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 [...]Read More
Houston’s best coffee shop teams up with donut guru for spinoff in city’s hottest dining neighborhood!
Houston’s best coffee shop will add a sister concept in the Heights this fall, but it will serve more than lattes and cortados. David Buehrer and Ecky Prabanto, the duo behind Greenway Coffee and Blacksmith, announced today that they’re launching a new venture called Morningstar in the same North Main strip center that will soon be hope to Foreign Correspondents, the eagerly anticipated Thai [...]Read More
If you’re one of thousands of Houstonians who frequently travel down Allen Parkway, you’re about to have to slow down — permanently. An extensive $11 million redesign of the busy thoroughfare includes a speed limit reduction from 40 mph — which drivers frequently exceed — to 35 mph. Lane closures will begin next Monday (August 3) [...]Read More
Preparing for a home inspection? Check out these tips to help you PASS! Remove Clutter As perhaps the simplest step towards passing a home inspection, owners are advised to remove clutter. Basic cleaning will allow inspectors to view areas with little intrusion. This includes the space under your sinks and anywhere else an inspector may [...]Read More
Houston doesn’t lack for sushi restaurants. Of course, that’s true for most cuisines in this bustling city, but determining what’s best presents a bit of a problem. First, Kata Robata is so clearly above its peers in terms of quality, consistency and overall experience that every other restaurant is competing for second place. Still, the [...]Read More
Houston is widely regarded for its diverse array of incredible museums, and thankfully for Houstonians, many of them are either always free to the public or feature times when admission is free of charge. We’ve assembled a list of some of the best museums in the city that you can enjoy visiting without spending a dime. [...]Read More
The housing market is chugging ahead, with even higher home prices and more buyer activity—and in May, we’re seeing more than the ordinary seasonal uptick. “On the demand side, we are seeing traffic and searches on realtor.com® continue to set new highs,” said our chief economist, Jonathan Smoke, who did a preliminary analysis of our site’s data in May. [...]Read More
REAL ESTATE FACT: When listing a home for sale by owner the sale price was $174,900, while the average price for a home represented by an agent was $215,000, a difference of $40,100. Source: Realtor.comRead More
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It didn’t take long for the Harwood Grill to complete its transformation of the former home of 60 Degrees Mastercrafted. After a month-long process that saw the addition of an outdoor bar, new paint and a reconfigured dining room, River Oaks’s newest restaurant opened to the public last week. The makeover makes the space feel a little warmer than [...]Read More
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