• 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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    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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    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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    Preparing for Fall!

    Posted on September 7, 2014 by in Holiday & winter Information

      As the leaves change and the days get shorter, take the time this fall to prepare for the cold weather that is coming. Ready the furnace for the months of work it will have ahead, and clean out the fireplace. Test them both to ensure they’ll be working when you need the heat. Clean […]

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  • Home Equity loans

    Posted on August 24, 2014 by in Helpful tips

    What are home equity loans, and what can they do for you? Home equity loans. We’ve all heard of them. But do you know what they are and how they work? Here’s a short guide to help you break down the process. What is it? Simply put, “home equity” refers to the difference in the market […]

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