5353 Holly Springs

PER THE YEAR'S trend, home prices were up and the number of active listings was way, way down (by 55 percent, compared to this time last year!) in March. And houses in the luxury sector — from regal River Oaks mansions to beautiful new builds in Memorial — are flying off the market as fast as ever. Here are the 10 most expensive homes sold last month in and around Houston.
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Robin Conner

AS THE CITY'S luxury real estate market enjoys an historic boom, one of its top brokerage firms is making big changes. Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty today named Robin Conner, a longtime insider at the company, as president.

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The Mansion Bar

A RARE THING in Houston — a lovingly, painstakingly restored historic building — is reopening later this month. After years of thoughtful effort, the Zimmerman family's La Colombe d'Or Hotel in Montrose will throw open its doors on March 29, offering not only a beautifully renovated landmark mansion with five lightened and brightened suites but also 18 new suites in the new modern tower that's been erected in the backyard.

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