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New Fees and Regulations Lead to Unhappy Homebuilders

In regards to new home starts, the Houston real estate market is currently leading the nation. Houston has also managed to keep property value from falling during recent years. Unfortunately for homebuilders, new fees and regulations for home construction

Martin Fein Acquires Willowick Court Townhomes

The Houston-based real estate management company, McCord Development Inc., recently sold the Willowick Court Townhomes to an affiliate of Martin Fein Interests, a real estate development, construction and management business. Fein plans on demolishing the 10-acre property, located at

Summer Sales Increase for Woodforest

It’s been a good year for Woodforest, the master-planned community located along a Montgomery golf course. This year’s new home sales show an almost 20 percent increase over last year’s through early

Huge Sales Increase for Riverstone Community

The community of Riverstone has set new records with 2011 new-home sales thus far, with a substantial increase over last year’s year-to-date sales for

Year-over-year Home Sales for August Reach Astronomical Heights

NASA may conduct training and space research at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, but the area’s real estate may soon be joining those astronauts if it keeps posting year-over-year sales like it did in August. According

Up-and-Coming Neighborhood Glenbrook Valley Receives Historic Designation

Glenbrook Valley is steadily regaining popularity and growing into one of the city’s up-and-coming communities. The neighborhood, located on Houston’s southeast side, was marked as a historic designation earlier this summer. Residents say they are drawn towards the mid-century

Cypresswood Leads the Way for Energy-Efficient Senior Housing

Cypresswood Estates, a housing community for active adults over the age of 55, is a finalist for this year’s Multifamily Pillars of the Industry award by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The grounds for the nomination: the

Houston Builder Soars in August with 47 Percent Increase in Closings

LGI Homes, a Texas builder with operations in Houston, had a record-breaking August with 84 closings, a 47 percent increase over July. Ironically, July in itself was a record month for the developer, when it sold 57 properties. August

Prudential Gary Greene Announced New Multicultural Division

Prudential Gary Greene, Realtors announced its new Multicultural-International Real Estate Division today. The division will be focused on servicing the needs of Houston’s growing multicultural population. “With the Asian and Hispanic population growing at three times the rate of

Honesty, Accountability the Goal for New Texas Real Estate Laws

Consumer confidence is the name of the game for recently-implemented laws in Texas, which place new rules and restrictions on several areas of real estate with more to follow in 2012. The product of two laws passed earlier by

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