katy homes for sale: Spring Katy Home and Garden Show January 28 - 29, 2017 - 01/27/17 02:24 PM
Spring Katy Home and Garden Show January 28 - 29, 2017 
The Merrell Center and Robinson Pavilion will be the home to the Spring Katy Home & Garden Show on Saturday January 28 and Sunday January 29, 2017. There will be over 300 different exhibits in both buildings in two buildings covering 2 floors . The show will include exhibits covering home improvement, remodeling, decorating, windows, kitchens & baths, heating & cooling, flooring, granite, home theater, siding, pools & spa’s, home decor, sealing products, blinds & shutters  and landscaping themes. This is the 11TH annual holding of this fine show.
 
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katy homes for sale: Twelve Months 2016 Market Report for South Katy TX - 2017 Projection - 01/19/17 01:04 PM
Twelve Months 2016 Market Report for South Katy TX - 2017 Projection 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 in this area. My primary market is South Katy or MLS area 36. Of course I also am interested in MLS 25 or North Katy; MLS area 37 Fort Bend West; MLS 29 Fort Bend-Sugar Land and Stafford plus a few others in Cypress TX.
 
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katy homes for sale: Katy Taste Fest Coming March 2017 - 01/05/17 02:37 PM
Katy Taste Fest Coming March 2017 
The Katy Taste Fest is scheduled for saturday March 4, 2017 at the Villagio Town Center in Katy TX. The event starts at 11 AM and runs until 4 PM. This food festival is all about foodies experiencing the local very diverse restaurant scene here in Katy. This is a family event with a large variety of local restaurants participating.  This food festival supports an excellent cause being abused, neglected and abandoned children.
 
The main focus is on having family fun and there will be cooking demonstrations, a large kids zone, desert oasis, live entertainment and … (12 comments)

katy homes for sale: Katy Youth Soccer Club Spring 2017 Registration is now Open - 12/19/16 12:32 PM
 
 
Katy Soccer Park (Where Games are Played)
24927 Morton Ranch RD
Katy, TX. 77493
 
 
Katy Youth Soccer Club ( KYSC) is conducting registration for the Spring 2017 season online right now until January 22, 2017. Player ages are from 4-18 and teams are formed as best as possible by neighborhoods. This Club’s emphasis is for all to have fun and on learning how to play the great game of soccer. The World plays Soccer!
 
Most games are played on Saturday at Katy Park except for the under 15 to under 18 age groups (see below). The season schedule will be available sometime in February … (8 comments)

katy homes for sale: Maud Marks Library Holds Holiday Food Drive Dec 2016 - 12/07/16 01:13 PM
Maud Marks Library Holds Holiday Food Drive Dec 2016  The Maud Smith Marks Branch Library will be a drop off point for the “ Share Your Holidays” Food Drive being conducted by ABC 13 KTRH in Houston.  Maud Smith marks has participated in this food drive every year since it opened in 1993. The date is Friday December 9, 2016 and starts at 6 AM and runs until 6 PM. There is plenty of time for those of us who work to stop by and contribute. The food will be dropped in the Library’s Meeting Room which is close to the front … (9 comments)

katy homes for sale: Flu Shot Today for Me in Katy TX - 11/12/16 03:42 AM
Flu Shot Today for Me in Katy TX I got my annual flu shot today at Costco in Katy. I writing this post as getting the shot had slipped my mind for several weeks. My Doctor who is Internal Medicine specialist tells me at my age I need to make sure I get the annual flu shot. This guy is an excellent Doctor and I do whatever he tells me to do. He is a Doctor who does not just write prescriptions.
 I know there are several folks who last year told me about how they never get a shot. I totally … (14 comments)

katy homes for sale: November 2016 Photo Challenge - Home in Grand Lakes - 11/10/16 04:56 AM
November 2016 Photo Challenge - Home in Grand Lakes Below is a picture I took today of the side of a home in Grand Lakes Katy TX. The side shot shows part of the beautiful backyard of this home, the lake which is on both the side of the home and on the back plus a blue heron enjoying the lake. The front and backyard of this gorgeous homes are in immaculate condition and if the owners wanted to sell this home would require absolutely no additional changes or work for the grounds/landscaping. I decided to use this picture as an entry … (20 comments)

katy homes for sale: Community Campout Presented by City of Katy Friday Nov. 4, 2016 - 10/31/16 05:36 AM
Community Campout Presented by City of Katy Friday Nov. 4, 2016 
The City of Katy or Historic/Old Katy is holding one of its newer local events being a community campout on Friday November 4, 2016 at the VFW Park in Katy. This event is geared for family fun and towards young children. The campout starts at 6 PM on Friday but can start setting up at 5 PM. This event will end on Saturday November 5, 2016 at 10 AM. Children have to be accompanied by an adult.
 
Participants have to bring their own tent, sleeping bags, etc. Previous years found it to … (10 comments)

katy homes for sale: My September 2016 Housing Newsletter - 10/06/16 04:58 AM
My September 2016 Housing Newsletter
 
Below is a link to my September 2016 edition of my Housing Trends E-Newsletter which will be sent out to my current, former and potential clients in the near future. Please take the time to view and read sections of interest. If you have any questions concerning the Katy TX and surrounding areas contact me and let us get started finding you a home in this area so you and your family can start living the Dream in Katy.
 
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katy homes for sale: September Marked My Working Out Anniversary in Katy TX - 10/04/16 04:56 AM
September Marked My Working Out Anniversary in Katy TX 
Sometime during middle of September 2016 marked the three year anniversary of me working out on a regular basis here in Katy TX. I decided back September 2013 to begin the workout journey and have constantly followed this path ever since then. We go to Life Time Fitness which is a 5 minute or less drive from our home in Katy.
 
I am not writing this post to brag but I am proud of myself for staying the course and not giving in to becoming  an unfit couch potato once again. I hope … (15 comments)

katy homes for sale: New Scam - Missing Jury Duty - 09/29/16 04:53 AM
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 nonsense.
 
The scam goes something like this : You get a phone call from someone who claims they are with the local county justice system. This person is very confrontational and  states that you missed jury duty without an acceptable excuse. Due to … (15 comments)

katy homes for sale: Living the Dream in Katy TX - 09/28/16 05:10 AM
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 area made up of numerous family oriented neighborhoods. As a generality Katy and the surrounding areas are approximately 25-35 miles west of Downtown Houston depending on where exactly you live. This area is spread out and miles of distance lose the stigma of being too … (12 comments)

katy homes for sale: Eight Months 2016 Market Report for South Katy TX- MLS Area 36 - 09/26/16 05:30 AM
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. My primary market is South Katy or MLS area 36. Of course I also am interested in MLS 25 or North Katy; MLS area 37 Fort Bend West; MLS 29 Fort Bend-Sugar Land and Stafford plus a few others in Cypress TX.
I posted on Monday September 19, 2016 … (10 comments)

katy homes for sale: Chirp, Chirp, Chirp.. said the Smoke Detector at 3 AM - 09/22/16 04:56 AM
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 noise. I did get up at 5:30 AM to workout. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out which of 10 or so detectors we have was the culprit this time. I cancelled my workout plans as time slipped away … (31 comments)

katy homes for sale: Annual Triathlon being held at Firethorne Katy TX - 09/20/16 05:50 AM
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.
 
Firethorne is a Master Planned Community located on FM 1463 about 2-3 miles south of I-10 and this event has been held in Firethorne for the last several years. I have written blogs about this Triathlon in the past as it is a huge local event where all the proceeds … (10 comments)

katy homes for sale: Katy Sip N Stroll at Villagio Katy, TX - 09/15/16 04:57 AM
Katy Sip N Stroll at Villagio Katy, TX 
The Katy Sip N Stroll is being held on Saturday September 17, 2016 starting at 5 PM. and lasting until 8 PM. at the Villagio Town Center. This event raises funds for Cinco Charities being  The Ballard House which serves as a hospitality house for patients being treated at local hospitals.  
 
The featured items at this fundraising event include food, wine samples, craft beer, silent auction and wine pull. The Robert Hartye Band will perform on the Aruba Tourism Stage in the main courtyard while Gabe Montoya will entertain folks at the Street Music … (13 comments)

katy homes for sale: Katy ISD Education Foundation Hosts Fireflies and Food Trucks Sept. 2016 - 09/13/16 06:23 AM
Katy ISD Education Foundation Hosts Fireflies and Food Trucks Sept. 2016Katy ISD Education Foundation  is hosting its annual Fireflies &
Foodtrucks fund raising event on Thursday September 15, 2016. This event is being held at No Label Brewery which is located in Old Katy at the address shown below.
 
This event will benefit the foundation’s Inspiring Imagination Teacher grant program. Over the last 3 plus years in excess of$ 500 K was awarded to deserving Teachers.The foundation’s fourth grant cycle begins this fall and awards grants to Teachers in May 2017.
 
The Fireflies & Foodtrucks special event starts at 5:30 PM and lasts until … (10 comments)

katy homes for sale: Home Buyers - Don’t Forget To Get Home Inspected - 09/12/16 04:44 AM
 
 
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katy homes for sale: Almost Wordless Wednesday - Bob and New Friend - 08/31/16 04:50 AM
Almost Wordless Wednesday - Bob and New Friend


 
If you are looking for a family oriented and pet friendly neighborhood ( no Goats) and want/need a local Katy Real Estate Expert contact me and let us get started on your journey to living the luxurious lifestyle dream in Katy TX. Katy has excellent schools plus has something of interest for virtually for everyone of any age. It is a great time to buy as inventory levels of available homes is higher now than they have been in at least 3 years.
 
Almost Wordless Wednesday - Bob and New Friend

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katy homes for sale: Many Reasons to Love Living in Katy, TX - 08/30/16 05:21 AM
Many Reasons to Love Living in Katy, TX 
There are numerous reasons why numerous folks love to live in Katy, TX. 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 area made up of numerous neighborhoods. As a generality Katy and the surrounding areas are approximately 25-35 miles west of Downtown Houston depending on where exactly you live.
 
Katy is close enough to Houston to allow residents the ability to enjoy all the things there are to do in a large and spread out major US City. … (14 comments)

 
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