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Introducing the beautiful Texas Coastal Bend and offering my Real Estate expertise for buyers and sellers. "When you think Real Estate, think Ricki Eichler" Thirty plus years experience, residential and commercial real estate, homes, land,ranches,live water, waterfront homes, vacation homes, businesses for sale, retirees and senior relocation
RECENT BLOG POSTS
There is a special place located just a short drive from New Smyrna Beach, Florida.  It is Blue Spring Park and the there is a huge spring located here with water flowing out a warm 72 degrees even in winter.  Manatees love it here and come from the rivers and bays to winter here in the warm clea...
12/07/2013
Welcome, welcome, Charmaine Ottinger to our office and to Active Rain.           Charmaine Ottinger is a long time resident of the beautiful Texas Hill Country.  She has been in the real estate business previously and left but has come back to doing what she finds most satisfying.  Meeting new pe...
10/05/2013
Everyone should know they need to probate a will.  If you are the executor to a will, please probate it.  In Texas, you have 4 years to probate a will.  If you have not probated it by then, you will need to file an affidavit of heirship instead. Either way, you must hire an attorney.  The longer ...
09/08/2013
This brand new listing has a great location near HEB grocery, the post office, hospital, shopping areas and restaurants.  Located near major highways also.                            204 Loma Vista is a nice brick and frame home that offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 car garage and 2 living area...
08/15/2013
  Wind Towers that generate electricity, clean energy is the way to go!  I am amazed at these giants that reach up into the air and turn the wind into fuel for our homes and businesses.  Technology has come so far in my lifetime but this is one of the best things invented I think.    Yes, the who...
07/23/2013
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If you ever have the opportunity to go to Glacier Bay in Alaska, I highly recommend the trip.  It is so incredibly beautiful.  I like the history of the glaciers and find it most interesting how the glaciers have receded in the past 200-300 years.      Glacier Bay was a solid sheet of ice only a ...
07/18/2013
I have taken four listings this week myself and would have taken the fifth one today if the owner had been finished with all the repairs I told him to do earlier in the month.  Thank you, thank you!  I need listings, our office needs listings.  We sold so much in the Spring, our listing pool has ...
07/18/2013
When is it time to downsize?  This is a question lots of Baby Boomers are asking themselves.  Many people in their 60's decide it is time but others wait until they are in their 70's.  It is difficult if you have waited until you are in your 80's.  I specialize in helping older clients make those...
07/15/2013
As a broker that tries to teach my newbie agents things to watch out for, I think this statement is one they will most likely hear within the first few months of their real estate careers.  Many potential buyers refuse to sign buyer representation agreements and want the agent to show house after...
07/09/2013
It's Summer Time!  The kids are out of school and it is the time most families head for the beach or head for the mountains or somewhere in between for that long awaited and well deserved rest and recreation.  We call it Vacation! Real estate agents and brokers work hard all year long and they al...
07/08/2013