Category: Explore Texas

LGI Homes starts communities near League City and Baytown

LGI Homes has added two communities to its offerings. The Woodlands-based home builder sells homes priced from $170,000 in Seacrest, a Texas City neighborhood south of Tanger Outlets near League City. One- and two-story homes contain up to five bedrooms. CHRONICLE 100: Houston’s top home builders It has returned to the Baytown area with the Joseph’s [...]

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Darling Homes offers luxury homes in new Woodlands neighborhood!

Darling Homes has started selling luxury homes in Waterbridge, a new community in the Creekside Park neighborhood in The Woodlands. The Texas builder will build 24 houses on 80-foot wide lots. The community, with water features and lakes, is next to George Mitchell Preserve. RELATED: Trendmaker Home’s Will Holder: Rising rates won’t curb housing sales Darling Homes offers [...]

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Houston ranks among cities with most new residents; Conroe among fastest-growing cities

Another year, another population boost for Houston. According to population estimates released May 25 by the U.S. Census Bureau, the Bayou City added 18,666 new residents between July 1, 2015, and the same date last year. When comparing number of new residents, Houston is sandwiched between Austin, Fort Worth and Dallas. The Texas city with the [...]

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Houston suburb named one of the nation’s best places to live!

Katy is one of the nation’s most family-friendly places to live, according to a new report. HomeUnion Inc. named the west Houston suburb on its list of the 30 best places to live for families, based on a combination of home affordability and access to good schools. The Irvine, California-based online real estate investment management [...]

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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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Springwoods Village offers an urban vibe in suburbia!

Originally Published in: houstonchronicle.com The first two neighborhoods in Springwoods Village could suit both executives and well-heeled millennials looking for an urban vibe in a suburban locale. Homes in the neighborhoods, which opened two years ago near the Grand Parkway and Interstate 45 North, are priced upward of $400,000. They’re close to CityPlace, an urban [...]

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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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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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SNEAK PEEK: River Oaks District promises luxe shopping, lots of valet parking and boulevard strolling

With about two months before tenants start moving into the new River Oaks District, the luxury mixed use complex on Westheimer just inside the West Loop is starting to take shape. It’s far enough along that developer OliverMcMillan invited reporters and other guests to take a look on Tuesday.   While the center, which combines upscale retail and dining options [...]

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Houston on the cheap: Visit city’s magnificent museums for free with this handy guide!

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. [...]

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