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When you're ready to move call Jill Wente at 281.804.8626 or Rick Ratchford at 281.300.3141 and we'll help you find the ideal home. We are full-time Realtors with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate | Gary Greene and we would LOVE to work with you!
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People are moving to Houston in what seems like droves. But just where are all these people relocating from? For the answer to that question, we turn to Spokeo Research. By identifying the origin of a mobile phone number and matching it address records, Spokeo Research provides us insight into the migration of people throughout the U.S. Where are all the Houston newcomers relocating from? Accounting for over 17% and ranking at spots 1 - 5 are the Louisiana cities of New Orleans, Metairie, Lafayette, Lake Charles,...more
When you are considering buying a Spring Texas home, there are a couple of things you need to know about real estate taxes. 1. Tax Amount Without Exemptions - The real estate taxes identified on a home's listing is BEFORE / WITHOUT exemptions. You may qualify for a homestead, over 65, or disabled exemptions. All of these exemptions will reduce your Spring Texas real estate taxes. How much lower the real estate taxes will be for a property depends upon the...more
Cool temperatures are upon us and it's time to enjoy the outdoors once again. Numerous Fall Festivals are planned for Spring Texas and the surrounding areas for this year (2013). Record the football games and enjoy the weather instead. SEPTEMBER: Bugs, Brew & Barbecue on September 28th in Tomball. More than 75 VW bugs will be in town for a show and swap meet starting at 9 am. Live music and food kicks off at 11:30 am. This year's headliner is Josh Fuller. Craft beer...more
D.R. Horton will develop The Reserve at Louetta Glen on 51.75 acres located south of Louetta and to the west of the Louetta Glen subdivision. The northern section of the property that fronts Louetta will be reserved for commercial development. D.R. Horton plans to construct approximately 160 single family homes in The Reserve at Louetta Glen. Both one story and two story homes will be available. The square footage of the homes will range in size from 1,600 to 2,400 square feet....more
How’s the Spring Texas real estate market? The housing market experienced another strong month. Home sales were up 18% over last August and 11% YTD. The demand for housing continues to drive prices upward. Listing inventory dropped back down to 3 months. Multiple offers are becoming the norm and homes are quickly going under contract. Listing inventory remains at under 700 active listings on the market. Sellers are receiving multiple offers and if you want your offer to be considered you need to bring your best offer. Cash offers are...more
The fine print. Locate the fine print on almost any website or advertisement and that is where you will find the disclaimer. Real estate websites including Realtor.com, Trulia, Zillow, HAR.com, and even our own website of DiscoverSpringTexas.com have disclaimers. The typical disclaimer on a real estate website is "information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed". Websites displaying real estate information can not guarantee the accuracy of the listing data because they didn't collect and input the data. Spring Texas Realtors do not deliberately misrepresent room sizes...more
If you want a non-realty item to be there on closing day, you need to get it in writing. Because in Spring Texas real estate transactions verbal means nothing. Anything that's not in writing becomes a he said she said. If you thought the sellers were going to leave the refrigerator, washer and dryer, or a wall mounted tv and you don't have it in writing then don't expect it to be there on closing day. Refrigerators, washer and dryer, and wall mounted televisions are all personal items. Personal...more
Elementary aged kids living in the subdivisions of Albury Manor, Albury Trails Estates, Bellmont Farms, Cottage Gardens, Country Club Greens, Estates at Willow Creek, Stone Pine, Sugarberry Place, Timberdale, Willow Falls, and Willow Glen will be attending a new Klein school for the 2013 - 2014 school year. The subdivisions have been rezoned to attend Klein school district's newly constructed elementary #28, Bernshausen elementary. The elementary was named after the Bernshausen family whom were part of the original Klein settlement. With major employers such...more
To the east of Gander Mountain at 19302 Interstate 45 in Spring Texas, construction has begun on the 10 acre site that will become TopGolf's second Houston area location. Although there are driving ranges in the Spring Texas area, none of them will compare to the new TopGolf facility. What is TopGolf? Think Dave and Busters meets golf driving range meets sports bar and you are getting close. The 65,000 square foot, three level facility will include 2,900 square feet of private event space,...more
How’s the Spring Texas real estate market? The real estate market is booming. Although home sales and average home prices for the month of July were about even with June, YTD sales are up 9% and YTD average home prices are up 8%. Listing inventory increased by 2% for the month while inventory is down 31% YTD. Months of inventory remained relatively unchanged at 3.1 months. Listing inventory increased by 15 listings. Any increase no matter how small is appreciated by Spring Texas home...more