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New Scam - Missing Jury Duty  I have heard about a new scam in the last few days making the rounds in the Houston and Katy areas. I thought it was important enough to tell folks what I know concerning this new (at least in this area) scam. I also understand a local lawyer actually fell for this n...
Living the Dream in Katy TX There are numerous reasons why folks fall in love with Katy and love to live in Katy, TX. plus why they are living the American Dream!  Katy is made up of old or historic Katy which is a old city dating back to the 1890’s and  a very large unincorporated geographic are...
Rice Harvest Festival Parade 2016 in Katy Texas                 Above picture taken by and copyrighted by Bob Gilbert with all rights reserved. Prior to the actual Katy Rice Harvest Festival, a Rice Harvest Festival Parade will take place that features bands, classic cars, several floats, local K...
Eight 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 good conclusions. ...
Almost Speechless Sunday - Antique Phone  This antique phone is located in our friend’s Condo in New York City. The phone still is operational and is connected to a direct line to the reception desk. I like antiques of just about any nature and especially old phones or phone booths.  If you are l...
South West International In-Water Boat Show on Clear Lake The South West International Boat Show is being held at South Shore Harbour Marina starting on Friday September  23, 2016 and lasting through Sunday September 25, 2016. The show is in the water and Promoters are stating this is the largest...
Chirp, Chirp, Chirp.. said the Smoke Detector at 3 AM  Yes indeed we were awaken this morning at about 3 AM in Katy TX to the very unpleasant sound of a fire/smoke detector telling us its battery needed to be replaced. We guts it out as Yolanda did not tell me to get up and shut off that horrible...
Almost Wordless Wednesday - Hanging out with the Roosevelt's   The above picture was taken at the location for FDR’s home and Presidential Library in Hyde Park NY. The grounds are absolutely gorgeous and this is a fascinating place to visit with so many things to see and so much to learn. I think...
Annual Triathlon being held at Firethorne Katy TX   The 24th Annual Katy Triathlon will be hosted once again by the Katy Rotary Club. The event will be held in and around the Firethorne neighborhood in Katy Texas and  will take place on Sunday October 2,2016 with the starting time at 7:00 AM. Fir...
Greater Houston Area Market Report August 2016 Single Family Homes I have provided below the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) recent press release concerning August 2016 MLS report for Single Family Homes. The month of August indicated a turnaround from July as sales jumped up by 8% increase...

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