Children’s Lighthouse is the second childcare center to purchase land in Woodforest. Kiddie Academy obtained a 2.1-acre site last year also near Stewart Elementary.

“With more than 1,600 homes sold in Woodforest, more and more retailers, childcare facilities and other commercial enterprises are interested in establishing themselves in our community,” said Virgil Yoakum, general manager of Woodforest. “Having an on-site elementary is particularly attractive to child care facilities who typically offer after-school programs.”

Founded in Fort Worth in 1997, Children’s Lighthouse holds a Franchise 500 designation by Entrepreneur magazine and can be found in eight states. The Woodforest location will be the company’s 13th Houston-area center and will…

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Banks are the traditional source of mortgage funding. They offer face-to-face service, recognized name-brands and fees that are generally competitive with other lenders. What they may lack is a broad variety of loan programs, which may mean that they may not offer the lowest interest rates or the lowest fees.

Mortgage brokers generally offer a large variety of loans, which includes loans for people with bad credit. Variety also often results in the lowest interest rate and the most convenient one-stop-shopping for comparison purposes. Because you can physically meet with a broker, the face-to-face service is another plus. In the minus column, mortgage brokers are often more expensive than other funding sources.

Online mortgage providers offer a…

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Google is the most conspicuous developer of autonomous vehicles, but it is hardly alone in pursuing this venture

Most automakers are competing to introduce their own driverless cars to the public, and are doing so piecemeal, system by system. The components of the upcoming driverless car are being introduced into current models as ever more elaborate mechanisms to aid the driver, such as self-parking features and automated collision avoidance systems. Recently, a group of researchers at Oxford University developed a self-driving system which can be installed in existing manually driven vehicles, and whose cost is hoped to fall as low as 150 dollars within a matter of years.

Driverless cars will affect urban form mostly in two forms...


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39 LIBERTY BRANCH,THE WOODLANDS 77389 is a home for sale in the woodlands. This Gorgeous stucco home with tiled roof was build in 2014 is located on 11,969 square feet loot and has a lovely garden and huge outdoor space. Offers residents  5 bedrooms, each one with their own bathroom, 1 half bath and 3-car attached garage.

All bedrooms are spacious and have great lighting, Master bathroom is stunning. Inside are beautiful hardwood floors in most rooms downstairs and  gameroom upstairs has its own balcony. This home kitchen is a chef's dream with a true butler's pantry and tons of counter space.

Outdoor space offers huge covered patio area and outdoor kitchen. This will be a great yard for a pool.

The master-planned community of The…

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What Are Home Buyers' Rights?

In a home sales transaction the buyer has certain rights as defined by state and federal laws. These can vary depending on certain factors, but for the most part, these rights may include:

  • Right to be free from housing discrimination during the process (this is governed mainly by the Fair Housing Act)Rights to be informed of any encumbrances on the title (such as a lien, easement, and other issues)

  • Rights to disclosure of defects or safety dangers such as waste management, water supply, insulation, hazardous materials (such as lead paint) and other issues

  • Right to choose or refuse a lender or mortgage provider

  • Rights to know about property taxes affecting the property, including…

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A Realtor will provide you with much more than just the service to help you find your ideal home. Realtors are experts in negotiations with other agents, have relationships with financial consultants and are knowledgeable about the different local areas.

A Realtor is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and adheres to the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice required by the NAR. A professional Realtor is your best resource when purchasing your home.

Your Realtor is Your Guide

 1.Your Realtor will save you a lot of time, money and frustrations and it will only show you the homes that meet your needs. He or she will give you the necessary information to determine if the price of the property that interests you is in line…

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