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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Dog Movie Premiering during January 2017 Universal pictures will release the movie  ‘A Dog’s Purpose” on January 27, 2017. This movie is based on 2010 novel written by W. Bruce Cameron with the same name. This movie is a of course a story about a Dog who looks to discover over several lifetimes a...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Alert : Highway 99 - Katy/Cypress Harris County Sheriff Looking for Speeders Highway 99 which is a toll road has been recently heavily visited by Harris County Sheriff Officers sitting in the emergency lane running their supposed laser radar looking for speeders. I have seen their heavy presence ...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Photowalking in Grand Lakes Katy TX #3 Grand Lakes in Katy TX is a master planned community developed by Trendmaker Homes. Homes total approximately 2,200 and residents children attend Katy ISD which is a highly rated and acclaimed school district.  There are numerous amenities available to resid...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Home Seller Tip #4 - Backyard Appearance Should Create a Positive Vibe This is the Fourth post in my series of home selling tips which are aimed to be short in length and cover items which are many times overlooked by sellers and/or agents. See list of prior seller tip posts with links at bottom ...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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It Must be Christmas Time during October in Katy TX Last Sunday October 2, 2016 I was in Costco Katy TX to find there were numerous Christmas decorations and gifts already displayed for sale. I had to shake my head as we have not even got past Halloween yet and but we are already getting polluted...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Today is Red Shirt Fridays - Are You Wearing a Red Shirt?  There is a group named RedShirt Fridays whose basic mission is to support our service men and women by wearing a red shirt on Fridays. I just became aware of this group in the last few days. I am wearing a red shirt here in Katy TX today ...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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My September 2016 Housing Newsletter Below is a link to my September 2016 edition of my Housing Trends E-Newsletter which will be sent out to my current, former and potential clients in the near future. Please take the time to view and read sections of interest. If you have any questions concerni...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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We Slept on a Sailboat Saturday Night This past Saturday evening, being October 1 2016, we had the pleasure to spend the night on a sailboat docked on Galveston Bay at a slip in the Houston Yacht Club located in Shoreacres TX.  Our friend owns a 38 ft. Beneteau sailboat and this was a first for b...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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September Marked My Working Out Anniversary in Katy TX Sometime during middle of September 2016 marked the three year anniversary of me working out on a regular basis here in Katy TX. I decided back September 2013 to begin the workout journey and have constantly followed this path ever since then...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Saturday Shopping - Trader Joe’s Katy TX One of my favorite places to visit and shop is Trader Joe’s (TJ’s) in Katy TX. I usually go on weekend as I do not have time to visit during any given week. Yesterday I went as I had specific items to purchase for a Sunday dinner.  October is Pumpkin Month...

By Dionelle(Don) Davis, Don Davis Luxe Realty Group-DDLRG with EXP
(DDLRG Brokered By EXP)
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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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New Scam - Missing Jury Duty  I have heard about a new scam in the last few days making the rounds in the Houston and Katy areas. I thought it was important enough to tell folks what I know concerning this new (at least in this area) scam. I also understand a local lawyer actually fell for this n...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Living the Dream in Katy TX There are numerous reasons why folks fall in love with Katy and love to live in Katy, TX. plus why they are living the American Dream!  Katy is made up of old or historic Katy which is a old city dating back to the 1890’s and  a very large unincorporated geographic are...

By David Krichmar, DaveYourMortgageGuy.com
(www.DaveYourMortgageGuy.com - Legend Lending)
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Here are your Mortgage Rates for the Houston Area Conventional 30 year Mortgage: 3.625%Credit score:740LTV:80%Loan Amount:$200kAPR: 3.82%FHA 30 year: 3.5%Credit Score:740LTV:96.5%loan amount:$200kAPR:4.66%Conventional 15 year: 2.875%Credit score:740LTV:80%Loan Amount:$200kAPR:3.12% Rates are Subj...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Rice Harvest Festival Parade 2016 in Katy Texas                 Above picture taken by and copyrighted by Bob Gilbert with all rights reserved. Prior to the actual Katy Rice Harvest Festival, a Rice Harvest Festival Parade will take place that features bands, classic cars, several floats, local K...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Eight Months 2016 Market Report for South Katy TX- MLS Area 36 I always prefer to examine year-to-date data throughout any given year and look at year to year comparisons for discovering market trends as I think there is too much volatility on a month to month basis to make any good conclusions. ...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Almost Speechless Sunday - Antique Phone  This antique phone is located in our friend’s Condo in New York City. The phone still is operational and is connected to a direct line to the reception desk. I like antiques of just about any nature and especially old phones or phone booths.  If you are l...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Chirp, Chirp, Chirp.. said the Smoke Detector at 3 AM  Yes indeed we were awaken this morning at about 3 AM in Katy TX to the very unpleasant sound of a fire/smoke detector telling us its battery needed to be replaced. We guts it out as Yolanda did not tell me to get up and shut off that horrible...

By David Krichmar, DaveYourMortgageGuy.com
(www.DaveYourMortgageGuy.com - Legend Lending)
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Conventional 30 year Mortgage: 3.625%Credit score:740LTV:80%Loan Amount:$200kAPR: 3.82%FHA 30 year: 3.625%Credit Score:740LTV:96.5%loan amount:$200kAPR:4.76%Conventional 15 year: 3%Credit score:740LTV:80%Loan Amount:$200kAPR:3.22% Rates are Subject to ChangeCall me today if you are thinking of re...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Almost Wordless Wednesday - Hanging out with the Roosevelt's   The above picture was taken at the location for FDR’s home and Presidential Library in Hyde Park NY. The grounds are absolutely gorgeous and this is a fascinating place to visit with so many things to see and so much to learn. I think...

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