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Color Finish Analysis

There are many different finishes for a particular color that are used when painting the interior of a home.  The most widely-used finishes are: Glossy:  high level of sheen, easy to clean, less likely to absorb moisture.  Commonly used in … Continue reading

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How to refresh outdoor spaces

It’s fairly easy to refresh indoor spaces, replace worn/dated furniture and flooring will generally liven up the interior of your home.  However with regards to the outdoors, trying the same tactic can be time consuming and more importantly, very expensive. … Continue reading

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Central Texas home sales rise to the highest point in 6 years!

Central Texas exisiting home sales rose 8% in June compared to at the same point last year. The Austin Board of Realtors monthly report showed that realtors sold 2,767 in June and this is important because it is the highest … Continue reading

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Position yourself towards buying a home!

Most mortgage lenders look hard at you financially as well as your credit worthiness. Some ways to position yourself for buying a home are:  Have no late payments reported by your creditors  Keep all credit account balances below 30% of the available credit … Continue reading

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Why monitor a credit report?

At redoak, one of the areas we specialize in is property management.  One of the most frequent advice given to tenants is to check your credit report twice a year.   Most property management companies will want a credit report … Continue reading

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Home design tip courtesy of Harker Heights Real Estate!

  Hanging mirrors in dark foyer can give the impression of space and luminosity. Have fun choosing different shapes and look of mirrors and give a different aspect to your home!

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VA Work Orders

If a seller will “sell VA”, here is a list of commonly found repairs by VA inspectors. Checking these items EARLY may prevent any delays in closing and funding.   Replace any dry rotted or deteriorated wood. Place a vapor … Continue reading

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Simple Tips for Better Home Showings

    1. Remove clutter and clear off counters. Throw out stacks of newspapers and magazines and stow away most of your small decorative items. Put excess furniture in storage, and remove out-of-season clothing items that are cramping closet space. Don’t … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Conserve Water

Being creative with landscaping is an unorthodox method of surviving a drought. Water restrictions make it hard to turn an entire lawn green during droughts and people end up cutting down the watering of grass.  A simple way to conserve … Continue reading

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Property Tax Appeal Procedures

Property owners have the right to protest actions concerning how their property tax appraisals.   If you feel an appraisal value is incorrect, contact the appraisal district office in your area, for example Killeen’s office is (254-634-9752).  The local appraiser will discuss … Continue reading

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