Houston House Porn: Texans Not In Superbowl, Linebacker Brian Cushing Unloading $1.3m Missouri City Mansion

By Candy Evans / January 22, 2013 / 0 Comments

Yeah, yeah yeah: the Houston Texans were bounced from the playoffs by the New England Patriots, saving their fans a trip to NOLA. Then the Patriots were trounced by Baltimore. All I know is, our Texas real estate market trumps both of them.  You sure won’t find a five bedroom waterfront mansion in Boston or […]

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We Have the Best Seat in the House When it Comes to Real Estate, but Houston’s Getting Front Row Seats & Cali’s Crashing

By Candy Evans / November 20, 2012 / 0 Comments

Or it’s HOUSTON, honey, not HARVARD. Wanted you to see this week’s post in Culturemap Dallas. From time to time, I will be giving these brilliant folks — did you know Eric Celeste is over there, now, too? — a wrap of local market conditions and of course, weekly House Porn. I’m so happy we […]

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Cities With the Most Construction in the USA No Duh: Three of the Top 20 Are in Texas

By Candy Evans / April 2, 2012 / 0 Comments

This is one of those “Thank God we live in Texas” days. Yep, ran across this nugget from Forbes.com on the cities with the most construction: if construction starts are a leading economic indicator, then we are in hog heaven. Three Texas metros are leading as far as construction starts and made it on the top […]

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Dallas Has Lowest Foreclosure and Home Mortgage Delinquency Rates in Nation

By Candy Evans / February 8, 2012 / 0 Comments

No wonder the home builders all want to come here. No wonder everyone is moving here. A report out today from a major researcher housing indexer says we have one of the lowest home foreclosure rates among major U.S. cities. At the end of 2011, 3.4 homes were in foreclosure across the nation, but in Dallas, only […]

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They Didn’t Put That Photo in MLS, Did They? Oh Yes, They Did

By Candy Evans / December 15, 2011 / 0 Comments

Found this on the fun Houston Real Estate blog called Swamplot, one of my favorites, and to whom I look for inspiration. This gorgeous photo really shows the home, and the owner, at their very best, don’t you think? What’s that saying: you snooze, you loose? Don’t forget to send in fun, horrific house photos […]

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