Friendswood, TX Real Estate News

By Kathy Riggle, Houston Home Staging
(STAGING SMART N SOLD)
Friendswood's Heritage Gardeners 44th annual Christmas Home Tour will take place on Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23.  Begin the tour with lunch in a beautifully decorated tearoom, browse the Christmas bazaar, and enter the raffle if you wish.  There will be homemade baked items for sale.  For the tour, see some of Friendswood's outstanding homes displaying the latest in Christmas decor.  Tickets are $10 presale or $15 on tour days, and are available from the Chamber of Commerce, local businesses and garden club members.  Call 281-996-8736 for more information. www.StagingSmartNSold.com provides Friendswood home staging expertise designed for a rapid and profitable house sale for area Realtors and homeowners.
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By Kathy Riggle, Houston Home Staging
(STAGING SMART N SOLD)
The Laura Recovery Center in Friendswood, Texas needs volunteer administrative support for its mission to recover missing children and prevent child abductions.  Time commitments are flexible, with duty shifts available for almost any weekday morning or afternoon. Responsibilities would involve assisting with answering the phone, filing, photocoping, data entry, assembling child identification kits, and special projects.  For more information, call Volunteer Houston Bay Area at 281-282-6035, or visit www.volunteerhouston.org www.StagingSmartNSold.com provides Friendswood home staging expertise to provide a rapid and profitable house sale for area homeowners and Realtors.  The owner is also a volunteer in the Houston Bay Area.
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By Cindy Bryant, "Houston Home Staging Pros"
(Redesign Etc. Home Staging)
The Heritage Gardeners will be having a tour of homes Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23.  The tour will begin with lunch in an old fashion tearoom, with a Christmas bazaar and raffle.  The tour will include beautiful homes in Friendswood displaying Christmas decor.  Presale tickets are $10 and $15 on the day of tours.  You can purchase tickets from the Chamber of Commerce, local businesses and garden club members.  Contact 281-996-8736 for more ticket information.   **************************************************************************** Cindy Bryant is the owner of Redesign Etc.  Home Staging & Redesign Specialist in Houston, Staging Your House To Sell By Professional Home Stagers! Our goal is to get your home sold for top dollar in the most cost effective way! Contact ...
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By Kathy Riggle, Houston Home Staging
(STAGING SMART N SOLD)
As Galveston struggles to recover from Hurricane Ike eight weeks ago, the city will again host it's Dickens on the Strand holiday festival on December 6-7th in the historic district. This is a fundraising event for the Galveston Historical Foundation to preserve and revitalize the architectural, cultural, and maritime heritage of Galveston Island.  Volunteer opportunities include ticket selling, information booths, hosting, set up and stage management.  Visit www.galvestonhistory.com/dickens for more information.  Enjoy the festival and support Galveston's recovery! www.StagingSmartNSold.com provides Galveston home staging designed for a rapid and profitable house sale for area Realtors and homeowners.
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By Kathy Riggle, Houston Home Staging
(STAGING SMART N SOLD)
Local Color is a non profit group of 29 artists from the Galveston Bay Area.  Their Art Show and Sale will be held on Saturday, November 8 from 10am until 9 pm plus Sunday, November 9 from noon until 6 pm.  Artist Lindy Fortenberry's painting, In Full Bloom, will be raffled for $5 tickets with the funds benefiting The Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc, a local battered woman's shelter.  The Show location is Bay Area Architects, Inc building at 18201 Gulf Freeway (across from Kohl's) For further information contact Gay Sava at 281-326-4112 or gaysava@peoplepc.com www.StagingSmartNSold.com provides Friendswood home staging solutions for a rapid and profitable house sale to area Realtors and homeowners.
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By Kathy Riggle, Houston Home Staging
(STAGING SMART N SOLD)
Armand Bayou Nature Center is getting ready for its Creepy Crawlers Halloween alternative event.  It will take place from 6 to 9 pm on Saturday, October 25th and will include creepy night hikes through creepy woods, creepy story telling, face painting, hay rides and more.  The cost is $8 for members and $10 for non-members.  For reservations, please call 281-474-2551. www.StagingSmartNSold.com provides Houston home staging which is not creepy, but instead designed to provide Realtors and homeowners with solutions to help with a quick and profitable house sale.
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By Kathy Riggle, Houston Home Staging
(STAGING SMART N SOLD)
The SKATE program is a child abduction and molestation prevention program presented by the Laura Recovery Center to children in Houston and surrounding communities such as Friendwood.  It is a free program offered to schools, churches, and civic groups.  In the next month and a half there will be 25 presentations at 14 locations in Houston.  Visit www.LRCF.org for the calendar and to connect one of the organizations about attending. www.StagingSmartNSold.com provides Friendswood home staging solutions to promote a rapid and profitable house sale for area Realtors and homeowners.  The owner is also a volunteer in the Houston Bay Area.
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By Kathy Riggle, Houston Home Staging
(STAGING SMART N SOLD)
Friendswood Healthcare Center is looking for musicians, mimes, and magicians to bring cheer to their residents.  Volunteers can donate an hour or so on weekdays and weekends during the morning or afternoon.  Please contact Volunteer Houston Bay Area at 281-282-6035 or visit their website at www.volunteerhouston.org for more information on this opportunity. www.StagingSmartNSold.com offers professional Friendswood home staging expertise for a rapid and profitable house sale to area homeowners and Realtors.  The owner is also a volunteer in the Houston Bay Area.
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By John Duncan, It's not about houses, it's about people
(Keller Williams Realty)
    Friendswood Texas homes: August Market Statistics 2008 Vs 2007 Focus on Regency Estates For this report we wanted to focus in on Friendswood Texas homes in the Regency Estates subdivision. August 2008 Sold Properties In August of this year, there was 1 home sold in the Regency Estates subdivision in Friendswood, TX.  The home was listed at $180,000 and sold at $175,000.  The square footage of this property was 2007 and was on the market for 34 days.  August 2007 Sold Properties In August of last year, there 3 homes sold in the Regency Estates subdivision in Friendswood, TX.  The average sale was $194,333, the median $178,000 and a pretty much unheard of 17 day market time.  Homes sold at an average of 96.7% list price to sales price ratio.  The average size of these properties was 2...
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By John Duncan, It's not about houses, it's about people
(Keller Williams Realty)
  Friendswood Texas real estate: August Market Statistics 2008 Vs 2007 Focus on Eagle Lakes  For this report we wanted to focus in on Friendswood Texas real estate in the Eagle Lakes subdivision. August 2008 Sold Properties In August of this year, there was 1 home sold in the Eagle Lakes subdivision in Friendswood, TX.  The home was listed at $349,000 and sold at $330,000.  The square footage of this properties was 3,373 and was on the market for 21 days.  August 2007 Sold Properties In August of last year, there was 1 home sold in the Eagle Lakes subdivision in Friendswood, TX.  The home was listed at $289,000 and sold at $277,000.  The square footage of this properties was 3,720 and was on the market for 21 days.  Currently active as of 9/4/08 Currently there are 5 homes for sale in t...
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By John Duncan, It's not about houses, it's about people
(Keller Williams Realty)
  Friendswood Texas real estate: August Market Statistics 2008 Vs 2007 Focus on Forest Bend Homes for sale in Friendswood- Forest Bend. August 2008 Sold Properties In August of this year, there were 4 homes sold in the Forest Bend subdivision in Friendswood, TX.  The average price for these sold was $115,500and the median was $112,500.  Average square footage of these properties was 1,531.  Average market time was 68 days and the list price to sales price ratio was 96.9%. August 2007 Sold Properties In August of last year, there were 7 homes sold in the Forest Bend subdivision in Friendswood, TX.  The average price for these sold was $105,309 and the median was $105,000.  Average square footage of these properties was 1,500.  Average market time was 33 days and the list price to sales p...
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By John Duncan, It's not about houses, it's about people
(Keller Williams Realty)
      Friendswood Texas real estate: August Market Statistics 2008 Vs 2007 Focus on Heritage Park   For this report we wanted to focus in on Friendswood Texas real estate in the Heritage Park subdivision.   August 2008 Sold Properties   In August of this year, there were 15 homes sold in the Heritage Park subdivision in Friendswood, TX.  The average price for these sold was $143,120 and the median was $139,900.  Average square footage of these properties was 3,223.  Average market time was 61 days and the list price to sales price ratio was 98.2%.   August 2007 Sold Properties   In August of last year, there were a record 30 homes sold in the Heritage Park subdivision in Friendswood, TX.  The average price for these sold was $145,760 and the median was $140,200.  Average square footage ...
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By John Duncan, It's not about houses, it's about people
(Keller Williams Realty)
Homes for Sale in Friendswood - Falcon RidgeAugust Market Statistics 2008 Vs 2007   For this report we wanted to focus in on Friendswood Texas real estate in the Falcon Ridge subdivision.   August 2008 Sold Properties   In August of this year, there were 4 homes sold in the Falcon Ridge subdivision in Friendswood, TX.  The average price for these sold was $247,500 and the median was $235,000.  Average square footage of these properties was 3,223.  Average market time was 90 days and the list price to sales price ratio was 92.6%.  August 2007 Sold Properties   In August of last year, there were 8 homes sold in the Falcon Ridge subdivision in Friendswood, TX.  The average price for these sold was $298,250and the median was $298,250.  Average square footage of these properties was 3,625. ...
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By John Duncan, It's not about houses, it's about people
(Keller Williams Realty)
  Friendswood homes for sale: August Market Statistics 2008 Vs 2007 Focus on Wilderness Trails For this report we wanted to focus in on Friendswood homes for sale in the Wilderness Trails subdivision. August 2008 Sold Properties In August of this year, there were 2 homes sold in the Wilderness Trails subdivision in Friendswood, TX.  1 was listed at $224,800 and sold for $223,000.  Built in 1992 it had 2,384 square feet and was on the market for 80 days.  The other was listed at $239,900 and sold at $239,900. It was situated on a 17,260 foot lot and had 2,912 square feet and was on the market for 5 days.     August 2007 Sold Properties In August of 2007, there were 6 Sold homes in Wilderness Trails in. The Average Price was $142,141 and the Median Price was $141,000.  The average DOM (d...
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By Kathy Riggle, Houston Home Staging
(STAGING SMART N SOLD)
The mission of the Laura Recovery Center is prevention of abductions and runaways, and to recover missing children.  Volunteer staff is being recruited for office help, weekend phone calls, area safety fairs, fundraising efforts, plus speakers to work with adults and children.  If interested, please contact Volunteer Houston Bay Area at 281-282-6035 or visit www.volunteerhouston.org for more information. www.StagingSmartNSold.com offers Friendswood home staging expertise to facilitate a rapid house sale for area Realtors and homeowners.  The owner is also a volunteer in the Houston Bay Area.
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By Kathy Riggle, Houston Home Staging
(STAGING SMART N SOLD)
This agency uses trained volunteer phone counselors to help individual resolve or prevent crisis situations.  Volunteers need good listening skills, an objective and caring attitude, and be at least fifteen years of age.  Comprehensive volunteer training begins in September.  For more information, please call Volunteer Houston Bay Area at 281-282-6035 or visit www.volunteerhouston.org www.StagingSmartNSold.com offers Houston and Friendswood home staging solutions designed to facilitate a rapid and profitable house sale for Realtors and homeowners.  The owner is also a volunteer in the Houston Bay Area.
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By John Duncan, It's not about houses, it's about people
(Keller Williams Realty)
Friendswood Tx Houses - Autumn Creek Homes for Sale and Sold Market Report- July 2008 Autumn Creek Homes for sale Autumn Creek is in Friendswood however it is served by the Clear Creek Independent School District. Homes range from $220k up to the high $300's.  Square footages range from about 2,400 to 4,000.  Autumn Creek is conveniently located at the corner of FM 528 and West Bay Area Blvd.  For consumers who are employed at the Space Center, it's a quick 12 minute commute.  (less if they ever get the construction on Nasa Parkway finished!) For this report we wanted to focus in on Autumn Creek homes for sale.  July 2008 Listed Properties For the month of July there were 8 Newly Listed Autumn Creek Homes for Sale. Two of those have already closed and another is under contract and is sc...
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By John Duncan, It's not about houses, it's about people
(Keller Williams Realty)
Friendswood TX Houses: July Market Statistics 2008 Focus on Forest Bend Here is what the month of June looked like for Friendswood Tx Houses . As we have always stated that as a homeowner, potential resident, potential seller, or as a real estate consultant, we think it is always important to know the stats about what is happening with Friendswood TX houses. For this report we wanted to focus in on Forest Bend Real Estate in Friendswood Texas. July 2008 Sold Properties For the July there were 5 Sold homes in Forest Bend in Friendswood, TX. The Average Price was $100,100. The Median Price was $102,000, with 56 Average Days on Market, at 98.2% of list price. June 2008 Sold Properties There were 5 Sold homes as well.in Forest Bend in Friendswood, TX. The Average Price was $105,900. The Med...
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By John Duncan, It's not about houses, it's about people
(Keller Williams Realty)
Friendswood Real Estate - Windsor Estates Homes for Sale and Sold Market Report- July 2008 Windsor Estates Homes for sale We are well underway with 2008, and time to continue our look at the year of market statistics for Friendswood real estate. As we have always stated that as a homeowner, potential resident, potential seller, or as a real estate consultant, we think it is always important to know the stats about what is happening with   Friendswood Real Estate. For this report we wanted to focus in on Windsor Estates homes for sale.  2008 Sold Properties So far this year there have been 6 Sold homes in the Windsor Estates subdivision in Friendswood, Texas. The Average Price was $272,100. The Median Price was $259,950 with 52 Average Days on Market, at 98% of list price. Currently acti...
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By John Duncan, It's not about houses, it's about people
(Keller Williams Realty)
Eagle Lakes - Friendswood Real Estate: Market Statistics 2008 Eagle Lakes subdivision is located next to the Falcon Ridge subdivision  located off of FM 518 and FM 528.  . Sold since January 1, 2008 There were 4 homes sold since January 1 with an average sales price of $285,500 and an average market time of only 35 days.  Eagle Lakes has a total of 290 homes and an average turnover rate of 5% meaning that about 7 or 8 homes sell per year there. Currently active as of 8/20/08 Currently there are 6 homes for sale.If you would like to be contacted as soon as Eagle Lakes homes for sale become available just let us know.  If you own a home in Eagle Lakes and would like to find out what it's worth, we have a free report just for you. Search all Friendswood Real Estate Homes for sale. *Note th...
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