Interesting Facts about Houston

March 24th, 2016 | by Scott Weaver

Thinking about moving to Houston? Here are a few facts you should know about the city—some important to understanding Houston’s culture, some just for fun… or maybe those are one in the same. The final battle of the Texas Revolution was fought in the Houston area. On April 21, 1836, General Sam Houston led the [&hellip

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9 Great Movies Filmed in Houston

March 22nd, 2016 | by Scott Weaver

When it comes to the film industry, Houston may not be the first location people have in mind. However, Texas is a popular choice for filmmakers because of generous incentives by the state, and Houston is one of the top cities thanks to its varied landscape. Filmmakers love the cosmopolitan backdrop of Houston’s Downtown, the [&hellip

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Buying a New Home: Knowing Quality

March 18th, 2016 | by Scott Weaver

As we’ve discussed in the two earlier parts of this series, every homebuyer has three main factors to consider when choosing a home: price, location, and quality. Often, this decision requires home seekers to balance their priorities between these three considerations—for example, if a homebuyer’s first priority is to live close to their job (location) [&hellip

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Buying a New Home: Location, Location, Location

March 14th, 2016 | by Scott Weaver

If you’re searching for a new home, you’ve probably heard people say “location is everything.” Where you live can impact almost every aspect of your life—your environment, the people around you, activities available, the amount of time you spend commuting, and much more. If you’d like to change something about your house you have many [&hellip

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Price, Location, Quality: Know What You Can Afford for Your New Home

March 10th, 2016 | by Scott Weaver

Buying a home is an exciting experience, whether it’s your first time or your fourth. There’s nothing like the thrill of walking into a home and knowing you’ve found that perfect match. However, as you tour homes with your real estate agent, it’s important to make sure your expectations match what is realistic. Knowing your [&hellip

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Going Green: The Apartment Dweller’s Guide

March 5th, 2016 | by Scott Weaver

If you live in an apartment and you’ve been thinking about how you can reduce your home’s environmental impact, you’ve probably realized: a lot of advice out there is not applicable to renters. You have no say in whether your unit boasts energy efficient windows, you didn’t choose the Energy Star rating on your appliances, [&hellip

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Moving to Houston

March 1st, 2016 | by Scott Weaver

If you’re thinking about moving to Houston, there are a few things you should know. Like every city, Houston has its own unique character. Residents love it, and we hope you will too! If you’re thinking about moving here, here’s a few things you should know. There are green spaces everywhere! The city of Houston boasts [&hellip

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Finding the Perfect Roommate

February 27th, 2016 | by Scott Weaver

Of course, there’s no such thing as the perfect roommate, but it is possible to find the perfect roommate for you. The best roommates accommodate each other’s personality and can get along easily without unnecessary conflict. For example, if you are messy, you would probably drive a neat freak crazy, but living with someone who is downright [&hellip

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And the Winner Is….ULR Dallas Oscar Marketing

February 24th, 2016 | by Jessica St. John

The ULR Dallas team dropped off Oscar-worth goodies to a few of our favorite properties last week, including popcorn, golden candies and of course raffle tickets for the Grand Prize–tickets to Studio Movie Grill! Thank you to all of the properties that we visited, your support and care of our client referrals is greatly appreciated! [&hellip

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Guide to Finding a Pet-friendly Apartment

February 24th, 2016 | by Scott Weaver

The search for an apartment that meets your needs (and your budget) can be a challenge. For renters who also need to accommodate pets, the process can be especially so. As anyone who has rented an apartment can probably tell you, some apartment communities ban pets altogether, while others place strict limits and/or requirements for pet [&hellip

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