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...
Reasons! - I'm ethical and honest! You will always hear the truth! -Your my client, not a number! Always in reach! Dedicated to the sale of your home!- List to sell, not to win the listing. When I take on your listing. I'm honest about my professional opinion on the price of your home.- Advertisement paid by me! Marketing your home is vital to your sale. - Safety of your family and ...
It’s not a $64,000 question, but rather a $41,000 one. “Where are the first-time buyers?” It’s important because $41,000 is the amount renters have missed out on by not buying three years ago when prices were at a low point. The annual median home price was $166,100 in 2011 and $197,100 in 2013. The median national home price this year is expected to hit $207,000. Money left on the table.Unfortuna...
Houston leaders discuss a proposed anti-hoarding ordinance relating to hoarding and related behavior. The vote was delayed, but Mayor Annise Parker says it's a problem that is not unique to Houston."This is an issue that had been popping up over and over again, and we have worked with mental health professionals. We've worked with police through the Department of Neighborhoods to in...
5 Buying TipsWHEN PURCHASING A HOME
These 5 buying tips will save you time, money, and headaches.
1. Get Pre-Qualified – before you can seriously consider purchasing a home, it’s important to know exactly how much you can afford. This can be the scariest part of the buying process for some. It’s perfectly natural to be nervous, but we can put you in touch with someone you can trust to help ...
The Chicago metro area tops the list of the most affordable major
markets this year, according to ZipRealty’s newly released list of the
10 most affordable housing markets in 2014. To create the list, the real
estate brokerage analyzed median home sales price data from 30 major
metro areas as well as family income data from the Department of Housing
& Urban Development.
“In the most...
A new report by RealtyTrac shows that 96 percent of the counties that
they track are better off than they were four years ago. But still,
there’s a ways to go in the housing market, with only 8 percent of the
410 U.S. counties analyzed faring better than they did during the
housing boom eight years ago.
RealtyTrac analyzes housing market health by gauging four main
categories: home pric...
Young, first-time buyers are struggling to purchase a home. With low
inventories of homes for sale, young first-timers are finding themselves
competing against other bidders who are willing to pay cash. Meanwhile,
many young buyers are having trouble qualifying for a loan, often due
to high student loan debt.
Overall, young buyers have been left out of the housing recovery more
Smartphones and tablets are being increasingly important tools that home buyers are relying on in their home search, according to a new survey from The Real Estate Book and RealEstateBook.com.
The survey shows that 68 percent of mobile users contacted a real estate professional to schedule a showing based on their mobile search. What’s more, 98 percent of those who reported using mobile dev...
Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap snoops through some of the best and gives you the lowdown on what's hot on the market.
One can escape to a bit of New England right in the middle of a Memorial-area neighborhood, where a Cape Cod house, or "cape," is on sale for $3....
What is my home worth?
Your home's value
depends on many factors, including its style and size, amenities, condition
and, of course, location, location, location. In addition, the value of your
real estate investment can be affected by market conditions, interest rates,
supply and demand and the overall strength of the economy. With the Greater
Houston Area experiencing large-scale g...