Martha Turner steps down from presidency at MTSIR

Posted by Andy Johnston on November 19, 2015


Longtime Houston real estate maven Martha Turner and her business partner Tom Anderson are stepping down from their roles as co-presidents of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty.

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Is Houston’s Recovery a Blueprint for the Future?

Posted by Penny Jones on June 03, 2013


Houston’s run-away train of an economy is generating a slew of national media attention. Most intriguing is an article in The Atlantic, written by senior editor Derek Thompson. Based on interviews with Patrick Jankowski, an economist and vice president of research at the Greater Houston Partnership, Thompson proposes that the Great Recession was different in Houston for two reasons: the city’s ability to learn from past mistakes, and the relatively advanced age of its energy-sector workers.

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Houston Economy At A Glance

Posted by Penny Jones on March 06, 2013


The Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metropolitan Statistical Area grew faster than any other major metro area in 2011, according to a report from the Greater Houston Partnership!


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Houston Named Top Metro For Relocations, Expansions

Posted by Penny Jones on March 05, 2013


More good news for Houston! Site Selection magazine has crowned the Houston area the “Top Metro” in the U.S. for 2012 corporate relocations and expansions, while Texas reclaimed the top spot in the states’ ranking.


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New Yorkers Are Flocking To Texas

Posted by Penny Jones on March 05, 2013


Reversal of Fortune: New Yorkers are flocking to Texas, particularly Houston. A great article from Green Houston gives details.


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One of Our MTP Family is Olympic-Bound!

Posted by Penny Jones on July 12, 2012


Cammile Adams, daughter of Martha Turner Properties Realtor Lisa Adams, seized first place in the 200-Fly swimming event during the United States Olympic Trials completed last week in Omaha, NE. The Texas A & M University rising junior is now focused on winning the 200-Fly for a medal at the 2012 Olympics to be held later this month in London. Swimming competition will commence on July 28.

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Martha Turner Awarded 2012 Trailblazer Award

Posted by Penny Jones on June 26, 2012


One of the definitions for a trailblazer is someone who can find paths through unexplored territory. When Martha Turner started this company 31 years ago, she was definitely in unexplored territory but she knew one thing for certain: she would advertise, advertise, advertise in ways no one else in residential real estate had even thought of yet.

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The Housing Market is Back

Posted by Penny Jones on May 11, 2012


“We have eaten through the inventory. In the next 18 to 20 months, home prices will go up significantly. We have the highest home prices in the history of Houston, Texas. The market is back,” Jones said.


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