La Torretta Golf – One Shot Worth $1 Million

The Golf Club at La Torretta in Montgomery, TX will be hosting a Hole In One Million Dollar Shootout on June 6, 2015.

Four golfers will have a chance to hit a hole in one for the million dollar prize which will be broadcast live on ESPN.

So how could you be one of the four lucky […]

Lake Conroe – Boating Safety Focus in 2015

Island on Lake Conroe

The weather is warmer, the boat ramps are getting busy, and Lake Conroe water sports are in full tilt! From now until about mid October Lake Conroe will be packed with water skiing, tubing, fishing boats, sailboats, slow boats, and some incredibly fast and LOUD boats.

Lake Conroe is host to a […]

The Roads of Montgomery County

Residents of the Six Mile Extension

***UPDATE***  Voters turned down the $350 million road bond issue. At stake was the controversial six mile extension of Woodlands Parkway. The additional projects rejected by the voters included Hwy. 242, the Rayford Road corridor and FM 1488 in Magnolia. So, for the time being I suppose these guys […]

The Montgomery ISD Bond Vote

MISD School Bond Vote

The upcoming vote on the Montgomery ISD Bond issue is a critical event for the county of Montgomery and will affect all residents and homeowners.

As I’ve mentioned before on this blog, this region is experiencing phenomenal growth. Even with the price of oil dropping to around $50 a barrel jobs remain […]

Tiny Gravel is Washing Out Of My Gutters – Should I Have Someone Check The Roof?

Tiny gravel is washing out of my gutters – Should I have someone check the roof?

Yes!

You will probably notice that the stuff coming out of your gutters is the color of your roof shingles. If so, most likely you have had some damage caused by hail or the roof is simply wearing out.

With a newer […]

Train To Bypass Montgomery County

Montgomery County is off the table for high speed rail. The plan is to connect Houston and Dallas via high speed rail. It would make sense to go through Montgomery County.

Texas has traditionally granted private railroad companies the power of eminent domain, according to Kyle Workman, with Texas Against High Speed Rail. However, he added […]

Hwy 105 at April Sound – Please Slow Down

April 2015 Highway 105

I have lived in Montgomery County near Hwy 105 for about 13 years. The traffic has consistently grown each year. That just comes with the growth of the area.

What has not grown is the caution drivers use while driving on this highway.

I cannot count how many times there has been a […]

6 renovations that will give you the best—and lowest—return on investment

Thinking of adding a deck this year? Need to replace your garage door? While you may not be looking forward to spending money on those upgrades, there’s good news: They may help your resale value.

The 2015 Texas Remodel Valuation Report, released this week by the Texas Association of REALTORS®, shows that garage door replacements recouped […]

UNDO – My Contract Hero

Whoever invented the undo function in computer software is one of my heroes. Think about it: If something doesn’t turn out the way you intended, hit Control + Z and—poof—it never happened. There aren’t many places in life where you get to undo your actions like that, but the option period in a real estate […]