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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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First Open House - Became first Executed Deal Several years ago, I was a brand new agent and I was given the opportunity to hold an open house for the senior agent I was working under at that point in time. It was his listing and the home was located in Old or Historic Katy. Of course even though...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Halloween Drivers Safety Tips I drive on a regular basis in both Katy and Cypress TX and on a daily basis I see numerous drivers who are not driving very safely and many who are violating various laws. As Halloween is Monday October 31, 2016, I thought some driver safety tips are in order to post...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Wordless Wednesday - Sunsets Make for Interesting Pictures I really like sunset and sunrise pictures as I think there is something new to notice every time you look at the same sunset or sunrise picture. Below is a recent picture I took and I like the clouds mixing with the sunset. The cloud cove...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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New Sporting Goods Dealer Hits Katy/Houston Market with a Huge Splash Dick’s Sporting goods opened six store in the greater Houston area including one in Katy. This weekend marked this retailer's Grand Opening of each of these stores. I went yesterday and this is a huge operation with separate se...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Fall Has Finally Arrived In Katy TX People who live in this whole Katy and Houston area have been waiting for Fall Weather to finally arrive. Yesterday the temperature when I took our dog for a walk in Grand Lakes was about 52 degrees. It felt great and the high for the day was around 88 degrees....

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Health Alert - A Method to Keep Mind and Body Young It is a proven fact practicing Yoga on a regular basis keeps your body limber and improves the body’s strength. Recent research indicates Yoga provides a big assist to keeping your brain in excellent operating condition. Degeneration of cognitiv...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Night of Positively Pink at LaCenterra Cinco Ranch Katy Houston Methodist West Hospital is a hosting a breast cancer awareness celebration of Friday October 21, 2016 at LaCenterra Cinco Ranch. The event begins at 6 PM and lasts until 9 PM and will be held in the LaCenterra Courtyard.  Houston Met...

By David Krichmar, DaveYourMortgageGuy.com
(www.DaveYourMortgageGuy.com - Legend Lending)
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Conventional 30 year Mortgage: 3.625%Credit score:740LTV:95%Loan Amount:$300kAPR: 3.94%FHA 30 year: 3.5%Credit Score:740LTV:96.5%loan amount:$300kAPR:4.66%Conventional 15 year: 3%Credit score:740LTV:95%Loan Amount:$300kAPR:3.26% Rates are Subject to ChangeCall me today if you are thinking of refi...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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National Prescription Drug Take Back Program in Katy  Mark L. Hopkins Law Enforcement Center20370 Franz RD.Katy, TX 77449 Saturday October 22, 2016 the Katy ISD Police in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration ( DEA) will be giving the general public the opportunity to get rid of un...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Reflections of Life in Katy TX Many folks like pictures of sunrises, sunsets, mountains, water and scenic views. In addition to that list I really like reflection pictures. Below are a few of these pictures I recently took in Katy, TX. I have become much more aware of picture opportunities since ...

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Is that Car for Sale? I need to buy one for my Sister!  We have a 1999 Ford Expedition which needs some work but still runs. I have some stuff loaded into the car to take to Goodwill. The AC does not work and making this trip during hot weather is oppressive. I thought about dropping the Goodwill...

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...

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