Author: Boulevard Realty

Boulevard Realty is a top grossing residential real estate firm in Houston, ranking as one of the city's top 10 inner loop firms and its top mid-size firm. It is also recognized as one of Houston Business Journal's Top 25 residential real estate firms. Boulevard has offices in the Heights and West University, but its agents are active all over Houston. In addition, Boulevard has agents living and working in Galveston, with an office in the historic Washington Building in Downtown Galveston. The company’s broker/owner, Bill Baldwin, consistently rates as one of the Top 25 Residential Realtors in Houston.
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Back to School in Houston

Today is the start of school for students in Houston ISD, as well as most of the Greater Houston school districts. It’s a time of great anticipation for students and parents alike. Parents especially look forward to getting back into a predictable routine after the fun of summer programs and family vacations. The start of…

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House Styles to Know | #4: Craftsman Bungalow (1905-1930)

This post is part of a series called House Styles to Know A bungalow is a type of building, originally from Bengal, India, that is now found throughout the world. When people think of bungalows, they think of a low-rise structure with a porch across the front of the home. In the U.S., a bungalow is either single-story…

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Home Styles to Know | #3: American Foursquare (1895-1930)

This post is part of a series called House Styles to Know The Foursquare style, sometimes called the Prairie Box, can be found in nearly every part of the U.S. The houses are usually two stories and built in a simple box shape, with four rooms on each floor. The downstairs would consist of an entry…

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Fun August Events

Houston hosts many August events that you might enjoy attending, Indoors and outdoors, inside and outside The Loop, day and night, whatever your pleasure there’s plenty to do in H-Town. Houston Restaurant Weeks 2015 | Daily – Houston’s best restaurants are at it again offering special prix fixe menus and pricing throughout the month with…

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Allen Parkway renovations begin with reduction in speed limit

For the next 10 months or so, certain parts of Allen Parkway will undergo an $11 million serious transformation, meaning that beginning on Monday, August 3, motorists may need to find alternate routes. The first change you’ll probably notice is a speed limit reduction from 40 mph to 35 mph. Next you’ll notice fewer lanes…

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White Linen Night is Saturday, Aug. 1, 6-10 p.m.

White Linen Night in The Heights is this Saturday, August 1, 2015, from 6-10 p.m. The event shines the spotlight on local artists, charities and businesses that thrive in the eclectic Heights neighborhood. This year plans to be bigger and better than ever as organizers expand the staging areas, featured activities and participants. White Linen…

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House Styles to Know | #2: 1880-1910: Queen Anne Style

This post is part of a series called House Styles to Know It’s hard to have a real estate blog without mentioning different styles of homes. Keep watching for more styles, but this post provides information about Queen Anne Style homes that were generally built 1880-1910. Of all the Victorian house styles, Queen Anne is…

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