Roger Martin and Life in the Loop


Aug. 18, 2017

422 Forest Lake Dr | SOLD in Clear Lake!

422 Forest Lake Dr - for Sale in Clear Lake

TLC needed! 422 Forest Lake Drive is near Robinson Elementary and community pools. The 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, Tudor home has generously-proportioned rooms, large closets, flexible space, and "good bones". The home is in original condition, so a buyer can completely customize carpet, counters, paint and wallpaper. With imagination, this home will come to life! Listed by Jim Barker (832-226-1861).

Property Information

  • House Size: 3,430 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 10,062 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Jim Barker
  • MLS #82622690


  • Formal Dining Room and Living Room
  • Spacious den with large fireplace hearth and gaslog fireplace
  • Parquet brick floors in den and breakfast room
  • Blueprints convey with the property. 

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Aug. 4, 2017

3715 Maroneal | SOLD in Braes Heights, TX!

3715 Maroneal Street is a beautifully maintained four bedroom, three and a half bathroom brick home. This property has great curb appeal, with mature landscaping including two live oaks and a porte-cochere. Formal living and dining rooms, traditional floor plan, large family room that opens to the breakfast area and kitchen, separate quarters above the garage and more.

Property Information

  • House Size: 4,231 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 8,125 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Vicki Chu
  • MLS #27886544


  • Curb appeal. Two live oaks and a porte-cochere.
  • Formal entry, living room, and dining room.
  • Paneled study with built-ins and pocket French doors.
  • Large 20' x 18' family room with built-ins, a wet bar, gas log fireplace, and French doors overlooking the French doors. Open to the kitchen and breakfast area.
  • Granite island kitchen with a Thermador cooktop located on the island, a 42" Subzero refrigerator, huge pantry, double oven, breakfast bar, and butler's pantry.
  • Spacious master bedroom suite. Double walk-in closets with built-ins, vanities, large tub and separate shower.
  • Game room with built-ins.
  • Large utility room with broom closet and tons of storage.
  • Quarters with full bath above the air-conditioned garage. Insulated garage door.
  • Private 25' x 25' backyard overlooked by the covered back porch
  • Zoned to Twain Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check availability.

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Aug. 4, 2017

3314 Coastwood Lane | SOLD in Pearland, TX!

3314 Coastwood Lane is a wonderful two story lakefront home located on a beautiful cul-de-sac in Pearland's The Lakes at Countryside subdivision. This five bedroom, three full bathroom house has just been updated, with fresh paint throughout the house, including the closets, new carpet, granite counters, and brand-new fittings for all of the bathrooms as well as the kitchen.

Property Information

  • Sale Price: $389,900
  • House Size: 3,330 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 7,089 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3 Full
  • Listed by Sachin Chowdhry
  • MLS #78464381


  • Recently updated. Fresh paint, new carpets, granite counters, new fittings in all the bathrooms and the kitchen.
  • Beautiful formal living and dining rooms.
  • Tiled island kitchen with granite counters, island cooktop, and plentiful storage space. Breakfast area off of the kitchen overlooks the backyard and lake.
  • One bedroom with a full bath on the ground floor.
  • Spacious master bedroom with a lovely master bathroom suite with double sinks and a separate shower and bathtub.
  • Three additional bedrooms up, as well as a large flexible room that could easily be an entertainment area, game room, or study.
  • Lovely landscaped lakefront backyard.
  • Zoned to Challenger Elementary, Berry Miller Middle School, and Glenda Dawson High School. Please check availability.

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July 28, 2017

6411 Vanderbilt Street | SOLD in West University Place, TX!

Luxury. Location. Lifestyle.

6411 Vanderbilt Street is elegant Old World living on almost half an acre in the heart of West University Place.

The stucco exterior is accented with limestone, slate, wrought iron, stained wood, gas lanterns, brick, and a terra cotta roof.  

Clerestory windows in the soaring, two-story, grand entry cast light onto the spiral iron stairway and hand-painted, domed ceiling.

Outstanding craftsmanship throughout the home adds timeless elegance, including hand-scraped wood floors; inlaid granite, limestone and marble surfaces; and warm colors. 

Property Information

  • House Size: 8,201 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 20,000 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 6 or 7
  • Bathrooms: 7 Full, 2 Half
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #37979470


  • Two-story, double-sided limestone fireplace.
  • Library with fireplace and marble surround.
  • Epicurean kitchen with two granite islands and inlaid stone-and-wood floor, high-end stainless appliances and Subzero refrigerator.
  • First floor master bedroom suite and additional first floor guest bedroom suite.
  • Second floor entertainment wing includes game room, exercise room, theater, and a studio or quarters.
  • Outdoor entertainment complex with heated free-form salt water pool; loggia with a full summer kitchen; sport court; and mosquito control system.
  • Elevator
  • Zoned to West University Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check availability.

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July 27, 2017

7230 Pella Drive | LEASED in Sharpstown, TX!

7230 Pella Drive is a charming four bedroom, two full bath located in Sharpstown. This charming home features neutral paint-colors and laminate floors throughout the house, plantation shutters across the front, a large 15,190 square foot lot. Two bedrooms down, two bedrooms up with a recently updated A/C system. Move-in ready.

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,204 sq ft per Owner
  • Lot Size: 15,190 sq ft per Appraisal District
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #51645824


  • Recent air conditioning, fresh neutral paint, and hardware installed.
  • Laminate flooring throughout house. Brick stone style floor in entry, kitchen, den, and breakfast room.
  • Combined living and dining area.
  • Kitchen with new refrigerator, single electric oven, cooktop and dishwasher. Countertop microwave remains with the listing. Attached breakfast area with fabric-and-wood shutters.
  • Den with brick fireplace. Open to the breakfast area.
  • Four spacious bedrooms, each with closet space. Master and second bedroom down, two bedrooms up.
  • Enormous flexible room could be storage, a play room, or an extra closet.
  • Screened-in sun porch overlooks the huge backyard.
  • Huge backyard, fully fenced.
  • Zoned to White Elementary School, Sugar Grove Middle School, and Sharpstown High School. Please check availability.

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July 14, 2017

4018 University Boulevard | LEASED in West University Place, TX!

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
  • House Size: 1,595 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 6,188 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #5712046
  • Leased for: $3,600/mo


  • 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 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.

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July 7, 2017

4114 Buras Pass Lane | SOLD in Villas of Brentwood!

4114 Buras Pass Lane is a lovely two story house located in Villlas of Brentwood. This gently lived-in home has three or four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and one half bath. This charming property has a large kitchen and breakfast area, a separate dining area, and a spacious living room. Great for entertaining.

Property Information

  • Sold for: $160,000
  • House Size: 1,926 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 4,906 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3 or 4
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by John Marshall
  • MLS #71780360


  • Large front living room with bay window.
  • Open entry to the dining area from living room.
  • Excellent natural light.
  • Expansive kitchen with plentiful storage space and counters. Refrigerator and stove/range stay with the house. Room for a movable kitchen island. Breakfast room is located off of kitchen with a view of the backyard.
  • Flexible downstairs room could easily be a home office or a fourth bedroom.
  • Upstairs flex space at the top of the stairs could be a playroom, media room, or study.
  • Large master bedroom with bay windows and vaulted ceilings. Master bathroom with double sinks, a soaking tub, and separate shower.
  • Upstairs utility room conveniently located near all three bedrooms. Washer and dryer stay with the house.
  • Large, open and private backyard. Space for a pool.
  • Zoned to Hobby Elementary School, Lawson Middle School, and Madison High School. Please check availability.

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July 1, 2017

Roger Martin | HAR Top Producer 2nd Quarter Listings 2017

Roger Martin of Roger Martin PropertiesMany thanks to the Houston Association of Realtors, who has named me one of their second quarter 2017 Top Producers for my work with real estate sellers.  And thank you, also, to all my wonderful clients and friends who have made this award possible.

Roger Martin

June 29, 2017

1915 Twin Springs Drive | SOLD in Kingwood, TX!

1915 Twin Springs Drive is a lovely Tudor-style home located on a spacious 10,680 square foot lot in Kingwood. This three bedroom, two full bath home has formal living and dining rooms, a spacious family room, a garage workshop, and a gorgeous, organically-maintained yard with mature landscaping.

Property Information

  • Listing Agent: Laurie Conner
  • House Size: 1,997 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 10,680 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2 full
  • MLS # 95113943


  • Spacious 10,680 square foot lot with mature landscaping.
  • Front foyer with brick floors and glass side lights.
  • Formal living and dining rooms with parquet wood floors and large windows for natural light.
  • Updated kitchen with travertine floors, granite counters, under-cabinet lighting, off-white appliances, stone backsplash, oil-rubbed bronze fixtures, double-deep sink, and plentiful storage. 
  • Breakfast room open to kitchen and den. Overlooks covered patio and verdant backyard. Separate laundry room and back entry located off of breakfast room.
  • Den with vaulted, beamed ceiling, built-in bookshelf and brick gaslog fireplace. Large windows overlooking backyard.
  • Plantation shutters throughout the bedroom wing.
  • Master bedroom with two closets; one is a walk-in. Master bath has a granite counter with an updated walk-in shower.
  • Two secondary bedrooms. Corner bedroom has two closets. Middle bedroom is inviting and ready to serve as a bedroom or an office. Both share a hall bath with a long counter and a shower/tub.
  • Located one block from Foster Elementary School. Zoned to Foster Elementary, Kingwood Middle School, and Kingwood Park High School. Please check availability.

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June 23, 2017

4119 Cason Street | LEASED in West University Place, TX!

4119 Cason Street is a charming four bedroom, three full bathroom colonial-style home located in the heart of West University Place. This home has elegant formal livings, all hardwood floors on the first floor, bedrooms located on the first floor as well as the second, a fully enclosed sun room overlooking the backyard and more!

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,316 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 6,600 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3 full
  • Listed by Sachin Chowdhry
  • MLS # 23871640


  • Convenient location in the heart of West University Place. Easy access to the Medical Center. Located on a corner lot.
  • Hardwood floors on first floor.
  • Elegant formal living and dining rooms.
  • Working kitchen with a garden window.
  • Two secondary bedrooms located on the first floor, both with Murphy beds. Full bathroom downstairs.
  • Spacious upstairs master bedroom with study nook and built-in shelves. Master bath has granite counters and shower.
  • Fourth bedroom upstairs has its own full bath as well.
  • Fully enclosed sun room with air conditioning overlooks the backyard.
  • Sprawling backyard with walkway leading to two car detached garage.
  • Zoned to West University Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check availability.

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