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News and Information regarding the Greater Houston Area real estate market.
Want to live in a nationally rated master-planned community known for its connection with nature . . . where home is among beautiful mature trees, wildlife, and lakes  . . . a place known for fabulous rolling green spaces, spectacular recreational facilities and stunning sunsets, not to mention s...
Water sheds affect both the Spring and Cypress areas of Northwest Harris and Southwest/Southeast Montgomery Counties.  These areas are known for some very active rain (couldn't resist) patterns where flooding can be severe. As a Realtor specializing in the Spring and Cypress areas, I believe it i...
The last time I did a closing by mail, it took a minimum of three days' turn around and that was after docs were ready.  NOT ANYMORE.  I've been working on one of the toughest transactions ever in my career as a Realtor.  House is in the Cypress, Texas area; client is located in Illinois which, f...
I just had a situation come up where the buyer of my seller's home (which is vacant) asked if he could lease the house for the week before closing because his temporary housing allowance is expiring.  The first concern that came to mind, of course, was what if something happens and he is not able...
Coles Crossing located in Cypress, Texas is a fabulous community nestled in a forested corner of Northwest Houston.  It was established in 1998 and has been a very successful master planned community.  It is conveniently located near US Highway 290 and Barker Cypress Road.  It has quick access to...
Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District (CFISD) is a driving force behind the population explosion of the Spring Cypress area.   For a good look at the school rankings, click here.  Some of our great schools were not listed due to missing information  For instance, two of CFISD's top high s...
If you like the sweet taste of ripe blackberries (aka dewberries to folks indigenous to Southeast Texas) then you will love living in the Spring Cypress area.  Beginning mid to late May and running for about 30 days, is Blackberry season.  And there are plenty of berry patches for picking! Eating...
Suddenly, I am not getting anything from Active Rain.  Until a couple of weeks ago, I received daily blog posts.  Now, nothing.  Any idea what's going on there?
I'm a Texas Realtor who relies heavily on Microsoft Outlook for my contact database, calendar, and general emailing service.  Unfortunately, I am having serious issues with my computer.  The good news is that I always back up my data on an extermal drive; the bad news is that restoring a back up ...
I am looking for information which relates to the Federal Government no longer buying mortgage backed securities next month and how this will impact interest rates.  Do any of you have good information regarding this topic?

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