With Christmas just around the corner, home owners are neck-deep in decorations and last-minute shopping, excited to soon share their holiday cheer with loved ones. But thieves and vandals also have something to look forward to in the holiday season. Cars and homes filled with easy-to-grab boxed goodies and lawns decked out with opulent embellishments (http://www.houselogic.com/home-advice/lighting/great-home-holiday-light-show/) make tempting targets for predators. To help you make sure the naughties don’t ruin it for the nice, HouseLogic presents a few tips for protecting your home.
Stolen Christmas: 5 Ways to Prevent Horrible Holiday Crimes at Home
Early Look at November Home Sales in Houston – The Streak Continues, November Will be 30th Consecutive Month of Increased Home Sales
My early analysis of available data from The Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) indicates that the number of single family homes sold in November will show another increase compared to November 2012. This will make November the 30th consecutive month with increased home sales when compared to the same month last year. The increase will be smaller than in previous months, probably less than 5%.
Greenwood King has just released its Houston Residential Market report for November, 2013. Click on the link to download the PDF.
Recently, http://Houstonagentmagazine.com interviewed me regarding 2014 predictions for Houston’s residential real estate market. A key question was: Will home prices keep rising?
Christmas lights (http://www.houselogic.com/home-topics/christmas-lights) can be modest displays to show good cheer, or million-bulb light-apaloozas that draw gawkers from near and far. Here are some tips on how to get the most from – and spend the least on – your holiday display.
How do real Christmas trees and fake Christmas trees stack up when it comes to the environment and cost? We’ve got the dirt.
Please take a moment and watch this excellent video about Buyer’s Closing Costs provided by the Houston Association of REALTORS®.
Last year we spent Christmas in Prague. We stayed at the Four Seasons Prague on the river, ate wonderful food and had a wonderful Christmas. This year we will be at home in Houston for Christmas, my birthday. However, we will spend a long weekend in Telluride just before Christmas.
LED holiday lights vs. old-fashioned bulbs: 6 tips to help you decide which is right for you.
Here’s how to care for poinsettias and keep them alive and happy for 6 to 8 weeks.