Did you know that the National Association of Realtors is reporting that the luxury housing market more than doubled by the end of 2012. Statistics show an increase of 51% from early 2012, nationally.
Home builders in the Houston area have seen a 27% increase in new home starts from 2 years ago! Our Luxury market here in Katy is thriving. We are Bringing Luxury Home one home at a time here in Houston and the Katy areas!
Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae will begin letting some homeowners who are upside down in their mortgages to literally give back their home and have their debt cancelled. This is slated to begin on March 1st of this year.
Texas of Course!
Forbes’ List of the fastest growing cities in the United States includes Houston. Austin took top honors, Houston in second, and Dallas in third!
Did you know that almost one half of the United States premier master planned communities are located in the Houston area? RCLCO has just released its list of the top 20 master planned communities and 8 of these communities are located in areas around Houston.
Cinco Ranch, Bridgeland and Sienna Plantation are just a few on the list.
I’ve received many calls this week at my office regarding the recent agreement the US Congress made which avoided “The Fiscal Cliff”. The majority of these questions focused on how H.R. 8, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, is going to affect our Real Estate markets.
There is some BIG news coming out of the Resort Style Living Community of Firethorne, here in Katy!!!!!
A new gated section in underway with only 1 exclusive builder! Let me know if you need any details.
If you are an avid reader of my blog, you’re used to seeing me report about how real estate in the Katy/Houston/Richmond areas is thriving.
Yesterday I had the opportunity to speak about the Luxury Real Estate Market to a group of Realtors here in Katy. I was joined by two other fabulous Realtors, Diane Kink, from the Woodlands and Cindy Blustein from Houston Metropolitan.
Toll Brothers, America’s Luxury Builder, is coming to Katy this FALL! They will begin building upper – scale luxury homes, from the $400,000s. The Reserve at Katy will be located off of FM 1463.
If you’re in the market for a new home in the Katy or Richmond area let me know. I just finished meeting with some of the areas top builders….They have some awesome deals that I can pass along to my buyers who can close quickly! Have a great weekend and enjoy this beautiful weather!
Statistics have just been reported for August 2012! Single-family home sales increased 20% compared to the numbers from last year!
Of course, you all know by now that home prices are sky-rocketing in the Houston and Katy/Richmond areas, but did you know that according to the Houston Chronicle, rents have “hit an all-time high”!
Statistics are in! For the last 14 months homes sales have increased here in the Houston area! We can’t seem to keep homes on the market here in Katy…Sellers are starting to see multiple offers on their properties which just escalate prices ABOVE the seller’s asking price!
Did you know that Economic Modeling Specialists International research shows that the Houston Area Self-Employed have increased by over 12% in the past 4 years! Houston is one of the top cities in the United States for Self Employment Growth! The Houston area boasts countless economic opportunities for entrepreneurs. The changes in the energy industry have also helped to maintain a healthy increase in the area of self employment for our Houston business men and women.