Harris County Voters Urged to Vote Early

Early voting for the November 2nd election began on Monday. Polling places have been busy. One suspected reason for the record turn out early this week is the publicity surrounding the late-August fire that destroyed voting machines in Harris County.  Election officials have urged the public to vote early to avoid long lines on Election Day.  Continue reading

Yelba Takes Keller Williams Concert-Goers on a Latin Music Tour

Not only did Yelba sing, dance and play the guitar at last Friday night’s Keller Williams concert at Kings Harbor, she took the crowd on a musical tour of Latin America.  She was joined by her husband Roy Heaton on bass guitar, Jerry Sanchez on keyboard, Vernon Daniels on drums and Yankar Gonzalez on trombone. Continue reading


Keller William Realty Northeast Senior Team Leader Lisa Dempsey has announced the agent award winners for the Keller Williams Realty Northeast Market Center for the month of September 2010.  The top Listing Agent of the Month is Anne Vickery. The winner of  Listing Team of the Month is The Duhon Team of Donna and Roland Continue reading

Latin Artist Yelba to Perform at Keller Williams Concert

Latin artist Yelba will perform at the free Keller Williams Concert Series at Kings Harbor in Kingwood on Friday, October 15 from 7-10 p.m. The Nicaraguan-born vocalist and guitar player will be accompanied by Yelba’s Variety Band, which was nominated “Best Latin Band Traditional” by the Houston Press Music Awards 2010. The band has a varied repertoire, including Top 40, Rock, R & B, and Jazz in addition to Latin music.

2nd Annual Fundraisers Planned in Memory of Kingwood Residents

The first event is the Rodney Odom Memorial 2nd Annual Golf Tournament & Silent Auction Dinner on Sat., Oct. 9 at Kingwood Country Club. Odom was the all-time leading scorer on the Kingwood High School Basketball Team, who went on to play in college and professionally. The founder of the Project Hoops organization in Kingwood, he died in 2008 at age 38. The Rodney Odom Memorial Foundation raises money for scholarships and a teen athlete cardiac screening program.

The second fundraiser is Addison Faith Bender’s 2nd Annual Walk by Faith on Sun., Nov. 7 at Deussen Park in Summerwood. The event includes a 5K race/walk and a 1K kids’ fun run designed for the entire family to participate.

Northeast Houston Home Sales Shine in August

Northeast Houston was a bright spot in the Houston housing market in August, according to the Multiple Listing Service Market Update released by the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR).

Home buyers took advantage of a good selection of homes on the market to pump up single family home sales in August in both HAR Area 32 (Kingwood) and Area 40 (Montgomery County Southeast). The Kingwood area recorded 106 single family homes sold in August, up 12.7 percent versus last year. In Montgomery County Southeast, 37 homes were sold in August, a 23.3 percent gain.

Ezra Charles Rocks the Harbor at Keller Williams Concert

At the Keller Williams concert last Friday night, Lisa Dempsey was repeatedly asked: “Do you know who you have at this concert? I had to pay to see him last time I went to an Ezra Charles concert!”

Dempsey, senior team leader at Keller Williams Realty Northeast, smiled at the response, pleased at the affect the free concert had on the legions of Ezra fans in attendance at the monthly event at Kings Harbor in Kingwood. “It’s a beautiful night on the lake and Keller Williams is so fortunate to be part of this community,” she announced to the huge crowd before introducing the evening’s entertainment.

Keller Williams High Rollers Club Encourages Public to Attend Gala for FamilyTime

Keller Williams Realty Northeast has formed a special group of real estate professionals called the “High Rollers Club.” The group has nothing to do with real estate, but a lot to do with the culture at Keller Williams which promotes giving back to the community.

The members of the Keller Williams High Rollers Club have each donated $1,000 to FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center in Humble as part of a sponsorship of the Keller Williams Realty Northeast Viva Las Vegas Gala slated for Sept. 25 from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Marriott Hotel at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. FamilyTime, the benefactor of the charity gala, provides free crisis intervention, counseling, support groups and legal advocacy to all victims of domestic abuse.

Will’s Kids Event Scheduled for Oct. 16 at Town Center Park in Kingwood

Carpe Diem! Seize the day. That’s what the non-profit organization Will’s Kids is asking local youth ages 4 to 18 to do to earn scholarships.

Will’s Kids will hold its Carpe Diem Festival on Saturday, October 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Town Center Park in Kingwood. Will’s Kids is built on the premise that the inspiration and encouragement of even one child makes the world a better place.