Home Buyer Information

March 26, 2012

Lakes of Cypress Forest begins development on Section 4

Seven years after the first homes were built, Lakes of Cypress Forest has begun development on the final section of its community.  Lakes of Cypress Forest, a gated community in Spring Texas, is located off of Cypresswood about 1.5 miles from I-45 in the Klein school district. Upon completion of the 111 homes planned for its final section (section 4), the […]
March 20, 2012

How long before the sellers respond?

When you submit an offer on a house in Spring Texas, how long does it take before the sellers respond?  Depends on when you submit the offer and who the seller is. If the house is a Foreclosure, Short Sale, or Corporate Relocation, it is owned by a corporation. The people who make the decisions […]
March 14, 2012

Garage Sales

It really doesn’t matter whether you call them Garage Sales or Yard Sales, they both represent an opportunity for you to purge your closets and sale unwanted items.  But don’t go grabbing your markers to make your garage sale signs without first checking your subdivisions deed restrictions.  As the deed restrictions of many Spring Texas subdivisions prohibit garage sales. In the […]
March 4, 2012

D.R. Horton building in Cypress Forest Lakes

Since its beginnings in 2006, Cypress Forest Lakes has struggled to find the right builder with the right product at the right time.  The first builder in Cypress Forest Lakes, a small gated community of 71 home sites in Spring Texas, was Meritage.  Meritage built homes in 2006 – 2008.  The next builder was Dunn & […]
February 22, 2012

Are you stuck with the Realtor assigned by the RELO company?

If your employer offers you relocation benefits, the relocation company will “assign” a Realtor to work with you. The Realtors who agree to be assigned have taken relocation certification courses and agree to pay your relocation company between 37% to 45% of the commission they earn from either helping you with the purchase of a house or helping […]
February 19, 2012

Relocating to The Woodlands

If you’ve been thinking about relocating to the Woodlands, watch the video below.  It will motivate you to stop thinking about relocating to the Woodlands and to start relocating to the Woodlands. When you are ready to start house hunting in the Woodlands, give us a call at 281.300.3141 or 281.804.8626.  We will be happy to […]
February 13, 2012

Top 10 Homebuyers regrets

Woulda, coulda, shoulda …. the regrets of home buyers. Here’s a list of regrets I have compiled from Spring Texas home buyers so that maybe you can gain from their hindsight. I wish I would have chosen a house with a smaller yard. Cutting grass when it’s 95 degrees and 85% humidity is exhausting. I should have gotten the home inspected. Since […]
February 7, 2012

The Chancel says “Goodbye” to Plantation and “Hello” to Travis

The Chancel, a 140 home site community in Spring Texas, has said “Goodbye” to Plantation Homes and “Hello” to Travis Homes.  Located at the intersection of T.C. Jester and Spring Cypress, Plantation Homes and Meritage Homes have been the exclusive builders in The Chancel. But Plantation Homes was not keeping up with their lot commitment and the […]
January 7, 2012

Close our loan!

Fed up with closing delays by their lender a Georgia couple got creative and launched a social media campaign pressuring Bank of America to close their loan. The video went viral and on December 16th (46 days after the original closing date), Bank of America finally closed their loan. The video they created is below: […]