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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
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Coming home, the snow covers the driveway, the lights lead the way.  It is quiet and still.  Dusk is here and the sun has retreated below the horizon.All is quiet.  No one in sight.  My tires leave ruts in the fresh fallen snow.  There is the slight crunch as I turn into the circle.  Snow piles u...
12/22/2017
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Autumn is such a beautiful season of the year. I have always enjoyed watching the changing colors of leaves during Fall.  From one day to the next the same leaf can undergo major changes.  If it remains on the tree long enough, it can go from green to red or gold to orange or brown.  There are lo...
12/19/2017
Our Board of Realtors and the MLS has recentlly made some changes and one of those changes, stands out in my mind especially important.  That is the Listing Status Change. Our new rule says that if a listing has a status change, it must be reported within 2 business days.  If it is a closed listi...
12/02/2017
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"Are We There Yet?"  How many times have your children uttered those words to you while you were driving down the road?  Those are the words I hear in my head when I think of the changes I have undertaken this year. Time passes so very quickly and especially the older you get, the faster it seems...
11/29/2017
I did it!  I have re-opened CastNet Realty.  I have been considering retiring for a while.  So, I have left RE/MAX Associates and re-opened my own brokerage again, CastNet Realty.  I will be taking a long vacation and only working deals for family and friends.  Real estate is something I will alw...
03/29/2017
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Today was a rainy, windy day with cooler than normal temperatures and I decided to do what I've been wanting to do for a while.  I sat at my computer and looked up things I've been needing to research for a while.  Isn't the computer wonderful for research?Most times, I am complaining about the c...
03/12/2017
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I was just talking to my neighbor and she was saying how astounded she was at the different points of view of some of our neighbors concerning our Property Owners Association.  I am sure if you have ever attended a POA meeting, you have probably thought the same thing.  Bickering, argueing and so...
03/09/2017
I often get asked questions like:  When are you going to retire?  What are you going to do when you retire?  How does a real estate agent or broker retire?  Real estate sales is a different kind of job or profession.  Most people do not understand how it works unless they have been licensed in th...
03/09/2017
Can you feel the excitement in the air?  I can.Spring buying season is here!  Spring Break starts this weekend and summer is right around the corner.  It is time to put your home on the market if you are thining of selling this year.  It is time to get pre-approved for a loan if you are thinking ...
03/08/2017
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When you are on a diet, it is best to skip dessert.  It  just makes sense to let the sweets pass by and try not to think about them.  Salads are great and I love my vegetables.  Add a little piece of lean meat, chicken or fish and I'm good most of the time.However, there are times when you just w...
02/08/2017