Building the Houston home of the future

Building the Houston home of the future

Ralph Bivens of CultureMap.com, a Houston-centric digital lifestyle magazine , reports on the New American Home built for this year’s International Builder’s Show in Or....

A Sugar-less Sugar Land

A Sugar-less Sugar Land

If you haven’t already seen it, here’s some video of the recent implosions of the old Imperial Sugar Company factory off of Hwy 90 in Sugar Land.  Johnson Development ....

Midtown residents are happier than folks in Katy

Midtown residents are happier than folks in Katy

Thanks to Houston Tomorrow for referring this article from USA Today.  Apparently, walkable neighborhoods make for happier folk.  The study was conducted by Journal of Applied Re....

Texas homeowners pay highest insurance premiums

Texas homeowners pay highest insurance premiums

According to a report by the National Association of Realtors, Texas homeowners pay the highest insurance premiums among all states.  This is not new news.  High homeowners insur....

October home prices up, sales down.

October home prices up, sales down.

Well, this isn’t great news for your average Realtor, but  it is good news for Houston homeowners.  According to the Houston Association of Realtors‘ most recent mark....

Houston Real estate related tax deductions – 2010

Houston Real estate related tax deductions – 2010

Let’s start right off the bat.  I am not a CPA.  I am not an accountant.   However, I will provide you with a little food for thought related to your tax deductions as we ....