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Yesterday I was at a closing with my buyers who were purchasing a Spring Texas home when a discussion arose about a St. Joseph statue that the sellers had buried in the front yard. The sellers believed that if you want to sell your home, you bury a St. Joseph statue in the yard, say a prayer, and...
10/05/2008
Around 3 am in the morning of Saturday, September 13th, I was awaken by the sound of Hurricane IKE roaring through our town of Spring Texas.  I was not able to return to sleep the rest of the night as the sound of the howling of the wind and the beating of the rain kept me awake. The whole experi...
09/17/2008
All day today, my husband and I have been making preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Ike in Spring Texas. I am sure we are probably like a lot of other residents that wait until there's a high probability that a Hurricane is coming our way before we prepare. Today was that day and the Hurri...
09/11/2008
Spring Texas Real Estate: Market Report July 2008 What's going on with the Spring TX Real Estate Market? •  Decrease in closed sales. The 2008 YTD closed sales for MLS area 13 was 1,629 which is a decrease of 14.6%. •  Decrease in single-family median homes price of 1.8%.  Even though the Spring ...
08/26/2008
There is no denying that our real estate taxes in Spring Texas are higher than in other states. But you shouldn't ONLY take into consideration real estate taxes when considering whether its affordable to live in Spring Texas.   For 18 consecutive years the nonpartisan Tax Foundation has published...
08/26/2008
In its latest issue, Money Magazine, announced the "Top 25″ cities where homes are affordable. And coming in at #14 on the list of affordability is Spring Texas homes. With an annual median family income of $74,298 and a 2007 median home price of $131,005, its easy to understand why the residents...
08/16/2008
The release of the latest TEA (Texas Education Agency) school ratings have left some Spring Texas school teachers and principals beaming with joy and some down right crowing from their accomplishments.  The TEA rates schools and districts primarily based upon the test results of the Texas Assessm...
08/15/2008
Vintage Park, an upscale town center shopping center, announces its first Summer Events schedule. On the following Saturdays, August 2 and 16, September 13 and 20 from 4 - 6 pm enjoy live music plus additional entertainment for the kids at Vintage Park. The recently opened Vintage Park is located...
08/15/2008
Before sitting down with my buyers and writing an offer on their Spring Texas dream home, I will contact our in-house insurance agent and find out if the home is located in the 100 year flood zone.  If a home is located in the 100 year flood zone it means that in any given year there is a 1% chan...
08/01/2008
Spring Texas Real Estate: Market Report June 2008 The YTD closed home sales through June 2008 for Area 13 which the majority of is considered Spring Texas were 1,361. A decrease of 15.6% compared to the 2007 YTD number. The quantity of active listings are 1,683 which is a measly 1.9% less than a ...
07/29/2008
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