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NOV
13

Haude Elementary School in Spring, Texas celebrates Veterans Day with the students in Klein ISD.

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NOV
13

HOUSTON (Nov. 12, 2014) – The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center recognized the finalists for the 2014 Small Business of the Year awards at a recent luncheon held at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.

The October luncheon is held each year in advance of the awards banquet as an additional opportunity to recognize the 18 finalists. The banquet will be Nov. 20.

This marks the 28th year in which the LSC SBDC Advisory Council has selected and recognized successful small businesses that make an impact in the local community and on the economy.

“Starting and running a small business take incredible passion and fortitude,” said Sal Mira, LSC SBDC director. “We are honored to be able to recognize these owners for their efforts in helping our local economy remain strong and vibrant.”

BBVA Compass, a leading U.S. banking franchise who has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading Small Business Administration (SBA) lenders, is the title sponsor of LSC SBDC Small Business Awards.

The 2014 28th Annual Small Business of the Year finalists include:

From LSC-CyFair – Langham Creek Ace Hardware, Chuck and Arlene O’Malley; Night Light Pediatric Urgent Care, Dr. Anastasia Gentles, Zawadi Bryant and Consuelo Cazares; AAA Plumbers, Cesar Lima and Steve Park.

From LSC-Kingwood – Minuteman Press, Connie and Darryal Chandler; Red Door Realty & Associates, Jill Henderson and Christi Harvey; RE/MAX Rewards, Judith Hayes-Christoph.

From LSC-Montgomery – Mr. Rooter of Montgomery County, Roger Goertz; Karlins Ramey & Tompkins, LLC, Mike Karlins and Jay Tompkins; Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Jesson Gil.

From LSC-North Harris – NEUTEX Advanced Energy Group, Inc., John C. Higgins; Orion Smith, Inc./Orion Star Realty, Philippe  and Demethra Orion; AEI Engineering, LLC, Nancy Blackwell, Michael Kurzy and John T. Matkin.

From LSC-Tomball – Family Farm Health Food Store, Cathy Kilgore and Kathy Norris; FINS/Fun IN Swimming, Inc., Bill and Kathy Goudeket; Klein Wealth Management, Lori Klein.

From LSC-University Park – Register Real Estate Advisors, Shannon and Matt Register; Shredding on the Go, James Parker; Virtual Intelligence Providers LLC, Sonia Clayton.

The 28th annual awards banquet will be held Thursday, Nov. 20, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. The title sponsor is BBVA Compass Bank, a leading U.S. banking franchise who has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading Small Business Administration (SBA) lenders.

For tickets or more information about the banquet, call the SBDC at 832.813.6674.

The LSC SBDC works with entrepreneurs and existing companies to help them evolve to the next level of business in today’s global economy. SBDC services are available for companies in every phase of the business life cycle, helping entrepreneurs make sound decisions and succeed. Click here to learn more about LSC-SBDC.

Lone Star College has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSC remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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NOV
12

It is definitely worth 10 minutes of your time this Veteran’s Day to listen to this WWII Paratrooper tell the story of how, 65 years after his fight in Bastogne, he returned to find he was famous and had a beer named after him.

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NOV
5

What us my Houston home worth? If you would like to know the value of your home go to RREA.com/VALUE to have a FREE report sent emailed to you that will estimate the value of your home. We just need your name and the property address to find your home value.

This report will give you a lot of demographic information in addition to your home’s value and charts, maps and flood areas. This report gives you a wealth of information about the area you live in, your neighborhood, and your house.

Click HERE to calculate the value of your home.

If need help with a real estate transaction please call 281-288-3500 to speak to a Realtor.

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OCT
23

If you are acting as a landlord in the Houston area, please beware there is a lengthy Texas property code you should be abiding by.  If you’re not sure what is required by law to be a landlord, then you should hire a property management company to take care of the property.  If you would like a referral to a fabulous property management company we have a sister brokerage that we refer our property management clients to.  Below are a few tips and a video to help you decide if you want to be a landlord or not!

First of all, do your homework.  Finding a good tenant can prevent a lot of future headaches.  Once they move into the property, it’s too late to change your mind.  Make sure they are the right tenant first by being proactive.  What does their previous rental history reflect?  Pull a background check and a credit check.  Ask for references from previous landlords and check their employment history.

 

Next, make sure you have emergency maintenance funds set aside.  Many repairs do not fall under your homeowners insurance and some don’t fall under a home warranty, even if you have one in place.  Appliances will not last forever and you need to be prepared for your tenants to call you with problems because you’ll be expected to respond immediately to maintenance issues.  Some home warranty companies offer quick appliance manuals you can leave in the property to troubleshoot small issues.

Always make sure there’s a requirement for renters insurance in your lease.  This protects your tenants belongings against damage.  In the event your tenant causes a neighbor to suffer a loss, a good renters policy also can provide protection that would compensate the injured party.  But you, as the landlord, will also want to make sure you keep good insurance coverage on the property, especially if there’s a pool.

 

 

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OCT
21
OCT
21

Did you know Halloween is the deadliest night for pedestrians?  On average, twice as many child pedestrians are killed while walking on Halloween as compared to any other day.  Here are some safety tips to keep in mind so your children will trick-or-treat safely.

1.  Never allow children to go Trick-or-Treating alone.  Ensure children stay in groups.

2.  Children should never enter a home without their parent’s permission.

3.  Never let children approach a vehicle, occupied or not.

4.  Make sure children carry glow sticks, flash lights, or wear reflective clothes.

5.  Warn children not to approach a home that is not well lit.  If the porch light is off, don’t walk to it.

6.  Don’t cut through alley’s or fields to get to a home.  Stay on the main roads with others.

7.  Parents should inspect all treats.  Dispose of any candy that is not in a wrapper.

8.  Only Trick-or-Treat with neighbors you know.

9.  Report any suspicious activity to authorities.  To remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 713.222.TIPS!

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OCT
13

If you would like to know the value of your home go to RREA.com/VALUE to have a FREE report sent emailed to you that will estimate the value of your home. We just need your name and the property address to find your home value.

This report will give you a lot of demographic information in addition to your home’s value and charts, maps and flood areas. This report gives you a wealth of information about the area you live in, your neighborhood, and your house.

Click HERE to calculate the value of your home.

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OCT
13

When the next segment of the Grand Parkway is complete, commuters will be able to get to the New Exxon Mobile Campus a lot quicker!  Bridgeland is a master planned community with so much to offer families.  Below are some resale homes available, but there are also plenty of new construction homes available to choose from.  Did you know that Bridgeland has active pumping horses tucked into the community?  Yes, Bridgeland is all things Houston!

If you are in the market for a home call one of our Bridgeland expert Realtors today at 281-288-3500.

See all Homes for Sale in Bridgeland.
(all data current as of 10/21/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,282 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,816 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 39
    Listed with RE/MAX Compass
  2. 4 beds, 3 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 3,695 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,207 sqft
    Year built: 2012
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 19
    Listed with BHGRE Gary Greene
  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,907 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,923 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 49
    Listed with Red Lantern Group
  4. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,079 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,318 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 66
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,614 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,871 sqft
    Year built: 2011
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 23
    Listed with Town & Country Parisher Prop.
  6. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,600 sq ft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 96
    Listed with Trend Setter Realty
  7. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,620 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,072 sqft
    Year built: 2010
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 120
    Listed with Bobcai Realty International
  8. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,800 sq ft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 116
    Listed with Trend Setter Realty
  9. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,640 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,599 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 36
    Listed with Greatland Living
  10. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,383 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,443 sqft
    Year built: 2011
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 53
    Listed with BerkshireHathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties
  11. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,335 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,510 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 41
    Listed with RE/MAX Grand
  12. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,997 sq ft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 117
    Listed with Trend Setter Realty
  13. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,151 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,250 sqft
    Year built: 2011
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 26
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan
  14. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,511 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,060 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Weekley Properties Beverly Bradley
  15. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,737 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,772 sqft
    Year built: 2012
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 21
    Listed with Mark Maniha RealEstate Experts
  16. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,006 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,600 sqft
    Year built: 2010
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 35
    Listed with RE/MAX Professional Group
  17. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,983 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,250 sqft
    Year built: 2011
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 125
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Greater Northwest
  18. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,367 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,940 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 77
    Listed with The Treadstone Realty Group,
  19. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,722 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,040 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Weekley Properties Beverly Bradley
  20. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,072 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,475 sqft
    Year built: 2009
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 47
    Listed with BHGRE Gary Greene
  21. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,200 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 82
    Listed with BHGRE Gary Greene
  22. $339,991 :
    SEP
    18

    HOUSTON (Houston Business Journal) – McVaugh Custom Homes Inc. broke ground on a new luxury housing community.

    The company is building six model homes and six spec homes in Royal Oaks Courtyard Villas, next to the Royal Oaks Country Club.

    Plans call for 80 homes ranging from 2,500 to 3,200 sf. Twenty-two homes have been presold, priced from the $400,000s to the $700,000s.

    The company will offer energy performance guarantees on its LEED-certified homes.

    The post Modern Luxury Homes Underway in Houston appeared first on Register Real Estate Advisors.

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