Mischer - Planned Communities, Residential and Commercial Developer

May 2011

Re-Purpose a Room for Entertaining this Summer

home, DIY, projects, summer, entertaining

A spare room in your home can easily be made into a space to entertain. With the growing popularity of media rooms and home gyms, making the call to transform an unused home office or formal dining is made even easier thanks to the floor plans used in the majority of today’s suburban homes.

Home theaters are no longer a luxury found only in celebrity cribs, and with so many new compact electronics on the market it takes very little work to turn a bedroom or unused space/room into a cozy cinematic viewing area.

Is a Home Equity Loan Right for You?

home, equity, loan, realty

If you are considering a home improvement, retirement, sending a child off to college, or any other unexpected expenses, you may want to consider a home equity loan.

A home equity loan is basically borrowing against the equity you’ve already paid into your home. Generally a borrower can request a loan in any amount up to 80 percent of their equity. Just like your existing mortgage, you will incur a fixed or variable interest rate, and in some cases, fees and closing costs.

The Pros of a Home Equity Loan

Houston Haute Wheels Food Truck Festival

Houston, food trucks, cuisine, festival, family

Haute Wheels Food Trucks are setting their gourmet food trucks up to leave traditional drive-thru restaurants in the dust with a whole new way for hungry patrons to indulge in quality cuisine on the run!

The festival, celebrating ‘haute’ cuisine presented in a compact, yet fresh right-to-you way, will be held at Houston Community College Southwest Campus, West Loop Center, Houston, on Saturday, May 14 from 12 to 7 PM and Sunday, May 15 from 12 to 5 PM

Urban Harvest Farmers Market Encourages Homegrown Cooking

Houston, local, food, market, organic

Houston’s Urban Harvest Farmers Market offers locally-produced vegetables, fruits and farm products every Saturday and Sunday morning at three Houston area locations, all year long. The market helps to sustain local family farms, promote health and wellness and boost the Houston economy.

In addition, the market features an exceptional program known as the Gardeners' Corner, which allows school groups, community gardeners and backyard gardeners to sell their produce and learn the basics of market gardening.