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    • If it's a gray area, better spell it out! August 9, 2016
      In Texas, things that are permanently affixed to a home, such as ceiling fans, light fixtures, and window blinds, must stay with the house when it is sold, unless the item is specifically excluded in the sales contract. That seems simple enough, but there is a gray area that could be confusing if the listing […]
    • 1202 Silverleaf, Friendswood, TX just listed, open Sunday July 8, 2016
      This gorgeous custom-built one-story home at 1202 Silverleaf in Friendswood will be open Sunday, July 10 from 2-5 p.m. Plan to stop by and see this fantastic home!This house has four bedrooms with TWO MASTERS, three and a half baths, and a three-car garage on an oversized corner lot. The kitchen has been upgraded with […]
    • Just listed and already under contract - 14619 Underwood Creek Way June 1, 2016
      This lovely four-bedroom home in the Bay Knoll subdivision in Houston/Clear Lake was just listed by Rose King, with UTR-Texas, Realtors. Offers started coming in on the first day of showings, and the sellers are happy to be under contract after just three days on the market!   The sellers listened to the advice of […]
    • No More Fleas, Please! May 31, 2016
      Sellers, if you have pets in your home, be sure and do a preventive extermination before listing your home, just in case there might be fleas in your house.   Last week I had a bad case of FLEA-BITIS! It was a direct result of showing a house with an infestation of fleas.   I took […]
    • 4809 E. Meadow in Deer Park, TX is just like new! January 25, 2016
      This beautiful three-bedroom home at 4809 E. Meadow Drive in Deer Park, TX, is just like new! The home is only six years old, and features lots of upgrades, including granite countertops in the kitchen,  under-mount sink, 42" dark walnut cabinets, custom decorator paint, recessed lighting, pre-wire for surround sound, a beautiful 14x16 covered patio, […]
    • Christian Women's Club Christmas luncheon set for Dec. 3 in Pearland November 15, 2015
      Burn victim Justina Page will present her storyat Dynamic Women quarterly luncheon, Dec. 3You are invited to come and hear the inspirational story of Justina Page, a burn victim who survived a  deadly home fire, but lost one of her babies in the tragedy. Page will be the featured speaker at the next Dynamic Women […]
    • Sedona Lakes: Master-Planned Community Near Pearland August 21, 2015
      Sedona Lakes is a master-planned community located in Manvel, Texas, off of Highway 288,  just south of Pearland. New home prices in Sedona Lakes range from the low 300's to the mid 700's.The neighborhood features winding jogging trails meandering along the beautifully landscaped lakes, playgrounds for the kids, and a recreation center that boasts a […]
    • Mini Active Rain Meet-up in Pearland today August 21, 2015
      What a treat it was to celebrate an unofficial mini-meet-up with Active Rain friends Paula McDonald and Sussie Sutton in Pearland today! Paula was down from her home turf in The Woodlands to meet some clients and show a few homes, so Sussie and I met her for lunch.  It's so good to meet fellow Rainers in person, and get to know them […]
    • Natural Wood Art Pieces Caught My Eye August 19, 2015
      I was visiting a model home in Pearland recently, and stumbled across these lovely natural wood art pieces. The Ryland model home in the Highland Glen Subdivision was beautifully decorated, and these art pieces stood out to me. My brother loves working with wood, so I took these pictures to show him, hoping he would […]
    • "I read your blog!" July 22, 2015
      I recently took a listing, and the client was the most prepared client I have ever worked with. When she called me to say she wanted to list her home, I made an appointment to take a look at it. I was expecting to have to go over everything she would need to do to get […]