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Someone here on Active Rain asked a question in the Q&A forum about when and how to market listings. Coming from a twenty year background in marketing, I find it to be the most powerful tool for building a successful real estate business.Marketing the listing means a larger buyer pool, which ofte...
Marcello Lakes is a waterfront community located in the Northwest section of Katy in the 77493 zip code. Every lot in the community backs up to a lake that winds throughout the homes in the neighborhood.Each home can have a private dock, and electric-powered or solar-powered water vehicles are al...
When pushed their updated rankings out at the end of 2018, I noticed the jump in Taylor High School's ranking. I own several rental properties in the Memorial Parkway neighborhood, which is zoned to Taylor, and the subdivision has seen some higher than average appreciation over t...
I pulled a few interesting screenshots of the data from my full post on this topic here. If you're a Katy Realtor, you really should check it out, and see all of the additional statistical data it contains surrounding days on market in Katy, Texas.  Katy Median Days on Market By House Price Point...
Real estate transactions take a village. When I'm buying homes as an investor, my team of contractors is vital to the investment paying dividends. Similarly, in a traditional real estate transaction where I serve as the agent, my support team is what ensures that all of the moving parts of a tran...
I just wanted to take a moment to share a fantastic video done by a long-time friend of mine - Misty Weaver - who is also a real estate agent in Winchester, VA on the topic of Realtor commissions and explaining the real deal behind them to clients. Some of the points she makes in this video might...
Every market is different, but here in the Katy, Texas area having the master bedroom on the first floor is more typical - and more preferred by buyers. One of the early lessons I learned in my real estate career is that if a home has an uncommon feature or less desired feature, you need to be su...
WOW! Today we listed this newly remodeled home (both upstairs and downstairs) in Cinco Ranch - on a corner lot tucked into an alcove court and overflowing with designer touches! Stunning new large porcelain tile throughout the entire 1st floor. Open floorplan kitchen features granite, custom buil...
As an investor myself, I’m often looking at the MLS listings for homes that might make a good investment purchase. Homes being sold as-is doesn’t mean an agent should upload a listing description that says nothing more than a statement that the house needs TLC. But, I see that type of listing tim...
Early on as an agent, a home I submitted an offer for had a document labeled "Offer Instructions" in the files. I thought this was brilliant. It made creating the offer easier for me as the Buyer's agent and created less back and forth. I immediately followed suit and created an Offer Instruction...

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