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During the 1980’s, Houston experienced an economic down spin when oil prices dropped below their staggering high of $35-per-barrel. (Can you believe that this was the high price for oil? I remain confused as to why our economy is not currently booming considering the price of oil; can somebody e...
I make a point of telling my buyer clients, “I’m so much fun to work with until you break one of my Four Rules for Real Estate Success. Then, it’s not a pretty picture!” Location, location, location It’s better to buy an ugly house on a good lot; you can always fix a house but a lot is permanen...
armers Market at LaCenterra Welcomes The East India Chutney Company! Steve and Sandy bring to our market All Natural, One Of A Kind Chutneys for the discriminating palate. Please stop to taste their delicious chutney. Joseph Dixon will be in Heritage Square on June 28th for a Drumming Demonstra...
by Jesse Akre Imagine sitting back on a sunny afternoon swaying back and forth on a porch swing, watching the day go by. It used to be porch swings were just something you saw on the front of an old southern home, with someone's grandfather swaying back and forth, a pipe hanging out of the side o...
Get FRESH with The Farmers Market at LaCenterra each Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for a year-round market offering fresh produce and handmade products from vendors in and around the greater Katy area. Market items include: organic skin care, honey, fresh breads, olive oil, free...
Would love some feedback on which customer management databases y'all are using and the pros and cons. I've outgrown the shoebox! Thanks in advance, Julie
Late this afternoon, when I picked up my 16-yr-old daughter from a friend's house, I felt like I hadn't seen her for a very long time. In fact, it was more than 24-hours. Yesterday, she left at noon to spend the night celebrating her girlfriend's birthday. They hung out with friends, went to pla...
"Staging?" What does this term mean with respect to residential real estate? I'm sure you've heard about staging; the TV home shows, especially the real estate ones, have greatly contributed to this burgeoning trend. In fact, these shows make staging seem like an everyday real estate occurrence...
WHAT: Firethorne Community Garage Sale WHEN: Saturday, June 21st, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. WHERE: Going west on I-10, exit 1463 (Pin Oak), go straight to stoplight Turn left and go under I-10 for about 1.5 miles Firethorne entrances will be on your right
Another geometry lesson...I call this one Who Will Buy at What Price? It's really quite simple once we break down the triangle. Starting at the base, we can see that the largest percentage of house buyers will purchase a property that is priced below fair market value. Even if the house is not ...