Roger Martin and Life in the Loop


Feb. 24, 2015

6501 Westchester | SOLD in West University Place, TX!

6501 Westchester is a beautiful one-of-a-kind Southern California style home. Constructed in 2005 for the current owner, this 5 bedroom, 4 ½ bath home offers exquisite finishes and a premier location in the heart of West University.

Property Information

  • House Size: 4,555 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 8,400 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 4 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #80210449
  • SOLD FOR: $1,849,000


  • Travertine and hardwood flooring, high ceilings, custom tile work, granite counters, and neutral colored hand laid plaster walls throughout the house.
  • Oversized entry porches with double-groin brick vault, gracious arched mahogany doors and windows. 
  • Downstairs living area, w/formal living and dining rooms as well as a family room and morning room. Two travertine stone fireplaces, beamed and barrel vault ceilings, clean architectural lines.
  • Gourmet kitchen w/stained wood cabinets, double Bosch dishwasher, double sub-zero refrigerators with freezer drawers, Wolf gas range with double oven plus a third full oven and a convection microwave. Built-in Meile coffee station.  Excellent granite and marble work spaces, including in the Butler's pantry, which also feature an ice maker and sub-zero wine refrigerator. 
  • Southern exposure morning room opens to stone patio and outdoor dining.
  • Upstairs hallway and master bedroom have dark-stained 6" wide plank wooden floors and coved ceiling. Master bedroom easily accommodates a king size bed and sitting room furniture. Second floor game room.
  • Large master bathroom with his-and-her marble counter, air tub, and a separate shower with double shower heads.
  • The additional bedrooms are all spacious and have their own walk-in closets. Fifth bedroom is on the third floor and has its own full bath, separate central air and heat. Currently used as a large study.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale

Feb. 19, 2015

11503 Atwell Drive | SOLD in Westbury, Houston TX!

11503 Atwell Drive is a quaint home in the Brays Oaks section of Westbury. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home boasts a 9,360 square foot lot. With original hardwood flooring and an expansive backyard, this home is ready for entertaining guests!

Property Information

  • Sold for: $240,000
  • House Size: 1,806 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 9,360 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full
  • Listed by John Marshall
  • MLS #76243983


  • Entry foyer with antique light fixture.
  • Open den, dining room, and kitchen floorplan.
  • Original hardwood flooring.
  • Hall bath recently updated with granite and tile.
  • Expansive backyard great for entertaining or for installing a pool.
  • Excellent location in the midst of southwest Houston. Close to Downtown Houston, Meyerland Plaza, the Galleria, and the Texas Medical Center.

>>See More Great Brays Oaks Homes>>

Dec. 17, 2014

Roger Martin | HAR Top Producer 1st Qtr 2014

Roger Martin - 2014 Top Producer of HAR


Thank you to the Houston Association of Realtors, which has named me a Top Producer for the first quarter of 2014. And thanks as well to all my great listing clients who made this award possible!

Roger Martin

Roger Martin Properties

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 Hood, Roger Martin, Chris Martin, Diane Finch, Susan Hilliard, Dede Aronack, Cynthia Candela, JoAnna Ide, and Jane Jurgens. Notice that the plates are all empty - yum!

Nov. 6, 2014

4517 Feagan Street | SOLD in Rice Military, Houston TX!

4517 Feagan Street, Unit B, is a three-story, two bedroom, two-and-a-half bath townhome located in the highly sought after Rice Military area. The home has a first floor bedroom, second floor living and dining area, and spacious third floor master suite, all well-maintained.

Property Information

  • SOLD FOR: $343,000
  • House Size: 1,766 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 1,500 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2 full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS # 54170402
  • SOLD FOR: 343,000


  • Hardwood floors and high ceilings with neutral colors throughout.
  • First floor bedroom with full bath.
  • Second floor living with open living and dining areas, kitchen, half bath and a gas log fireplace.
  • Granite kitchen with stained cabinets, breakfast bar, Whirlpool black front appliances, gas cooktop and great storage space.
  • Spacious third floor master suite. Master bath has granite counters, shower, and a jet tub.
  • Balcony off of living area.
  • Easy to maintain pea gravel backyard.
  • Zoned to Memorial Elementary, Hogg Middle School, and Reagan High School.
  • Full ownership, no HOA fees.

>More Great Homes for Sale in Rice Military

Nov. 4, 2014

Goodbye to Julie Webber!

Julie Webber

Julie Webber is moving back to her home town of Fort Worth, TX. The kids are in college, the nest is empty, and it's a great time for her to relocate nearer to her family.

Even so, we are sorry to see her go, and we will all miss her.  All the best to you, Julie!

Roger Martin


Posted in Julie Webber
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

Oct. 3, 2014

8426 Edgemoor Drive | SOLD in Sharpstown Country Club Terrace, Houston TX!

8426 Edgemoor Drive is a beautifully updated single story home with a great location! This recently repainted property has such features as new blinds and light fixtures, granite counters, and an oversized den.

Property Information

  • House Size: 1,998 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 8,678 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #67834054
  • SOLD FOR: $219,000


  • Updated granite kitchen with new appliances, travertine floors with coordinated travertine mosaic backsplash
  • Breakfast room.
  • New paint, blinds, and light fixtures.
  • Flagstone front porch.
  • Oversized den with vaulted ceiling and gas log fireplace.
  • Spacious master bedroom with new carpet and walk-in closet overlook a lovely backyard.

Photos, Maps and List Price

Oct. 3, 2014

1105 W 21st Street #D | SOLD near the Heights!


1105 W 21st Street #D is a well-maintained patio home located in Shady Acres in the greater Heights area.  This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has a beautiful blend of traditional and contemporary styling.  

Property Information

  • House Size: 1,500 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 1,756 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #73820073
  • SOLD FOR: $304,000


  • Recent 2005 construction
  • Contemporary styling with hardwood flooring, open trusses and exposed wooden beams.
  • Second floor living area with a combined living and dining room opening directly into the kitchen.
  • Kitchen with granite counters and breakfast bar.
  • Three bedrooms on the third floor, including the master suite. 'Fridge, washer and dryer are all included.

>More Great Heights Homes for Sale


Sept. 19, 2014

3525 Sage #1217 | CONDO SOLD in the Galleria!

3525 Sage Road, Unit 1217, is a beautiful twelfth floor condo. This condo is fully furnished and move-in ready. Enjoy resort style living in the heart of Houston!

Property Information

  • Sold For: $180,000
  • House Size: 794 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1 full
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS # 86557154


  • Fully furnished twelfth floor unit with a great view.
  • Kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances.
  • Fresh neutral colored paint.
  • Washer, dryer, and refrigerator stay.
  • 24 hour concierge, a swimming pool, and fitness center. Parking is assigned and in a controlled entrance garage.
  • Galleria location.

>More Great Galleria Homes for Sale