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News and Information regarding the Greater Houston Area real estate market.
Segment E of the Grand Parkway is expected to have significant economic impact in the Cypress area.  Completion 2013! Of particular note, the master planned communities of Bridgeland, Cypress Creek Lakes, and Fairf...
The Spring Cypress area has it all including the highly successful Lone Star College where local residents can obtain a quality yet affordable education from campuses located within minutes from their homes.  Lone Star’s success is perhaps best demonstrated by its growth.  In the early 2000s, its...
Bender's Landing is a forested acreage community in South Montgomery County just east of the master planned community of Spring Trails.  With approximately 700 home sites, it is proving to be a wonderfully successful acreage community . . . far enough away from heavy commercial influences yet clo...
I have had several homeowners contact me the past few weeks asking if now is a good time to sell their home.  In response to that question, I can offer the following information: The greater Houston, Texas area market is quite attractive from the buyer's perspective due to historically low intere...
Spring Trails continues to be a strong performer even though we are in the slower fall season.  Here are the year-to-date statistics: ACTIVE LISTING FOR RESALES:                           47 ACTIVE LISTINGS FOR NEW HOMES:                    23 PENDING CONTRACTS FOR RESALES:                     4 ...
Spring Trails continues to be a strong performer.  Its location just minutes from The Woodlands and the Hardy Toll Road certainly helps, plus it feeds into excellent Conroe ISD schools.  With an average sold price of $204,799, Spring Trails is a very nice alternative to the more expensive housing...
As a Realtor working in the greater Houston area, I consider myself very blessed.  I work in one of the most dynamic cities in the United States . . . and the world, for that matter.  Here are some very good reasons why I know this to be true: -No. 1 U.S. Manufacturing City According to Manufactu...
I represent a buyer who has a marginal credit score of 605.  The only outstanding credit she has is her existing mortgage (and this lack of existing credit is hurting her); She is current on her mortgage payment.  This client is in a situation where her house is being bought out by the city.  It'...
The buyer (whom I did not represent) for one of my listings recently walked from the transaction during the mandated seven day waiting period from when the GFE is issued.  (Ended up costing him $3300 earnest money plus another apx. $2000 in other out of pocket costs.)  Mind you, this was the four...
If you or someone you know are looking for a great community offering cutting edge "green" technology in a beautifully wooded environment, then Discovery at Spring Trails located in the Spring, Texas area is it! Homeowners living in Discovery at Spring Trails recognize significant savings through...

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News and Information regarding the Spring/Cypress areas of Northwest Houston.