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Houston Real Estate Blog by Erion Shehaj



When the economy started to show significant strains in the middle of last year, Senator Obama spoke of the need to stem foreclosures in an attempt to help a struggling housing market that was feeling their effects in slower sales and lower prices. Now, one week in, President Obama followed thro...
When the news broke out yesterday, that Steve Jobs (co-founder of Apple) was taking a leave of absence due to complications with cancer, the blogosphere (and Twittersphere) went into a frenzy. From straight reporting of the breaking story to dump-apple-stock urges to "you're an idiot if you sell"...
Flirting It came to us on a stuffy autumn afternoon after viewing a foreclosure property. I had just gotten off the phone with one of our investor clients and the news was not good. After presenting him with what I though was an offer he could not refuse he proved I was no Don Corleone. Reason: ...
This past week we closed escrow on our townhome listing in Rice Military and we're extremely happy with the final outcome: After just 37 days on the market and 35 total showings, the townhome was sold at 96% of asking price. To put things in perspective, Rice Military townhomes (in the past six m...
Most people can see some social value in Twitter as soon as they really start to use it properly. You get to have meaningful conversations with interesting people, read articles that other tweeps have found interesting, keep abreast of the issues that are debated there every day and even have Bli...
In real estate, there's an age old axiom: Always Be Closing! Generations upon generations of agents have been trained to orient their mental compass - and therefore their actions - towards that closing North. Even, arguably the best book on residential real estate, The Millionaire Real Estate Age...
I'll be the first to admit that in the beginning I was a Twitter superskeptic. On the surface it appeared to be a useless platform, a massive generator of unimportant noise and a timehog.  Now, I was no complete stranger to social media: I had been using Facebook (among other sites) for the longe...
  I had been thinking about it for quite sometime and I just kept clinging to those yellow manila folders as a backup to my digital files on my computer. But who was I kidding? It would be easier for me to recreate a document from scratch rather than find it in that mountainous file terrain that ...
I remember how addictive it was when I joined Active Rain almost two years ago. I couldn't stop reading, writing, commenting and "racking up the points". Two, sometimes three posts a day in addition to the numerous articles I read and commented on at an all-consuming pace. I couldn't believe it w...

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