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Second homes: When looking for another residence, options are endless

When buying a home, the mantra is "location, location, location," and proximity to schools, shopping, green spaces and places of employment. When buying a second home, considerations tend to change

Making a move: First-time buyers should consider many factors

As more and more millennials approach the milestone of buying their first homes, the real estate industry is finding that this group is gravitating toward different trends than their predecessors.

Heed hints when relocating to Houston

The impact of Hurricane Harvey remains a top concern and consideration for people who are moving to Houston. As such, it's important for newcomers to be well educated about the effects on the local

Houston offers wealth of luxury home choices

Luxury properties are a huge part of Houston's real estate market and they are growing, mainly due to the large number of people relocating to Houston from areas where real estate is much more

Hire a pro: Follow tips for selecting a Realtor

The real estate market has seen many changes, and transactions have become very complicated, making it essential for all entering the market to work with a full-time, experienced Realtor. "The entire

Area Schools: Take stock of education options during home search

When searching for a new home, one of the most important considerations for parents is where their children will attend school. But being zoned to a reputable school district isn't just good for the

About the survey

The Houston Association of Realtors analyzed Houston-area subdivisions for the Chronicle based on residential property sales handled through the Multiple Listing Service. The list published today

Outdoor entertaining features create fun, enjoyment

Entertaining outdoors has taken on new heights of expectations, with large selection of products, designs and possibilities for homeowners. There's still a grill and patio, but you can look at taking

How much home can you really afford?

One of the first questions prospective home buyers should ask themselves is how much of a mortgage payment they can afford. Realtors and lenders can help them with this assessment and other parts of

World War II mortar found in TX home forces evacuation

Dallas area police are taking no chances with a World War II mortar discovered in the home of a local resident.

Deepwater Horizon settlement to help restore coast at McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge

Nearly 20 miles of shoreline at McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge will be restored with the help of $26.5 million in funds related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, federal officials announced

Oklahoma congressman sworn in as new NASA leader

A more-than-year-long stretch without permanent leadership at NASA came to a close Monday when Jim Bridenstine, an Oklahoma congressman, was sworn in as the space agency's acting

Here's how you can visit the grave of former first lady Barbara Bush at the Bush Library

The former first lady has been laid to rest in College Station next to her young daughter.

Apple's plan to buy Shazam targeted by EU probe

Apple Inc.’s takeover of music-identification service Shazam faces an extended European Union probe as antitrust regulators raised concerns that the iPhone maker could use the app’s data to lure

30 years Moody Gardens brought white sand and pyramids to Galveston

This year Moody Gardens in Galveston turns 30 years old and is known as one of the area's most popular tourist destinations.

Beyonce, Google gift TSU scholarship money after celebrated Coachella performance

A Texas Southern University student will earn scholarship money from Beyonce's headline-grabbing show at the Coachella music festival earlier this month.

Police investigating Third Ward drive-by shooting

A family of four was in the parking lot of the Scott Food Store at 3341 Winbern around 4:30 p.m. Friday, when a dark-colored SUV on Tierwester fired shots at the family's car and the store, police

See what former first lady Barbara Bush's funeral program looked like

The former first lady was laid to rest on Saturday.

Houston woman accused of setting car on fire with 3 daughters inside

A woman was arrested Sunday night after she tried to set her car on fire while inside with her three young daughters, Houston police said.

HPD: Off-duty Fort Bend deputies exchange gunfire with club patrons

Houston police are searching for a man who exchanged gunfire with off-duty Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office deputies outside of a nightclub Monday morning.