Category Archives: Real Estate FAQ’s

Houston Lingo

Houston is one of the country’s most diverse cities with an abundance of people from cultures from around the world. While this definitely counts as a positive, it also means Houston hasn’t had a ton of time to create a … Continue reading

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The Houston Metro

Starting in 2004, Houston invested in a five stage light rail system that allows residents across the region to get between major sections of the city without having to battle traffic. We break down the three existing lines and the … Continue reading

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Houston at a Glance

Houston is a big place with a rich history, so there’s a lot to know about it. But we’ve taken the liberty of providing easy access to the basics below. Founded: 1836 Incorporated: June 5th 1837 Land Area: City: 627.8 … Continue reading

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Instagram Accounts in Houston Worth Following

Get to know Houston a little better through the eyes of real, live Houstonians. Space @nasa – Houston is the proud home of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Space Center, the headquarters for human spaceflight activities. Though NASA isn’t … Continue reading

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Houston: the Un-zoned City

Houston is the largest city in the US that does not have zoning laws. While the prospect of free-for-all development might seem intimidating, development isn’t quite as chaotic as one might imagine. Zoning laws generally determine what kinds of buildings … Continue reading

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Community Spotlight – Pasadena

Pasadena, TX lies southeast of downtown Houston. Known for the Armand Bayou Nature Center, the area is a haven for lush greenery and relaxing atmosphere. Reconnect with nature by visiting this beautiful pocket of Texas’s Gulf Coast. The Armand Bayou … Continue reading

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Movies Filmed in Houston

Houston has it all when it comes to scenery and locations. With a sprawling downtown metropolis, a National Forest and the Gulf of Mexico only miles outside the city, it’s no wonder filmmakers flock here to capture bits and pieces … Continue reading

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What’s happening in Houston – January 2016

Start off 2016 with a bang by enjoying some of the fun activities the Houston area has to offer throughout the month of January. Opening Day at Sam Houston Race Park When: January 15th; Gates Open at 10:30 am What: … Continue reading

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Subprime Loans – What Are They?

You’ve almost certainly heard the term “subprime loan” before on the news, in conversation, or on the internet, but are you familiar with what it actually means? You’re about to find out. Commercial loans can be broken down into two … Continue reading

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Community Spotlight – Memorial Area

The memorial area of Houston, TX lies just west of downtown Houston along Memorial Drive. It is bounded by the Buffalo Bayou to the south, Texas State Highway 6 to the west, 1-610 to the east, and I-10 to the … Continue reading

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