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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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2016 Walk to End Alzheimer's in Katy TX  The Alzheimer’s Association is holding walks to raise funds to fight this horrible disease all across the United States in over 600 communities. A Walk to End Alzheimer’s event will be held on Saturday September 17, 2016 at La Centerra at Cinco Ranch Katy ...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Dance and Fitness Class at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch Saturday August 27, 2016 Move Dance and Fitness will host a no charge dance and fitness class. This free session starts at 10 AM and lasts until 11 AM. It is being held at Heritage Square in LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch. LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch ...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Seven Months 2016 Market Report for South Katy TX- MLS Area 36 I always prefer to examine year-to-date data throughout any given year and look at year to year comparisons for discovering market trends as I think there is too much volatility on a month to month basis to make any conclusions. My pr...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Mission, Vision and Values for Katy Realtor I completely believe in the concept of keeping as much as possible for my business as simple and direct as possible. Readers will not take the time to read let alone understand long and drawn out posts and let alone Mission, Vision and Value statements....
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Olympian Spirit ActiveRain Challenge here in Katy TX  ActiveRain August Challenge is to discuss the Olympian Spirit and how it applies to each of us. The Olympics are over today as iis this Challenge. I thought about this post and wrote it in my head but never took the time to just write it. I th...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Money Monster is a Flick to See We watched Money Monster on Comcast (we paid) last night based on a recommendation from a friend of ours. This movie stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts. The story is of a TV based personality who reviews the stock market and makes stock recommendations. We beli...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin  Birthday Day is Today Aug 20 Robert Plant lead singer/front man for legendary rock group Led Zeppelin birthday is today August 20. Robert was born in 1948 in West Bromwich Staffordshire England. Led Zeppelin fame began in the late 1960’s and continued until 1980 when...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Alert : Unknown Animal Spotted during Early Morning in Grand Lakes Earlier this week I was out walking our dog at about 6:10 AM and I saw an unknown animal in the street and hugging the curb while moving very quickly. This was on Center Village Dr. and S. Pavillon Dr. (street that runs around the...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Attended Continuing Education (CE) Class Today  The State of Texas through the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) requires all realtors who have over 2 years of experience to take 18 CE hours every two years. If you have less than two years of services there is a much higher number of required h...
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 - Reflection on the Lake Below is a picture of one of the Lakes in Grand Lakes Katy TX neighborhood which shows the reflection of the American Flag and a home in the neighborhood. I really like water reflection pictures even though this not a really good shot.  Posting t...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Harris County TX Conducts Citizen’s Police Academy  Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman is inviting Harris County residents to attend Citizen’s Police Academy which starts its 11 week program on Thursday August 18, 2016. These classes are held one night each week for the 11 week . The mission is to...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Seven Lakes High School - Spartan Spectacular  Seven Lakes High School which is one of seven traditional High Schools in the Katy ISD system will hold its Spartan Spectacular on Tuesday August 16, 2016. The event starts at 5 PM and lasts until 8 PM. It will be followed by a Pep Rally at which sta...
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 - Austin, TX There are many major advantages of living in Katy TX and certainly taking a trip to Austin, TX is one of those advantages. Austin is approx. 125 miles from Katy, TX and taking Highway 71 from Interstate I-10 makes this trip a manageable and not a nerve rackin...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Home Seller Tip #3 - Don’t Forget Front Door and Porch This is the third post in my series of home selling tips which are aimed to be short in length and cover items which are many times overlooked by sellers and or agents. See list of prior seller tips with links at bottom of this post. The fron...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Katy ISD to Open School for Dropouts Fall 2016 Approximately 275 students every year drop out of Katy ISD for various reasons. These include teen pregnancy, necessity for the teenager to work and rocky homelife. This issue of school dropouts has never been addressed until now at least here in Kat...
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 - fitbit London Underground Badge I started wearing a fitbit Charge back in Mid-June here in Katy TX. Data from some specific days has not been recorded as the fitbit was being charged or I could not charge the unit. The fitbit has to have its internal battery charge...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Home Seller Tip #2 - Good Street Visibility of a Home is Critical This is the second post in my series of home selling tips which are aimed to be short in length and cover items which are many times overlooked by sellers and or agents. The street visibility of any home which is for sale is extrem...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Serendipity Sunday - Chicago Trip 2014 I found some pictures this morning I took on our short stay trip to Chicago during Oct 2014. I grew up in Chic Town but had not been back to see the city since I left in the late 1970’s. Chicago certainly has changed for the better since those days and espec...
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Working in Backyard Today in Katy TX I has arranged last week to have Bruno come by today to power wash the back yard patio tile and the pea gravel that is around our pool here in Grand Lakes.  I wrote a post last Saturday about the great job Bruno did on power washing our driveway and sidewalks....
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Bill Anderson Air an Excellent Choice for HVAC Service We discovered Bill Anderson Air a few years ago from using Angie’s List. They have serviced our heating and cooling needs since then. We have had our furnace replaced by them: recently had them replace one of the AC units and they have done a...

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