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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Sensitive Offer to You my Friend!  I suspect several of us received a message similar to the one below through Active Rain today. Altan has a sensitive offer to present to me and probably numerous others. Gosh I wonder if this could be my ticket to wealth! LOL.. How stupid do they think we are? I...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Working on Federal Taxes in Katy TX This weekend has found me working on our Federal Taxes so we can file for an extension.It takes me some additional time to put together the Real Estate data and expenses. I always file for an extension once I have inputted all the other data in Intuit Proseries...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Wonder Why Katy/Houston has a Huge Homeless/Lost Pet Population? Hmmm.. The entire Houston metropolitan area has a huge problem of a large population of lost or abandoned and/or homeless dogs and cats. Last year I heard two different TV stations state there are over 1 million dogs roaming the str...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Sunday March 12, 2017 Spring Forward  Plus Spring 2017 To Do Items As most of us know but tend to forget, we need to spring forward on Sunday March 12, 2017 at 2:00 A.M. and turn our timepieces forward one hour. I like to remind folks early as there are many planners who might not remember and th...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Annual Fishing Show in Houston Texas Fishing has a huge following of fishermen all across Texas and certainly in the Houston and surrounding areas.  Where:      George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas Exhibit Hall A, Houston Texas, 77010, 713-853-8000. This is in downtown ...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Sick Yesterday in Katy TX Yesterday afternoon I became sick all of sudden. We were scheduled to go to dinner with my son, his fiancee, future step granddaughter and my sons future in inlaws . We had to cancel as whatever hit me did not go away quickly. I still do not feel that good today. We were...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Almost Wordless Wednesday - Aquarium PicturesEarlier this year we visited an aquarium and the below pictures were taken there. I really like the colors and the sea life. The ocean is a very complex life system without question.If you or someone you know are looking for or are in need of a home in...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Almost Speechless Sunday - Our Pup Enjoying a Leisurely Sunday Morning Our little pup Miss Duchess is a family dog and she loves to hang out with us. Below she is shown enjoying a leisurely Sunday morning cup of coffee while checking her Email plus pictures on my laptop here in Katy TX. Sitting i...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Don’t Let Student Loans Stop You from Buying a Home Buying a home is considered by many, to be an integral part of the American dream. But what happens if you have student loans, that means that you aren’t financially capable of buying a home, right? WRONG. Student loans may affect your monthly b...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Today is National Margarita Day! Enjoy!!  February 22 of every year is National Margarita Day and it is a time pay a tribute to this wonderful drink. I have recently read a survey which found margarita's are the most popular drink ( alcohol) in the US. I will not get into some type of debate as t...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Katy ISD Virtual School Registration is Open Katy ISD has created a virtual school and registration is now open for Summer 2017, Fall 2017 and Spring 2018. Katy ISD District feels online learning is an essential segment of today’s learning environment. Online courses can provide students with an ...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Eye Allergy Problem Spreads in Katy TX. I previously wrote a post concerning an eye allergy issue I was having back in November. I went to our eye Doctor and he told me to use over the counter cream with 1% hydrocortisone three times a day. I followed instructions and after about one week the pro...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Excel Series at Cinco Ranch Branch Library The Cinco Ranch Ranch Branch Library which is part of the Fort Bend County TX library system and which is located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd Katy TX 77494 is offering a Microsoft 2010 Excel series of no charge classes during February 2017. I use Exce...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Picturesque Neighborhood Scenery - Katy TX Katy Tx and the surrounding unincorporated areas have numerous neighborhoods where residents can enjoy picturesque scenery when they walk, run, drive through or ride a bike in the neighborhood.  These neighborhoods have numerous amenities available to re...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Home Buyers : Internet Use vs. In Person Don’t believe everything you see or read on the internet. You’ve heard that one before I am sure. It’s great to start out by conducting research if you’re interested in buying a home, but I strongly advise you to be conscientious of the websites you use to...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC)  Owl Prowl and Coyote Howl KPS Indiangrass Preserve31950 Herbert RoadWaller TX. 77484 The Katy Prairie Conservancy ( KPC) is hosting on Sunday February 12, 2017 a special evening program out in the prairie in the greater Katy area. Participants will search for prair...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Great News as 29 Dogs plus some Cats Adopted 2/4/17Yesterday was a phenomenal day at the Fort County Animal Services shelter as 29 dogs were adopted and several cats. I do not yet have a count on the cat adoptions. In addition, four (4) dogs on their PUSH list were adopted and this just leaves 2 ...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Passport Fair in Katy TX On Saturday February 4, 2017 Annie Rebecca Elliott, Fort Bend County District Clerk, is holding a unique Passport Fair. This is a community service and its main purpose is to make it easier and more convenient to apply for a US Passport. The fair starts at 8 AM and lasts ...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Super Bowl Fun Weekend in Katy TX Several organizations are teaming up to host a fun Super Bowl weekend in Katy TX. These groups include The City of Katy; The Rotary Club of Katy; Katy ISD; Celebrity Sweat; No Label Brewing and Typhoon Texas.  A Taste of Katy Chili Bowl plus tailgate activities w...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Dogs Needing to be Adopted Today! URGENT!!! Fort Bend County Animal Services has six dogs on their PUSH list which need to be adopted Today February 1, 2017. I have copied from their website a poster showing the dogs which are remaining which need adoption or be euthanized. The original PUSH  lis...

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