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Newmark Homes to open new Riverstone neighborhood!

Houston-based Newmark Homes will offer homes in The Grove at Riverstone, a new neighborhood in the Riverstone master-planned community offering homes from about $400,000 and up. Newmark Homes purchased 26 acres off of University Boulevard for the new development in October. It will offer 67 homes on 60-foot wide lots, with floor plans ranging from 2,600 to [...]

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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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What Is White Linen Night, Anyway?

White Linen Night. Streets are blocked off, local companies everywhere are holding events, and for some reason, everyone is dressed in all white. What does it mean, and why do we do it? A New Orleans Tradition White Linen Night originated from a centuries-old New Orleans tradition. While traversing the outdoors in the stifling heat [...]

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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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Millenial Homebuying: Why to Not Fear Leaving the Lease in Your 20s.

With most of your life still ahead of you, your 20s can be a great time to start reaping the benefits of home ownership. Although it’s an intimidating move, making the switch from renting to owning just a few years earlier than planned can save you thousands in disappearing rent checks. That’s probably why an [...]

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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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Housing Had a Great First Half of 2016, but Will It Last?

There were great expectations for the housing market this year—and so far, 2016 has certainly delivered. Looking back at the first half of the year, it’s nothing but good news: ~ Total home sales are up 5% compared with the first half of 2015. ~ Median existing home prices are up 5% as of June, [...]

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North Houston Market Is Holding Steady!

The housing market in northwest Houston has remained steady this summer, despite the downturn in the energy sector.   Houses priced below $300,000 are moving well, and remain in high demand, said Jill Wente, a real estate agent with Better Homes and Gardens, Gary Greene, in Spring. “We are experiencing a different market this year than last year,” [...]

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America’s 20 Hottest Real Estate Markets for July 2016!

If our monthly report on the hottest real estate markets in America actually had its own thermostat, the glass would have cracked by now. A preliminary review of realtor.com®data for the month shows that smack-dab in the middle of the peak season for home buying and selling, we’re seeing the hottest July in a decade. Yes, you [...]

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