HAR MLS Report for August 2015

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Press release from HAR.com THE PACE OF HOUSTON HOME SALES EASES IN AUGUST Home prices set August highs and inventory edges up HOUSTON — (September 9, 2015) — After a couple of months of rising sales, the Houston housing market eased off the accelerator last month, with sales comparable to August 2014 and prices setting new August highs. Homes priced …

A short history on how the Hatch chile became a New Mexico (and Texas) icon

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Matt Levin Texans don’t always remember their western neighbor New Mexico. It’s understandable. For starters, Texas shares an enormous border with the original Mexico, so that’s a lot of Mexicos to keep tabs on. But there’s one month-long period each year when the eyes of Texas turn to the west: Hatch chile season. Late every summer the Lone Star State …

Why is Your local Farmers’ Market Important?

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In recent years the local farmers’ market has grown in popularity By Christopher Williams Recently the Frisco Farmers’ Market opened to the public and is quite popular. Frisco and the surrounding area has a rich past rooted in agriculture, which is being celebrated in the growing popularity of the local farmers’ market. Wheat, cotton, and corn were the staple crops …

This Just In!

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Susan Lerner with Coldwell Banker United, Realtors, has earned membership in the company’s International Diamond Society, a level achieved by only the TOP 11 PERCENT of all sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker system. Congratulations!

New Plot Listing in Suncreek Estates!

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  Exceptional value on this 2 acre cul-de-sac lot. Cleared with 2 majestic oak trees. Raised dirt for house pad. 2400 minimum home square footage. No well needed; Subdivision has one ready to tap into. Horses allowed and some animals for FFA and 4H school projects. Subdivision has lakes for fishing and a park. Don’t miss this opportunity to your …

Area Real Estate Market Update – November 2014

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New TEA Changes the Rating System for Public Schools “The State says 85% of Texas schools meeting standards. Are they meeting yours?” The quality of schools in the area affects not only home values but also your family. It’s important to find accurate information about prospective schools, which is why I want to provide you with the resources to make …

A spike in rent squeezes many Houstonians to the fringes

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How do you feel we compare with other cities for affordability?   Job boom helps drive up the cost of apartments all across the region By Erin Mulvaney October 31, 2014 | Updated: October 31, 2014 1:27pm Stephanie Powers’ hunt for an affordable apartment led her farther and farther west as the Houston native found herself forced out of inner-city …

Dulles puts loss in state baseball final in perspective

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The Vikings fell 9-5 to The Woodlands in the state final in a showdown between Houston-area teams with championship résumés. […] that doesn’t dull the excitement of a playoff run that led the Vikings to state, with playoff wins over Clear Creek, North Shore, Deer Park, 2012 5A champ Cypress Ranch and Jersey Village. Dakota Mills put the Vikings in …