Here Are the 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold in July

Evan W. Black

AS THE NUMBER of listings continues to increase, marking a return to a more balanced market, sellers still seemed to have the advantage in July, as a number of homes — even the most expensive ones! — flew off the market in a matter of days and for well above asking. Check out the 10 priciest homes that sold in July.

Summer Realty Spotlight: Fab Fixer-Uppers and Other Top Market Trends

Evan W. Black

THE TEMPS OUTSIDE are hotter than ever, but is Houston’s scorching real estate market finally cooling off? As a return to a balanced market, in which neither the buyer nor the seller has a big advantage, approaches, here’s a closer look at the trends of 2022.

Summer Realty Spotlight: Houston’s Priciest Home and Other Lavish Listings Now

Evan W. Black

THE TEMPS OUTSIDE are hotter than ever, but is Houston’s scorching real estate market finally cooling off? As a return to a balanced market, in which neither the buyer nor the seller has a big advantage, approaches, here’s a closer look at the record-high prices roller-coaster inventory.


‘Natural Passion’ Makes Fourth-Gen Houstonian Sarah Callaway Sulma a Realty Star

AS A FOURTH-generation Houstonian, Sarah Callaway Sulma has a unique and invaluable view of the city. Her deep seated connection to Houston led her down the path to becoming one the city's most well-respected, and renowned real estate agents. Sarah's natural passion for the real estate industry from a young age led her to where she is today. "I know that it sounds cheesy, but it is the truth! I wanted to be in real estate from a young age," Sarah shares. "The late-great restaurateur, Tony Vallone, put me together with real estate legend, Martha Turner, and Martha put me together with Cathy Cagle. The rest is history-13 years of success and counting!" Now with over 13 years in real estate and $55M+ in residential real estate sales, Sarah brings a rare combination of knowledge, skill, and advocacy to each one of her clients.

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