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Most anticipated restaurant openings for fall 2016!

These are a few of the most anticipated restaurants opening through the end of the year 60 Pioneers: The owners of Southern Goods plan to open a restaurant with a menu inspired by Texas history and its culinary influences (French, Spanish, Mexico, German, Czech, Cajun/Creole). The location is the Heights, and October is the goal. [...]

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Tour two new inner-Loop apartments designed to woo Millennials!

The Morgan Group is upping the ante in Houston’s apartment amenities arms race. The Houston developer unveiled two new luxury apartments inside the Loop that feature new amenities likely to woo young Millennial renters. These amenities include old school arcade games, high-tech Peloton stationary bikes for personalized spin classes and a bocce ball court. Pearl [...]

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Thousands gather to kick off Houston’s new theater season!

Originally published on: chon.com Thousands of people milled about downtown Houston’s Theater DistrictSunday as the city’s robust industry of performing arts kicked off its 2016-2017 season. Marching bands hammered beats in the streets, costumed ballerinas eluded eloquence, actors paraded in renaissance garb and youngsters banged, bowed and blew at the “instrument petting zoo.” The doors of Houston’s great [...]

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Finding India in a Sweet Corner of Houston!

Originally Published by: NY Times. Reposted HOUSTON — For one humid week in high summer, Santa’s workshop is a Texas storefront. The holiday is not Christmas; it is Raksha Bandhan, and the gifts in production aren’t toys but a colorful array of sweet mithai, the Indian version of pastries.  At Raja Sweets here, ornately decorated gift boxes [...]

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Titan Homes to expand to new Houston neighborhoods!

Titan Homes has specialized in building detached townhomes in the greater Heights area since the company was founded 12 years ago. The high-end Houston homebuilder has built nearly 150 Mediterranean-style homes in Shady Acres. The builder has spent the past five years, perfecting its current three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom floor plan, which features luxury finishes like [...]

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HOUSTON’S MEDIAN HOME PRICE HITS A RECORD HIGH IN JUNE!

HOUSTON — (July 13, 2016) — June provided a continued boost to Houston’s housing inventory as new listings entered the market. Home sales volume was unchanged year-over-year, but as the local real estate market has seen for the past several months, most of the homes consumers purchased were priced in the $150,000 to $500,000 range. According to the latest [...]

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Houston Housing Market Stats

Riding the success of growth through the first quarter of 2016, the Houston real estate market has continued to thrive thanks to a steady increase in available homes. According to a Houston Association of Realtors report, a total of 7,343 single-family homes sold in the month of May, an increase of about 10 percent year-over-year. [...]

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Millennials look to buy homes in suburbs with city perks.

  Perhaps Alex Dale and Stephanie LeBlanc lost their copy of the millennial script. Somehow, they’re looking to buy a house in The Woodlands and not inside the Loop, where they had rented a place close enough to walk or summon an Uber ride to their favorite restaurants and bars.   Or maybe observers got [...]

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Shake Shack confirms second Houston location.

Houston will be home to not one, but two Shake Shacks by the end of next year. The wildly popular burger, milkshake and crinkly fries chain plans to open a new location in Rice Village in late 2017, according to a statement. The restaurant will take over the current La Madeleine cafe at the corner [...]

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Homeowner Tax Benefits

Homebuyers get a host of tax benefits that renters don’t — critical deductions that can lower your overall tax bill. But how much do homeowners really save on their taxes? Using 2012 IRS data, the most recent available, we calculated that a homeowner who took the average for each of four tax benefits would claim [...]

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