Texas Lawmakers Take Aim at Taxes Generated by Water Districts

Add water districts to the list of small government entities in Texas that will likely protest bills filed by state lawmakers that would either cut the rate in half on rollback elections and appraisal caps. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick told reports he intended to “get a handle” on property taxes, leaving the weapon of choice […]

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 […]

Friendswood named best affordable suburb in Texas

(Friendswood) – Business Week magazine has named Friendswood the Best Affordable Suburb in Texas for 2009. Cities taken into consideration had to be within 25 miles of the most populated city in their state and have populations of 5,000 to 60,000 …


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