Protecting Your Asset

Owning a home, without a doubt, is a tremendous responsibility. Part of protecting this investment is proper maintenance.   The truth is, the number of repairs needed can be reduced if regular maintenance is conducted. Regular, preventive maintenance can pay off in huge dividends.  In many...

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Holiday Décor for Your Home

The holidays are quickly approaching - time to spruce up your home, wash the windows, polish the silver, and locate your china.  Holidays are filled with bountiful festivities and family gatherings.  It is a time to showcase your home. Company’s coming! According to the National Retail...

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Boomers Need to Plan for Future Housing Needs

Boomers expect to stay in their homes and live independently into their later years, but in the midst of change that is occurring in their households, it's easy for them to lose focus on planning for their own future housing needs. New research by The Hartford...

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Houston on Top

Houston area property sales have now remained positive for 16 straight months.  September’s flurry of home buying has reduced inventory and created a hike in prices. While monthly sales volume eased a bit compared to August, there was enough activity to lower available housing inventory...

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Decorating on a Budget

You have a new home.  You want it to look like a “Pottery Barn” catalog or “Architectural Digest”.  There is one problem. You have a restricted budget.  Decorating on a budget is not about being cheap; it is about being smart – getting the biggest...

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Many Choose The Woodlands

The Woodlands, located 28 miles north of downtown Houston, is a masterfully planned master planned community with a wide variety of housing options, award winning schools, parks, all levels of shopping, and job opportunities for all walks of life. Many large companies have chosen The...

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Houston, You’re Still the One

National, state, and local economies gauge a vast majority of their economic growth on the housing market. If this is true, the news is very good for Houston. August marked the 15th consecutive month of positive home sales across the greater Houston area, with single-family...

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Don’t Overlook the Rural Market

When it comes to buying a house, location is key. If you’re looking to purchase a home in a rural location, now may be the time to do so in order to take advantage of the robust market. Buyers looking to purchase in a rural...

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To Buy New or Old…

Here are a few reasons why people choose to buy a new home over an older home: Fewer Maintenance Issues Thanks to vast improvements in the efficiency and durability of building materials, new homes do not require as much upkeep as older homes. Do-it-yourself maintenance has become...

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Simple, Inexpensive Kitchen and Bath Updates

Everyone wants an immaculate home, but not everyone wants to spend their free time scrubbing and straightening. The reality revealed in a recent Good Housekeeping magazine study is that the average homeowner spends roughly 19 hours a week cleaning. Wish you could reclaim some of those...

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