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Real Estate Agent - The Chevaux Group
Jim Fredricks, a former newspaper professional, writes on real estate, politics, faith and about the fantastic communities in Montgomery County, Texas, just north of Houston.
Here I am again. It is a cold, dark morning in early November. It is 7 a.m., and I am standing in a circle with a small group of people, all of us clad in running gear and preparing to step out on our first training run of the season. We are here to start training to walk or run a half or full ma...
The fundamentals keep looking good for the Houston area and Montgomery County, which augurs well for home sales as well, now and in the coming year. No matter where you look – consumer spending as measured by sales tax revenue; home sales; unemployment data; or building permits issued – economic ...
Does our nation deserve people like Sgt. Eddie Wright, or Capt. Brent Morell, or any of the hundreds of thousands of servicemen and women who have served this country or been wounded or killed in action? I still say yes, in principal. But we could do more to honor their sacrifice. A lot more. Sgt...
The county's largest communities -- The Woodlands, Conroe -- and several smaller cities posted sizeable increases in sales tax revenue, a sign of increased consumer spending locally. That's good news and a strong sign of a growing market. Underlying consumer demand and growth in the economy is th...
Voters will be going to the polls around the state today to cast ballots on the state constitutional amendments; they’ll also be casting ballots on numerous local issues, including a $200 million Montgomery County road bond referendum. The Courier has a nice breakdown of the issues and its editor...
The Woodlands has branded itself as a great place to "live, work and play" -- and in this case, the brand is reality. One of the things I love most about The Woodlands is its respect for the environment and a desire to merge the best aspects of community with the surrounding natural environment. ...
He’s completed six Ironmans, competed professionally in triathlons, was a collegiate MVP at Clemson University in swimming, is a devoted husband and father, and more recently in the middle of this brutal recession, acquired -- and then expanded -- a string of retail shops devoted to swim sports. ...

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Jim Fredricks, a licensed Realtor® with the Chevaux Group in The Woodlands, is a former newspaper professional who writes on real estate, politics, the economy and the fantastic communities in Montgomery County, Texas, just north of Houston. A 15-year resident of Montgomery County, his knowledge of the community is a great asset to buyers and sellers alike.