The hard truth about Renting versus Buying

I recently had a conversation with a very intelligent young man who was SO convinced that renting was better than buying, his “wall” of judgement was too thick to penetrate. He wanted to “be convinced” otherwise. Look… there’s no other way to put it: – a recent buyer-client moved into his new home around ChristmasContinue reading “The hard truth about Renting versus Buying”

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APRIL FOOL’S DAY – 2014

Growing up with three younger brothers, pranks were not limited to April Fool’s day!  The worst prank was when my brother popped out from behind the shower curtain just as I was about to use the “facility.”  I was so startled, I quickly hunched over as if to hide between the commode and the sink!  HeContinue reading “APRIL FOOL’S DAY – 2014”

Between Friends (Newsletter) 2012

BETWEEN FRIENDS is a monthly newsletter filled with household tips, a monthly recipe and general real estate news.  Get your copy today! “Between Friends” – Jul 2012In this Month’s Issue:Health & Safety:  Sharpen Your MemoryHelpful Hints:  Beating ProcrastinationSavor the Flavor-Recipe:  Greek Grilled CheeseBrain Teasers:  Olympic TriviaHousehold Tips:  Ideas for Creative Reuse BetweenFriends-Jun2012In this Month’s Issue:Health & Safety:  Guidelines for Child SafetyContinue reading “Between Friends (Newsletter) 2012”

Model Home Tours

From Historical Homes to brand new construction… I enjoy previewing homes.  I NEED to know what’s out there so I’m armed with knowledge when a Buyer calls! The past couple of weeks, I’ve taken some time to tour Model Homes by “Sivage Homes.”  Most Builders showcase a Model to give a buyer an idea of what their newContinue reading “Model Home Tours”

NEW LISTING – Katie Court in Boerne, TX

141 KATIE COURT  BOERNE, TX  78006 “DON’T MISS THIS EXCEPTIONAL WELL KEPT HOME.* Lovely 4/2 one story home in nice Boerne neighborhood * laminate flooring. Open floor plan* Split master w/full bathroom* Excellent condition.* *New patio cover in back *Exterior painted 2010* Cable wired and ceiling fams in all bedrooms.* Great Boerne Schools. Easy accessContinue reading “NEW LISTING – Katie Court in Boerne, TX”

Home Tour – 16May2011

I have buyers looking for homes all over the city.  Today, I toured a Model Home in the Southeast side of town.  Sivage Homes is offering fantastic floor-plans at super Springtime Prices! What I love about this neighborhood is that a small city park is on the property.  Right behind the model home (shown inContinue reading “Home Tour – 16May2011”

Dream Home turns into a NIGHTMARE

After about three years in their new home, a young couple’s mortgage payment increased, the husband’s income decreased and now they are about to lose their dream home.  Trying to salvage their credit, the couple is attempting to list and sell their house before the bank forecloses on them.  In the meantime, the young coupleContinue reading “Dream Home turns into a NIGHTMARE”

My SandFest Story

 [APRIL 2011] – This past weekend I packed my flip-flops and sunscreen and headed out to Port Aransas.  I heard about a Sand Sculpture Contest along the beach of Port A.  So… I rode “across the land, kicking up sand;” I just had to check it out! The “TEXAS SANDFEST” was the place for “gritty”Continue reading “My SandFest Story”