Real Estate

HOME SALES “MARKET SNAPSHOT”

The current market is as interesting as everything else in 2020. The impact of COVID 19 has been on the number of properties available for sale more than on the number of buyers in the market. As you will see below, the data shows that listings are down substantially from last year at this time and yet the number of properties under contract is up. The shortage of good available properties has kept prices stable. All of this information is relative to the value. The majority of sales (70+%) are between $200,000-$400,000. This does not mean that we are not selling homes above this value. Over 1,150 homes sold above $500,000 in August.

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OPENING OF MEMORIAL PARK’S EASTERN GLADES

Reclaiming 100 acres of previously inaccessible parkland and inspired by the original 1930s Master Plan for Memorial Park by landscape architects Hare & Hare, the Eastern Glades provides something for everyone – from runners on the Seymour Lieberman Trail, picnicking families, students of ecology and those interested in Houston’s and the nation’s cultural history. Eastern Glades is home to over 150 native species which add biodiversity and wildlife habitat to the Park.

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BEST FARMERS MARKETS IN HOUSTON

The Houston Farmers Market
2520 Airline Dr, Houston, TX 77009
Small and packed little market full of everything you could think of. Great prices on many different herbs and produce, as well as culture items.

Memorial Villages Farmers Market
10840 Beinhorn Rd, Houston, TX 77024
Farm vendors with a variety of produce and several other fun vendors. Some favorites vendors include hummus, coffee, kombucha, and homemade pasta. Unique items not found anywhere! Continue Reading

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ENHANCED OUTDOOR DINING

Here’s a list of some of Houston’s best restaurant patios, including shaded hideaways, discreet terraces and sprawling biergartens.

A’BOUZY
2300 Westheimer,713-722-6899
Perch at this Westheimer-facing patio and order exotic Champagnes or other wines. Pair these wines with an eclectic menu of French dishes that incorporate southern flair. Some of those selections include Boudin Stuffed Quail and Seafood Bouillabaisse Pasta. a’Bouzy is very popular, particularly during weekend brunch, and reservations are highly recommended. Continue Reading