Housing Confidence Bottoms Out – Houston Business Journal

Housing Confidence Bottoms Out – Houston Business Journal

DALLAS, May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The desire to own a home remains high, currently at 79 percent among non-homeowners, however; 67 percent believe the American housing market is unhealthy, according to the latest ValueInsured quarterly Modern Homebuyer Survey. In addition, the number of people who believe buying a home today is a secure and smart investment dropped to 52 percent. Despite reports of a strong sellers’ market, the decline in confidence is significant across…

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Woodforest Receives Award from Texas Bankers Foundation for Innovative Wealth Building Through Homeownership Program – Houston Business Journal

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Woodforest National Bank, in collaboration with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) was recently recognized by The Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association, with a Cornerstone Award for its innovative Wealth Building Through Homeownership Program. The Cornerstone Award recognizes excellence in community involvement by Texas banks. Doug Schaeffer, EVP, Executive Director CRA, Woodforest National Bank said, "Being recognized by…

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Emergency Special Election Will Replace Texas’ Farenthold

Emergency Special Election Will Replace Texas’ Farenthold

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has suspended state law and called a special election in June to fill the seat vacated by Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, who recently resigned following sexual harassment allegations. Abbott’s Tuesday order schedules an election June 30 for a term expiring at the end of the year. Farenthold’s seat was already being filled in November’s general election. Blake Farenthold (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) But Abbott argued that…

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Weekend Weather: Four-Day Forecast For Houston Heights

Weekend Weather: Four-Day Forecast For Houston Heights

HOUSTON, TX — This week has been beautiful so far, and expect more of the same on Thursday and most of the day Friday. But like past weekends this year, more rain will start on Friday night and continue through noon on Saturday. 4-day Forecast for Houston Heights Today, partly cloudy starting tomorrow morning. Thursday, April 12 Partly cloudy throughout the day. High 81, low 60. Chance of precipitation: 15%. Wind 12 mph from the…

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$189K Grant to Help Austin Nonprofit Build Apartments for Special-Needs Residents – Houston Business Journal

$189K Grant to Help Austin Nonprofit Build Apartments for Special-Needs Residents – Houston Business Journal

Frost Bank and FHLB Dallas Provided Funds for Project Spearheaded by Austin Disabled Community AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE) A nonprofit founded by disability rights advocates will build an accessible apartment complex in Austin, Texas, with help from a $189,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from Frost Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). The grant will help fund the construction of a $5.8 million, 27-unit accessible apartment complex to be built by…

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The 12 Most Popular Senior Living Communities in Houston, TX

The 12 Most Popular Senior Living Communities in Houston, TX

Hundreds of senior living communities serve the city of Houston, but it can be hard to tell at a glance which one is right for your elderly loved ones. Some senior living facilities offer assisted living, others are independent, while some others provide skilled nursing and memory care. These places vary in quality too, and it can be a challenge for you to spot the highest-quality homes where the grandmother or grandfather you love will…

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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Expands Presence in Texas Gulf Coast with Plans to Open League City Office

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Expands Presence in Texas Gulf Coast with Plans to Open League City Office

HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Gary Greene (“Gary Greene” or the “Company”), Houston’s longest-standing real estate firm, today announced plans to open a new office in League City during the second quarter of 2018. The new office will be located at the Marketplace at Ninety-Six. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Logo Gary Greene’s new League City office will focus on the growing residential properties being…

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Trump Weekend Tweetstorm Responds to Mueller Indictment

Trump Weekend Tweetstorm Responds to Mueller Indictment

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump used Twitter over the weekend to respond to the latest moves by special counsel Robert Mueller, repeating that his campaign didn’t collude with Russia. He also played down the impact that Russian actions had on the election. Mr. Trump’s volley of a dozen Russia-related tweets Saturday and Sunday came after Mr. Mueller’s indictment Friday of three Russian companies and 13 Russian nationals for engaging in an effort to interfere in the 2016…

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Report: Houston’s apartment safety measures ‘severely inadequate’

Report: Houston’s apartment safety measures ‘severely inadequate’

Houston’s programs designed to ensure apartment safety are “flawed, fractured and improperly managed,” the University of Texas School of Law found in a study to be released Tuesday. More than a quarter of Houston’s roughly 4,000 apartment complexes lack a certificate of occupancy, it took five and a half years for the city’s public works department to inspect all of those complexes, and the city does not consistently enforce code violations, according to the report…

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TX Houston/Galveston TX Zone Forecast

TX Houston/Galveston TX Zone Forecast

TX Houston/Galveston TX Zone Forecast for Tuesday, January 23, 2018 _____ 631 FPUS54 KHGX 232057 ZFPHGX Zone Forecast Product for Southeast Texas National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 256 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018 TXZ211-241000- Austin- Including the cities of Bellville and Sealy 256 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018 .TONIGHT…Partly cloudy until late night then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY…Mostly sunny. Highs in the…

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