January 2014

There are 17 blog entries for January 2014.

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HOUSTON, Texas- For several years Toll Brothers homes, one of Houston’s most acclaimed home builders, has named its several communities after the word “wood” and the newest community is not the exception. Located on the north side of town, the 700-acre development will be named Northwoods, joining other famous woods, including The Woodlands, Kingwood, Woodforest and Springwoods Village.

Toll Brothers Homes’ new master planned community will be located just south of the Grand Parkway extension, and the community will be confirmed by 1,000 single family homes when completed; it will also be the first Toll Brothers master-planned community in the area. A press release also shared that Northwood's name was inspired by the forested beauty and

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HOUSTON, Texas- As the demand for single family homes continues in certain areas, the demand for apartments in Houston and its metro area is also growing up. Companies recently announced that developers have broken ground to start the construction of a new high-rise residential tower in the desirable and luxurious neighborhood of River Oaks.

The new high-rise, SkyHouse River Oaks, will feature 352 high-end apartments with it opens in the first quarter of 2015. This project is part of the redevelopment of a portion of the Westcreek apartments off Westheimer, just inside the west loop. This project have also geared toward a growing demographic of young professionals in the areas.

Houston is a dynamic city with several submarkets that are highly

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HOUSTON, Texas- A press release recently informed that Houston home builders are expected to start as many as 35,000 homes in Houston, Texas anally over the next five years. Even though its down from the peak of nearly 50,000 homes in 2006, its still a very good number.

The co-founder of Metrostudy, Mike Inselmann, mentioned all these facts during the past annual presentation of the Greater Houston Association of Builders. The economy in Houston has been recovering so quickly from the recession and the home market has struggled to meet the house demands due to the shortage o f lots.

Inselmann also mentioned that the construction of homes in Houston is still trying to catch up with this turnaround in the economy and the demand for housing. Home

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CONROE, Texas- The continued population grown and new development in Montgomery county is making the school population of the Conroe Independent School District grow too. Last year the number of students increased to over 1,100 or 1,200; and that’s been pretty consistent as this growth will continue for a couple of years.

The student population has been increasing even as more companies move into the area and the housing market explodes, the numbers may change once developers add even more houses to the market and move more families to the area. Major developers will be building for the next couple of years and the inventory will increase.

Last year, the Conroe Independent School District opened two schools in Conroe, Ann K Snyder Elementary and

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Now that you’ve made the decision to buy a home, its time to find the perfect real estate agent in Houston, Texas, the expert who will team up with you and lead you through the buying or selling process. On this article, you will learn some tips you can use when you look for a real estate agent to represent you.

First of all, after reviewing their market analysis and marketing proposal, you should consider to ask them to put out a sales contract and give it to you. Pick a clause that present a bit of confusion to you and ask them to explain it; if the agent explains the clause efficiently to you, their contract experience will be good.

Take the time to get referrals and check references from their past clients. Full-time active agents offer the best

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HOUSTON, Texas- During the past years, the Houston real estate market has been on fire and it seems that 2014 is already going to be a good year. The Urban Land Institute just ranked Houston the #2 in the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2014 report.

The Houston economy has fueled an active real estate market over the past few years and surveys predict that is going to stay that way. Houston is also ranked #3 for development, as the city has seen a boom in construction plans on several areas for both residential and commercial facilities, encouraging relocators and new home buyers to look for a place to live in this active metropolis.

The real estate market in Houston continues to expand in 2014. Employment gains are projected to come from related

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CYPRESS, TEXAS- Houston’s real estate market has remained strong, and much of the merit is thanks to its northwest area, specifically the Strong real estate market in Cypress, Texas.

David Jarvis, regional director for Metrostudy, a research and consulting firm, said the city needs more homes than are available, but the situation should improve in about a year. "We see more supply coming to the market in 2015 and 2016," he said. Jarvis said the recession caused a slowdown in the construction business - which means listings are limited today.

Thanks to the development of master-planned communities in the area, there is a strong real estate market in Cypress, Texas and more families have been able to relocate to the area. The great quality of these

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HOUSTON, Texas- One of the nation’s most recognized home builders, KB Home, recently announced that it has purchased new lots for several new communities in some of Houston’s most popular areas, including Anserra and Waterstone in Katy, Canterbury Park in Pearland and Wedgewood falls in Conroe.

Jim Harrison, president of KB Home Houston subdivision expressed: “A combination of favorable economic factors and industries have made Houston one of the country’s strongest housing markets, and we have strategically grown our footprint in 2013 to meet region’s rising demand for new homes”.

Last year, KB Home Houston purchased acquired several lots in many different communities in order to showcase their splendorous models, that feature spacious open

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HOUSTON, Texas- Home buyers are not only looking for single-family properties anymore. The demand for condos in Houston is just as big, according to a 2013 report of the Texas Association of Realtors.

Houston sold the most condos in the four major metro areas and experienced a high jump in sales with a 25% increase between January and September. Several projects for new condos are on the way, including a luxury mid-rise in the exclusive neighborhood of The Heights and a 26-story luxury high-rise with 44 residences in the uptown district, featuring more than a typical square-box design. Now, the floor plans include street-level retail and restaurants.

Living in Houston places you right where everything is happening. Work places, museums,

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SUGAR LAND, Texas- The gorgeous community of Sienna Plantation is expanding. It has been announced that the Johnson Development Company just purchased additional land in the Fort Bend County for a new exclusive neighborhood that will showcase the beautiful waterfront homes from Taylor Morrison.

This neighborhood in Sienna Plantation will be a great opportunity for families who are looking to relocate to one of Sugar Land’s most popular master-planned communities. Doug Goff, chief operating officer of the Johnson development company said in a press release that timing couldn’t been better, because the company just secured the property as the existing neighborhoods in Sienna Plantation were completed.

The new neighborhood in Sienna Plantation will

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