Start a savings account today for your down payment & closing costs. You may already have a savings account started that you’ve been great about keeping up – 10% every paycheck, right? If not, it’s OK – just start now. When you buy a home it’s good to have as much money for a down […]Read More
Know your options before you decide Selling your home is a big decision, one that requires a commitment of time, resources, and energy over a period of months. More than ever before, homeowners have a bevy of information available at their fingertips, leading many to consider the For Sale By Owner (FSBO) approach. Those who […]Read More
If you’re interested in becoming a first time homeowner, you’ve got a lot to think about. This is a big step in your life. Your home is likely to be the biggest investment you ever make – especially as property prices continue to rise. Owning a home gives you a place to build your family, […]Read More
So, you’ve decided to purchase new instead of pre-owned? Great idea, and you’re not alone! According to MetroStudy, Houston remains the second strongest market in the country for new home starts, only behind Dallas/Ft Worth for 2016. And thank goodness for that! We’ve been operating under a housing shortage for some time inside the 610 […]Read More
Now that the holidays are over and we’re settling into another new year, you might be thinking about selling your home this spring – one of the busiest and best times to be a Seller! But with all that excitement comes a realization: there is a LOT of work that goes into getting your house ready […]Read More
A few decades ago, many people dreamed about buying a house in the suburbs, where they could start their own family, count on the support of a welcoming community, and enjoy some peace and quiet far from the crowds.
These days, more and more Houston residents are moving inside the 610 Loop from the suburbs. While every family has its own reasons to relocate, as an admitted “Inner Loop Snob” I am have my own ideas as to why that’s happening for us. Here’s my take on the 180-degree switch that’s taking people out of the suburbs, and into the city.Read More
There are many good reasons why people are still flocking to Houston. FYI, for anyone considering a move to my favorite city, we’re a welcoming, vibrant, diverse community with impressive cultural heritage. As the fourth-largest city in the US, and one of the fastest growing, Houston is much appreciated for its sound economy and appealing job market – even after the oil prices dropped and the market got a little bumpy.
Those of you who already love Houston as much as I do don’t need me to tell you that Houston has no shortage of local attractions including the Museum of Fine Arts, Downtown Aquarium, and Space Center Houston. We’ve also got world class theatre, top-ranked schools and universities, and did I mention the food? It’s heaven for Foodies.Read More