Sellers: How to Prep for Moving While Your Home is on The Market

Friday, February 02, 2024
How to Prep for Moving While Your Home is on The MarketAsk local businesses, friends, and neighbors for leftover boxes.Continue to Declutter and Depersonalize. Storage too full? Buyers are understanding if there are boxes of your belongings in the garage. However, the boxes need to be organized and stacked nicely. Also, you will want to... More

Sellers: Before We Get Your Home on The Market

Friday, January 26, 2024
Before we make your home LIVE on the market, please make sure we have dicussed the following:Do you already know you will need time after your home closes and funds to move? Then we will need to disclose this to the buyer’s agents. Now how much time will you receive? That is negotiable.Declutter and Depersonalize.... More

Moved to A New City? Four Ways to Meet Lifelong Friends

Friday, January 19, 2024
Just moved to a new city, and are not quite sure how to make new friends? Take a look at these four ideas!Hit up the gym… Not only is this a great way to relieve stress from work, but if you try some of the group classes, you may find something in common with someone... More

What to do with all of those real estate documents?

Friday, January 12, 2024
As soon as the home closes and funds, the title company will usually ask you how you want your closing documents. Sometimes they either print them out, or email you a copy. Sometimes, they even provide a thumb drive of all those documents. I recommend you keep all real estate documents in a safe place!... More

THANK YOU (ETX View 40 Under Forty Update)

Friday, January 05, 2024
Thank you for the nominations. Thank you for the votes. Thank you for the constant support. Thank you for believing in me! Even though I didn’t win 40 Under Forty, Top 4 is pretty sweet!Ready to make a move? Hit the "Call Kelly!" button, or fill out the contact information tab today.

Happy New Year from Kelly Raulston

Friday, December 29, 2023
Happy New Year to YOU!May the new year...bring new friendshipsbring new opportuintiesIf you have a loved one who had mentioned to you about selling their home in 2024, I would be honored if you referred them to me! The highest compliment you can give is the referral of your friends and family.

Merry Christmas to You and Yours!

Friday, December 22, 2023
Merry Christmas! May your home always be too small to hold all of your friends and laughter!

Advice for Those Considering Real Estate as a Career?

Friday, December 15, 2023
I can sum that up in one word: RESEARCH. Research real estate market trends: locally, state-wide, and nationally. Read Texas REALTORS and National Association of REALTORS® articles. Learn licensing and the Texas Real Estate Commission requirements. Also, interview with local brokerages and discuss: training, marketing, involvement, services, fees, and expectations. Lastly, talk to a CPA... More

What are The Positives/Rewards of Being A Realtor?

Friday, December 08, 2023
One of the positives of being an agent is that every day is different. There is no rut or mundane schedule. Somedays I’m guiding a first-time homebuyer through their first home, seeing the sparkle in their eye. Other days, I am doing a news interview and showing luxury property. That could lead to walking acreage... More

Why Did I Choose to Become a Realtor?

Friday, December 01, 2023
I chose to become a REALTOR because it is a career that I can provide the following: value, education, and advocacy. My parents knew the basics about real estate, because they bought and sold one home. I did not grow up learning about real estate. What I have done in real estate was not given... More
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