Katy Real Estate

The resort-style Amenity Village in Katy's Cane Island, a master-planned community. Courtesy Rise Communities.

Asian American Real Estate Association Honors Cane Island Developer

  CITY OF KATY  (Covering Katy) – Rise Communities, developer of the Katy master-planned community of Cane Island and the Texas 288 master-planned community of Meridiana, has been named Developer of the Year by the Asian American Real Estate Association. Rise Communities was recognized for the quality of its two new communities and for hosting […]

February Real Estate Report for Katy

  KATY (AaronLayman.com) – Katy home sales rose 13 percent in February, besting the 4 percent increase in sales activity in the general Houston area. Sales of new construction were also slightly higher in February compared to the leap year month of last year. Despite one less day for the year-over-year comparison, sales volume was […]

President Trump signed numerous executive orders Friday night. One of them halted an FHA premium cut.

Layman’s Analysis: FHA Premium Cut Halted by Trump

Move Designed to Head Off Future Problems WASHINGTON (AaronLayman.com) – Well that didn’t take long! The proposed FHA premium reduction has been halted by the Trump administration. Mortgageee Letter 2017-07 was issued within hours of Mr. Trump being sworn into office. The scheduled 25-basis point premium cut was slated to take effect January 27, a parting gift […]

Big Increase in November Katy Home Sales

KATY (Covering Katy) – Katy Texas homes were flying off the shelf in November as buyers hedged election year uncertainty and locked in their relocation plans. Compared to November of last year sales volume in the Katy area was up by 19 percent. Sales in Houston as a whole rose by 21 percent year-over year. New […]

The kitchen island did not appear to be infested with termites until the stove was turned on.

BAD INSPECTION: Termite infestation not caught by building inspector in Katy

New Katy Home Looked Beautiful Until Termites Swarmed from Kitchen Island KATY (Covering Katy) – What began as the first real home cooked meal in their new Katy home turned into a scene from a horror movie for new Katy residents as thousands of winged insects flew from cabinets, drawers and vents in the island […]