About Roger Martin Properties

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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May 12, 2011

Cody Ide - Congratulations!

Cody IdeCongratulations to Jo Anna Ide’s son, Cody Ide! I have known Cody since he was a toddler, so I consider him a member of the Roger Martin Properties extended family.

Cody Alan Ide is graduating as a Texas Scholar from Mirabeau B. Lamar High School. Texas Scholars complete all their high school ...

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Jan. 19, 2011

Electronic Signatures - Handy for Real Estate

Docusign - electronic signatures are valid on real estate contractsElectronic signatures are being used more and more often in real estate deals.  They are safe and fast.  In fact, I have just processed my first contract offer using electronic signatures. I have to say I liked it a lot.  At Roger Martin Properties, our client base is heavy ...

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May 10, 2010

Virginia Chenault - Realtor of the Week

Virginia ChenaultCongratulations to Virginia Chenault, who has been named the Realtor of the Week by the Houston Chronicle.  See the article, below...

Clients Won't Let Their 'Go-To' Realtor Retire

By Jude Patronella, Homes Correspondant

"Since 1979, Virginia Chenault has been selling real estate throughout Houston, making friends along the way ...

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May 3, 2010

Cameron Blaylock Joins Roger Martin Properties

Cameron Blaylock - Roger Martin Properties

I am pleased to welcome Cameron Blaylock back to Roger Martin Properties.  Cameron worked for us while he was in high school, as reported by this article in the Houston Chronicle...

May 2, 2010

"Roger Martin Properties has lured back Cameron Blaylock, who first worked for the real estate ...

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June 6, 2009

Protesting Property Taxes

Lecture by Paul BettencourtGot questions about protesting property taxes????  I recently hosted a lecture by Paul Bettencourt, the former Harris County Tax Assessor/Collector.  The audience was made up of a mix of real estate professionals and property owners, who all joined in a lively discussion.  Here is the resulting article from ...

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Sept. 28, 2008

Hurricane Ike Recovery

Despite Houston's vast size, we really pulled together as a community during the Hurricane Ike recovery.  It was a neighbor-helping-neighbor effort, and I am proud of my city.  We real estate professionals did our best to help as well - I personally coordinated the cleanup for about ten of ...

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May 25, 2008

Roger Martin Makes Office Bike-Friendly

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Local Broker Making His Life, Office Bike-Friendly

May 25, 2008

"Instead of putting the pedal to the metal in his Lincoln Navigator on the way to work, real estate broker Roger Martin is pedaling his bike to Roger Martin Properties to improve his health and promote better stamina in his ...

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April 20, 2008

Storytellers Spin Yarns for Fun-Filled Evening Out

Storyteller Entertains Roger Martin PropertiesThe Storytellers Guild?  Liars Contest?  Not our usual venue, certainly.  But at Roger Martin Properties, we stop from time-to-time and get away from the daily grind.  We try to gather together socially once a quarter with our agents, staff and their families.  The Houston Chronicle published this story ...

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