Life in West U

Aug. 3, 2016

Laurie Conner Expands AFA Choral Program

Laurie Conner, AFA Elementary Choral Teacher

Laurie Conner is a sales assocate with Roger Martin Properties and an ace choral teacher at the Meyerland School for the Performing and Visual Arts (formerly Johnston Middle School).  This summer, Laurie has expanded the AFA Summer Music Conservatory to offer intensive choral training to elementary students.   

 Laurie Conner at AFA Closing Ceremony

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May 10, 2016

Give Yourself the Best | by Randy Guttenberger

Randy Guttenberger of Ceros, Inc. speaking to the agents of Roger Martin Properties"What is your best time of the day?" Life Coach Randy Guttenberger asked the agents of Roger Martin Properties. 

Joanna Ide, the former principal at West U Elemenatary, says her best time is the early morning.  Sachin Chawdhry says his best time is the end of the day ...

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May 9, 2016

A Healthy Home from New Living in Rice Village

Roger Martin Properties’ intrepid sales team recently visited Rice Village’s mecca of sustainability, New Living. This store promotes healthy and “green” lifestyles by improving indoor air quality. They carry products such as organic bedding, low-VOC paints, air filtration systems, water purifiers and furniture hand-made from re-claimed hardwoods.

“We didn’t set ...

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April 7, 2016

REALTORS Find Guild-ed Treasures

Gaye Jackson and Gretchen Morris display their outfits from The Charity Guild, Houston, TX 77006Roger Martin Properties welcomed Gaye Jackson, Executive Director of The Guild Shop at their recent Sales Meeting. Jackson and long-time volunteer Gretchen Morris discussed the many ways REALTORS and their clients can take advantage of the great deals found at The Guild Shop. For example, home buyers can furnish their ...

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March 29, 2016

The Happiest City in Texas | West University Place

Zippia recently surveyed 279 cities across the Lone Star State and found the City of West University Place to be the happiest place.

West U's Mayor Susan Sample says she is not surprised and well, she's happy about the selection.  Bellaire follows West U on the list at ...

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March 29, 2016

Village News | Roger Martin on Home Sales

Roger Martin, President of Roger Martin Properties, was featured in the Village News and Southwest News’ recent Home Improvements special edition in the Looking at the Market: Remodeling Permits & Home Sales.  He was quoted, “I think the new construction market in West University is strong.”

“MLS shows there ...

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March 28, 2016

Nourish: Rice Design Alliance's 2016 Architecture Tour

Calling all House Tour and Farmers Market fans! The Rice Design Alliance is holding their 41st Annual Architecture Tour on Saturday, April 9th, and Sunday, April 10th. The tour, dubbed "Nourish", focuses on six homes with edible gardens.

 

Please attend—it’s always a popular tour and the RDA’s biggest annual ...

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March 28, 2016

West U Parks | Award for Excellence

The Texas Recreation and Park Society Institute honored the City of West University Place with its most prestigious award this month at the Galveston Island Convention Center.  West University Place is the only city with a population under 20,000 to be given this designation this year.

In receiving the ...

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Nov. 19, 2015

Colonial Park Little Free Library

Roger Martin Properties is happy to have sponsored a Little Free Library in Colonial Park, the first to be located in a West University Place public park!  

Little Free Libraries encourage people to "Take a Book; Give a Book".  The City of West University Place will place one Little ...

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Feb. 18, 2012

West University Elementary Principal Issues Warning

West University Elementary School Principal Issues Security WarningOn February 14, 2012, West U Elementary School Principal John Threet posted this warning on the school's website:

"Dear Parents:  This morning a car belonging to one of the Beehive parents was broken into while the parent took her child to class.  The vehicle window was broken and ...

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