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Downsizing Tips for a Stress Free Move

Laura and I are in the middle of downsizing, so this week's blog is timely!! Buying a new home can be extremely stressful. One of the biggest things to send you into anxiety overload is how to move all of your stuff. So what is the easiest…

Open House: Safety Tips For Agents

During my internship with Ces, I shadowed another agent at an open house. As we sat there it came across my mind that If I were not there, she would be alone. Being the paranoid person I am, I began asking her what she thought about the safety…

Millennials- Know What They Want and How They Want It

Since baby boomers, millennials, those born between the early 1980s and early 2000s, are the largest group to emerge and is changing how home buying and design is conducted- along with the results. Millennials have a simpler yet more sophisticated…

Staging Homes for a Better Showing

Help! You've just decided to list your home for sale and you aren't sure how to give it that WOW appearance. A person's decision to buy is almost always based on emotions rather than logic. So how do you get the "Yes, I want to buy this home"…

First-Time Homebuyers Tips

Are you dreaming of becoming a homeowner? Although there are a few challenges first-time buyers face, becoming a homeowner doesn't have to be a miserable, complicated process. Listed below are some tips that first-time homebuyers should know…

What Can Go Wrong During a Real Estate Transaction

In the three short weeks I have been in Houston I have come to realize that in real estate, every day is a new day. My days in the office have been anything but mundane. Not only do you deal with different personalities, but no two transactions…

Real Estate Agents CAN Work Together!

A common misconception in the world of real estate is that being an agent is easy. The truth is, being a real estate agent is hard work! To be successful, real estate agents take plenty of time, commitment, and acquire a real know of the industry.…

Superstitions in Real Estate

Have you ever had a superstitious client?  What about yourself? During my first open house as an intern a couple expressed some superstitions that changed their minds on the house. This intrigued me to explore how cultural superstitions/…

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION

As the saying goes … One of the most important factors in deciding where you want to live is the LOCATION of the home. Do you want to be close to work? Do you want a particular school district? Looking for a particular neighborhood? Close…
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WHY BETTER HOMES & GARDENS REAL ESTATE

2015 was a banner year for Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate throughout the Houston marketplace. The results do not lie. If you are considering selling or buying, please contact me to provide a free market analysis. Our company is first-place…