10 Distinctive New Restaurants That Are Definitely Worth a Try

Several new restaurants have opened across the Houston area.  The time has come to get out and eat now that the storm has passed . . . . at least until the heat becomes so oppressive no one wants to leave home.  So let’s get to it. B&B Butchers and Restaurant:  Locally owned steakhouse on […]

Here’s the Estimated Economic Impact of Houston’s Recent Floods

The economic impact from the recent floods that damaged property and public infrastructure in Houston could range between $200 million and $550 million, according to BBVA Compass economists.  That estimate takes into consideration the damage to housing, structures and cars, as well as lost value-added and tax revenues.  A local contractor stated how rain delays […]

Rents are More Affordable in Houston for College Grads than Almost Any Big City in the Nation

Now that the school year is over, millions of recent graduates are looking for jobs and places to live, and according to a new study, Houston is one of the country’s most affordable markets for these recent grads. Real estate website Trulia found that 2 Texas cities are within the top 5 most affordable rental […]

Houston’s Biggest Quality of Life Problems

It might come as no surprise to Houstonians, but one of the biggest problems that plague the city’s quality of life today is traffic.  That’s according to the 2015 Houston Area Survey from Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research.  The problem is tied to Houston’s continued population growth, which doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon, […]

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 […]

Now is the time to buy a home…..Interest Rates are still historically low

Even though the inventory of used homes is low at this time, The Fellwock Real Estate Group can and WILL find you your dream home. If there is not a slightly used home that you fall in love with, there are many, many new home builders that will build your dream home! Typically the process […]

Trail Riders Call to Fight Crime and Injustice

Trail ridges are joining the call to fight crime and injustice in Houston neighborhoods.  Four groups in the Black Trail Riders Association lead a Unity Ride through Acres Homes in northwest Houston.  They say they want to bring positive changes and stop violence, particularly in the black community. “We are our brother’s keepers.  And if […]

Houston’s Housing Market Sees Another Record-Breaking Year, Slowdown Likely in 2015

Houston’s housing market remained red hot in 2014 – its best year on record – but a cool down might be coming.  There were 75,319 single-family closings and 91,202 total closings in 2014, representing the most transactions in Houston’s history, the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) report on January 14th.  Those figures are up 2.8% […]

Texas Properties are Hot Commodities among International Homebuyers

  A new report shows international homebuyers are snatching up Texas Real Estate at a record pace.  According to the 2014 Texas International Homebuyers Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors, international homebuyers contributed over $11 billion to the Texas economy between March 2013 and March 2014. That’s the highest level in five years […]

Questions & Answers: How long will the Real Estate upswing last?

Houston’s housing market never experienced serious declines during the downturn, but the upswing has been fierce.  Single-family home sales have risen for 34 straight months, and prices have been climbing for two years, as a growing economy continues to fuel home buying in many parts of town. Even as a historically low inventory has made […]

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