I know, I know, "curb appeal" has been drilled into our heads over the years. Real estate agents have continually told us over and over that "you have to have great curb appeal" to sell your house.... Well I say, "bunkus!" Don't get me wrong, curb appeal is still important but not like it used to be. With the dawn of a new century (and … [Read more...] about Homes for Sale: It’s NOT About the Curb Appeal! (Anymore)
As we approach summer (and the "busy" season), many folks are looking to sell or buy a home. Traditionally, with school out for the summer, June - August are the "hottest" months (boy you ain't lying!) for weather and real estate. The good news is that typically there are more homes on the market to choose from, the bad news is that their are more … [Read more...] about Waco Real Estate Update – Home Statistics and Market Information
With the Texas Summer officially here, I usually get more phone calls from people asking about homes with swimming pools. It's not surprising with the warmer temps. The temperature in Waco today, I think the weather guy said, was 738 degrees! With the heat index, it feels like 1,216 degrees. Often though, some of those folks who are asking … [Read more...] about Waco Real Estate Update – The Swimming Pool Factor
What? You called the real estate agent off the sign in the yard? What the heck are you thinking? Come here and let me slap you with a trout (an old IRC joke back in the "old days" of the internet - early to mid 90s). You may not even know why you should be afraid (be very afraid... Okay, now I'm just trying scare ya'). Actually, I'll … [Read more...] about "Oops…I Called the Agent on the For Sale Sign"