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2009 

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I was looking at a map this morning.On it I noticed the convenient, yet over abundance of toll roads that spiral through our city. The Sam HoustonTollway, Ft. Bend County Toll Road, Hardy Toll Road, Westpark Tollway, and now 2 more proposed!  NW on highway 249 and of course the GRAND PARKWAY Toll...
05/31/2009
"Death By Chocolate My Friends.." Compliments Of Chilis Restaurant...    
05/28/2009
I can think of 4 occasions over the last few years where I had a listing and a potential buyer contacted me to view the house who was married to an attorney. That in itself isn't anything special or unusual. What needs to be discussed is the attitude by some lawyers who think that "representing t...
05/28/2009
Remember the house from Ferris Buelller's Day Off? It's currently on he market for $2.3 million. The 5,300 square foot home is listed by with Sudler Sotheby's International Realtor, Meladee Hughes. The cool pad has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and was built in 1953. The home reportedly contains a wall of ...
05/27/2009
Have you ever really noticed what the builders are "building" these days? What about those worthless miniature 2 car garages? Have you ever taken the time to really look at some of these? I don't know what the builders are smoking but these damn things are JUST long enough to fit a mid-size compa...
05/25/2009
In No Particular Order: 1. Sellers are at home during Inspection, Showing & Appraisal. This is probably the largest error any homeowner can make. When buyers are looking at your home they want you GONE. They need to talk about your house, talk to the inspector and be able to think out loud. You b...
05/25/2009
Having kids with working parents is one thing. Kids rooms are kids rooms, buyers are understanding about "keeping things perfect." But what about those people who have NO KIDS? Perhaps their listing agent forgot to explain to them just what exactly staging is.   Here are some actual photo's I too...
05/20/2009
It's GREAT to be in Houston! Both the average & median home prices for our market reached it's highest level since September 2008 in April. Couple this with unbelievably low interest rates and you have an excellent mix for a strong local real estate market. Of the top ten hardest markets around t...
05/19/2009
When I see a peaceful riot in Washington I am glad. Even if its against what I believe. The same can be said for the National Association of Realtors. It's said that when you enter their big pretty new building that every floor has a greeter who says.. "welcome to YOUR building." It is our buildi...
05/18/2009
When I advise my sellers about "odors" I always ask them to refrain from spraying bottles of anything except Lysol. Even that should be used sparingly. A cap full off mister clean in the toilets prior to leaving the house gives it that clean smell. But this is my preference as a listing agent. Pe...
05/17/2009
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