Realtors scale up good deeds in disaster-torn communities this holiday season

Every Christmas Eve, Houston Association of Realtors’ chair Cindy Hamann drops off a blanket and a bottle of wine to several random and very thankful homeless people in downtown Houston. Realtors like Hamann are doing wonderful deeds all over the count…

How can real estate better prepare for natural disasters?

Real estate industry leaders consider how more organized recovery and rebuilding efforts, sustainable housing and insurance resources could come into play …

Ex-husband charged in slain Houston agent’s murder

On Aug. 25, Houston real estate agent Crystal McDowell was last seen leaving her boyfriend’s home as she went to pick up her two children, Maui and Madden, from her ex-husband’s home before Hurricane Harvey made landfall the next day …

To Florida, Love Texas: Agents offer hurricane advice

According to some agents in the area, the store shelves in South Florida are already looking scarce. Miami agent Nick Quay had to evacuate from his island home, and is now sharing traffic updates with his Facebook followers and letting them know where …

What experts say Hurricane Harvey communities need most

There is a feeling in the real estate industry that writing a check isn’t enough when it comes to giving — that you have to physically do something to truly make a contribution …

Surge Homes announces Museum District mid-rise condos

Following Surge Homes’ recent launch of Parc at Midtown, the Houston builder announced a new, space-efficient development in Houston’s Museum District neighborhood. The under-construction, mid-rise condo property offers units between $140,000 to $340,000 in an upscale locale within close access to …

Markeith Spears named manager of BHGRE Gary Greene Pearland office

The continued success of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene in the Houston metro is evident with a new move aiming to grow its Pearland office. Markeith Spears, currently at the Inner Loop office, will move into the manager role at the Pe…

Houston home sales rise, but prices stay moderate

The oil industry has been the talk of the town in Texas communities, especially Houston — but the dip in prices hasn’t put too much pressure on the housing market, according to Realtor data. In May, the steady growth of home supply helped bolster loca…

Houston real estate basks in a warm May

Riding the success of growth through the first quarter of 2016, the Houston real estate market has continued to thrive thanks to a steady increase in available homes. According to a Houston Association of Realtors report, a total of 7,343 single-family…

Luxury listing: newly finished home in the Museum District

This house in the Museum District was just finished by On Point Custom Homes and features an open-floor layout. Also in the home is a chef’s kitchen with marble counter tops and master suite with hardwood floors …