Latest update from Springwoods Village

We had an interesting discussion with Clayton Benedict from Coventry Development (CDC) - the Colorado-based developer that owns the land in Springwoods Village. To follow are the key points that were shared with us: - The next … [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...]

THE WOODLANDS, TX – May 2, 2014 - Rianne Sanchez, CEO of The Rianne Sanchez Group, a top firm within Keller Williams The Woodlands and Magnolia, received the Five Star Real Estate Professional award for excellence in delivering … [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...]

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...]

Quick Mortgage News – End of January 2014

Marc McClendon from Oak Mortgage Group shares his point of view on rate behavior, as well as the potential impact of national/international indicators that are due out in the near future. If you have any questions about these as … [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...]

FEMA to release new Flood Maps for Montgomery County

When you first bought your home, I'm sure that you had an opportunity to verify that the building is not within a flood zone - otherwise, you're paying an additional premium for flood insurance. Well, in a few months, you will … [Read more...]

Great news for first time homebuyers!

We just received word that FHA will increase their loan limit in our area from $272,550 to $295,550.  This change will be effective January 1, 2014.  This new loan limit will be in place the 1st of the year in the following … [Read more...]

So you got a Property Tax Bill…

As we draw near the end of the year, taxing authorities start drumming up their rolls and the presses start processing property tax bills. Given the sheer volume of properties, as well as the turnover in ownership, it's likely … [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...]

Springwoods Village – Adjacent to Exxon Mobil Springwoods Campus

Springwoods Village is a $10-billion, 1,800-acre, mixed-use community situated along the west side of Interstate 45 between Springwoods Village Parkway and Grand Parkway. The Texas Department of Transportation broke ground … [Read more...]