• Uses for vinegar!

    Posted on October 16, 2017 by in Helpful tips

    We know it makes for great salad dressings, and zipping up dipping oils for crostini, but have you ever considered the miracle of cleaning with vinegar? Five places to use it: *to descale the drip cycle in your coffee maker. Do it now and remember to flush the coffeemaker with a fresh pot of water […]

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    PLANT YOUR OWN BLUEBONNET PATCH

    Posted on October 10, 2017 by in gardeing, Holiday & winter Information, planting, Texas Weather

    Each spring, beautiful displays of wildflowers can be seen across the state. The most iconic Texas wildflower is, of course, the bluebonnet. While bluebonnets are often seen along roadways, you can also create a bluebonnet patch in your very own yard! Fall is the best time to plant wildflowers that are native to Texas. Bluebonnet […]

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  • How Does Hurricane Harvey Impact the Real Estate Market?

    Posted on October 5, 2017 by in Helpful tips, Texas Weather, Tips for Buying, Tips for selling

    The waters have receded,  now we are faced with the aftermath.  Many are asking, “what is going to happen to the real estate market”?  It is a complex question, yet I’ll do my best to provide an answer.   Surprisingly, there is good news for both Homeowners and Buyers.  That is because the restoration of the […]

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    No-Bake Desserts

    Posted on October 2, 2017 by in Helpful tips, Holiday & winter Information, Tips for Buying, Tips for selling

    With the holidays approaching us so soon. With the Help of Better Homes & Gardens we have some yummy no-bake desserts for y’all. We have attached one recipe to this blog and below is the link with all of them! I can’t wait to get home and try these for the kids!  http://www.bhg.com/recipes/desserts/no-bake-desserts/no-bake-desserts/?slideId=28dd75fd-171a-4316-a96d-90cbc15aab75&utm_source=bhg-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=bhgdailyrecipe_071517&did=159626-20170715 Ingredients 4medium […]

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  • Hurricane Harvey – Relief Update

    Posted on September 20, 2017 by in Texas Weather

    Hurricane Harvey Relief Update   Here’s what to do If your house was damaged by Hurricane Harvey, you may be unsure of what to do next. Here’s a list of steps to take that will help make the impact a bit smoother as you move forward: Contact your mortgage servicer This is the company that […]

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  • How to Tell If Watermelon Is Ripe – You can do better than the thump test

    Posted on July 26, 2017 by in Health

    Try as you might, it’s impossible to tell what the inside of a watermelon looks like without cutting into it. That’s why trying to choose a ripe watermelon out of the tottering pile at the market can feel like such a crapshoot—but it doesn’t have to be. It might not be perfectly scientific, but if you want […]

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  • HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST

    Posted on April 21, 2017 by in Helpful tips, Tips for Buying, Tips for selling

    Most buyers feel considerable pride in becoming a homeowner, but they also recognize that ownership includes many new responsibilities. To keep your home looking and performing its best, here are several of the most important jobs to remember.  Safety First Prevent accidents or injury by regularly checking these systems: ☐ Test fire extinguisher ☐ Replace […]

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  • Property “as is”

    Posted on December 18, 2014 by in Helpful tips

    Does a buyer have to accept the property as is? My client won’t accept the property “as is.” He wants to wait until after the inspection to list specific repairs that he wants the seller to fix. Can I leave both boxes in Paragraph 7D of theOne to Four Family Residential Contract (Resale) blank, or can […]

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    RIP Beverly Carter

    Posted on October 1, 2014 by in Helpful tips

    After the recent abduction and loss of Beverly Carter, it has made many agents scared and worried to show houses or hold open houses. Although this is not the first one to happen it was close to home; Walt Temple Properties would like to offer their condolences to her family and friends. We have y’all […]

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    Tips

    Posted on September 21, 2014 by in Helpful tips

    September brings a new school year for the kids, and just think, the joys of fall are right around the corner! It’s time to take care of any outdoor maintenance before the colder months arrive.  Have you checked those air conditioning filters? You should examine them once a month, because clogged filters slow the air […]

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