Roger Martin and Life in the Loop

 

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

Features

  • 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

Features

  • 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

Features

  • 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

 

Sept. 19, 2014

1781 Redfish Ln | LOT SOLD in Crystal Beach, TX

JUST ONE BLOCK OFF THE BEACH!!  1781 Redfish Ln is an extra wide,  75' x 100' lot-and-a-half located in Crystal Beach. This lot is fully-cleared and ready for new construction. Enjoy beach-side living on Bolivar Peninsula. The beautiful Gulf of Mexico is just over the dunes!

Property Information

  • Lot Dimensions:  75' x 100'
  • Lot Size: 7,500 sq ft
  • Listed by John Marshall
  • MLS #884341
  • SOLD FOR: $61,500

 

Sept. 16, 2014

6111 Wakeforest Avenue | SOLD in West University!

6111 Wakeforest Avenue is a great West U home with all the architectural details of a 1939 house such as arched doorways, hardwood floors, classic tile and pedestal sinks. Updates include kitchen & master bath/bedroom, new carpet, one new AC unit, granite kitchen with stainless appliances, brushed nickel hardware and fresh paint in many of the rooms. This house is move-in ready!

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,414 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 5,050 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Julie Webber
  • MLS # 11525126
  • SOLD FOR: $861,565

Features

  • Classic 30's style home, with arched doorways, hardwood floors throughout most of the house, classic tile, and pedestal sinks.
  • Formal living room with plantation shutters and lined silk drapes.
  • Ample sized sunken den w/a gas log fireplace with granite hearth, built-in bookshelves, French doors, vaulted ceilings, and two large windows for natural lighting.
  • Updated kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, white cabinetry, a breakfast bar, and an adjoining, naturally lit breakfast room.
  • Master bedroom suite with vaulted ceiling, crown molding, new carpet, and 3 windows for natural lighting. Master bathroom has a large jet tub, double sinks,  granite countertops, brushed nickel hardware, a nicely sized closet, and a separate tiled shower with dual shower heads.
  • Three secondary bedrooms upstairs with hardwood flooring, fresh paint, and natural lighting.
  • Zoned to West University Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar Highschool.
  • Location convenient to the Village.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale

Sept. 12, 2014

227 West Gray Street | SOLD in Midtown!

227 West Gray Street is a Midtown townhome built in the modern style, with a great location! The townhome has bedrooms on the first and third floors, with an open living area on the second floor. 

Property Information

  • Sold For: $344,380
  • House Size: 1,867 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 1,739 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS # 92245210

Features

  • First floor bedroom with an office niche and a utility room.
  • Second floor living area with open floor plan. Combined living room and dining room areas off of the kitchen. Vaulted ceiling in living room.
  • Galley-style granite kitchen with black front appliances, deep farmhouse sink, good cabinet and pantry space, and granite breakfast bar.
  • Front and back balcony areas. Front balcony is accessible from living room and is suitable for barbecuing.
  • Lovely windows allow for excellent natural lighting.
  • Spacious third floor primary bedroom suite with office space and an adjoining slate-tiled bathroom.
  • Home is in excellent condition, with a new A/C unit and fresh paint.

>More Great Midtown Homes for Sale

Aug. 29, 2014

6417 Westchester Street | LEASED in West University!

6417 Westchester Street is a remodeled West University cottage, with three bedrooms and two full baths. This home, with its large family room and open living space, is ready for immediate occupancy!

Property Information

  • Leased for: $3,900/mo
  • House Size: 2,037 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 7,500 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #36341385

Features

  • 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

Aug. 29, 2014

3720 Albans Road | LOT SOLD in West University!

3720 Albans is a wide lot tucked away in a quiet corner of West University. Located near West U Elementary, the ball fields, and the West University Public Library, build your dream home here!

>See Photos, Maps and List Price

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,512 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 5,809 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS # 96754340
  • SOLD FOR: $700,000

Features

  • Lot Sale.  Home not being shown at this time, appointment required to walk the lot.
  • Located near West University Elementary, the West University Little League Fields, and the West University Public Library.
  • Quiet corner of West University, with little through traffic.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale

 

Aug. 28, 2014

3751 Gardendale Drive | SOLD in Shepherd Forest

3715 Gardendale Drive is an updated 1950's ranch-style home with a mix of original hardwood floors and new tile. Experience resort living at home, with screened-in porch, indoor spa, and large backyard with saltwater pool, water feature and cabana! 

Property Information

  • Sold For:  $326,100
  • House Size: 1,800 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 7,020 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full
  • Listed by Laurie Conner
  • MLS #91663117

Features

  • Three bedrooms, two updated full bathrooms.
  • Kitchen with granite counters, slate backsplash.  All appliances remain with the house.
  • Original hardwood floors in the formal living and dining rooms, as well as all three bedrooms.
  • Recently installed tile flooring in the kitchen, breakfast room, den, laundry room, and both bathrooms.
  • Screened back porch and indoor spa.  Backyard has a saltwater pool, waterfall and cabana.
  • Zoned to Stevens Elementary School, Black Middle School, and Waltrip High School.

>More Great Oak Forest/Shepherd Forest Homes for Sale