The malicious prosecution lawsuit filed against former West University condo owner association head Mark Thuesen keeps yielding precious fruit, with the latest being a Harris County District Judge's order expressing his befuddlement over a rambling motion filed by Thuesen. For the uninitiated, the ... More >>
Swamplot v. Condo head gets ugly.
Every once in a while, a lawsuit is filed in Harris County that makes us jump for joy over its allegations of pure, unadulterated cray-cray. And this latest, filed Monday afternoon by the founders of Houston real-estate blog Swamplot against a condo owners association head named Mark Thuesen, doesn' ... More >>
The Press hands out its first Houston Web Awards.
HAR via SwamplotFor a while now, the lively real estate blog Swamplot has been running a daily feature on well, unusual photos included on listings in the area. Editor Gus Allen tells Hair Balls the photos are not merely picked on the basis of their oddity or horrendousness, although there's ... More >>
"Fair use" gets a workout.Patti Mace is a local real estate agent, and like many she has a Web page and a blog. Today Gus Allen of the popular Swamplot site noticed Mace's content looked familiar. As in complete reprinting of Swamplot items with no attribution or links. Allen tweeted "My na ... More >>
Ten local sites that rock our world
Swamplot, the terrific real-estate blog (Winner of a Best of Houston award this year!) is trying to honor the "best" in Houston architecture, and note the quotes around "best."Gus Allen, Mr. Swamplot, is seeking nominations for such categories as "Favorite Houston Design Cliche," "Most Grandiose Dev ... More >>