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Cold Snap! How to Quickly Winterize Your Home


Here in Texas, the weather is unpredictable at best. The one guarantee we have is that we can expect the unexpected. When a cold snap hits, we are often unprepared. Water damage, freezing pipes and p...

buying a new home

The Pros & Cons of Buying a New Home Vs. Existing Home


Should you start construction on a new home, or purchase an existing house? This depends on your needs, wants and budget.  There are pros and cons to buying a new home, just as there are pros and con...

Tips for a stress-free Christmas every year

Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas Every Year


Christmas will be here in just weeks. For the busy mom, procrastinating dad or unorganized family, this might seem pretty daunting. The holidays are a time to celebrate and be cheerful - not be stress...

How to find the right real estate agent

How to Find The Right Real Estate Agent For You


Homeownership is one of the biggest stressors for Americans. Whether you're selling your home, or buying a new or existing house - it's a stressful process. That's why having a knowledgable and friend...

What Real Estate Agents Do Behind the Scenes

What Real Estate Agents Do Behind the Scenes


When you're buying a home, you depend on your real estate agent. You'll see them planning your open house, marketing your home and giving tours. But what you don't see are some of the most important t...

Open House Tips

Open House Tips – How to Get Your Home Ready for an Open House


You'll rarely find a buyer that wants to purchase a home sight unseen. Tempting potential buyers with your beautifully decorated, picture perfect home means you'll need to have an open house. When the...

Create a haunted house in your home

Easy Ways to Create a Haunted House


Turning you home into a haunted house is a fun, exciting and festive way to celebrate Halloween. It just takes a little bit of planning, hard work, creativity and getting into the "spirit." You'll be...

What to plant in Fall

What to Plant in the Fall – Get Your Garden Ready!


We all know that April showers bring May flowers, because Spring is when we see the most vibrant flowers, strongest shrubs and biggest array of fruits and vegetables. When you know what to plant in th...

DIY Furnace Maintenance

DIY Furnace Maintenance – Clean & Repair Your Furnace


When Winter weather approaches, it's time to make sure your furnace is in tip-top condition. Basic DIY furnace maintenance for natural gas or propane-fueled furnaces will ensure a cozy and cost-effect...

The importance of getting a home inspection

The Importance of Getting a Home Inspection


Purchasing a home is a time-consuming, expensive and comprehensive investment. You've checked the neighborhood, marked off the amenities you require, and negotiated a price. When you buy a home, you ...