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Established in the 1920s, this prestigious area has always held a high bar of excellence making it the most affluent and exclusive neighborhood in Houston. River Oaks, located within the 610 loop, boasts a refined atmosphere with its fine dining, upscale shopping and iconic properties, reeling in both opulent residents and window-shoppers alike.

For decades, this area has had a habitual pattern of traditional design and palatial homes. Coming from a residential community with restricted specified architectural styles in the 1930s, 2419 Del Monte has made a unique arrival amongst its American Traditional and English Tudor style homes surrounding it.


2419 Del Monte was designed and built by the award-winning MC2 Architects and is a

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Are you ready to buy your first home? Buying your first home can be an exciting adventure, but you’ll want to make sure you’re fully prepared for the responsibilities that come along with taking on this major step in your life! With the right preparations, buying a home can be a fun and seamless experience.


Here are the steps First Time Homebuyers should take:


1. Review Your Finances

Make sure you are where you want to be financially before you start your home search. If you need to get your credit score in order, now is the time! Try not to stretch your income too far as it can become a financial burden. It is essential that your finances are in check before you fall in love with a home, so make sure you know it’s the right

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As the Fall season rolls in and temperatures start to drop, we can see the list of events in Houston get longer and longer! To help you narrow down the perfect destination to visit, we have gathered a list of happenings around town for people of all ages to enjoy. Let us know of any adventures you and your family partake in and make sure to tag us on social media! 

King's Oktoberfest | Oct. 5-7 & 19 - 21

You don’t have to travel long and far to experience this popular festival and all that it offers. Enjoy Live German music, exclusive German biers, authentic German food, Bavarian Strongman Competition and carnival games throughout the Heights and Pearland area at this three-day extravaganza.

Berryland Farms of Texas | Weekends of October

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Being a Christie’s International Real Estate affiliate provides a vast amount of advantages, one being the opportunity to attend the annual Luxury Specialist Conference. This year the event was held from September 23rd-25th in New York City offering exclusive locations such as The Darlington Mansion, The Rainbow Room, and The Christie's Auction House.

The weekend started off through various tours offered in current active listings in the New York City area leading up to the welcome dinner hosted in the extravagant Darlington Mansion, a $40 million dollar property nestled in Mahwah, New Jersey. Here, agents were able to network and participate in tours of the estate located within 12+ acres. The following days were held inside the Christie’s

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Fall-lovers rejoice: our favorite season is officially here! While some of us are still enjoying the sunny days, others are counting down until the crisp, cool weather begins. Although Houston, TX may not be known for snow storms or extremely low temperatures, there are still several tasks that homeowners need to tackle in order to prepare their home for the fall and winter seasons. From small to-do’s to large maintenance tasks, these tips will help you get your home ready for the Autumn weather.


Stock Up on Blankets

As the season’s change and temperatures drop it is essential to pull out your warm blankets and linens and have them in an accessible place for you and guests to enjoy. Whether you are placing a cozy blanket on

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The open house for 3233 Avalon Place (The Branford) was a sweet and inspiring evening centered around impeccable architecture and design. Our firm was excited to partner with Laura U Interior Design to create an evening showcasing the finest of furniture pieces provided by High Fashion Home, James Craig, and John Brooks. Each room was staged to embody a different and unique design.

The 3-story home was beautifully and intricately staged by Laura U Interior Design, where every piece of furniture helped tie the home together to create a true luxury masterpiece. Guests were greeted with different design styles in every main room of the River Oaks residence. Neiman Marcus also got to play a part in the collaboration process by beautifully staging

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If you had the opportunity to purchase your dream home for a lower price, would you? This can actually be achieved when entering the slow housing market, also known as a “buyers’ market”. Buying a home during this time comes along with many benefits being that this season can also be considered as the second-best time of the year to buy! Despite these advantages, many homeowners tend to purchase homes when properties are limited due to a busy market. Get an insight into the slow markets and find out how breaking away from the pack could ultimately get you a better deal on your home!

Sellers are Motivated

When there is a larger inventory of homes as opposed to buyers, sellers will often set their listing prices lower than the previous homes

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We are proud to announce that Nan and Company Properties will be expanding to the eccentric area of Houston Heights! Our second office will be situated at 725 Yale St. and will be located in front of the Heights Mercantile. Our company’s work ethic has fueled continued growth, resulting in our next business venture. The new construction project will commence towards the end of August 2018, and is set to conclude by Summer 2019.

Our team will be able to work and collaborate like never before in the three-story building that will comprise of modern and energy efficient amenities. Mirroring our original office located in the BBVA Compass Plaza, the new open office workspace will have a modern feel with a white, gray, and orange color scheme.

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First and foremost, if you are looking to buy or sell, it is wise to set up an interview with a potential real estate agent before you decide which agent to hire. Buying or selling a home especially for a first-time home buyer is a big deal on its own, so doing your research will be worth it in the long run. Just like you want to find the right person to help you, the agent will likely be interviewing you as well. If you ask all the right questions and feel confident with their responses, you can rest assured you found the right realtor for you!

What percentage of your clients are buyers/sellers?

Although many real estate agents work with both home sellers and buyers, the top producing agents tend to specialize in one specific category. Make

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With the World Cup celebrations in full swing, you don’t want to miss out on the perfect place to enjoy the games! Check out 5 Houston spots that do the best job in making sure you have the greatest game-watching experience.

Pitch25 Beer Park

What better place to watch the game than in a bar that is owned by non-other than a professional soccer player! This Houston favorite is owned by former Houston Dynamo forward, Brian Ching and is the perfect place for all sports fanatics. With its large beer garden area, you can enjoy the game or take a break by diving into one yourself in their own mini soccer field! You can never go wrong with choosing Pitch25, but don't take it from us! Restaurant fans have left reviews such as "This is the best

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