Austin Texas Tidbits about Life, Real Estate and Unique Happenings!

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Gwynn Teal Carpenter-Broker: Home and Hearth Realty (Austin)
If it pops into my head, it might come out of my mouth! I've got a weird sense of humor so expect the unexpected when you read my blog. Real Estate is my profession but life is what its all about!
RECENT BLOG POSTS
As Realtors we talk about how the home must smell sweet so shampoo that carpet, put away the candles and wash the dog....BUT here's a smell most forget about as we work with others - OUR BREATH.   I voted early Tuesday and thought I couldn't stand another moment listening to the gentleman ask if ...
10/26/2012
Most Outrageous Real Estate Story from Austin, Texas Realtor   We all know homes sell that have appeal and great smells!  Unfortunately the home we sold several years ago had none of that...and it was located in an "iffy" area of town - rarely did homes sell due to the location.   One of our dea...
10/09/2012
Silent!  Close your mouth and listen.....this from an Austin Texas RealtorMy parents always told me that "silence is golden".  I know they did this because as a youngster I talked too  much.  Even my elementary report cards had "talks too much" checked each 6 weeks.  So as a Realtor one of the im...
09/18/2012
As the football season arrives in Austin Texas everyone talks about the LONGHORNS!  Who's going to be the starting quarterback?  Will we win the National Championship?  What tailgate party will you attend?Before the end of football season, we need to score some touchdowns of our own in the 4th q...
08/28/2012
Pflugerville Texas...what's in a name! Don't pronounce that P...it's really Flugerville (the P is silent).  This small city is growing leaps and bounds.  In the 2000 census the population was 16, 335....fast forward to 2010 Census and 46, 936 folks called this home.  What a giant leap....it almos...
07/05/2012
Pick your chin off the floor in Austin Texas! 36 hours after we listed an Austin Texas home, an offer came through on our email.  Well written, lender letter attached and our clients excited! We talk, we discuss, we calculate, we check the calendar and then we send back a counter with only two ma...
06/28/2012
  Another Nugget for those who work with Seniors in their quest to stay in their homes .. I drive for the North Austin Caregivers in Austin Texas.  I've driven for approximately ten years.  It's a joy to visit with the elderly as I drive them to the doctor, grocery store, recreation center or any...
06/20/2012
    Public Shame works EveryTime!   I wrote a blog http://actvra.in/CBH  this past weekend about "What Clients Can Teach Us".  This is a follow up to that post... ....and please read the first post as Erv Fleishman, Luxury Prop Specialist Realty Associates (Realty Associates) added a comment that...
06/19/2012
  What Clients Can Teach You! Had lunch with clients today.  Always interested in their take on the new home they choose AFTER they have moved in....and their new neighborhood. So here's what I "gleamed" from their Hind Sight Wisdom: ·        Don't believe what the neighbors tell you before you p...
06/16/2012
  My Mobile Phone is my Mobile Office! I "fought" getting a fancy smart phone for so long but when my old phone died several years ago little did I know the great feeling I would have of "letting go" of feeling like I was missing out if I weren't actually at my desk so I could check my email, MLS...
06/16/2012
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