Yearly Archives: 2016

Felipe Rael Appointed to Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas’ Advisory Council

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) is pleased to announce the appointment of Felipe Rael to FHLB Dallas' 2016 Affordable Housing Advisory Council. His three-year term began January 1, 2016

Culberson Opposes HUD Project Near Overcrowded Briargrove Elementary

After meeting with Briargrove residents, the Houston Housing Authority (HHA), Houston Independent School District (HISD) officials, and other local officials regarding a new 250-unit multi-family housing development, Representative John Culberson (TX-07) sent the attached letter to Secretary Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and released the following statement.

Texas luxury home sales continue growth in 2015

Luxury home sales continued to be one of the fastest growing housing segments in Texas’s largest markets in 2015, according to the 2016 Texas Luxury Home Sales Report released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS®. The report cites sales volume increases from 4.5% to 36.4% for homes sold at $1 million or more in the four major Texas markets.

Deadline Looms for Texans with Storm Damage

Texas homeowners and renters with damage from the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding Oct. 22-Oct. 31 have only until Monday, Jan. 25, to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Texas Home Recognized in National Design Competition

Pine Creek Place, a 1970s-era home in Fredericksburg, Texas, has been selected as the South Central regional winner in 2015 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The home also received the 2015 BALA for Remodel of the Year

Digital Photography Workshops Coming to Texas State Parks This Spring

Texas State Parks are the perfect place to the see the unique landscapes, plants and wildlife that call Texas home. Coming this spring, two state parks in Central Texas will help nature enthusiasts learn how to capture the splendor through photography workshops with professional photographers.

Protect Your Home and Family from Radon

Radon—the silent killer—is responsible for about 21,000 lung cancer deaths every year. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency encourages Americans around the country to test their homes for this naturally occurring radioactive gas. Winter is an especially good time to test because windows and doors are closed and families tend to spend more time inside where radon can be trapped

SABOR Relief Efforts for Central & South Texas Tornado Victims

Last night, many of our members were affected by tornadoes that ripped through their communities. Floresville and D’Hanis particularly were devastated by the storms as were members in areas all around the San Antonio area.


Benefits of Hiring an Accident Attorney

The Benefits of Hiring an Accident Attorney

Road accidents are more common that one might think. Did you know that according to Texas Department of Transportation, 1 crash occurs every 59 seconds in Texas? In the unfortunate situation of a road crash, your injuries are not the only thing you need to worry about.