Julie Q.'s Blog

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Real Estate Sales Representative - Keller Williams Katy @ Cinco Ranch
RECENT BLOG POSTS
The secret is out: Pumpkin is the secret ingredient for the first annual Westside Chef's Throwdown, set for Sat., Nov. 13, from 2-5 p.m. at Katy's LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. More than 20 restaurants and food trucks will participate in this family event featuring live music...
11/09/2010
Thousands of first-time and move-up buyers who hoped to make a foreclosed property their new home now face uncertainty, anxiety and possibly remorse as they worry that closing on their desired property could be in jeopardy. For many, the dream of homeownership could turn into agony if their home ...
10/14/2010
Japan’s largest homebuilder, Sekisui House, Ltd. and Cinco Ranch’s developer, Newland Real Estate Group, have announced a 500-acre expansion of Cinco Ranch. The land was acquired as a joint venture. Cinco Ranch is Newland’s top selling, master-planned community. This expansion will add 1,200 new ...
10/06/2010
Katy's Independent School District's Board of Trustees have accepted a bond package recommendation by the School Facility Referendum Planning Task Force and called for a November 2nd bond election. The $459.7 million 2010 bond package was first presented to the board on July 12. The authorization...
10/06/2010
Today, I am launching a new feature on Katy foreclosures which are also known as HUD (Housing and Urban Development) homes @ http://FuellingKaty.com. With an informed Katy Realtor, they are easy to purchase and usually represent substantial savings. They are priced to sell quickly. Every HUD home...
09/07/2010
Lease activity for LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch has been rising with the Texas temperature this summer. Center management announces that over 11,200 square feet of retail space and almost 9,500 square feet of office space has been leased.  Additions to LaCenterra's tenant roster include boutiques, r...
09/03/2010
The 18th Annual Katy Triathlon at Firethorne, the third largest co-ed triathlon in Texas, will be held Sunday, October 24, 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., in and around the 1,400-acre Firethorne residential community.  The USA Triathlon-sanctioned race, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Katy, encompasses a 16...
08/17/2010
Unique tax benefits apply only to homeownership; mortgage interest and property taxes are deductible. Moreover, for married couples, profits of up to $500,000 on the sale of a principal residence are exempt from capital gains taxes. For single taxpayers, $250,000 is excluded from tax on capital g...
08/13/2010
Home ownership is an important and defining part of the Katy lifestyle. Now that the tax credits for first-time and repeat homebuyers have expired, many people are wondering if this is a good time to buy a Katy home. The answer is yes! Even without the tax credits, there are many opportunitites i...
08/10/2010
Katy real estate is greatly affected by the oil and gas business particularly since petroleum tends to be a mobile industry. Compared to to other fields of employment, there are an inordinate amount of oil employees transferred in and out of our area at any time. This is the primary reason why th...
07/25/2010