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5 Great Houston Attractions That Won’t Have You Fighting A Crowd!

If you’re tired of fighting tourists to get into the Houston Zoo or hate poking through a crowd to read the labels accompanying the exhibits at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, here are few hidden treasures on some Houston attractions scene that are sure to be just as interesting but way less crowded. The [...]

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Eating Cheap for Restaurant Week!

Since Texans value straight talk, allow me to indulge in a bit of honesty about Houston Restaurant Weeks. While it’s wonderful that the event raises a lot of money for the Houston Food Bank (more than $1.2 million last year alone), the primary appeal for most people is the idea that they’re getting a good deal on the meal. [...]

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15 Fun Real Estate Facts!

15 Fun Real Estate Facts!  Home is where the heart (and equity) is: 61.4% of the average American family’s net worth is in home equity. A homeowner’s net worth is over thirty times greater than that of a renter. TGIF! The best day of the week to list your home is Friday. Historically, the best [...]

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Updated Bungalow in Trendy Houston Neighborhood!

Owning a classic Craftsman-style home dovetailed with the owner’s insight as principal at a local award-winning architectural firm to maintain and update the structure being mindful of its historic fabric, as well as add a complementary freestanding structure in back. The house, located at 1507 Hawthorn St. in Montrose’s Mandell Place, is now for sale at $592,000. Walk through A [...]

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Houston’s Zoo Newest Arrival has a face guaranteed to melt your heart!!

Houston Zoo officials are already swooning over the big, batting eyes and oh-so-lush lashes of its newest family member, a femaleMasai giraffe. Mama Neema delivered the healthy female calf shortly after 7 a.m. on Aug. 3 at the McGovern Giraffe Habitat at The African Forest following a 14.5-month pregnancy. The calf now weighs 132 pounds and is [...]

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New Heights Development is all about the power of Porches!

One minute, you’re sitting on your front porch, interacting with neighbors enjoying the same leisurely pastime on a quiet, tree-lined street. The next, you’re in the the hustle-bustle of Houston’s downtown work scene. That’s the vision of Porch Street on Adele in East Sunset Heights, a development now under construction with the goal of offering vibrant urban living paired with [...]

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HOME HIGHLIGHT! Another client is now a happy homeowner!

~ HOME HIGHLIGHT!!!~ This is one of my personal favorites, no wonder it sold quickly! Another client is now a happy homeowner to this amazing and beautiful home. Check out the pictures below to see why Jackie and Adam are happy homeowners! Also, check out this quote from Jackie, to see what my clients are [...]

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How much do you love your home? The story behind the Disney movie, Up!

Do you love your home as much as Edith Macefield, the 84-year-old Seattle woman whose story is remarkably similar to the plotline in the movie “Up”? She turned down a $1 million offer in 2006, then forced developers to build their five-story shopping mall around her little cottage. Do you love your home as much [...]

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Stay cool in this Houston heat with some healthy recipes!

While on a quest to feed her children healthy eats, Lisa Poundstook an extra step: She founded Green Plate Foods as a company that exemplified that nutritious and delicious aren’t mutually exclusive. Today, this energetic CEO’s creations can be found in major grocery stores around Houston, including at H-E-B and Whole Foods Market. Concerned with keeping properly hydrated [...]

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Big Texas ranch has a hot asking price!

A ranch of legendary proportions has hit the market in Lago Vista, about 20 miles northwest of Austin. The expansive property — Edgewater Ranch — was formerly owned by Texas legend Red Adair. An oil well firefighter from Houston, Adair inspired the 1968 film Hellfighters, in which John Wayne played a character based on him. The sprawling 109-acre ranch offers unparalleled [...]

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