Join Us In Reliving Our Nomadic Travels

Our names are Mark and Svetlana Sewell, we’ve been proud to call Houston home since 2008.  We own and operate a small business here in Houston, called Houston Westside Home Buyers that is focused on investing in single family housing in the Houston area.  This is still very much a work in process, but we find that it is helpful to share a bit about ourselves, just to let people know who we are, how we came to live in Houston, why we chose to stay, and just allow people to get to know us a little bit.

We were fortunate that we have been able to travel a little, in Europe and Asia mostly, while we lived abroad.  Originally I wanted to create a short blog to chronicle our journeys, but for whatever reason that never came to together.  Perhaps in the future, as we get to travel a bit more (hopefully), the time might be right to revisit that idea.  However for now, maybe it will be sufficient just to pick out a few dozen of our favorite photos to share here online.

Where In The World Are Mark and Sveta?

This part is just some kind of short intro to provide some structure to the sections below.

Mark and Sveta in Thailand
Mark and Sveta in Thailand



By now you are well aware that Svetlana is from Russia, and that we were married there, and we both lived there for many years.  Twice we lived in Moscow, each time for about a year, but we also lived in the Russian Far East, in Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, and briefly in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, and the majority of our time there was spend way out there in the Far Eastern part, right on the Pacific Ocean.




We were able to visit China in August of 2007, one year before the start of the Olympic Games.




When the little one was three, we decided it was time to go home and visit. We took a bit of a fun route through Japan, flying from Vladivostok into Niigata and taking the high-speed bullet train to Tokyo and flying back to Portland, OR from there.




Our Real Estate Investing Journey

This page is really not about our business at all, just an effort to open up a little about ourselves.  Obviously, we have dozens of pages here on this site devoted to what it is that we do.

If you have any questions about Houston Westside Home Buyers, how we work, what the process of selling a house really looks like, or just want to learn more about us… don’t hesitate to contact us anytime!

Call Mark and Svetlana Today! 281-947-5545