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Robert Searcy

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Topics about various east end close in neighborhoods, especially in the east end with a special emphasis on Glenbrook Valley. News and info on the mid-century modern and atomic era ranch homes and other info.

Glenbrook Valley, Sims Bayou & Harvey


July 9th, 2018

Harvey was a monster storm, no doubt, that reaked havoc on many parts of Houston.  This article outlines how Sims Bayou did not get out of its banks in the Glenbrook Valley area during this record storm.  ...
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My Own Brand of Buying Advice


September 10th, 2017

I've read a few articles on various real estate sites giving their pearls of wisdom of what to do and not do when buying a home. Things like "location is most important" and "check out the commute before buying."...
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Mid-Century Modern Homes Spotlighted in Glenbrook Valley


January 14th, 2013

For the second time in less than six months, House & Home magazine has featured one of the spectacular mid-century modern homes in Glenbrook Valley on their cover.   The latest issue features a home at 7919 Glenview t...
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Architecturally Impressive Glenbrook Valley


November 1st, 2012

Glenbrook Valley continues to recieve accolades for it's architecture and historic character.  In September, House and Home magazine did a cover story on Glenbrook Valley, featuring one of the homes on Santa Elena.&nbs...
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Selling your home, Presentation is everything!


January 5th, 2012

When it comes to selling your home, presentation definitely matters. Many times sellers want to sell "as is" but they also don't want to "give it away." If the house needs some work, chances are it will sell at a bigger discount than it wou...
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Glenbrook Valley voted "Neighborhood of the Year" by popular local blog


January 1st, 2012

The readers of a popular local real estate blog just voted Glenbrook Valley "Neighborhood of the Year."  Actually, Glenbrook Valley was a winner in two categories, the second being "Greatest Moments in Houston Real Es...
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Glenbrook Home Tour a Great Success


October 23rd, 2010

On October 9th Glenbrook Valley was the site of the "Mad about Mod" Home tour conducted by local preservation group Houston Mod.  It was held in conjunction with international architecture group DOCOMOMO's world architecture tour day.&...
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Glenbrook Valley Continues to Garner Media Attention


August 25th, 2010

Glenbrook Valley has drawn even more media attention as it moves closer to becoming Texas' first post war Historic District.   Just in the month of August we have seen pr...
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Glenbrook Valley Named Best Hidden Neighborhood


November 10th, 2009

 The Houston Press  recently came out with their "Best of Houston" awards for 2009 & Glenbrook Valley was named "Best Hidden Neighborhood" for 2009. "Back when it was laid out in 195...
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Restoration vs. Remuddling


September 10th, 2009

Vintage homes offer a unique charm and character that is hard to duplicate today.  Whether it is a Queen Anne victorian, an arts & crafts style bungalow, or a low-slung mid-century modern, each offers it's own unique architectur...
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