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

Space City

Fighting Off Carpet, One Compromise at a Time

When building their dream home, one Houston couple had only one requirement: no carpet!

04/30/2014 By Kerry H.

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

Generous Helpings

Is Oak Forest the Friendliest Neighborhood in Houston?

To hear residents tell it, theirs is the suburb that gives and gives.

04/07/2014 By John Lomax

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

Real Estate

Where to Live Now: The 25 Hottest Neighborhoods of 2014

Presenting our annual guide to the 25 best neighborhoods of the moment—plus, what you get for your money in different parts of town.

04/03/2014 By Peter Holley, John Lomax, and Katharine Shilcutt

Toddlers sans Tiaras

Childrens’ Room Themes, Outside the Box

These fresh approaches will inspire you to think outside the pink-and-blue box when designing for your new arrival.

02/02/2014 By Kerry H. Photography by Max Burkhalter

Gardening

Advanced Veggies

Buchanan's will offer a free class in advanced vegetable gardening this Saturday morning.

01/22/2014 By Robb Walsh

Dream Homes

Top Homes: The Experts’ Lists

By popular demand, our four local architecture experts share their top 10 favorite Houston homes.

01/13/2014 By Michael Hardy Illustrations by Sebastian Gomez de la Torre

Real Estate

Sotheby's Buys Martha Turner Properties

For their first venture into Houston, Sotheby's International Realty partners up with Martha Turner.

01/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Newsfix

Video: Dream Homes on NewsFix

Take a behind-the-scenes look at our Houston Dream Homes with CW39's NewsFix.

01/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Dream Homes

Interior Design Trends: New Balance

As with life, the ideal living space for 2014 is all about finding balance between opposites.

12/31/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dream Homes

Houston’s Five Best Residential Architects

We asked dozens of architects who they’d choose to build their own homes. These are the five names we heard most often.

12/31/2013 By Peter Holley

Slideshow

Slideshow: Houston’s Five Best Residential Architects

We asked dozens of architects who they’d choose to build their own homes. These are the five names we heard most often.

12/31/2013

Dream Homes

These Days, More is More

Out: Scandinavian minimalism. In: wallpaper!?

12/31/2013 By Kerry H.

Dream Homes

The Shotgun Shack Is Back

These days, the shotgun cottage is no longer shunned.

12/31/2013 By Michael Hardy

Dream Homes

Houston’s Top Homes

A insider's guide to the greatest houses in the city

12/31/2013 By Michael Hardy and John Lomax