County Homes and Acerage Katy Texas (Katy, TX)
By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
Third Coast Holds Reptile Expo in KatyThe Katy Elks Lodge is hosting a Third Coast sponsored Reptile Expo on Saturday March 23 and on Sunday March 24, 2013. The Expo will open from 10AM until 5PM on Saturday and from 10AM until 4PM on Sunday. The Katy Elks Lodge is physically located at 1050 S. Katy Fort Bend Road Katy Texas in old Katy. The lodge is just north of Highway 90. I have told my readers on numerous occasions that Katy has something for everyone including reptile lovers. The show is open to the public. I am not a reptile fan or reptile type of guy but some folks love them. I prefer dogs.  This Expo is featuring reputable breeders from all over the country as well as special guest speakers and seminars. Third Coast specializes in providing its customers with a wide selection o...
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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
Thomas A. Glazier Senior Center hosts showing of Classic Film The Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center is hosting a showing of a classic file on Friday February 1, 2013. The film to be shown is “A face in the Crowd”. The center is located at 16600 Pine Forest Lane Houston Texas and is right next door to Katy Texas. The film stars Andy Griffin, Patrick Neal, Walter Mattau and Lee Remick. The activities start at 11:30 AM. Attendees are asked to bring snacks or lunch. All folks who are interested need to register in advance as seating is limited and the Senior Center events are very much in demand. It is open to residents of Harris County Texas who are age 55 or over and it free. Call 713-274-3250 to register and if you want information about this Senior Center go to their web site. T...
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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
  Rice Harvest Festival Parade in Katy Texas Prior to the actual Katy Rice Harvest Festival, a Rice Festival Parade will take place that features bands, classic cars, several floats, local Katy Texas schools, youth organizations, local churches and large crowds of people while it proceeds through numerous blocks of Old Katy. This is annual event that precedes the actual festival by approximately one week. The parade will be held on Saturday October 6, 2012 beginning at 10 AM in downtown or historic Katy Texas. The actual lineup of Parade participants will start at 9 AM. The Parade begins at The Katy Church of Christ and then proceeds south towards Second Avenue and then north on Avenue C and concludes at Adorable Reception hall which is located at 519 10 TH Street. All entries for the P...
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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
  Teacher Fun Day to be held in Katy TX.   Teacher Fun Day to be held in Katy TX on Wednesday July 25, 2012 at Katy Budget Books. The book store is located at 2450 Fry Road, Houston TX. (They have a Houston mailing address). The owners have titled this day as “Teachers just want to have fun”.  This will be the third annual holding of this event and it starts at 8 AM and lasts all day till 8 PM. The bookstore wants to show all teachers their appreciation for everything they do to teach our children.   Budget Books will have a full delicious continental breakfast available to all teacher attendees. The event will also include book shopping and gift drawings every hour. Ale.   Teachers in all school districts in the Houston metropolis do not get enough recognition for all of their hard wor...
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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
  Summer Horse Camp offered in Katy TX   Summer Horse Camp offered in Katy TX by Circle Lake Ranch equestrian center for children. Circle Lake is located at 1102 Circle Lake Drive in Katy TX and is close to FM 1463.   There are 5 separate sessions to pick from and dates are: June 18 – June 22; July 9-July 13; July 16- July 20; August 6 - August 10 and August 20-August 24. 2012. This day camp runs ea   All students need to wear appropriate shoes and footwear to camp. Jeans are an excellent idea and footwear such as paddocks, riding or cowboy boots will work just fine. Helmets on attendees are required. Application of sufficient amounts of sunscreen  each day in advance is highly encouraged.   Students will rotate through various learning centers concerning horses such as horse feeding, t...
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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
  We are ready to sell our home and are there things we should not do?     Most Realtors have a list of all the different things a home seller should do before they place their home on the market in Katy TX. I have thought for many months some folks must not be reading and or paying attention to the list of things to do. Maybe we should go the opposite direction by looking at what not to do. The salient points I will make in my 5 TH blog of my series on Frequently Asked Questions are all based on my own observations during viewing of homes for sale with my buyers. Some are rather unbelievable but all valid. The items are as follows: 1)    Do not leave valuables in your home. Rent a lock box or place these items in the home of close relatives. The items I am talking about are cash, colle...
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