Strange Showing Experience

Friday, May 05, 2023
The other day I was out previewing a property for a buyer, and I saw an older gentleman standing in his front yard. I waved to the older gentleman.He didn't wave back. (rude)He didn't move at all. (weird)I thought he was just moving slowly because he was older. But he didn't move one muscle.ThenI realized....IT WAS A... More


Friday, April 28, 2023
I wanted to send you a reminder to file your homestead exemption with your local appraisal district if you have not already done so.This can save you MONEY on your property taxes!Need to contact at the appraisal district office?I can help!The deadline to apply is April 30, 2023.

Rockets and Real Estate

Friday, April 21, 2023
I recently attended a Texas Realtors conference in South Padre Island. As I boarded the plane to SPI, I noticed there was a lot of international passengers on the plane. As we were seated, I sat next to a man from China.We both made small talk, and I asked him why he was flying to SPI.... More

Don't Just Choose a Realtor... Choose a LOCAL Realtor

Friday, April 14, 2023
Look, Texas is a big state.You can choose any realtor you want to work with, butlocal realtors have local knowledge.It’s all aboutGEOGRAPHIC COMPETENCYIn short, this means being an expert about a geographical area. Your realtor has to have current knowledge, facts, data, and resources for the area!I lived in Plano, Texas for 10 years, but... More

Buyer Shout Out!

Friday, April 07, 2023
I am so proud of my first time home buyer!SHE knew what she wanted.SHE knew to work with LOCAL experts.SHE put in the work to become financially ready for homeownership.HER dream was Lindale, TX, and long with @themortgagehousetx, we made her dream a reality!Ready to become a homeowner?If you’re looking to buy a home in east... More

Been Thinking about Selling Your House? Now is The Time to ACT!

Friday, March 31, 2023
Pricing your home correctly from the beginning can add up to big results.It is more important than ever to work with a local professional realtor who and guide you through this process.Yesterday, you said tomorrow.Today, if it aligns with your financial goals, then do it.I’m ready when you’re ready!

Find a Realtor with a Good Mindset

Friday, March 24, 2023
because a good mindset seperates the best from the resta successful mindset is apositive mindsetgoal setting mindsetfocused mindsetan eye on the prize’s not filled withdoubtworrycomparison.set your goalsfind the best to help you crush those goals.and if selling or buying a home in east Texas is one of those goals,I just might be the person... More

Happy St Patrick's Day from Kelly Raulston

Friday, March 17, 2023
An Irish saying for you todayMay your home always be TOO SMALLto holdALL OF YOUR FRIENDS!Have a blessed day my friends!

Does The Refrigerator Stay with The Home?

Friday, March 10, 2023
In Texas, permanently installed and built in items stay with the home, unless the seller has excluded them from the sale.Some buyers will ask for some of these “non-realty” be included in the sale.That’s where negotiations come into play! Working with an experienced realtor can help guide you through this process.

Is Every Real Estate Market Different?

Friday, March 03, 2023
Is every real estate market different?YESEvery city.Every school district.Every zip code.Every region.Every state.Every county.has a different real estate market.Different average sold price.Different price per square foot.Different days on market.Different price per acre.Different challenges.Different negatives.Different.That is why is is crucial that you work with a LOCAL PROFESSIONAL REAL ESTATE AGENT for all of your real estate... More
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