Roger Martin and Life in the Loop


Feb. 4, 2016

4908 Mayfair Street | LEASED in Bellaire!

4908 Mayfair is a charming three bedroom, one full bath home located on a quiet street in the Loveland Terrace subdivision.

Property Information

  • House Size: 1,405 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 8,255 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1 Full
  • Listed by Vicki Chu
  • MLS #98731611


  • Quiet street with mature trees.
  • Hardwoods throughout the home. Plentiful natural lighting.
  • Updated kitchen with gas cooktop, refrigerator, an under-counter water filter, and sliding glass doors leading to the back patio.
  • Garage has been converted into a large bedroom with walk-in closets, built-in shelving, and an 8' x 6' computer room.
  • Huge backyard with a storage unit.
  • Landlord is interested in long-term leases!

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Feb. 4, 2016

6311 Woodbrook Lane | LEASED in Timbergrove Manor!

6311 Woodbrook Lane is a stylish and updated two bedroom, two full bath home located in Timbergove Manor! This open floorplan home is ready for immediate occupancy!

Property Information

  • LEASED FOR: $2,400/MO
  • House Size: 1,272 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 8,450 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #12945086


  • Hardwood floors, crown molding, plentiful natural lighting, and neutral paint colors. Very well maintained.
  • Short distance to W. 11th Street Park.
  • Very open floor plan.
  • Front living room is extremely flexible space. Separate living area with built-in bar. Opens to dining room.
  • Large dining area. 'Barn' style door can close off the office area and door to backyard.
  • Updated kitchen with granite counters, subway tile backsplash, stainless appliances, and a corner gas cooktop.
  • Office area off of kitchen.
  • Beautiful updated hall bath with granite counters and accents.
  • Spacious bedrooms with good closet space.
  • Huge, fully fenced backyard with patio. Yard maintenance included with rent.

>More Great Timbergrove Homes


Dec. 15, 2015

Holiday Tapas Luncheon

Holiday Tapas Luncheon at El Meson

Who can say "no" to tapas and paella?  Not the Roger Martin Properties team!  Here we gathered at El Meson restaurant in Rice Village for our annual holiday luncheon.  From left to right: Roger Martin, Chris Martin, Diane Finch, Susan Hilliard, Cynthia Candela, Traci Angelleli, Jo Anna Ide, John Marshall, Mark Newberry, Jane Jurgens, Vicki Chu, Carol Cohen, Ann Martin and SheRanda Samuel.

Happy Holidays!

Roger Martin


Nov. 25, 2015

25th Anniversary Celebration | Roger Martin Properties

Roger Martin celebrates the 25th anniversary of his company, Roger Martin Properties

Thank you to ALL our wonderful friends, clients and staff. You made our 25th anniversary celebration a wonderful success.  And with regard to the last 25 years... we couldn't have done it without you.  In a city with so many choices... thank you for choosing us!

Roger Martin

Roger Martin Properties

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Nov. 24, 2015

Welcome Jim Barker!

Jim Barker, Sales Associate at Roger Martin Propertes

Roger Martin Properties is thrilled to announce that Jim Barker is the newest Sales Associate at our growing firm.  Jim is a passionate, lifelong teacher and educator.  He brings that same enthusiasm and devotion to customer service to his real estate clients.  

Jim Barker is a native Houstonian and a member of Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church, where he serves as a Eucharistic Visitor. In addition to his church activities, he enjoys travel, architecture, Houston’s history and photography.


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 Free Library in each of our six public parks.  Each will reflect a local landmark - this first Little Free Library in Colonial Park is built to resemble West U Elementary and commemorates the school's 75th anniversary.

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Oct. 16, 2015

4018 University Boulevard | LEASED in West University Place!

4018 University Boulevard is a charming three bedroom, two full bath brick cottage located in the heart of West University Place. 

Property Information

  • Leased for: $3,600/mo
  • House Size: 1,595 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 6,188 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Listed by Christopher Martin
  • MLS #22729093


  • Great natural lighting, hardwood flooring, plantation shutters and crown moldings throughout the home.
  • Large combined living/dining area offers plenty of space for furniture and sideboards.
  • Tiled kitchen with a Kenmore refrigerator,  a Kenmore electric stove/oven, an under-counter mounted Whirlpool microwave, and a Maytag dishwasher. 
  • Space built off of the kitchen is good for use as a breakfast or sitting area. Utility area behind louvered doors has enough space for a full size washer and dryer.
  • Large master bedroom. En suite master bath with a shower/tub combination.
  • Two spacious secondary bedrooms share a full hall bath.
  • Charming backyard with a brick patio.
  • Excellent location close to Colonial Park, West University Elementary School, the West University Public Library, and the West University City Center.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale

Oct. 15, 2015

Vicki Chu Joins Roger Martin Properties!

Vicki Chu, Broker Associate with Roger Martin Properties. Photo courtesy of Barfield PhotographyPlease welcome Vicki Chu as a Broker Associate of Roger Martin Properties.  Vicki lives in Bellaire, Texas and works in Bellaire, West University Place, and the Houston Medical Center. She speaks Mandarin Chinese.

Vicki has spent three decades working with Houston builders and homeowners. Her background makes her a perfect fit for Houston's mobile, high-tech real estate clients. Vicki was born in Taiwan and raised in Bangkok, where her father worked for the United Nations. She came to the USA for college, graduating in the top of her class. Vicki was the first female chemical engineer hired by Exxon to provide operations support at their Baytown refinery. For a number of years, Vicki supported herself as a stock market investor, where her strong mathematical skills gave her an analytic edge. But selling real estate has always been her passion.  Vicki loves meeting people and providing the best service possible in the complicated world of residential real estate. 

"This is the first company I interviewed with that mentions putting customers first, which coincides with my own first and highest value," said Vicki.  "Roger Martin built his business on relationships, and so do I. I look forward to a long and rewarding association with Roger and his staff."


Oct. 7, 2015

6417 Westchester Street | LEASED in West University Place!

6417 Westchester Street is a remodeled West University cottage, with a large family room, open living space, and three bedrooms with two full baths.

Property Information

  • LEASED FOR: $3,500/mo
  • House Size: 2,037 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 7,500 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #33814496


  • Excellent condition.
  • Hardwood flooring throughout the house.
  • Nice deck overlooking large yard.
  • Gated driveway leads to detached two car garage.
  • Charming living room with mock fireplace.
  • Good-sized family room with built-ins.
  • Updated kitchen.
  • Easy access to Rice Village and Downtown West University.
  • Zoned to West U Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale

Sept. 22, 2015

Candela Custom Homes | Meet the Builders

Candela Custom Homes | Meet the Builders

Meet Stephen and Charles Candela, who founded Candela Custom Homes in 1985.  The brothers are second-generation home builders, and learned the trade from their father.  They grew up in West University Place, TX and are still building homes in this neighborhood.  Stephen Candela discusses his personal philosophy and history.

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