I had the privilege to host an open house and showcase one of Houston's premier mid century modern homes. It's described as a Renovated, Mid Century Modern home (1956), ''California Contemporary,'' designed by architect-emeritus William Floyd. Banks of clerestory windows, sloped, beamed ceilings throughout open, light-filled spaces. Office/study, large family room. Energy-efficient upgr...
A new performance venue is coming to Sugar Land!-A $74.3 million project will begin on Dec. 9. -It will be located on the corner of Highway 59 and University Boulevard-It will host a wide range of performances, including national musicians, comedians, children’s and family entertainment, theater, and more!Read the full story here--> http://rem.ax/1v3vpE0 We love Sugar Land and we...
There is a great new neighborhood coming to Northeast Houston
nestled in “the woods”. The Groves is
located about 2 miles south of 1960 on Lake Houston Parkway in Northeast
Houston. The Groves is master planned by
Crescent Communities. The community is
built around nature so many of the native trees are being preserved. Those that are cut down are being
How far will you go to get your green on? Would you live in the treetops? Share toys? Tell us what you think.They’re sustainable — built with scrap wood and mortar — and their thick walls reduce the need for energy to heat and cool. Would you live in a cordwood masonry house? Image: Tony Wrench/That Round HouseSustainable living has very little to do with shiny new stuff. Think about that reusable...
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Welcome to my new blog! If you are buying or selling or relocating, we aim to share tips and information that will help make the transition easier.
There are so many things to learn about moving to the Houston area from out of town. I am a realtor in the Houston area, as well as a transplant from Cleveland, Ohio. We will share with you ...
If you are thinking of outdoor lighting for Halloween, check this out!
By: John Riha
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...
Selling a home quickly and for a good price means attracting the broadest range of qualified home buyers. That can depend on identifying as many appeal points as possible, then showing them off through an energetic marketing program. One increasingly prominent marketing point is one that used to be an unexploited side issue: green features. Just watch some of the latest TV commercials, a...
More builders are raising the bar when it comes to greater energy efficiency in homes. The new-home industry is using it as a lure to attract buyers, but they’re also, in some cases, being forced to adopt more stringent state energy code standards for new residences.
While greater energy efficiency in new homes can serve as a selling point to potential buyers, some builders are also growin...
Lighting's a vital part of homes and consumes 20
percent of the electricity used in the United States. But a new
technology — LEDs that come in sheets — promises to give both agents and
home owners unprecedented flexibility when showing and using homes."Organic LEDs" — technology already used in many smartphones and
televisions — use half as much energy as equivalent fluorescent
PENDING - CONTINUE TO SHOW after 9 Days on Market Rare opportunity to own an amazing home featured in multiple construction
and design publications. Unique energy
efficient and sustainable Hebel Block
construction provides many, many benefits not available in other homes (see
last page of Amenities Text for details).
interior appointments feature...
A series of mid-September rainstorms added about 20,000 acre-feet to
the combined storage of lakes Buchanan and Travis, the region's water
reservoirs. Lake Travis rose more than 2 feet, while Lake Buchanan rose a
little more than half an inch. The increase was welcome but
relatively small, and it was not enough to make much difference in the
severe drought gripping the region around the ...
Open house This Saturday 10/18/2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M.Feel free to bring
along a friend and enjoy some cookies while you view this lovely home.
This would be a great opportunity for you to invite someone who would make the
perfect new neighbor for you!
Address:11411 blackstream CT,cypress,TX 77433...
If it hurts your heart to see new communities coming up and old trees coming down (to make room for new community) then The Groves may be a community you will love! Crescent Communities has broke ground in Northeast Houston to provide The Groves, a community which will serve as a natural refuge. The developer is devoted to preserving trees and nature in this new community. They a...