Forget New York & San Francisco: Millennials are Flocking to Houston

For decades, young college graduates have flocked to major metropolitan cities like New York and Los Angeles.  Graduates in Generation Y, however, are eschewing these so-called “primary cities” in favor of smaller “secondary cities” like Houston, where the cost of living is cheaper and job opportunities are plentiful, according to a new Bloomberg LP report. […]

Houston’s Best Neighborhoods for Families and Millennials

Being the 4th largest metropolitan area in the US, Houston is as diverse as it is widespread.  So California based NerdWallet Inc., an on-line tool for financial and credit advice, decided to compare Houston neighborhoods to find the top 10 for families and Millennials. The study found that the #1 neighborhood for Millennials in Houston is the greater […]

Major Parkway, Waterway Coming to Northwest Houston

The Howard Hughes Corporation is building a main thoroughfare and waterway in Bridgeland that will resemble Houston’s Allen Parkway and Buffalo Bayou.  The Dallas based developer is construction Bridgeland Creek Parkway, which will connect Fry Road to the Grand Parkway by the end of 2016.  Once finished, the parkway will bisect the 11,400 acre master-planned […]

7 Ways You’re Accidentally Improving Your Credit

There’s little doubt that Americans with higher credit scores get better deals on core consumer items like mortgages, auto loans and credit cards.  In many cases, you might be getting those “good credit” benefits without even knowing it.  In the credit management game, experts call that “accidental improvement” of your credit-and yes, there’s nothing wrong […]

Is It Cheaper to Rent an Apartment or Buy Home in Houston?

It’s more affordable to buy  home than it is to rent an apartment in most U.S. cities, including Houston, according to Zillow Inc. The national online Real Estate company released it s affordability report, which analyzed median household incomes, home values and rent prices in 35 cities.  Zillow found that in Houston, a household making […]

New Luxury Apartment Project Moves Forward near Exxon Mobil Campus

A second luxury apartment complex is proposed for Springwoods Village, a master-planned community north of Houston. Martin Fein Interests Ltd. plans to build a six story, 268 unit apartment project called The Mark at CityPlace Springwoods Village. The longtime Houston apartment developer announced Dec. 8th it has purchased 3.75 acres from CDC Houston to build […]

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