Five Ways Houston’s Lack of Zoning Affects City Life

Downtown Houston from Allen Parkway at Night

Pawn shop, school, tattoo parlor, liquor store, retailer, suburban home, high rise, strip mall. There’s a sneak preview of your eyes’ average sights driving down a random major street in Houston, Texas. For those of you who don’t live here or just don’t pay attention to strange, non-complementary places positioned right next to one another, […]

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Nice Spots in Houston – Five Great Ways to Spend a Saturday in Montrose

Menil Park Sculpture Image

There really is nowhere in the world like the Montrose neighborhood of Houston, Texas. One of America’s most walkable neighborhoods, Montrose is an eclectic mix of professionals, artists, families, students, and people who simply like to live in artistic areas or near Downtown Houston. Some parts of Montrose present in-style shopping, clubs, bars and other […]

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Is Real Estate a Good Investment in 2014?

Is Real Estate A Good Investment in 2014

You better believe real estate is a good investment and it is definitely a good investment in early 2014. I know making a statement like that just opens me up to all the pundits, but it must be said. All things considered, and judging the investment on a risk vs reward basis, single family housing […]

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Downtown Houston Living a Reality?

Downtown Houston

“Where is everyone, this is downtown Houston, right?” When most people envision living in Downtown, they picture a bustling metropolis, packed with coffee shops and restaurants, and people walking around the streets of the city under the shadow of skyscrapers and urban lofts. Take a walk around Downtown Houston and you will see a very […]

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Best Ice Cream Shops in Houston!

With the summer heat finally starting to subside you might want to grab some ice cream on one of the last remaining hot days of the year (ok, ok, I realize that is taking things a little far). But in the event that the afternoon heat leaves you craving a cool treat, you should check […]

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ULR Summer Happy Hour at Local Pour

ULR celebrated the hottest month of the year with a summer happy hour at new River Oaks spot, Local Pour. Agents, clients, and friends alike enjoyed after-work crafted cocktails and appetizers. Guest favorites included the Blueberry pomegranate mojito, the Moscow Mule, and the shrimp quesadillas and toasted flatbread with arugula. Missed out? Check out pictures […]

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Houston Pride Festival

This coming weekend in Houston is the LGBT Pride Celebration on June 29th. The festival is from 1 to 7 pm and the parade starts at 8 pm. The admission into the festival is free but donations for support can be given at either entrance. During the event there are many exhibits such as music […]

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Buffalo Bayou Is Getting a Facelift!

It’s hard to miss all the construction along the bayou from downtown Houston to Shepherd drive, but if you have, we’ve got the latest… Buffalo Bayou Park is being improved by the WCR Fabricators Rebar Positioners, some of the improvements are a new Nature Playground, a dog park, Water Works, many new bridges connecting north […]

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