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With the recent announcements of numerous oil and gas companies intentions to office in the area, Northwest Houston may soon be known as "The Northern Energy Corridor". Below is a map identifying the locations of the oil and gas companies that are either expanding their presence or relocating into Northwest Houston. View Northwest Houston - The Northern Energy Corridor in a larger map Which oil and gas companies are relocating to Northwest Houston? Exxon Mobil has their corporate headquarters under construction on 385 acres at...more
The residents of Gleannloch Farms are thrilled that demolition work has finally begun on the strip center located at the NW corner of Champion Forest and Spring Cypress. Several years ago, the developer of the strip center filed bankruptcy leaving a behind a concrete shell of a building that was a community eyesore. Ryland Homes has purchased the property and will build patio homes on the property instead of a strip center. A significant improvement and better use of the land as we seem to have...more
The former 10-story Hewlett Packard (HP) building at 20555 SH 249 is to become Noble Energy's new global headquarters. Noble Energy plans to consolidate 700 employees from three locations into the building which will be known as Noble Energy One. The move to the new Northwest Houston location at the SW corner of HWY 249 and Louetta is scheduled to occur in July of 2013. Below is a video announcing the relocation of Noble Energy's headquarters. In addition, plans are under way for a 20-story building (Noble Energy Two) to be built...more
Spring's here and it's time to get outside and enjoy the cool temperatures and low humidity. After you have freshened up your yard, it's time to reward yourself with a little rest and relaxation and maybe a mudbug or two by attending a festival. Below is a run down of the numerous Spring Festivals and Events being held in the Spring Texas area this year (2013): APRIL: Crawfish & Music Festival on April 19 - 21 and April 26 - 28 in Old Town Spring. One of the...more
Frustration by both home buyers and Houston Realtors on the accuracy of a listing's status has pressured the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) Board of Directors to approve a rule change. Effective April 1, 2013, the time frame to update a listing's status from "Active" to "Option Pending" or "Pending" or "Pending continue to Show" has shorten from 5 days to 3 days. If the status of a listing is not updated within 3 days to reflect it's under contract status, HAR will...more
How’s the Spring Texas real estate market? The real estate market is HOT! Home sales are up 13% over the same month prior year and are up 10% YTD. Home prices are increasing. Listing inventory is down 32%. Months of inventory continues to drop. Buyers are out and are ready to purchase. The Spring Texas real estate market is predicted to remain HOT during the coming months. Listing inventory sinks even lower to only 651 active listings. Smart buyers are making appointments to view new listings within the first day...more
Congratulations, you have been pre-approved for a loan! You're one step closer to moving into the Spring Texas home of your dreams. But don't get too far ahead of yourself because it's easy to screw up your loan pre-approval. As loan pre-approval does NOT guarantee you full loan approval. Top 7 ways you can screw up your loan pre-approval are by: 1. becoming self-employed or changing jobs. Lenders want borrowers who can demonstrate consistent earnings. 2. buying a car, truck or van. Your new car payment combined with your...more
Located to the West of Kuykendahl, South of Woodlands Parkway, and just North of W. Rayford sits the community of Wimbledon Falls. The first homes in Wimbledon Falls were constructed in 2004 and over the years several builders including Plantation, Gehan, Chesmar, Imperial, and Infinity Classic constructed homes in the community. Now Pulte has decided to join those builders with a commitment to purchase and build upon the remaining 88 available home sites. Upon final build out the homes in Wimbledon Falls will total 314. Pulte's...more
The Spring Texas real estate market has changed. We are no longer in a buyers market where the buyers have all the negotiating power. We are in a sellers market and if you don't want to have to settle for the home that is your third or fourth choice, you need to write a winning offer. How to write a winning offer in a sellers market: 1. Don't lowball. In a sellers market a lowball offer is not going to get you a deal. Yes,...more
Be it due to difficult economic times, demanding work schedules, or cultural preference, multi-generational living has been on the upswing over the last couple of years. The number of buyers looking for houses in Spring Texas with mother-in law suites, separate entrances, living quarters over the garage, and/or 2 bedrooms have continued to increase. Builders have acknowledged the demand for multi-generational living and have begun to offer multi-generational housing in some of their newer communities in the Spring Texas area. In section 4 of...more