Advocates say that granny flats, mother-in-law suites, cat mansions, or—as one couple built—sex dungeons can add affordable housing stock without changing the streetscape.
Acre by acre, families have lost long-held property near Bryan and College Station—much of it to the efforts of two men who weaponized arcane documents to acquire plots potentially worth millions.
A Dallas billionaire says his new luxury resort in a near-pristine parcel west of Austin is a model of sustainability. The caretaker of the nature reserve next door isn’t buying it.
Celeste and Adrian Quesada’s inventive weekend escape is full of estate-sale finds and gifts from around the world.
For forty years, Allie Beth Allman has ruled the glittering world of luxury real estate in Dallas. Then came a flood of coastal money, a technological revolution, a rift with a longtime partner, and the inexorable toll of time.
For the developer of a complex of multimillion-dollar hilltop homes, today’s slowing market spurred a marketing innovation. Enter the holodeck.
The windswept outpost of Lobo is for sale.
A pair of bills at the Lege seek to help Texans compete for real estate against these deep-pocketed companies.
It’s intended to reconnect a corner of Dallas divided long ago by a highway, but without the right policies enacted, some fear it will displace residents who've lived there for decades.
The late art collector and philanthropist from San Antonio transformed a unique space in a historic building where art gallery meets home.
With viewing platforms, walking paths, and an airy modern home that feels like a treehouse, the property has been an idyllic getaway for the Texas Medal of Arts honoree for decades.
The former football star says his campaign for the U.S. Senate began in his home outside Dallas. Will it end there as well?
The real estate developer who engineered a deal to buy the 134-year-old minor league baseball franchise thinks new team ownership can help transform the city’s urban core.
A recent neighborhood fight demonstrates how the outsized influence of existing homeowners restricts supply in a city that badly needs 135,000 new homes.
With workers continuing to stay home post-pandemic and housing in short supply, developers in the state’s largest metros are giving a second life to old buildings.
The humble material has long been used to build homes in the desert. But working with adobe isn’t so simple anymore.
No, sorry, we can't blame the Californians. Here's more than you ever wanted to know about your home’s skyrocketing appraisal.
Bet you can't guess which old-time crooner's front door is, for some reason, included on the oil billionaire's property.
The writer’s home, which is partly buried deep in the earth, integrates with nature just a few miles from downtown Austin.
Ariel René Jackson’s "A Welcoming Place" will likely be one of the more discussed Austin art shows of the season.
Inside the $37.5 million University Park mega-mansion a couple is building on spec.
We have several suggestions for the new owner of the tiny burg of Mustang.
The record influx of recent arrivals from all over might be exactly what the state needs. That includes Californians. (And no, they’re not turning Texas blue.)
The island's latest storm has no season.
As home prices skyrocket in Texas, buyers will try anything to stand out—and neuroscience shows these letters work. But housing experts say the implications are troubling.
What the luxury buyers flocking to Texas, and the agents helping them, say about the super-charged real estate market.
Long hours, longer lines, nonstop bidding wars, and letters penned by pets. Stories from the real estate bonanza.
What I found when I finally stepped inside Houston's enigmatic, $4.3 million "Darth Vader House" was like nothing I could have imagined.
For a cool $8 million, it could be yours.
What happens when a wealthy patron wears out his welcome?
Launched in 2018, the Houston Community Land Trust aims to make home ownership attainable for families of limited means.
With yet another billion dollar mixed-use development in the works, Austin may be nearing its saturation point.
It would have been great for tech workers, but a disaster for infrastructure, equality, and the identities of Austin and Dallas.
The tech giant is set to make its announcement within the next two months—but whatever happens, Austin and Dallas rents are likely to go up.
The man behind a black-owned barbecue spot in East Austin is faced with a choice between a community that wants him to stay and five million reasons to sell.
Spoiler: Even in the expensive parts of Texas, it’s a lot.
Looks like millennials are choosing their homes based on factors beyond avocado toast.
Behind the scenes of our August cover shoot.
We talked to a number of people who’ve left the city behind—and aren’t looking back.
After being discovered by Joanna Gaines, the photographer moved his family of five into a midcentury Waco home that's a work in progress.
The Oak Cliff home of the guitar great was listed last week at $169,000.
These intimate retreats, elevated restaurants, stylish boutiques, and sophisticated art spaces would be right at home in the big city.
Dismayed by sky-high rents and yearning for a slower-paced lifestyle, a new generation of Texans is ditching the big city and fostering a Rural renaissance across the state.
The entrepreneur and financier confronts mortality in the most Texan of ways: by putting his beloved ranch on the market.
You could have a border getaway pad that once housed Pecos Bill and General Patton.
In 2012, a mystery buyer spent more than $100 million for a penthouse in Manhattan. It was Michael Dell.
The founders of a cryptocurrency called Property Coin are selling a house in Northwest Dallas.
Newly released documents shed light on why the online giant snubbed the country’s fourth-largest city.
As wind energy takes a central role in the Texas grid, ”wind rights” are the new mineral rights.
You know who likes fireplaces? George Strait likes fireplaces.