The More Things Change …

We recently dusted off last year’s River Oaks Market Report updates to see any patterns with late Spring 2017 and, more important, to tease out any significant differences. The first few paragraphs of our June 2017 report could be used verbatim for where we stand right now: … mixed signals … at higher price-points …

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Golfing in Guadalajara

Many Houstonians know Guadalajara because it’s the jumping-off point to an adventure in Tequila. From this bustling city – it’s Mexico’s second largest, after Mexico City – you can hire a driver and travel about 90 minutes northwest to the agave-studded hillsides and sample your way through the area, tasting the products of both large

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Let It Rot!

If you’re serious about gardening, then you’ve at least considered composting. It’s the classic and old-fashioned way to build better soil, foster a healthier ecosystem and, not least, save a little money over the long term. Composting is also a simple and inexpensive way to reduce and reuse kitchen and garden waste. Gardeners know that

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