Home & Real Estate

Vintage Staycay

Look Inside the Stunning New La Colombe D'or Mansion Hotel

The 1923 former home of Houston royalty reopens to the public March 29.

03/12/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Building Boom

Another Strip Center Is Getting a Major Revamp in Garden Oaks

The Common will sit on the edge of the GOOF and Acres Homes.

03/05/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Work from home for life

On the Market: A Family- and Pandemic-Friendly Southgate Charmer

Offers are already pouring in for this revamped '40s home. 

03/04/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Staycation

The Hyatt Regency’s Multimillion-Dollar Revamp Will Make You Excited to Travel Again

The renovation mixes an eclectic flair with industrial-chic design.  

02/26/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Good to Know

Houston Homes Aren’t Built for Weather This Cold: Here’s Why

A Houston homebuilder explains.

02/19/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Plumbing 411

An Expert on How to Deal with Frozen or Busted Pipes

The scoop on sussing out what's going on with your plumbing, and getting ready to deal with it, post-Arctic freeze.

02/18/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Dream Home

Celebrity Designer Launches Online Consultation Platform Featuring Sought-After Houstonian

The Expert matches savvy DIY decorators with the upper echelon of the interior design world.

02/12/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Howdy, neighbor 

Meet the Architect Who’s Designing (and Living in) Houston’s First Cohousing Community

It’s all about shared greenspaces and knowing your neighbors for Kathleen English.

02/05/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Modern Family

On the Market: A Contemporary Show Home on Lots and Lots of Land 

The sweeping family property is now up for sale to the public.

01/29/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Wait. Where?

Here’s Why People Across the U.S. Are Flocking to This Houston Suburb

One real estate agent calls Conroe the land of opportunity. 

01/21/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Let’s go buy a house

It’s Official: 2020 Was the Best Year for Houston Real Estate on Record

Even a pandemic couldn’t cool off the white-hot market. 

01/15/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

New Year, New Home

On The Market: A Kirby Drive Fixer Upper

It’s a big project for someone with an even bigger budget. And we’re dying to see the end result. 

01/11/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Space City, Spaced Out

The State of Houston's Rental Market As 2021 Kicks Off

Spoiler: League City is hot.

01/04/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Home for the holidays

The Truxillo Victorian in the Heights Is All Dressed up for Christmas

We can thank the new owners of this iconic 1892 estate for decking the halls in style.

12/21/2020 By Laura Furr Mericas

H(ouston)GTV

Send Us Your Home-Renovation Horror Stories

What rookie mistakes should we avoid when working on our own fixer uppers? We might just feature your tips in print!

12/16/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

House Hunters

Expert Says Houston’s Real Estate Market is Booming—Even in the Middle of a Pandemic

Interest rates are at historic lows, yes. But Houstonians are buying up homes at staggering rates.

12/14/2020 By Laura Furr Mericas Illustrations by Amy Kinkead/Shutterstock.com

Home For The Holidays

Our Favorite Gifts for Every Room in the House

Get that HGTV-level present from one of these local shops.

12/08/2020 By Laura Furr Mericas

Apartment envy

Look Inside Houston’s Top Apartments of 2020

The winners of the Houston Apartment Association Honors Awards offer an array of styles and amenities.

11/25/2020 By Laura Furr Mericas

Beautiful and Thoughtful design

Peep the Architecture Center Houston and AIA Houston’s New Downtown Digs

The groups are finally moving into their ultra-modern space, three years after a major setback from Hurricane Harvey. 

11/24/2020 By Laura Furr Mericas