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What You Need to Complete Your Apartment Application

The right apartment in an ideal location can be snapped up before you know it. That is the main reason to get all of your important documents in order when preparing to complete an apartment application. In the time it takes you to go back home and hunt down missing bank statements or find a […]

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Top Tips to Start Your Apartment Hunting Process

With an apartment hunting process in place, it becomes much easier to find an apartment you will enjoy for years to come. From studios, to lofts and multi bedroom apartments with all of the amenities, you must first decide on what you need in order to be comfortable in your new apartment. These tips can […]

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Your Guide to Renting with Pets

You are looking to rent or sign a lease. However, you would like to include a pet in your household. How can you discuss the topic with prospective realtors and landlords and find out what you need to know to ensure a happy home for your pet? Learn more about what to ask when renting […]

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10 Points You Should Consider Before Renting an Apartment

The hunt for the perfect apartment can be exciting and a little stressful if you aren’t quite sure what you’re doing. Whether you’re a first-time renter or an experienced pro looking for a comfy place to settle down, there are plenty of things you should consider before signing a lease. While it’s easy to get […]

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5105 Gibson St – A Modern Town Home in Rice Military

For Sale or Lease – $465,000 or $2,900 Rice Military has long been a popular neighborhood for those wanting to live in the loop, and with 5105 Gibson just listed for under $500,000–this is one home you will certainly want to see .  Built in 2010, it offers 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, patio space and nearly all […]

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7 Ways to Reduce Utility Bills While Renting

Nothing feels quite as nice as reducing your utility bills and going green at the same time. For many renters, the idea of having complete control over your energy use may seem like a far off dream. But in reality, there are a ton of simple ways to cut back on your overall energy use […]

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What to Consider When Renting or Buying a Loft Apartment

Lofts are in vogue in urban areas because of their generous space, unbeatable amenities, and prime locations. If you’re thinking about renting a loft or would like to buy one, here’s some factors you should think about before signing that lease or making an offer. Utilities Lofts typically entail huge spaces, high ceilings, and sometimes […]


6 Tips to Maximize Your Loft Space

Lofts are a great way to save on rent and are becoming an increasingly popular housing option for people who don’t need a ton of space. Still, no matter how little space you require, a little extra storage room never hurt anyone. In order to maximize your loft space consider these tips. Decorate with Multipurpose […]


ULR Happy Hour at Kirby Ice House

Agents, guests, friends (and Cougar fans) came together for the ULR happy hour and the UH game last night at Kirby Ice House. Guests enjoyed drink specials, including a wide array of beers on tap and specialty cocktails, as well as yard games, and snacks from Houston’s favorite food truck, Coreanos. ULR also celebrated the […]


Interesting Facts about Houston

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 […]