According to the 2016 National Association of Realtors Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the average home buyers visits at least 7 different websites to look for a home. That’s a lot of browsing and if you’re selling your home it’s not enough to just have your home featured on 100 different real estate sites. You want to make sure your real estate agent has them posted on the sites that get seen.
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I don’t know about you, but I don’t like being too warm. Living in Texas has a long list of advantages. For me, summer heat is not one of them. If you are like me, it’s important to find a way to keep your house cool without breaking the bank. One summer of $400 electric bills was enough to get me to take a second look at my energy habits. So how do you keep your house cool when the average summer temperature in Texas, is in the mid 90s? Here are some easy ways you can save on ... read more
The United States Army. The Marine Corps. The Navy. The Coast Guard. The Air Force. These five branches of the military are comprised of courageous men and women who serve our country daily. They could be your son/daughter, sister/brother, a parent/grandparent, a neighbor, or a complete stranger. Regardless, they are the individuals who take an oath to protect us, our homes, and the lives we have grown accustomed to, while sometimes giving up their own. Each year, we honor these fallen men and women on Me... read more
Unless you’re planning on doing your own version of Fixer Upper, the general home-buying rule of thumb is to look for a place you’ll be able to live in for five years or more. So if you have kids (or are about to), you’ll need to look not just at the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, but also consider how a house will work for a crawling baby, curious toddler, rambunctious preschooler and beyond—not to mention multiple children, if that’s your plan. Talk to your&nbs... read more