 7,794 single-family homes, a 28 percent increase compared to
last May, according to the latest monthly report from the Houston Association of
Realtors. The last time the market approached that level of sales in a single
month was in June 2006 when there...
Just when you thought the pace of Houston home sales could move
no faster nor home prices climb any higher, they do. May marked the 24th
consecutive month—two straight years—of positive sales, and brought a
continued flurry of home buying that accounted for the largest one-month
sales volume of all time and record-high pricing. This buying frenzy
caused a further shrinkage in the supply ...
Deflating Houston home inventory (currently at its lowest in 13 years) has spurred developers to build new homes (they are on pace to start 28,000 new houses this year) to address demand.
Montrose in particular has been an area of numerous new constructions. Considered as one of the oldest neighborhoods in Houston, Montrose has
seen a resurgence of real estate development, particularly townhome...
Realtor.com® recently released a list of the top rental markets in
the country, based on the most-searched markets at its site the last
month. Among the top 10 markets:
1. Las Vegas
Median rent: $1,100
2. Austin, Texas
Median rent: $1,450
3. Charlotte, N.C.
Median rent: $1,195
4. San Antonio, Texas
Median rent: $1,100
5. Orlando, Fla.
Median rent: $1,195
6. Raleigh, N.C.
A friend and
client of mine called tonight to ask for my support in her efforts to
save a 100-year-old American sycamore tree in the Heights, she was told is slated to be chopped down by a
local builder. I like her approach: she's started a petition on
Change.org and is asking for help in convincing the builder not to chop
the tree, rather than asking for any other authority's interventi...
You're Always WelcomeBoulevard Realty and I enjoy supporting community charities when we can and you'll find you are always invited to participate too. That's what community is all about. Tomorrow we are sponoring an event to raise money to educate about diabetic kids. It's at The Cottonwood on N. Shepherd near Garden Oaks neighborhood. It's a building that was previously a machine sho...
Best Home-Buying 101 Workshop ever! We helped shed light on the home buying process that many were not aware of or needed clarification. We had four very knowledgable speakers from real estate to home insurance, home loans and the closing process. We also had a Tiffany & Co. giveaway. The winners were Victoria R. and Lisa S. Congrats to them on winning the Tiffany & Co. gift card and their...
Around 50,000 people relocated to Houston last year. A strong local economy and rising employment rate are causing this influx of Houston relocators.As a result, sales of
homes in Houston are on a record-breaking pace. Already, Houston real estate is on a 23-month roll, marked by a
27.2% increase recorded last April.The strong demand is affecting supplies however, with Houston homes for sale c...
How much is a one carat diamond worth? Anyone who has shopped for one knows that the price could have a significantly wide range of value. It's been said that purchasers should consider the color, cut, clarity and carat size to compare stones but when it gets down to decision time, buyers still want to know “how much is it worth?”Real estate valuation can be equally as confusing to the publ...
Sales of new homes are up, but builders say they can’t find enough workers to build.
Forty-six percent of builders who are part of the National
Association of Home Builders report they’ve had projects delayed because
they can’t find enough workers. Fifteen percent say they’ve had to turn
down jobs and 9 percent say they’ve had to cancel sales because of
labor shortages, an NAHB surv...
Houston real estate is on a record-setting roll, with sales numbers going up for 14 straight months. Homes from Houston Heights, Rice Military, Tanglewood, and Medical
Center neighborhoods continue to be among the top options, with single-family homes and
townhomes as the most common property types.With 4,000 people relocating to Houston each month, Texas Medical Center townhomes for sale
HOUSTON, TX.- No hay mercado de bienes raíces como el de Houston y su área metropolitana, ninguno tan dinámico y saludable, y mucho menos uno que este reviviendo esta parte de la economía que ha estado olvidada desde la crisis del 2008 al construir nuevas casas y vender bienes raíces. Las Ventas de Bienes Raíces en Houston Texas tienen una de las mayores demandas en el país con comunidades planead...
Research the answers to these three questions to figure out if your home or neighborhood will qualify for a historic designation:1. What did your home or neighborhood do in history besides exist?Structures generally are considered historic if they’re at least 50 years old. But old age alone won’t get your home a designation. The National Trust for Historic Preservation offers a guide for resea...