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Why You Need To Know About ‘Pocket Listings’ in an Increasingly Competitive Real Estate Market


Some of the most exclusive real estate properties never hit the open market. Instead, sellers will only solicit offers from a select group of buyers through what’s known as a “pocket listing.” This practice is nothing new. But in a super-competitive real estate market, it’s not just luxury homes that are being sold this way. Here’s what you need to know about pocket listings — and how you can find out about them if you’re in the market for a new home.


Houston Market Report Q2 2021


Get the scoop on the Houston housing market performance in Q2. Preview exclusive data including number of sales, average sales price, and average days to sell for your specific neighborhood. 


Click here to view the full report. 

Check Out Our Latest Listing!


Watch a video of this palatial home on an 18,900 square foot lot with one of the most envious backyards we've ever seen. With two primary suites, a media room, an exercise room, and countless entertaining spaces, this property is a dream come true for the modern family. 


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Local Events

Top 12 Games & Sports Events in August


Swing for the fences and snag a seat (or watch from home) at these games and sports events taking place across Houston in August 2021.



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Houston Restaurant Weeks 2021

August 1 - September 6


This month-long charity dining event is back! Dine from delicious prixe fixe menus at participating restaurants. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Houston Food Bank!


Click here for more info. 

Lifestyle Tips & Tricks

Don't Overlook These Hidden Costs When Rushing to Buy a Home in a Hot Market


In a housing market where almost half of U.S. homes sell within a week and prices are climbing at a rapid clip, it’s easy for a buyer to overlook hidden costs in the quest to land a new home. 

That’s all the more reason buyers - especially first-time buyers - should step back, breathe and consider all the costs involved.


The Best Vegetables and Flowers to Plant in August


If the idea of gardening in the summer isn't sitting well with you this year, or if you've just been too busy to actually start your garden, don't worry. The crisp fall season is a great time to grow a slew of vegetables and flowers!


The 26 Best Curb Appeal Ideas for Every Budget


Despite what you might think, improving a home’s curb appeal doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are many tricks that real estate agents use to make their listings look great and sell faster on a budget. No matter what your budget is, there are ways to make your listing shine.



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The Best Places to Travel in August


Is there any month more tailor-made for a vacation than August? The peak of summer is the perfect time to jettison all 9-to-5 obligations and indulge in a trip. If you're hoping to squeeze in a vacation before Labor Day, here are nine of the best places to travel in August.


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