Roger Martin

May 20, 2015

Five Star Real Estate Professional 2015 | Roger Martin

Roger Martin of Roger Martin Properties - Five Star Professional as seen in Texas Monthly June 2015Roger Martin Properties is pleased to announce that Broker/Owner Roger Martin has been awarded the Five Star Professional Award for 2015. This award is based on evaluations from recent homebuyers in areas of market knowledge, negotiation, customer service, and integrity. More information can be found in the June issue ...

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May 28, 2014

No "Funny Money" in Houston Real Estate

Bubble Gum

Many thanks to Chris Tomlinson of the Houston Chronicle, who quoted me in his recent commentary: "How to Spot a Real Estate Bubble, or Why I'm Comfortable Buying".  Chris raised the issue of whether we are currently experiencing a speculative real estate bubble.  My own personal definition ...

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Dec. 11, 2012

Roger Martin Visits Santa Clause at Edloe Deli

Roger Martin meets Santa Claus at the Edloe Deli in West University PlaceYes Virginia, there really IS a Santa Claus.  And Roger Martin spotted him at the Edloe Deli this week.  But who is who?  Roger is the white-bearded gentleman who is NOT wearing the red suit.  Santa is the other guy.

Happy Holidays to you all!

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July 15, 2012

Carriage Realty - The Way We Were

 Jim Wolf and Roger Martin at Carriage RealtyAhhh... the way we were back at Carriage Realty!

Last week I closed a transaction at the office of Jim Wolf, from Charter Title.  He slipped me this photo from - well, I'm not sure how old this photo is, but we've got to be counting in decades ...

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July 8, 2012

Five Star Real Estate Professional 2012 - Roger Martin

 Roger Martin, Five Star Real Estate Professional in Texas Monthly magazineI have just been named a Five Star Real Estate Professional for 2012.  Many thanks to my clients (whoever you are) who submitted my name.  It was a wonderful surprise to me!

Five Star Real Estate Professionals make up less than 2% of Houston real estate agents ...

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Oct. 19, 2008

Southside Place Offers Small-Town Ambiance

Southside Offers Small Town AmbianceI was recently interviewed by the Houston Chronicle, which published the following article about Southside Place...

Southside Place is a community of about 430 homes tucked within the bustling Bellaire commercial district. Residents love their 'small town in a bit city' so much, few ever leave.

'It's a tight ...

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Jan. 19, 2008

Radio Interview with Roger Martin

Roger's Radio InterviewJanuary 19, 2008

Here I am, discussing Houston real estate live on the radio with Steve Levine of Houston Real Estate Today on CNN 650. The other guest was my friend Tom Laurenzo, VP of urbanFINANCIAL. Tom is my go-to guy when I need a Spanish-speaking loan officer.

To see a ...

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Oct. 21, 2007

Roger Martin Trains Youngest Associate

Roger Martin Trains Youngest AssociateAs a real estate professional, training is always ongoing.  Most of the time, I train a staff of agents.  But recently, I found myself training a young neighborhood boy, as described in the following article from the Houston Chronicle....

October 21, 2007

"Having had a successful career in ...

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April 17, 2005

2005 MS 150 - Roger Martin DID IT AGAIN!

 Roger Martin has completed (again!) the MS 150 Bike Ride

April 16-17, 2005 - The 2005 MS 150 marks my second completion of this grueling bicycle tour.  This year, I rode in honor of a friend with Multiple Sclerosis. I printed her photo and pictures of all my sponsors on a bandana and kept it with me during the ride. So we ...

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April 18, 2004

2004 MS 150 Bicycle Ride - I MADE IT!

Roger Martin and Larry Massey completed the 2004 MS 150 bicycle ride

I am pleased to report that my biking partner, Larry Massey, and I completed the full, two-day 2004 MS 150 bicycle ride on April 17-18, 2004– and it really was uphill and against the wind.  Honest!

Larry is the one who talked me into tackling this event.  For ...

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