Houston is Named the 10th Most Joyous City in the World

Wow! Who knew? In a new study, The Joy Index, Houston ranked 10th in this first ever index. We knew we had a dynamite food scene and awesome museum and theatre districts, but JOYOUS? Come to find out, both those factors along with being the most ethnically diverse city in the country made a big impression in naming Houston to the short list for JOY. Only 3 US cities made the cut! GO Houston!! Created by a collaboration between Bank of America, Conde Nast Traveler, and happiness experts, Shawn Achor and Gretchen Rubinaveler. the joy index, analyzes data from the United Nations and Gallup along with these 6 key happiness factors identified by the experts to create the list: environment, well being, culture, connection, adventure and wonder. The must see landmarks mentioned for Houston are the Buffalo Bayou Cistern and The Museum of Fine Arts. Love that our beloved city is getting the kudos it...

Get Sold On Houston

I am so excited to be launching my new website, www.getsoldonHouston.com. Hope you’ll find that it becomes a go to site for not only everything real estate in Houston, but what’s happening here, local restaurant reviews, area resources, trusted vendors and even the weather. As a native Houstonian (rare breed these days!), I’ve watched Houston grow from barely a bleep on the US radar into the international, world class city it has become. Ask any of my clients and I think they would say my enthusiasm for Houston gives them a perspective they might not have appreciated. From downtown to the Galleria, Spring/ Woodlands area to Katy and Sugar Land, I’ve covered it during my thirty years in the real estate and mortgage businesses. My goal is to share with you the pulse of the real estate market, news of Houston’s dynamic business development and the city’s diverse cultural happenings. I want to be that go to Realtor that you think of when you, friends or family are thinking of buying or selling in Houston. I want you to GET SOLD ON HOUSTON just as I have! Stay tuned! There’s so much more to...