Latest Greater Houston Stories

2013-07-08 23:22:19

Connect Realty's new corporate division, under Scott’s leadership, will provide unprecedented communication amongst home buyers, builders, and developers. With 26 years of experience and established trust within the building industry, Scott is uniquely qualified to properly coordinate the buyer/builder/developer business. The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Scott H. von Gonten, REALTOR®, CGA, CGP, SHA, CR, CDST, a licensed Texas Real Estate Agent, has joined Connect...

2013-06-21 23:23:02

The Real Estate Marketing Insider announces the publication of its weekly Local Spotlight feature, this week profiling The Woodlands, a planned city near Houston, Texas. The announcement was made following a story in the Community Impact Newspaper that featured a “seller’s market” in The Woodlands. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 The Real Estate Marketing Insider published this week’s edition of its Local Spotlight feature, a column that draws attention to an outstanding...

2013-05-31 23:01:18

Educational Consultants and Treatment Professionals Get a Real Taste of Life on “The Ranch” Needville, TX (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 On May 21, a group of Houston-based educational consultants, therapists, and treatment professionals were invited to tour Fulshear Ranch Academy–a unique young-adult treatment and transitional-living program for women, ages 18 — 24, with emotional and behavioral issues. But instead of just walking the campus, the group of professionals...

2013-04-30 13:58:34

Researchers at UC Riverside and Iowa State also find that voters who remain optimistic are more likely to cast ballots and suffer greater disappointment when candidate loses Scholars have long known that voters tend to believe that the candidates they support will win, even when victory seems unlikely. But there has been little research about how voter expectations of election outcomes change in the weeks before Election Day, or how those expectations relate to the level of disappointment...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.