Tag: texas

Home of the Week: A Gentlemen’s Ranch for SXSW

With thousands hitting the airports and returning home after the two week SXSW conference ended this weekend, we stay down south and take a look at a magnificent estate in Spicewood, TX – right outside of Austin.

From Texas to New York: A New Holiday Home

Five years ago I packed up my life in Texas and moved to the New York City. As my sixth Christmas in the Big Apple nears I can’t help but reflect on what this life changing transition has been like. Many of my Christmas traditions from life in Texas have been carried over to my new life in the city, but this year there is a new tradition that reminds me that home, during the holidays and every other day, is always better when it is filled with those we love.

December 23 / 2013

Barbecue on Fine China? At a Dallas Dinner Party, You Bet!

A dinner party in Dallas or Fort Worth may be just as formal as a dinner party in any other part of the country. Or it may be a casual affair. But, because it’s in Texas, it’s likely to be welcoming, innovative, fun and spontaneous.

October 28 / 2013

Real Estate Headlines for the End of July

August is almost here and much of the country will be sending the kiddos off to school. NFL Training Camps are underway, and the commute to work feels just a bit lighter as vacation time starts getting used more often. But before we kiss July goodbye, here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines:

Slideshow: The Perfect Homes for Golf

The single greatest golf tournament known to man begins today. The Masters tees off for what’s sure to be another legendary tournament with Tiger Woods back at the top of his game, Bubba Watson back as a defending champ and the usual cast of characters all vying for the coveted green jacket.

Where US Olympic Athletes Call Home

I do love the Olympics. The pageantry. The competition. The Cinderella stories. The patriotic pride. And of course I’ll be humming John Williams’ brass-tastic Olympic Theme in my head for the next few weeks. Whether you like basketball, track & field, swimming or gymnastics, it’s hard not to get psyched up for Team USA.

July 27 / 2012

Finding a Home in Houston for Jeremy Lin

Linsanity is moving southwest. The NBA sensation of last season, Jeremy Lin, is headed to the Houston Rockets. If you’ll recall Jeremy Lin bursted on the scene last season with the New York Knicks when electrified the New York crowds by going from bench warmer to 20 points and 10 assists per game before getting hurt. On top of that, he was sleeping on a teammate’s couch as he didn’t have a place to call his own.

Recession Proof Cities

Recession may very well be one of the most used terms you hear in the news today. So it was a little surprising to me when I saw an article that used “recession” in its title, but in a positive way. CNNMoney.com released their ranking of America’s Most Recession-Proof Cities.

July 01 / 2010