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July 22, 2007
Spring texas real estate taxes

Texas Property Taxes why are they so HIGH!

I am often asked why are property taxes in Texas are so high? The simple answer is because Texas does not have a state income tax and thus our schools, social services, roads, and infrastructure are supported by a property tax. Although they may seem high, our overall tax burden in Texas is much lower […]
July 19, 2007

Thursdays FREE at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The saying goes that nothing in life is FREE but here is one thing that truly is FREE. Every Thursday, thanks to a gift from the Shell Oil Foundation, admission to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is FREE.
July 12, 2007
Mercer Botanical Gardens Spring TX

Spring TX Arboretum & Botanic Gardens – Always in Bloom!

Whether you are just coming to visit or you have made your home in Spring TX, a place you will want to discover is Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens. It is located between 1960 and Cypresswood and Aldine Westfield a short 10 minute drive off of I45. I discovered the Mercer Arboretum a couple of […]
July 2, 2007
water providers spring texas

What is a MUD?

If you are thinking about buying a home in the Spring Texas area, you will soon hear the word MUD. A MUD (Municipal Utility District) is a special governmental entity created by the State of Texas whose main functions are to provide water, sewage, drainage, and other services within its boundaries. A MUD may levy […]