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Houston is Perfect for Amazon HQ2

Downtown Houston Skyline - The West Side

Amazon has invited cities across America to submit bids for their new “HQ2” – a second corporate headquarters that will eventually house over 50,000 Amazon employees. Houston is uniquely positioned as the perfect destination for Amazon’s new home. Even while dealing with the aftermath of historic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, Houston is proving it’s resolve to come back stronger…

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Seller’s Market? Buyer’s Market? No – It’s Your Market

Houston Seller's Market

This is Part 3 of my series “Sell My House, Ryan!” To start at the beginning, click here. When I tell someone I’m a real estate agent, the first question I’m asked is if we are in a “seller’s market” or a “buyer’s market.” It’s an impossible question. Because if you’re serious about selling your home at the market price,…

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Are New Windows Worth the Expense?

new windows

Great Thought: Brand new windows to slash energy bills. But are they really worth it? If you’re getting ready to sell, probably not. Read on: Reality: A $15,000 vinyl window replacement project will return about 80% of your investment at resale, according to the “Remodeling Impact Report” from the National Association of Realtors. And if they’re Energy Star-qualified, they can…

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July Home Prices Rise: MLS Report

Houston Homes July 2017

Real estate sales and prices continue to grow in Houston suggesting a vibrant market continuing to perform. Single-family home sales rose by 5% from July 2016 and YTD, single-family sales remain 6.8% ahead of 2016.     More importantly for sellers, the average single-family home price increased to $299,131. The average price is up from $225,000 just 5 years ago.…

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Featured Sold Properties

Riverside Terrace Houston

This is Part 4 of my series “Sell My House, Ryan!” To start at the beginning, click here. The clients associated with these homes were each a treat for me to work with. I’ve been very lucky to have exceptional clients. Click to view the photo and read about the home and client.       Next: Part 5: Case…

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Do You Have the Home That Buyers Want?

New windows

When you are ready to sell your home, will your house appeal to what homebuyers will want? Here are 5 important features to today’s home buyer: 1. Fixtures New kitchen and bathroom fixtures are especially important for today’s young, budget-conscious buyers. In many cases, most of a buyer’s savings will go toward the down payment and furnishings. Updating your fixtures…

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I’ve Sold 100% of My Listings. Here’s How I’ve Done It

Beautiful Home Houston

This is Part 2 of my series “Sell My House, Ryan!” To start at the beginning, click here. When choosing a real estate agent, most people choose a friend rather than finding the best agent available. And that’s why their homes sit on the market and sell for less than the asking price. Most agents put all their effort into…

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Tell The Story of Your Home in 3 Steps

Houston Mansion

Every house on the market is different. But each has a story to tell and I want you to choose me to tell your story. Writing a narrative that works Your home is the star of the show. In reality, I’m just the narrator. I’m the storyteller. Let me help you show the world what your home has to offer.…

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