Humble, TX Real Estate News

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Read Mark 8:22-26 "He laid hands on the man's eyes a second time and he saw clearly." Lord, I am still blind in so many ways.  Help me not to get discouraged but to trust in your patient love.  Come, Lord, and keep healing me! Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Do Tenants Have Protection in Short Sales Question: I have rented a house for several years. The current owner told me that he is going through foreclosure. He says that he is about to conclude an agreement to allow a "short sale" of the property, which I understand allows the house to be sold for less than the amount of the mortgage. I thought there were special protections for tenants who are caught up in foreclosures. Are there any special protections for me if there is a short sale? Answer: There is a federal law, the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act, which gives additional rights to "bona fide" tenants living in a property that changes ownership due to a foreclosure. This law requires a minimum of 90 days' notice to month-to-month tenants after the foreclosure has been complet...
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Read Mark 8:17 "Do you not yet understand or comprehend?  Are your hearts hardened?" Lord, I want a heart softened by your love.  I give you everything in me that has caused my heart to harden.  Lord, give me your heart of love! Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, Tx
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Monday, February 14, 2011-Happy and Blessed Valentine Day Read Psalm 50:23 To the obedient I will show the salvation of God Lord I cannot see the road ahead, so please help me to trust you as I step out in faith.  I believe that any step taken in faith is a step forward! Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Sunday, February 13 Read 1 Corinthians 2:6-10 What eye has not seen, and ear has not heard,and what has not entered the human heart,what God has prepared for those who love him, this God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit scrutinizes everything, even the depths of God. Jesus, I surrender my life to you. Come and fill me with your Spirit. Lord, transform my heart so that I can live out your high and noble calling Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Saturday, February 12, 2011 Read Genesis 3:9-24 "The woman whom you put here with me, she gave me  fruit from the tree, and so I ate it." Father, I am in awe of your mercy and your commitment to me.  Help me look to you to receive grace and love today. Charles Gardner, Realtor/ Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Friday, February 11 Read Genesis 11:1-9 Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower...otherwise we shall be scattered all over the earth. Father, give me a heart of service.  Help me see how rewarding it is to be your disciple, so much more rewarding than building a world for myself. Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 Read Mark 7:14-23 "Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; but the things that come out from within are what defiles" Lord, search me and show me my weaknesses so that I can be strengthened in your grace! Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 Read Genesis 1:31 "God looked at everything he had made, and he found it very good." Father, open my eyes to your goodness and beauty today.  Inspire me and lead me more deeply into the mystery of your love. Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Susan Brown
(Keller Williams NE, Kingwood Texas (Humble & Atascocita too))
Lake Houston Area Home & Garden Show!  Even though we may have our coldest weather in evidence right now, there is an event just around the corner to look forward to - the first annual Lake Houston Area Home & Garden Show!The event is slated for February 19 & 20, 2011 at the Humble Civic Center.  Tickets are $8 for Adults, $6 for Seniors & Military and Children under 16 are free.  You can also sign up for a newsletter & receive a $2 discount coupon on the offical website. The list of exhibitors includes:  The Gold Exchange, Vista Contractors, Warren's Southern Gardens, River Rock Pools, AAA Texas, Allied Siding & Windows, Alspaugh's Ace Hardware, Alternative Power Solutions, Ambit Energy, B'Tween the Sheets, Big Chill A/C & Heating, Blue Concrete & Coating, Bug Defence, BugMaster, Bugti...
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
  Ten Commandments of Social Media Marketing in Real Estate Don't you wish life came with an instruction manual? It would certainly make things a lot more simple.  Of course there is and some follow it.  But did you think there were Ten Commandments for Social Media Marketing? Well of course, why would this blog be written., the 10 commandments of social media marketing provide a telling outline of what it takes to make the most of your real estate marketing efforts in a connected world. 1. Thou shall not take social media in vain. Ignore it at your own peril but be forewarned. Social media marketing is one of the fastest growing of an exploding industry. Just a few years ago real estate agents were busily debating the merits of online listings; today, all but the most hard-core die-har...
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Sunday, February 6 Read Isaiah 58:7-10 Thus says the LORD:Share your bread with the hungry,shelter the oppressed and the homeless;clothe the naked when you see them,and do not turn your back on your own.Then your light shall break forth like the dawn,and your wound shall quickly be healed;your vindication shall go before you,and the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard.Then you shall call, and the LORD will answer,you shall cry for help, and he will say: Here I am! Jesus I know you will hear me call.  Let me be more attuned to the cry of my neighbor so that I may be the good steward you want me to be! Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Saturday, February 5, 2011 Read Mark 6:30-34 "Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while." Jesus, I am amazed at how deeply you love to be with me. Here I am, Lord! Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Friday, February 4 Read Hebrews 13:1-8 Let brotherly love continue.Do not neglect hospitality,for through it some have unknowingly entertained angels. Jesus, reduce me to love! Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 Read Mark 5:21-43 "Daughter, your faith has saved you.Go in peace and be cured of your affliction." Thank you, Jesus, for calling me to your side.  I know that you have words of life for me today.  Help me to open my heart to receive the words that set me free. Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Sunday, January 30 Read Zephaniah 2:3; 3:12-13 Seek the LORD, all you humble of the earth,who have observed his law;seek justice, seek humility;perhaps you may be shelteredon the day of the LORD's anger. Jesus I marvel at your salvation. Come and fill me with your joy! Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Saturday, January 29, 2011 Read Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19 Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen. Lord Jesus, sometimes I just can't rise above the challenges I face in my life. The trials seem so hard, and it feels as if you are far from me. Help me to look up and see you looking at me with love. Raise me up so that I can keep my eyes on you! Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Friday, January 28 Read Hebrews 10:32-39 Therefore, do not throw away your confidence; it will have great recompense.You need endurance to do the will of God and receive what he has promised Let us use our imaginations to hear God asking-‘Do you take me as Lord of your life-for the rest of your life?  To love and honor me all your days? And we answer-I do Lord. Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Thursday, January 27 Read Mark 4:21:25 He also told them, "Take care what you hear.The measure with which you measure will be measured out to you, and still more will be given to you.To the one who has, more will be given; from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away." Lord, I want to be where your people are gathered in your name.  Help me to give and receive the encouragement that will make all of us better stewards of the gifts you have given. Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
Wednesday, January 26 Read 2 Timothy 1:1-8 I remind you to stir into flamethe gift of God ...For God did not give us a spirit of cowardicebut rather of power and love and self-control. Lord, help me to see the people in my life with your eyes.  Teach me how to be an agent of encouragement and hope in you. Charles Gardner, Realtor/Investor Region Realty-Greater Houston Homes-Humble, TX
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