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Realtor Shad Bogany Hosts Summit on Affordable Housing in Houston

Realtor Shad Bogany Hosts Summit on Affordable Housing in Houston Houston Realtor Shad Bogany, of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and host of the Real Estate Corner Talk show, holds affordable housing summit to increase homeownership in minority communities. Shad Bogany The purpose of this summit is to have…

Where college students can find emergency money, food and housing

College students without a financial safety net are in a tough spot when unexpected costs arise. “The chances their parents can pick up the bill are not as high,” says Sara Goldrick-Rab, a professor at Temple University in Philadelphia and founder of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, a research center at…

Houston may require ‘community benefits’ from firms seeking tax breaks

Houston City Council this week will consider requiring companies seeking tax breaks to provide one of a specified list of "community benefits" for the first time as it undertakes a biennial update of its tax abatement ordinance. Applicants today get "more favorable consideration" if they agree to provide employee health…

Houston Real Estate: A Bayou City Fixer Upper

HOUSTON, TX — You’ll love this southwest Houston diamond in the rough. This house sits on a huge lot, which means you can tear it down and build something cool, or restore an old house into something spectacular. Price: $89,900 Square Feet: 1500 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Baths Built: 1920…

Ben Carson to speak in Houston area on Harvey relief

Ben Carson, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is slated to discuss Hurricane Harvey relief Friday during a swing through the Houston area. Gov. Greg Abbott and U.S. Rep. John Culberson, R-Houston, are scheduled to appear with Carson at the 10:30 a.m. press event in Southside…

Houston Area Real Estate: The Top 5 Condos And Townhomes

HOUSTON, TX — Bigger isn’t always better, and that can be as true when it comes to finding the right home in the Houston area. While many consider more square footage to accomodate growing families, others maybe downsizing or just getting on the road to starting their families. Our partners…