The Woodlands Real Estate Market Statistics – Nov 2016

Post-Election Recap Now that we are past the uncertainty of the election, it seems like the market (stock and real estate) is starting to wake up from a prolonged torpor. 2016 has been an unusual year, to say the least. However, … [Read more...]

The Numbers – Rainy Day Edition

First of all, we sincerely hope that you and your family are safe and sound, and that the storm simply caused no more than the best lights and fireworks display and a sleepless night for our little ones. If you are willing and … [Read more...]

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...]

Change is in the air – October 2015

With the cooler weather comes a cooler RE season - at least, that's the typical cycle. We can definitely argue that last year (2014) was an anomaly in the business, given all the folks that moved into our area to fill in the … [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...]

Is Zillow getting unplugged?

Short answer - We really think so - and maybe that's a good thing. It's no surprise that consumers use and rely heavily on Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, and a growing list of algorithm-and-database-assisted property search and … [Read more...]

What defines The Best Offer?

With summer and home buying season in full swing, you will not believe the different flavors of offers that we receive for our listings. As you can imagine - and as those of you that we've sold your home can attest to - the one … [Read more...]

Has the Real Estate Market Peaked?

According to a study prepared by HAR, the Houston area’s persistent lack of housing inventory resulted in the market’s first home sales decline in three years in May. Thirty-four consecutive months of positive sales ended in April … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Sell Now

Many sellers are still hesitant about putting their house up for sale. Where are prices headed? Where are interest rates headed? Can buyers qualify for a mortgage?  These are all valid questions. However, there are several reasons … [Read more...]

Mission Possible – How to get ahead on your Move Strategy

Your mind is set - you want to make a change for the better. Whether an upsize, downsize, work-related, or simply because you need a change, it's always good to know what others are experiencing right now in this absolutely crazy … [Read more...]

Reduce your Tax Bill – using your old home

If you sold a home with us last year, this is not news to you -- we already sent you a reminder ;o). If you sold your home anyway, here's something you should know that can potentially help you save in your annual income review … [Read more...]

Top 11 Reasons to Sell your Home during the Holidays

If you're debating on whether or not to wait until the feeding frenzy begins again during the Spring, consider the following points. They just might play in your favor. Give us a call if you're considering selling within the next … [Read more...]