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Houston has been my home for many years and I love it! Therefore I have fun writing about interesting news that are relevant to our area and the real estate industry. Most of my posts are in English and Spanish.

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What is the difference in owning a condo or townhome compared to owning a house?

May 2nd, 2016

What is the difference in owning a condo or townhome compared to owning a house?  In reality, they are just different ways of assuming the responsibilities of homeownership. It can, however, have a bearing on the mortgage amoun...

Home Prices Posted the Biggest Gain in more than 2 years

November 30th, 2012

The 3.6% increase from a year earlier is more than three times the rise in the previous quarter and was the bigge...

Fixed Mortgage Rates Sink to Lowest on Record

September 30th, 2011

Fixed mortgage rates fell to all-time record lows this week following the Federal Reserve’s announcement of “Operation Twist". The central bank’s new stimulus policy entails reinvesting principal payments from its ho...

Improving Public Schools

January 10th, 2011

I found an interesting article explaining the changes and challenges that our school district has encountered in the past 40 years.  Below you will find...

Houston Homes Values Have Rebounded from last year's significant drop

November 16th, 2010

A new report from the National Association of Realtors says that the values of...

La Economia de Texas Lider de la Nación

November 15th, 2010

La reconocida compañía IHS Global Insight predice que la economía de Texas llegará a ser una de la economia más poderosa de la nación durante la próxima década. De acuerdo a IHS Global Insight Texas liderará el crecimiento de traba...

Texas Economy-Powerful Economic Engine for the Coming Decade

November 15th, 2010

The respected forecaster IHS Global insight predicts the Lone Star State is apparently poised to be the nation's most powerful economic engine for the coming decade. According to  IHS Global insight, Texas will lead the U....

¿Por Que Comprar una Casa Ahora?

October 21st, 2010

Puedes obtener un excel...

Top Reasons to Buy a Home Now

October 21st, 2010

You can get a good deal...

Stricter rules for historic preservation approved by the Houston City Council

October 18th, 2010

 In the past   historic buildings could  be demolish  even if a city commission denied   this request   by waiting  a period of 90 days after the rejection.  However this w...

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Houston has been my home for many years and I love it! Therefore I have fun writing about interesting news that are relevant to our area and the real estate industry. Most of my posts are in English and Spanish.
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