The best bang for your buck

5 Home-Improvement Tips to Boost Your House's Resale Value

In a new report, realtors list where to spend and save when staging your home to sell.

05/07/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

March Madness

Houston's Luxury Real Estate Market Is a 'Buying Bonanza'

Go ahead and scrub the record books.

05/03/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Joanna Who?

On the Market: A Modern Heights Farmhouse with Major Wow Factor

It's hard to choose our favorite view: the kitchen or the downtown sight lines.

04/28/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Sponsored Content

Bluejack National’s Laid-Back Luxury Family Lifestyle

"Live where it must feel like the vacation of a lifetime, every day." —Houston Chronicle

04/12/2021 By Ben McBee

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How Covid-19 Actually Boosted Houston Real Estate Last Year

The growth in Houston’s market isn’t going to be extinguished any time soon.

03/26/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

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5 Home-Design Trends That Developed During the Pandemic

Styles come and go—think Italianate exteriors and (dare we say?) sliding farmhouse doors—and the pandemic has only helped expedite that process. Here are five trends that home builders are seeing in the market.

03/25/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

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9 Houston Home Builders You Should Know

Local custom builders and renovators to help you perfect—or create—the home you’ve been dreaming about.

03/24/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt, Laura Furr Mericas, Denise Cathey, and Timothy Malcolm

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So You Want to Build a House in Houston?

Here's what you need to know.

03/23/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

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A By-the-Numbers Look at Houston Real Estate

A primer on home prices, growth rate, square footage, and more per Bayou City neighborhood.

03/22/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

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A Map of 2020 Median Home Prices in Houston

A look at the Houston-area and Harris County neighborhoods that are hot—and those that are not—according to home value fluctuations over the past year.

03/22/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas Illustrations by Monica Fuentes Carroll

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

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

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

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

Getting Real

Talking with the Ho Family about Their New Reality TV Series, House of Ho

Washington, Lesley, and Judy Ho explain how they decided to be so open in front of the cameras.

12/13/2020 By Brittany Cristiano