Real Estate 2015

Is Downtown Finally On Its Way Up?

Thanks to a raft of new residential towers, a new urban core is set to emerge from the old in dramatic fashion.

03/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Real Estate 2015

Houston Real Estate: Experts Predict What Happens Next

We gathered some of Houston’s real estate legends and asked the question on everybody’s mind—what’s really going on with the housing market?

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Boom or Bust

Meet the Real Estate Agent to the Energy Industry

Whether you think the oil market is “shifting,” “adjusting,” or “softening”—Michele Marano isn’t worried.

02/08/2015 By Catherine Matusow

architecture

This Weekend, See Houston's 7 Coolest New Homes

The annual AIA Home Tour features houses designed by top Houston architecture firms.

10/22/2014 By Michael Hardy

Rising Rents

Find the Right Apartment: a Hunting How-To

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach.

06/30/2014 By John Lomax

Real Estate

Renting: What $1300 Gets You...

A survey of apartments reveals that while $1300 isn’t what it used to be, getting bang for your buck still depends on your location.

06/30/2014 By Peter Holley and John Lomax

Bayougraphy

Meet the Man Behind the Mid-Main Island

Continental Club, Double Trouble, and Sig’s Lagoon are just the beginning.

06/30/2014 By John Lomax Photography by Jack Thompson

Features

The Rent Race

Or, why you can’t find an apartment.

06/24/2014 By Peter Holley and John Lomax Illustrations by Andrew J. Nilsen

REAL ESTATE

For Sale: Matt Schaub's Tanglewood Home

No, it's not a stigmatized property.

06/24/2014 By John Nova Lomax

URBAN ADVENTURES

Exploring Timbergrove Park Apartments, Part II

Rambling through the interiors of dozens of abandoned apartments.

06/23/2014 By John Lomax

URBAN ADVENTURE

Exploring Timbergrove Park Apartments, Part One

Abandoned, spooky Timbergrove complex tells many a sad tale.

06/23/2014 By John Lomax

Animal Attraction

Ride a Camel! Meet a Monkey! Buy a House?

In a crowded housing market, one builder turns to lions, lemurs, and yaks to get attention.

06/02/2014 By Peter Holley

GEOGRAPHY OF HOUSTON

This Week In Neighborhood Names: The Deroloc Addition

Yes, it's "colored" spelled backwards, but it's probably not racist.

05/21/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Unreal Estate

Au Revoir, Josephine

New owners hand out eviction notices at 75-year-old moderne Boulevard Oaks apartment building.

05/08/2014 By John Nova Lomax

UNREAL ESTATE

Behold: The Second Cheapest Rental in Central Houston

A 448 square-foot Rice Military hovel features luxury touches like a clawfoot tub, a granite countertop, and rooms that hold things.

05/06/2014 By John Lomax

ISLAND DELIGHT

Galveston Home Tour Turns 40

This year's event offers much more than entrée into the Oleander City's grand manses.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION

Good Brick Awards Go Live

The 35-year-old historic preservation awards launch first-ever tour of honored buildings.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

The Drawl

Quiz: Which Houston Home Do You Really Belong In?

A very scientific quiz

04/21/2014

Newsfix

Video: Finding the Best Neighborhood for You

Why (and how) did we choose our top 25 neighborhoods?

04/07/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best Places to Live

Corrected: Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2014

Due to an editing error, a few columns in the April edition of Houstonia magazine’s 2014 real estate chart were incorrect.

04/03/2014 Research by Katharine Shilcutt