Let’s do the numbers – Pre-Spring Break 2016

With the first months of 2016 in the books, I'm sure you'll agree that quite a bit has happened. Between oil prices, job figures, interest rates, and the stock market, it sure feels like things are more than shaking up. Its impact … [Read more...]

Woodforest goes Custom

It was a matter of time for Woodforest to open up its custom home development - Pine Island, . When we met with Johnson Development back in January to learn more about the project (and the timing for Woodforest's commercial … [Read more...]

What’s new – Blood Moon Edition

I sure hope that the clouds break out enough for us to see the moon paint itself in red - well, you know what I mean. If we can't get to watch this, I suppose that we can try again in 18 years.... ;o) In the meantime, here are … [Read more...]

What exactly is going on?

If you're reading this post, it's likely that you have recently opened the HAR app on your phone and your face probably turned blue with the sea of green on the screen. Yes, it's true - the sudden influx of supply has tilted … [Read more...]

The power of Interest Rates

Interest rates are rising, don't wait to buy your next home, you could be throwing away hundreds of dollars each month. The table below graphs average interest rates for the last 12 months. The upward trend you see of late is … [Read more...]

The Numbers – Market Trends May 2015

The month of May has already flown by and we're getting busier by the day -- which is definitely better news than the activity we had during the first few months of the year. We are definitely blessed that our community, including … [Read more...]

What a couple of weeks can do

Spring Break - the time in the year where there's typically some time set aside to rest. Not necessarily for us, though, because this year it clearly marked the start of the Real Estate selling season. What changed is that … [Read more...]

What’s happening in our market? – Q1 2015

As we have come to learn, the economy comes in cycles, and this year has had an interesting start in the geopolitic arena -- in Europe, the conflict between Russia and the Ukraine, the potential big fat Greek exit from the Euro … [Read more...]

Que esta pasando en nuestro mercado – Q1 2015

La economia como bien sabemos es cíclica, y este año parece haber iniciado de manera interesante en ámbito geopolítico - En Europa, los problemas entre Rusia y Ucrania así como la potencial salida de Grecia (y posiblemente otros … [Read more...]

Let’s do the Numbers – January 2015

As we look into the charts, keep in mind that, although the market may look like it's not moving, the climb in inventory can be attributed to (a) Sellers that are trying to get a higher price than market value; (b) it includes all … [Read more...]

Taylor Morrison takes point in Springwoods Village

Although delayed by the hard freeze we experienced last week, Taylor Morrison (TM) officially released their first set of lots in Audubon Grove -- the first home builder to do so in Springwoods Village. These lots are 75' x 130 on … [Read more...]

Buying a new home? Pause before you walk in the door…

Now that existing home inventory is at its lowest, home buyers do have a choice of new home construction with quality builders around our area. The most interesting trend that we're seeing is that, empowered with the information … [Read more...]

New Home Construction Update – Fall 2013

At the risk of sounding repetitive, everyone has been busy in the housing sector in our area. Builders in The Woodlands are running out (or have run out already) of inventory, new builds have emerged in Liberty Branch, and … [Read more...]

More details emerge from The Woodlands new condo complex

As promised, we managed to get a sneak preview on what The Woodlands is planning to do on the topic of new luxury condos. To be completely honest, we left with more questions than we had answers, but with a good idea of where the … [Read more...]

The Woodlands to unveil plans for luxury condos

The Woodlands Development Company has plans to unveil the details of a new high-rise luxury condominium project in the near future. Details will be provided on August 14 - including proposed floor plans and surveys - although … [Read more...]

Liberty Branch – The Woodlands Announces new construction to start in Creekside Park

The Woodlands Development Company shared with us today that development is well underway and new home building will soon begin in the 120-acre neighborhood of Liberty Branch in The Woodlands’ Village of Creekside Park. Per the … [Read more...]

Magnolia Inventory Update – February/March 2013

Magnolia continues to be a value-added alternative to suburban life in our area - Jacob's Reserve and Woodforest are handling the overflow from The Woodlands (from a new construction standpoint), and acreage home sales are … [Read more...]

Magnolia Inventory Update – January/February 2013

Activity in the 1488 corridor is starting to resemble the summertime numbers - which is good news for those that are planning to sell. The communities with quicker turnover - outside of the usual suspects like Lake Windcrest and … [Read more...]

New Home Construction – zoned to TWHS?

An award-winning builder has just told us (in person!) that they've acquired lots to start construction in the near future in an area that's zoned to The Woodlands High School (TWHS). This area in particular has great access to … [Read more...]

New Construction Update – November / December 2012

The big news in new construction is that the additional lots have finally been released by the Development company in Creekside Park through a new bid process. New sections in Timarron being om 55’ and 65’ lots, with first choice … [Read more...]