4 Ways COVID-19 is Shaping Real Estate Development Design

4 Ways COVID-19 is Shaping Real Estate Development Design

    The way we design the spaces we live, work, and play in has and will continue to change, but there are moments in history that influence the way things happen. The threat of COVID-19 has changed the way we approach real estate from the introduction of more technology, increased use of protective equipment,…

Local Public and Private Partnership Delivers as Promised with Home Buyer Workshop.

Local Public and Private Partnership Delivers as Promised with Home Buyer Workshop.

On Saturday January 4th, 2020, Realinc’s Office of Jason T. Hyman launched their Lost Spaces Program in historic Third Ward with the inaugural Are You On Your Ship Home Buyer Workshop. Partnered with financial sponsor, Third Ward, CDC, Realinc owner, Jason Hyman tapped professionals from every aspect of the home buying process to speak to,…

Q & A with Meka Dixon from Texas Title Company

Meet Meka Dixon from Texas Title! She has been in the title business for 22yrs and at Texas Title for 18yrs and counting. We did a Q & A and drilled her brain to bring you some quality knowledge on a side of real estate that can be confusing for some, the title company. QUESTION:…

You can do this in Houston to fight gentrification!

You can do this in Houston to fight gentrification!

  They caught us slipping this time 3rd Ward, but well be ready next time around. Minimum lot size application filed and signs posted. No more subdividing this block of homes into a sea of roof tops and people fighting for a view of the Houston skyline. Download application – https://www.houstontx.gov/planning/Min-Lot_Size-Min_Bldg_Line.html Check to see if…

Why it's Time for Houston's Planning Commission to Take a Stand

Why it's Time for Houston's Planning Commission to Take a Stand

Power and property are up for grabs. Last week the Washington Terrace Civic Association (WTCA) made a power play at Houston planning commission and walked away with a two-week deferral for a pending townhome development. Residents made the case for preserving affordable single-family homes in their rapidly gentrifying community. They also presented a three-pronged approach…

How the Generational Divide is Costing Minority Communities

How the Generational Divide is Costing Minority Communities

Election season is upon us and as affordability, housing policy and equity issues are thrust into the national spotlight, far too many civil rights organizations are noticeably absent from the conversation. Due in large part to an intergenerational divide, the baton has been dropped leaving many of the organizations with a hollow legacy and no…