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The Houston construction market is firing on all cylinders.  In addition to the hot market segments such as office and light industrial, now k-12 and healthcare are gaining momentum as well.  With the Affordable Care Act somewhat more “known”, the delayed construction of many medical facilities is now being planned or is underway.  Under the direction of their leader Dr. R...
Read Post [Posted on 09/15/2014 By John Askins]
Summer wrapped up on a high note for the Houston real estate market, as August delivered gains in both sales volume and prices. Housing inventory held steady month-over-month, but is tracking slightly below year-ago levels. While prices were the highest for an August, they fell short of the all-time records set in June. Single-family home sales totaled 7,505 ...
Read Post [Posted on 09/15/2014 By John Askins]
7 RiverwayHouston, TX  77056This 21 story high rise luxury apartment building is fabulous!  7 Riverway was built in 2006 and has 175 units with a variety of one and two bedroom floor plans.  The Galleria area location is awesome!  Some of the amenities offered include a pool, fitness center, business center, theater room, parking garage, and more.   Call us at the Cen...
Read Post [Posted on 09/11/2014 By Joseph Culotta]
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Read Post [Posted on 09/10/2014 By Connie Vallone]
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Read Post [Posted on 09/10/2014 By Holly Smith]
The Sovereign At Regent Square3233 West Dallas StreetHouston, TX  77019The Sovereign At Regent Square is a 21 story high rise rental only building located in the Montrose area of Houston.  The building is still completing construction.  The Sovereign has a variety of floor plans including efficiency, one, and two bedroom apartments.  Building amenities include a pool, fitness c...
Read Post [Posted on 09/09/2014 By Joseph Culotta]
Texas home sales to international homebuyers contributed just over $11 billion to the state's economy between March 2013 and March 2014 and rose to their highest level in five years, according to the 2014 Texas International Homebuyers Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR).International homebuyers accounted for 7 percent of total U.S. home sales, totaling $92.2 billi...
Read Post [Posted on 09/09/2014 By John Askins]
Redfin is a company of real estate agents and software engineers working together to change the whole real estate game in consumers’ favor. Like any brokerage, Redfin employs agents to help our customers buy and sell homes. The only difference is simple but revolutionary: we're on the customer’s side. Really on the customer’s side. Our agents earn a customer-satisfaction bonus not a c...
Read Post [Posted on 09/04/2014 By Tara Waggoner]
When your current home no longer suits you, selling it is a popular option. But in some cases, turning it into a rental home might make more sense.There are lots of factors to consider when making the “sell vs. rent my home” decision, including:Your financial situation.Local market conditions for rental homes.Your future housing plans.Your tolerance for being a landlord.State and fe...
Read Post [Posted on 09/04/2014 By Garrett McWhorter]
Step-by-step directions for getting the highest possible rent and the best tenants when you rent your home.To determine how much to charge for rent, do some market research in your rental property’s area. Whether you plan to turn your home into a rental property, or if you purchased a property specially as a rental property, the steps for finding a tenant are the same. You’ll need to:Check lo...
Read Post [Posted on 09/04/2014 By Garrett McWhorter]
With improved equity comes higher costs for property taxes and insurance. Here’s how to manage them smartly.Let out a sigh of relief, homeowners. Home prices are on the rise, which is great if you’re thinking of putting your house on the market. Just keep in mind that rising prices might mean rising bills, too. Image: Liz Foreman for HouseLogicIf you’re like most homeowners, rising home prices mea...
Read Post [Posted on 09/04/2014 By Garrett McWhorter]
Texas transportation officials are predicting  that high-speed rail projects will take off in Texas, and likely link more cities that just Houston and Dallas.The number of Texas cities that could be served by high-speed rail is growing quickly and now includes Bryan-College Station, an area best known as the home of Texas A&M University that was bypassed by the interstate highwa...
Read Post [Posted on 09/04/2014 By John Askins]
How fast is the H-Town Region Growing?According to the Greater Houston Partnership:Every 4 minutes Houston's population grows by one resident.Every 6 minutes a new Houstonian is born.Every 13 minutes someone moves to Houston from elsewhere in the U.S.Every 21 minutes someone moves here from overseas.By this time tomorrow, Houston will have added another 340 residents.The Region adds 125,000 new re...
Read Post [Posted on 09/03/2014 By Maelia Davis]
The local Houston housing market is on an upswing, but prices are still rising despite an increase in home inventory.According to a new study by McAlister Investment Real Estate, the median price of a home in Houston has risen to $204,000. That's a 10 percent increase from the first quarter of this year.Compared to other major cities like San Fransisco, where the median home costs a whopping ...
Read Post [Posted on 09/03/2014 By John Askins]
Eight of the 15 fastest-growing large U.S. cities and towns over the past year were in Texas, according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Lone Star State also stood out in terms of the size of population growth, with five of the 10 cities and towns that added the most people over the year.The fastest-growing municipalities are spread across Texas, from the High P...
Read Post [Posted on 09/03/2014 By John Askins]
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