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Take your own advice, Counselor...You wouldn't refer a Real Estate Attorney for that DUI. - 05/30/11 11:24 PM
My brother is a hot shot Dallas attorney. I always love when friends will tell me they saw his name mentioned in "Texas Monthly," "D Magazine," newspapers or other publications. He makes the lists...Rising Star, Best Under 40, etc., etc. He's built his practice defending mostly white collar criminals and people who get caught with the wacky tobacky. He's definitely made a name for himself. Ask him about what you should do if you get a DUI and you won't find anyone to give you a better answer. Ask him about what to do if someone tries to claim 3 acres of (4 comments)
Guadalupe River and Comal River in New Braunfels, TX Conditions and Recommendations from a local. - 05/29/11 01:25 PM
If you're planning on hitting the Guadalupe River or Comal River in New Braunfels, TX this Memorial Day weekend, you should be aware of the river conditions and take some recommendations into consideration. Because of the lack of rain we've experienced, the Guadalupe river is flowing below 64 cfs, which means LOW and SLOW with walking in very shallow areas. There are many areas along River Road where you can "anchor" your tube and enjoy deeper water, but for a longer float, expect to walk as many areas are shallow. I recommend putting in somewhere around the 2nd crossing if you (0 comments)
I found my New Braunfels, TX Home Inspector Right Here on ActiveRain. - 05/26/11 05:46 PM
I found my New Braunfels, TX home inspector right here on Active Rain! Today I had the distinct pleasure of meeting and working with Carl Winters of Complete Inspection Service, New Braunfels, Canyon Lake, San Marcos, Texas home inspections. I've been following Carl and his wife, Ceil's blog here for awhile and decided to add him to my list of inspectors.
As always, I gave my buyer the list of inspectors to choose from and she chose Carl. Carl was extremely thorough and taught my client all about heat pumps, emergency heat, evaporator coils, Hardy-plank siding, soil expansion, etc. She (3 comments)
Me: "Mr. Seller, I can sell your New Braunfels,TX home. I will pour my money and time into marketing your house and you don't have to pay me until it closes. You've seen my marketing plan, are you happy with the services I provide?" (Insert seller response) Me: "That's great! I'm so glad you're impressed. I will work hard for you and my phone is always on to answer your calls and address your questions and concerns. Now...lets talk about what you need to do to get your house ready to go on the market. Given my research, I think your house should (88 comments)
Just SOLD! 365 Starling Creek. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1-story home went under contract just 15 days after being listed and sold for above the asking price! That's a good sign!
If you are interested in finding out more about buying or selling a Quail Valley, New Braunfels, TX home, please contact Laurie Jarrett, Real Estate Agent, Keller Williams Realty New Braunfels at (512) 665-8181. For more information about New Braunfels, TX or the beautiful homes within the confines, please visit my website. Visit www.LaurieJarrettRealty.com (3 comments)
It's a Done Deal...Shag Walls and All! - 05/23/11 10:29 PM
My favorite part of the job is when my buyers' loan funds and I can give them the keys. Today the title company called to say the loan had funded and I knew my clients couldn't wait another minute, so I told them to go get them! By the time I arrived an hour and a half later, they had the locks changed and most of the carpets ripped up. The house is a 1976 ranch in a desirable, established neighborhood close to New Braunfels High School, Landa Park and Panther Canyon. Locals describe the neighborhood as "on the hill"...as in we just bought a home (4 comments)
City of New Braunfels Green Waste Services - 05/23/11 12:57 AM
As you're maintaining your yard after recent rains, remember the City of New Braunfels has services for collecting green waste. Here are a few simple rules: Use green waste paper bags. No plastic bags. Small branches must be cut into four foot lengths and bundled with rope or twine Each bag and bundle must weigh less than 40 pounds Place green waste out no earlier than 8 pm the day before collection Place green waste out no later than 6:30 am on the day of collection Bages can be collected at the library, Landa Recreation center Center, NBU Main office, the city recycling (0 comments)
Investment property in San Marcos Texas - 05/21/11 06:52 PM
This is great information about real estate investing in San Marcos, TX. I have many clients who purchase investment properties in San Marcos or even homes for their students. Thanks to E. Scott Ross at Keller Williams Southwest for providing this very informative post. Via E. Scott Ross (E&T Real Estate Team - Keller Williams, SWMC): Investment property in San Marcos Texas cannot be compared to investment property in most other cities. Why is it different (and uniquely beneficial to investors)? San Marcos is a vibrant college town in the sub market of the Austin - Round Rock MSA. The 2010 US census (0 comments)
This is a new duplex listing at 817 Allen Street in San Marcos, Texas. Located close to Texas State University, downtown San Marcos, Wonderworld Caverns and the San Marcos River, it is a great investment opportunity for someone looking for rental income or the owner-occupant wishing to offset his/her mortgage by leasing the other side.
Each side of the two-story duplex has over 1,000 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 1 upstairs bath and 1 downstairs half bath. This picture is taken from the stairs landing looking into the living room, dining area and kitchen. The sliding door off the dining area leads to a patio (0 comments)
15th Annual Americana Music Jam- Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 05/15/11 11:14 PM
The 15th Annual Americana Music Jam will be held at Gruene Hall this Sunday, May 22, 2011. Organized and hosted each year by KNBT 92.1 FM radio station, the jam is a popular event for the community. Tickets can be purchased in person at Gruene Hall or online at www.GrueneHall.com. Ticket prices are $50 per person and sales benefit Comal County Cops for Kids Foundation. All ages are welcome to attend.
The lineup includes some of the most well-known musicians of the Americana, Red Dirt and Texas Music genres. This year's lineup includes: Cody Canada & The Departed, Randy Rogers Band, (3 comments)
Selling Real Estate is SIMPLE, not EASY - 05/14/11 04:52 PM
Selling real estate is SIMPLE, not easy. Boy, I sure wish it was easy. Easy money and an easy job is what everyone wants! I think there is a common misconception that real estate agents only stick a sign in the yard, open a few doors, fill out some paperwork and get paid a really big salary. Selling real estate isn't easy but it is as SIMPLE as: Knowing the contracts, addenda and amendments backwards and forwards. Knowing changes to contract, updated forms, new laws, new disclosures. Keeping track of all the time lines of the contracts...miss them by even a minute and the (33 comments)
Well, well, well, the skies decided to open up today all the way from the Valley up to Austin, San Antonio, New Braunfels, San Marcos and surrounding areas and send some wet stuff down on us. I believe the ancients called it "rain???!" My Facebook feed is all a twitter today from my Texan friends thanking the heavens for the much needed rain. The Keller Williams RED DAY Comal County Habitat for Humanity build was postponed, but we will be meeting up again at the ReStore to help paint the office. I can't tell you how excited we are for this weather (2 comments)
3rd Annual Keller Williams Realty "RED Day" Set to Lend a Hand in New Braunfels, Texas Keller Williams Realty associates may be taking the day off on Thursday, May 12, 2011, but it will hardly be a day of rest. Associates with the Keller Williams Heritage office in New Braunfels have chosen to "Give Where They Live" as part of RED Day, one of the biggest events in the real estate industry. Short for "Renew, Energize and Donate," RED Day was created to unite Keller Williams Realty offices and associates in an international day of service. As (0 comments)
Should I buy a home in San Marcos for my Texas State University student? I work with many buyers in San Marcos Texas who are in the market to purchase a property for their college student. Does it always make sense? Here are my suggestions of things to consider when investing in real estate in San Marcos. 1. Evaluate the market. More than likely you will own the property for 4-5 years while your student is attending the university so find out if it will make sense to buy instead of renting. Consider not just the entire city of (0 comments)
Get your next do at William Edge Prodegy Salon New Braunfels, Tx - 05/06/11 09:20 PM
by Laurie Jarrett, New Braunfels REALTOR® and local enthusiast Choosing a new hairstylist is not my idea of a favorite thing to do. I stayed with my old stylist for almost 10 years and drove an hour and a half to get to her. That’s how loyal I am. But, with the price of gas being more than a gallon of milk and my time being fairly valuable, I decided that I would once and for all find a stylist in New Braunfels.In choosing a new salon, I had a few criteria: close, clean, affordable, able to book an appointment quickly, (0 comments)
Toobing season is upon us! As I was driving around last weekend, I spotted larger than average crowds for early May out enjoying the rivers. Please remember when you visit New Braunfels the rivers are patrolled and strict policies and procedures are enforced.The Comal and Guadalupe river rafting and tubing rules have been posted by the City of New Braunfels. Here's a copy of the rules of the rivers:
Water Recreation Rules Comal and Guadalupe Rivers No glass No foam containers No volume drinking devices No containers under 5 fluid oz. Noise devices may not be audible beyond (1 comments)
Spruce up your Home with New Braunfels Remodeling - 05/04/11 11:57 PM
I secretly want to be able to build anything. Ok, well, it isn't a secret. I'm intrigued by the smell of lumber and a great hardware store. I walk into ACE or Home Depot, take a deep breath and my feet magically take me to the power tools. Some may say I've spent WAY too much time watching HGTV and the DIY network for my own good. I did, after all, choose a career in real estate after being addicted to House Hunters for several years. I scour home improvement blogs for tips on how to refinish furniture, paint a wall stencil, (0 comments)
Wein and Saengerfest 2011 New Braunfels, Texas - 05/02/11 01:40 PM
It's no secret that New Braunfels locals love music, wine and partying! That's why I'm so excited to tell you about an event that we look forward to every year. The 8th Annual Wein & Saengerfest is the event of the weekend in downtown New Braunfels, TX!
The Wein and Saengerfest 2011 events kick off on Saturday, May 7 at noon with a street and wine market. There are over 40 vendors selling unique art, crafts and specialty foods. Some of the best wines from Texas, California and Germany will be available for tasting from more than 20 different wineries. (1 comments)
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