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Houston Housing Market Breaks Records in 2018

Houston Housing Market Breaks Records in 2018

Sluggish December sales and limited housing supply can’t slow down overall real estate activity for the year 2018. The Houston real estate market set new records in 2018 despite uncertainty across the region when the year began, with many survivors of Hurricane Harvey...

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December 2018 Houston Housing Update

December 2018 Houston Housing Update

The Houston real estate market set new records in 2018 despite uncertainty when the year began, with many still in Harvey recovery mode. Single family home sales rose 3.8% in 2018 to 82,177. While sales of all property types totaled 98,323, a 3.7% increase over 2017's...

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Amazon Package Theft Has Met Its Match

Amazon Package Theft Has Met Its Match

Amazon package theft has become such an important topic as the growth of online shopping explodes, that companies are looking for new ways to deliver goods safely and securely. The new service will join Amazon's existing Key for Home and Key for Car services as it...

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Organic Farm Shares Available in Westbury

ORGANIC FARM SHARE NOW IN WESTBURY The Westbury Community Garden offers fresh vegetables, organically grown right in the Westbury neighborhood! Did you know the Plant It Forward Farm Share program delivers Farm Shares at Westbury Community Garden? You can't get more...

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YOUR COMPLETE MOVE-OUT GUIDE

YOUR COMPLETE MOVE-OUT GUIDE

You can hardly wait to move into your new Houston home. You’ve been picking out paint colors, planning how you’ll arrange your belongings, and checking out restaurants and shops in your new community. While all this planning is exciting, there’s one very...

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OPTION PERIOD – WHAT IS IT AND WHY SHOULD I CARE?

OPTION PERIOD – WHAT IS IT AND WHY SHOULD I CARE?

In Texas real estate, the “Option Period” is a formal period of Due Diligence that your Buyer will get as the Buyer of your home. Its definition is “the unrestricted right to terminate a contract on a home for any reason within a prescribed period of...

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PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR PICTURE DAY

PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR PICTURE DAY

Picture Perfect Presentation According to the National Association of REALTORS®, 92% of homebuyers begin their home search online. Online photos provide potential buyers with an idea of the size, layout, and condition of a house without them having to set...

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