Posted on February 21, 2013 by Sandcastle Homes
Houston Real Estate continues to flourish in 2013. According to the Houston Association of Realtors, January 2013 marked the 20th consecutive month of positive home sales. The average price for a single-family home reached $200,296—this marked the highest level for a January month in Houston. The national average inventory for single-family homes is 4.4 months. Houston inventory fell to 3.6 months of single-family homes which is the lowest Houston has seen since December 1999.
Watch the full MLS update for January 2013 here.
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Posted on January 17, 2013 by Sandcastle Homes
Sandcastle Homes is a committed partner to the Greater Houston Builders Association Green Built Gulf Coast since 2007.
As a part of the Initiative, Sandcastle Homes has adopted green building practices in six categories that cover the complete construction process, from beginning to end: Site Development, Materials, Energy, Health, Water and Operations.
The mission of the Green Built Gulf Coast is to accelerate the adoption of building practices that result in energy-efficient, healthier and environmentally sustainable buildings by promoting credible and practical green building approaches for residential and commercial construction.
For more information about the benefits of owning a green built new home, click here to visit the GHBA Green Built Gulf Coast website.
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Posted on December 19, 2012 by Sandcastle Homes
November marks another flourishing month for the housing industry in Houston, Texas. According to the Houston Association of Realtors, November 2012 is the 18th consecutive month of positive home sales. The average price of a single-family home rose 10.5%, year-over-year, to $228,275—this is the highest level for a November month in Houston. In addition to increased pricing, Houston’s inventory dropped to 4.1 months compared to 6.2 months in 2011. This inventory drop is the lowest level recorded since December 2000 is lower than the national inventory average of 5.4 months.
From the foregoing, it is clear the housing industry in Houston is thriving and will likely continue to do so.
Read the complete press release from the Houston Association of Realtors here!
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Posted on December 11, 2012 by Sandcastle Homes
Sandcastle Homes has sold 7 out of 12 homes in the Heights on Dorothy Street. All homes are freestanding, 2-story, have 3 bedrooms, and 2.5 baths. Dorothy Street is located in Heights Annex and is minutes from the neighborhood’s best dining, shopping, and entertainment!
Homes are priced in the low $300′s!
1321 Dorothy St- Bordeaux, $324,900
1313 Dorothy St- Monte Carlo, $319,900
1309 Dorothy St- Barcelona, $319,900
1305 Dorothy St-Bordeaux, $324,900
1303 Dorothy St- Barcelona, $319,900
Visit our website for more information: www.SandcastleHouston.com
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Posted on November 13, 2012 by Sandcastle Homes
According to the Houston Business Journal, Houston remains amongst the top five cities for economic health of major metropolitan areas. Houston is one of nine markets to have seen home prices increase over the past five years, appreciating 5.82%.
Cities that ranked in the top five of the Business Journal’s numbers on economic index include Oklahoma City, followed by Austin, Tulsa, Houston, and Omaha.
The Business Journal ranked San Antonio 10th on the list and Dallas took the 17th spot.
To learn more about the Business Journal’s economic index, please view: http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2012/11/12/houston-stays-in-top-5-in-economic.html
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Posted on October 22, 2012 by Sandcastle Homes
Sandcastle Homes has 1 home left in one of Houston’s most desired inner-loop neighborhoods, Cottage Grove!
Our last home currently available is our newest floor plan, the Bordeaux. This freestanding, 2-story home is conveniently located off of Larkin Street; the home will be ready for a January move-in date.
The Bordeaux includes an open kitchen overlooking the living room, a private dining room, spacious game room, luxurious Master suite, and a jack-and-jill bathroom adjoining the two secondary bedrooms.
Hurry, before it’s too late!
MLS Listing #31366687: 5307B Larkin- $314,900
For more information, visit our website: http://www.SandcastleHouston.com
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Posted on October 8, 2012 by Sandcastle Homes
On October 6, 2012, The Greater Houston Builders Association held the ‘Houston’s Best Prism Awards’ at the Hilton Americas Houston to celebrate and recognize the industry’s finest homebuilders around the Greater Houston area.
Sandcastle Homes is proud to announce that our Manchester floor plan has been named “Custom Home Design Under $400,000” and “Custom Home Townhome Product Design”! The Manchester floor plan encompasses many features that are ideal for homeowners living a fast paced, urban life-style, which include: an open floor plan, French doors opening up to a private downstairs study, a kitchen overlooking the breakfast room with abundant granite counter space and cabinet space, a luxurious Master bath, low-maintenance yard, and a detached garage with alley access.
In addition, Nicole Keown was a top 3 finalist in the category of Green Building Advocate of the Year!
“Houston’s Best Prism Awards” honor the year’s top builders, remodelers and developers in the Greater Houston area. Entries were judged by a panel of out-of-state industry experts.
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