Supra Lockbox: What Can The Blue Box Provide?

Friday, October 23, 2020
We just finished our listing appointment, and have already determined a plan for the best way to show your home. Then I ask, “What is the best way to enter your home?”Some homeowners give me the following: Key for the door(s) they want people to enter. Code for the door(s) they want people to enter.... More

20 Non-Food Items to Pass Out of Halloween

Friday, October 16, 2020
Sure, passing out candy to the trick or treaters is easy. However, the candy is consumed and gone within 5 seconds. All that is left is the wrapper. Why not pass out treats that the children can play with for more than a few seconds? Some of these items they could actually use for school!BookmarksBouncy... More

Embarrassing Home Showing Moments: Chapter One

Friday, October 09, 2020
Every expert has once been a beginner. I am a human. I am not perfect. I know that people love to be entertained, and appreciate REAL people.Many real estate agents have locked themselves out of the home they are showing. Many have set off a home alarm. The story I am about to share has... More

Winter Home Prep Checklist

Friday, October 02, 2020
2020 has brought so many unexpected unplanned events. Who knows, we could have a blizzard next week (LOL)!! Even though East Texas weather can feel like all four seasons in ONE DAY, as the weather is starting to get "cooler", it is important to consider the following.Test smoke alarms and carbon dioxide detectors.Clean out gutters.... More

East Texas Fall Essentials

Friday, September 25, 2020
Now that it is officially Autumn (as of September 22nd), it's time to bust out the flannel, all things pumpkins, and welcome cooler weather; whenever it decides to stay cool outside! Since I have been in East Texas since 2007, there are definitely things I look forward to when Fall arrives.Tyler, Texas Event Calender Mills Gourmet... More

Ideas to Try for Fall Décor

Friday, September 18, 2020
As autumn approaches, you may or may not have already started decorating your home for Fall. Some people decorate more than others. Some people decorate with traditional fall items more than others. If you are wanting to try something new with your autumn decor, maybe consider the following list items:GlassTake glass bowls and vases you... More

How Often Should I Replace_____?

Friday, September 11, 2020
Just because you purchase a mattress, sofa, etc, doesn't mean it's going to be the last one you'll purchase! Of course, replacement is based on wear and tear, quality of product It is recommended to do replace the following...Mattress: Every 6-8 yearsSofa: Every 7-15 yearsRefrigerators: 10-20 years Hot Water Heaters: Gas 8-12 years, Electric 15 yearsRe-Paint: Every... More

TV in Bedroom: Yes or NO

Friday, September 04, 2020
There are people who have a television in every room of their house. There are people who only have one television. Some people have a television in their bedroom, and others do not.Should you have a television in your bedroom?Pros for Having a TV in Bedroom“Me-Time”: You get to watch your shows that you like... More

Real Estate During 2020-21 School Year

Friday, August 28, 2020
Whether you haveNo ChildrenChildren Attending Public SchoolChildren Attending School at HomeChildren Attending CollegeChildren That Live in Your NeighborhoodChildren That Are Involved with Sporting Eventsthe school schedule will definitely be present during the real estate transaction. Here are some ideas to consider that may help you as a home buyer or home seller during this time.Re-Evaluate... More

How Many of These Food Items Do You Have Right Now?

Friday, August 21, 2020
Here is some Friday Fun! Take a look at the list of food that is recommended to be in your home at all times. Of course, this list completely changeable due to any dietary needs. This list also depends on your lifestyle, how often you eat leftovers, and how many people live in your household. ... More
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