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May 29, 2015

Twice the Help for Flood Victims

Buffalo Bayou in Flood by Carol Smith

If you want to help our recent flood victims, here are two of our favorite ideas.  

Gift Card Drive

Our young friend (and sometimes receptionist) Lauren is an active member of her BBYO chapter. These kids are collecting gift cards for distribution by Jewish Family Service. Gift cards may be dropped ...

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May 20, 2015

Five Star Real Estate Professional 2015 | Roger Martin

Roger Martin of Roger Martin Properties - Five Star Professional as seen in Texas Monthly June 2015Roger Martin Properties is pleased to announce that Broker/Owner Roger Martin has been awarded the Five Star Professional Award for 2015. This award is based on evaluations from recent homebuyers in areas of market knowledge, negotiation, customer service, and integrity. More information can be found in the June issue ...

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Dec. 10, 2014

2014 Holiday Luncheon

Staff and agents of Roger Martin Properties enjoy holiday luncheon

 

The agents and staff at Roger Martin Properties gathered in the Havana Room of El Meson Restaurant at 2425 University Boulevard, in Rice Village. Our annual holiday luncheon was celebrated with tapas and some Spanish rioja. Seated from right to left are:  SheRanda Samuel, John Marshall, Lee Trenholm, Ginny ...

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Oct. 9, 2014

JoAnna Ide Marries High School Sweetheart!

JoAnna Ide and Ronnie Rehnkopf

The event itself may have been a surprise, but this union has been long in the making. This weekend, JoAnna Ide married Ronnie Rehnkopf, her high school sweetheart.  The wedding took place during their fifty-year class reunion.

Congratulations, JoAnna and Ronnie!

Roger Martin

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May 28, 2014

No "Funny Money" in Houston Real Estate

Bubble Gum

Many thanks to Chris Tomlinson of the Houston Chronicle, who quoted me in his recent commentary: "How to Spot a Real Estate Bubble, or Why I'm Comfortable Buying".  Chris raised the issue of whether we are currently experiencing a speculative real estate bubble.  My own personal definition ...

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Dec. 16, 2013

Julie Webber, as seen in Houston Agent Magazine

Julie Webber, of Roger Martin PropertiesCongratulations to Julie Webber, who was quoted today in Houston Agent Magazine.  Julie spoke on the following topics:

  • Are asking prices slowing down in your area?
  • Do you see Houston entering a housing bubble in the near future?
  • Do you have any predictions for 2014?

Read Julie's answers ...

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March 14, 2013

Dede Aronack joins Roger Martin Properties!

Dede Aronack, Sales Associate with Roger Martin PropertiesI am thrilled to introduce Dede Aronack as the newest real estate agent at Roger Martin Properties!

Dede Aronack has been a REALTOR since 2006.  Her roots in Bellaire go as deep as mine in West University Place.  Dede's connections in Bellaire extend to the parks, schools, and volunteer organizations ...

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April 27, 2012

New Website at Roger Martin Properties!

New Website at Roger Martin PropertiesWe have a new website at Roger Martin Properties, with an all new look - and function!  The new site is clean and colorful.  In addition, it is hugely interactive and chock full of photos, features, and "flags" for things such as open house dates and time.

The information on the website ...

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Feb. 9, 2012

Open House Jewelry Thief Caught

Open House Jewelry Thief Caught!WE GOT HIM! The Open House Jewelry Thief has been caught.

This update is just in from the Houston Association of Realtors.

"Don't Mess with HAR REALTORS!

We have just received official confirmation that the open house jewelry thief has been arrested in Dallas. He reportedly had four outstanding ...

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Feb. 8, 2012

Open House Jewelry Thief Strikes in West U

Open House Jewelry Thief Strikes in West University PlaceAn Open House Jewelry Thief struck one of my listings about two weeks ago.  This brings up a very important aspect of selling your home -- namely Open House safety.

While holding public open house on a Sunday afternoon, I encountered a thief helping himself to my clients' jewelry. The thief ran ...

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