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It's amazing how quickly a person goes from being a young adult to being in mid-life. At least I am amazed! My grandmother, who we all called Mamo, once told me that the older you get-the faster time goes. And eventually, if you live long enough, you can look back on your life knowing you lived it, but feeling that someone else actually did. Maybe like it's a movie you remember? Time passes quick...
Read Post [Posted on 07/20/2014 By Loretta Morehead]
Home is where the heart is......So, when families are faced with a child needing to be in the hospital for a serious condition - where does the home become?  Well, one answer is: The Ronald McDonald House!  Home Away from Home....The Ronald McDonald House (RMH) is a non-profit organization that offers parents: centers full of comfort, overnight stays, food and resources needed during the...
Read Post [Posted on 07/18/2014 By Gail Medina]
Find a House to Fit All Your Needs and Wants   To find a house is more than simply choosing a place to rest your head. The location impacts virtually every aspect of your life, from your commute to grocery shopping to leisure time. A home’s layout can promote or hinder your lifestyle, and large monthly mortgage payments can seriously dent your budget. Before&...
Read Post [Posted on 07/16/2014 By Michelle Cannon]
International buyers have been increasingly eyeing U.S. states in search of housing bargains in recent years, particularly buyers from China. “Chinese are widely interested in the U.S. markets,” says Andrew Taylor, co-CEO of Juwai.com, an international property website for Chinese buyers. “The data shows they are investing in many places and in greater amounts than most people realize.”...
Read Post [Posted on 07/16/2014 By John Askins]
Houston's most eccentric area, The Heights, is introducing it's first official Parklet!Welcome, Parklets, to Houston! We have been curious as to your sudden existence. A bit mystified as to what your purpose is exactly.In essence, a parklet is a temporary man-made uber-mini park in the middle of a concrete parking lot.Parklets are not entirely new to Houston.  There was one briefly set u...
Read Post [Posted on 07/15/2014 By Gail Medina]
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Read Post [Posted on 07/15/2014 By Susan Greer]
While a majority of products found in homes are now produced elsewhere, there are still American companies producing quality products for every facet of life. When celebrating the Fourth of July this year, wave a flag made by Annin & Co, the oldest and largest flag manufacturer in the United States, a company started in 1847. Celebrate American independence by supporting local workers an...
Read Post [Posted on 07/15/2014 By Alex Handley]
Homeowners rejoice.....Protesting season is officially in action!Should you protest?  YES, yes you should!  If would be a crime not to!  Not a literal crime, but a crime on your finances.My informal protest was held yesterday - and, let me say......OH, MY!I've lived in my home for 10 years, and never have I seen such an outrageous increase in property value. Imagine the taxes that w...
Read Post [Posted on 07/11/2014 By Gail Medina]
Houston’s housing market refuses to lie down and take it. After the first decline in three years in May, home sales charged back into the black in June, most likely the result of an increase in new listings of properties. Those new listings may finally be helping feed the voracious appetites of home buyers who have been stymied by the lowest inventory levels in 40 years. ...
Read Post [Posted on 07/10/2014 By John Askins]
We live in a beautiful state, Texas....and an even more beautiful city - Houston!This summer, there is some noticeable changes we've seen... a sprawl - let's call it, the Houston Sprawl! http://www.texasmonthly.com/story/the-rapid-growth-of-texas-in-1881The sprawl is not new.... we can trace it back to the 80's - and its inched further and further out as the decades have rolled by.  It's...
Read Post [Posted on 07/09/2014 By Gail Medina]
 Pearland is a wonderful place to call home. There are many reasons why – and more coming to light each day – but one thing I love its proximity to so many great attractions in the Greater Houston/Galveston area. A 30 mile drive, and you can have arrived at any number of awesome places.            The Galleria area, with all its glitz and glam...
Read Post [Posted on 07/09/2014 By Retta Absher]
New to Houston, this summer?  Welcome!  Some items to get you started in feeling right at home....Do:•Always wear sunscreen.... always.  The sun is always shining bright in Houston!•Go to Galveston Beach for the fun, then go to Surfside Beach for the calm.•Sit in an over-sized lawn chair.... off Heights Blvd.•Ride a bike in your area: http://www.houstontx.gov/parks/hikeandbike....
Read Post [Posted on 07/08/2014 By Gail Medina]
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Read Post [Posted on 07/08/2014 By Holly Smith]
After the first of every year, buyers tend to start getting more aggressive with their house hunting. Search activity usually peaks around March or April in most states, according to a study of home searches conducted by Trulia. In September, searches slow down. By December buyer searches ebb to their lowest point of the year. “Home-search activity swings with the seasons in every state,” says Jed...
Read Post [Posted on 07/08/2014 By John Askins]
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