Lake Conroe – Over 201 Ft

2001 Hurricane Allison Flooding Houston

Residents around Lake Conroe are all too familiar with the significance of the number 201.

When the level of Lake Conroe is at 201 feet it is full. For many years the lake has been far below full. Just a few years ago most lakefront homes with piers had their boats […]

Share the Road in Montgomery County

Once the monsoon season is over, more and more cycling enthusiasts will be on the roads of Montgomery county.  There are several locations along Highway 105 west of Conroe where cycling clubs gather to start their rides. Highway 105 is a wide highway for the most part and usually has a generous shoulder for cyclists […]

Animal Rescue and Control in Montgomery County

Animal Control – “the Dog Catcher”

This phrase conjures up so many images for so many people. Not all those images are good ones.

You know what I’m talking about: The commercial featuring quivering dogs and cats looking sad and cold. Some of those images are almost unbearable to watch.

But the reality is that we […]

Wineries of Montgomery County

Montgomery County, Texas, can lay claim to several successful wineries in the area. Many of them are on the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail. Many have also won national awards for their wines.

Texas wines have a certain flair and air about them. Not just from the grapes that make the wine, but the way Texas wine […]

Lake Conroe Boating – When Sudden Storms Approach

Living close to Lake Conroe provides daily inspiration. I routinely see the sun rise over a myriad of different looks over the lake. Migratory birds, the moments when the lake is calm and serene, and watching sail boats all remind me why I love living so close to the water.

I am also inspired to encourage […]

One Project Homeowners Should Never DIY

During our time as homeowners, my wife and I have painted rooms, installed ceiling fans, landscaped the front and back yards, and even replaced a garbage disposal—all ourselves.

But one thing we’ll never DIY is selling our home. There’s a lot to know about disclosure, time periods, pricing, and accepting offers, so when we decided recently […]

2015 – Hot Summer Home Sales

If you’re thinking of buying your first home this summer, you should hire a Texas REALTOR® right away. Why? The summer selling season is going to be competitive.

The latest Texas Quarterly Housing Report shows that monthly housing inventory continued to drop in the first three months of 2015, falling to a new all-time low of […]