Yard projects that even kids can do!

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If you are anything like me, you may not ask your kids too often for help while you are outside working away. This is certainly a fault of mine and my wife reminds me that when I was a kid, I was expected to help my parents out with many outdoor projects and chores, including the yard. There are so …

Some great ideas to spice up your patio!

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Often times home owners don’t put much thought or effort into their patios. It’s understandable, to a degree, as many people look beyond the patio and go right to the backyard instead. Patios are becoming more and more of a popular place to spend time. With the Covid-19 pandemic that hit us all so hard and cooped a lot of …

Interesting houses on the market this week

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Realtor.com does more than just houses and properties for sale. Sure that is the main function of their site, making it easy for visitors to view homes, condos & land for sale around the country, however they also produce interesting articles on trends, the market, statistics, as well as unique homes for sale each week. Here is a recent article …

“Unsellable” House turns into nicest on block!

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We have all seen the “eyesore” house that stands out (in a very bad way) on a block that most certainly drives the other proud home owners crazy as it disparages the entire street with its’ unsightly or dilapidated appeal. I used to be quite active in taking many of these homes on (we would purchase many of the them …

Assisted Living in Texas

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We all either have a relative or know of someone that is either in an assisted living facility or getting close to considering one. As we age, sometimes the need arises to have others help us in our day to day activities such as cooking, cleaning, socializing and exercising. While some elderly people prefer to remain in their homes as …

This week’s top 10 trending homes for sale!

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If you’re anything like me, it’s always fun to keep an eye on the real estate market, both locally and on a national scale as well. There are always unique and interesting homes coming onto the market and not all of them are necessarily expensive homes either. Some are quite pricey, while others are not. Some of the “lower end” …

Top trending colors for real estate

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As we all know, trends come and go and trends in real estate are no exception, especially when it comes to paint colors. Outdated colors can turn buyers off immediately or can bring lower offers than the same house with updated, trendy colors. If you are curious as to what colors are hot, check out the below article that goes …

Unreal Central Texas Castle!

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Wow! Check out this castle-style mansion in Central Texas for sale for 6.5 million dollars! It is simply something I have never seen before, a true one of a kind property for sure! Imagine the endless possibilities this property offers as you read the full article below. It is almost unimaginable what someone could do with this property. I can’t …

Balls & Strikes…it’s time for technology to call em!

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I realize there are two schools of thought when it comes to replacing home plate umpires with automated technology that would call balls and strikes instead (with the goal of eliminating mistakes often made via human error). Furthermore, I also recognize that one can make a strong case for either side of such a conversation (I personally am in favor …