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Time Management - 08/25/07 10:25 AM
While watching some of the agents in our office run around like chickens with their heads chopped off...we realized the one of the biggest issues agents have is time management. We have a new agent, in the middle of her first deal, sweat rolling down her cheeks, wondering how we can handle 10 or 12 deals at a time. The answer is have a system. You must develop a system for everything you do in this business. From follow up (we use outlook) to working buyers, to listings, you must have a set follow up system that you develop and implement. If (6 comments)
Has anyone had a professional design their website? - 08/22/07 11:52 AM
We are wondering who has had professional firms design the content on their website (we use point2) www.katyhomefinder.com and while we are getting quite a few hits we feel we could potentially convert a larger percentage then we do if we had professional content. who did you use to design your site (if you have point 2 and used a firm that would be great!)? what was the approximate cost? did your business and hits increase? Any comments on our site?
thanks-Jeff and Mona (4 comments)
Back to School in Katy! - 08/22/07 11:43 AM
It is that time of year when we send out Kids back to school! For Mona and I this is the first year (as our son Anthony is 5 years old)! I have been getting quite a few questions from new area residents about what to do...especially about how to catch the buses. http://www.katyisd.org/has a bus schedule for each home (go to campuses and click into the bus schedule at the top)...just plug in your address and you will know what bus to attend. In the KISD you can also, regardless of how close you live to a school, have your (0 comments)
Hurricane Dean and Katy Texas - 08/18/07 01:22 PM
With Hurricane Dean bearing down on the Texas coast I thought it might be time to talk about flood control and the Katy area. In the Katy area, a considerable amount of time and money has been spent on area flood control. Our Local MUDs (Municipal Utility District) and WCIDs (Water Control) do a good job of keeping Katy dry during even the worst storms. When Mona and I chose the Katy area over the many other fine areas surrounding Houston Metro, we took the areas ability to withstand a storm into our decision making process (along with great schools, hospitals, and shopping). (0 comments)
Hurricane Heading To Texas Coast! - 08/18/07 01:07 PM
It appears that Hurricane Dean is Heading to the Western Gulf Coast...between Northern Mexico and Southern Texas. This could be a category 4 or 5 Hurricane so if you intend to visit the area you may want to check with your airline or even reschedule your trip. a great site for checking out the situation is http://www.wunderground.com/ this site has great maps and displays. We are located in Katy Texas (about 30 miles outside the center of Houston). It appears the hurricane will go south of us...but you never know! (0 comments)
Why We DO NOT Show Homes In Every Area of Houston Metro - 08/03/07 11:05 AM
We specialize in Katy and West Houston. We get many calls and e-mails asking us to represent clients who want to purchase a home in the Woodlands, or Downtown, or Kingwood, or....well you get the idea. We feel that we are the AREA EXPERTS for KATY. We know what is happening, what will happen, and even what might happen in our area. Many clients moving to the area do not know that the Houston metro area has virtually no zoning! It is very important to know what the potential for a vacant piece of property can be. Has that land been (0 comments)
Single Story For Sale in West Memorial - 08/02/07 08:09 PM
• 1,824 sq. ft., 2 bath, 3 bdrm single story - MLS® #7961529 $125,000 - Just Remodled West Memorial, Katy - KISD Schools in the West Memorial subdivision of Katy! 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, nicely remodeled in July 2007! New carpets, tile, paint, and upgraded kitchen and baths! This home is close to the Grand Parkway and 2 minutes from I10. Close to shopping and Katy area restaurants. You will love your new Katy address!! Property information (0 comments)
Price Reduced on 904 Dogwood Ln in Old Town Katy - 08/01/07 12:06 PM
Old Town Katy, Katy - Announcing a price reduction on 904 Dogwood Ln, a 2,435 sq. ft., 3 bath, 4 bdrm single story. This home is located in the Bartlett Subdivision of Old Town Katy. It has a double lot that is over 1/2 acre of land! Bring your picky buyers...this home could not be cleaner! Now only MLS® #9844869 $250,000 - . (0 comments)
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