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Monthly Archives: January 2019

    Your New Kitchen: 7 Tricky Questions You Didn’t Know You’d Ask

    By Joanie Caskey | January 30, 2019

    Addressing these details when planning your kitchen will ensure a smoother project with personalized style   Some of the questions you ask when planning a new kitchen are obvious, such as, “Do I want white cabinets or wood?” and “Do I want stainless steel appliances?” But there are many design decisions that you might not... Read More

    How to Talk About Your Style With Home Pros

    By Joanie Caskey | January 28, 2019

    When you’re preparing to work with a pro on a home project, whether it’s an architect, landscape designer, interior decorator or another design professional, communicating your preferences in a clear way can help your designer understand exactly what you’re looking for — and deliver results you love. By gathering inspiration and assessing your likes and... Read More


    By Joanie Caskey | January 25, 2019

    Come out and see these beautiful homes this weekend! 16 E FOXHALL CRESCENT DRIVE SUGAR LAND, TX 77479 4751 CHISHOLM HOLLOW COURT FRESNO, TX 77545 Read More

    6 Habits to Reduce Clutter at Home This Year

    By Joanie Caskey | January 25, 2019

    Is maintaining a neater, more organized home part of your New Year’s resolutions? Then try changing a few home habits to help keep clutter at bay. I’ve found there are a dozen simple habits that can help you keep your home tidy. In this story, we’ll look at the first six. Since new practices take time... Read More

    5 Surprising (and Useful!) Ways to Save for a Down Payment

    By Joanie Caskey | January 23, 2019

    One of the biggest misconceptions of home buying? The 20% down payment. Here’s how to buy with a lot less down. Buying your first home conjures up all kinds of warm and fuzzy emotions: pride, joy, contentment. But before you get to the good stuff, you’ve got to cobble together a down payment, a daunting... Read More

    NEW LISTING: Cozy Home in Katy!

    By Joanie Caskey | January 22, 2019

    Grand and inviting one story plan featuring high quality wood plank flooring throughout all living areas, study and bedrooms. Open concept home with a great kitchen which includes stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Nice size corner yard that is completely fenced. Natural paint throughout with large windows makes this home light and bright.... Read More

    NEW LISTING: Beautiful Cul de Sac Home in Andover Farms

    By Joanie Caskey | January 21, 2019

    Welcome to this beautiful, spacious home nestled on a Cul de Sac in Andover Farms. Featuring a large family area, massive yard, and high vaulted ceilings, this home is perfect for entertaining. The open design is light and bright, providing a welcome sense of warmth. Don’t miss out on this great home that is just... Read More

    8 Life-Enhancing Home Resolutions for the New Year

    By Joanie Caskey | January 21, 2019

    You can take steps to make this the year your home truly becomes a place of comfort and joy With a fresh calendar on the wall and all those empty boxes yet to be filled with to-dos,the start of a new year is naturally an optimistic time. If you’re in the mood for making a few... Read More

    Planning to Buy a Home in 2019?

    By Joanie Caskey | January 18, 2019

    Mortgage rates are starting off 2019 at very good levels. In fact, mortgage rates declined, starting the new year with the 30-year fixed rate mortgage dipping to 4.5 percent last week from 5 percent a month ago, according to mortgage finance provider Freddie Mac[1]. After a year of gradual increases, mortgage rates are declining. Stock market... Read More

    What to Know About Your Credit Before Buying a Home

    By Joanie Caskey | January 16, 2019

    It’s not just whether you pay your bills on time that matters Like it or not, your credit score is one of the most important numbers in your life, ranking up there with your Social Security number, date of birth, and wedding anniversary. This three-digit number is your financial report card, except there’s no getting... Read More