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Monthly Archives: November 2018

    The #1 Reason To Not Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House

    By Joanie Caskey | November 28, 2018

    Many sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year, but what they don’t realize is that if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that is when they will have the most competition! The #1 Reason to List... Read More

    Come Out & See The City of Sugar Land’s Christmas Tree Lighting

    By Joanie Caskey | November 26, 2018

    When: Friday, November 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm The steps of City Hall light up with holiday cheer and entertainment as Mr. and Mrs. Claus bring their holiday magic to Sugar Land Town Square. This event is free and open to the public. The fun includes: holiday crafts and activities face painting performances by local... Read More

    7 Reasons To List Your House For Sale This Holiday Season!

    By Joanie Caskey | November 23, 2018

    Every year at this time there are many homeowners who decide to wait until after the holidays to list their homes for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are seven great reasons not to wait: Relocation buyers are... Read More

    Women Are Making It A Priority To Invest In Real Estate

    By Joanie Caskey | November 21, 2018

    Everyone wants a place to call home; a place that gives them a sense of security. We are currently seeing major interest from females who want to achieve this dream, and the numbers are proving it! In 2018, for the second year in a row, single female buyers accounted for 18% of all buyers. In 2017, 60% of millennial... Read More

    The Numbers Are In! October Homes Sales Reports

    By Joanie Caskey | November 19, 2018

    Despite low inventory, home sales see gains and prices reach October highs After a down month in September, directly influenced by the surge in post-Hurricane Harvey home sales exactly one year earlier, the Houston real estate market returned to more normalized conditions in October with gains in both sales volume and pricing. According to the... Read More

    Home Improvement: Why Resurfacing Your Kitchen Cabinets is a Less-Expensive Fix

    By Joanie Caskey | November 16, 2018

    Refacing your kitchen cabinets includes covering the exposed frames with a thin veneer of real wood or plastic laminate. Doors and drawer fronts are replaced to match or complement the new veneer. New hinges, knobs, pulls, and molding complete the transformation. What are the Pros and Cons? Kitchen cabinet refacing pros: Costs about half as... Read More

    SOLD! Lovely Home Near The Sugar Creek Robert Trent Jones Golf Course

    By Joanie Caskey | November 16, 2018

    This lovely one story, 3 bedroom and 3 full bath home is located on the 1St Green of the Sugar Creek Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. The home features a long hallway that leads to the open spaces of the living and dining rooms – perfect entertaining areas. The dining room, offers a small outdoor... Read More

    Selling Your Home? Reasons Why You Won’t Get Your Asking Price

    By Joanie Caskey | November 14, 2018

    A few small updates, which can be done on a budget, can increase your home’s value — and selling price. While you can’t change your home’s location or other market forces that determine home value, there are some things you can control that will affect what price you’re offered. Here are some small things that get in the way of... Read More

    4 Ways to Price Your Home Like the Savviest Sellers

    By Joanie Caskey | November 12, 2018

    Home pricing is more of a science than an art, but many homeowners price with their heartstrings instead of cold, hard data. Smart sellers know that crunching the numbers is always the better route to an accurate home price. Here’s how they do it. #1 They Avoid Overpricing Homeowners often think that it’s OK to... Read More

    Take the Fear out of the Mortgage Process

    By Joanie Caskey | November 9, 2018

    A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainties about the buying process. A specific cause for concern tends to be mortgage qualification. For many, the mortgage process can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be! In order to qualify in today’s market, you’ll... Read More