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By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 9
Alvin What-A-Burger to Open on March 14, 2012 A while back the team  met with the suits from the corporate office of Whataburger. They wanted to discuss vacating the local building they have in Alvin and moving to a new location. This kind of meeting can be devastating to a municipality, as citie...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 9
What for Lease In Alvin This March There are currently five homes in Alvin for lease. They are priced from $1,000.00 to $1,650.00; each has 3 bedrooms except for one which has four. The square footage starts at 1,066 with the largest one at 2,875-square feet. All have two full bathrooms except fo...

By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 15
  Aren’t these tiny hats adorable? They were part of the table decorations at a luncheon I attended at the Nolan Ryan Center in Alvin today. The entertainment for the event was a funny fashion show, so the table decorations included a centerpiece of a hat with gloves, jewelry and scarves, along w...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 15
Building Setbacks and How They May Affect You   When building an addition to your building, home or detach garage you will need to consider the building setbacks for your city and subdivision plat. In the city in which I live, the standard building setbacks are 5-feet from the property line to th...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 26
I know you! You are Sussie Sutton – Realtor!   I know you! You are Sussie Sutton – Realtor! This is what the young lady at the car wash told me as I had my truck washed yesterday. She went on to tell me she befriended me on my personal Face Book Sussie Sutton - Realtor and Face Book Page, Sussie ...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 10
 It Might as Well Be Cow Chips   A Chip Sealed road surface is not my favorite thing to see when going to show a home. It might as well be cow chips. I don’t like trying to walk on it, nor have it trampled into a home.  I know many of you are wondering, “What the heck is she talking about now?” W...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 41
Don't Let Your House Be The Ugly House on the Block!   Even though we are entering February it is time to walk the parameter of your home to see what types of repairs are needed this spring. I did this very thing and realized someone has been failing at their job. Some of the things I noted were ...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 20
TODAY IS NATIONAL POPCORN DAY! There seems to be some confusion as to exactly what day it is supposed to be. Most think it has to align with Super Bowl Football and whatever day that falls on. Actually, October is corn harvest time and this holiday should be celebrated sometime during that month....

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 8
Bonjour Comment Allez-Vous?  Oh Wait! That is French!   Michelle Nesrstra, Coordinator for the Alvin Parks Department recently sent me an email. She was informing me that their department will be providing a Spanish learning class for children 4 -7 years of age. Children easily learn different la...

By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
Comments 1
  You're invited to the City of Alvin's Daddy Daughter Dance! The Dance will be held City of Alvin Parks & Recreation will be hosting the 8th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance. Girls ages 5—12 are welcome to attend with their father figure. It will be an elegant evening filled with music, dining & fun!...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 7
  Olive Garden Coming To Alvin!    There have been many requests made to see if I; or someone I know can entice Olive Garden to come to Alvin. These requests fell on deaf ears as the City of Alvin did not meet all the requirements to have one built.  Well the tides changed with the construction o...

By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 6
  The Brazoria County Women’s Center provides much-needed services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  This week, the center received a check for $2,116 from members of an honorary education group that I belong to.   Members of the Alvin area chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma made the...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 8
  NEVER SAY NEVER…. TO ME ANYWAY.   Years later after having a hand in getting a donut store to Alvin I decided to see if we could get a Starbucks Coffee Shop. It wasn’t that hard getting a donut shop so why not a Starbucks.   In the same manner that I asked a store manager for a phone number, I ...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 8
  IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T GET A DONUT…  TRY…TRY AGAIN  We were communicating around the water cooler the other day and it was mentioned that it was my fault that we had so many donut shops in Alvin. While it is certainly not my fault; but it may have started with me.  It all started when I was hank...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 13
Sex, Drugs, & Rock-n-Roll Fox News reported this morning the words that are suggested to be banned from the Queens English.  The words are as follows:   Spoiler Alert Trending Bucket List Fiscal Cliff Superfood Guru Job Creators Double Down Boneless Wings Passion/passionate  I am not ready to be ...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 11
Christmas Decorations that Scream for Attention.   While attending the Alvin Christmas Tour of Homes there were many more decorations that I did not show you in my previous posts. I promised one home owner that I would show all her pictures in a post and email it to her. You may have guessed that...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 6
What for Lease In Alvin There are currently six homes in Alvin for lease. They are priced from $750.00 to $1,400.00; each has 3 bedrooms except for one. The square footage starts at 944 with the largest one at 2,112-square feet. All have two full bathrooms except for two. Three of the rentals are...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 12
Christmas Trees On Parade!   During the Alvin Christmas Tour of Homes there were many decorated Christmas Trees to see. There were so many differently types of trees to see that I just had to share a few of them with you.   The lovely tree below was found in the bedroom of the owner of one of the...

By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 5
You can enjoy a Christmas Wonderland aboard The Christmas Train at Living Stones Church in Alvin, Dec. 13-16 and 19-23 at 6:30 p.m. This will be the 13th year that Living Stones Church has sponsored the free event for the community. There will be displays of more than 250,000 lights, decorations ...

By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 8
  Realtors don’t like to use photos of the toilet in bathroom shots on the MLS. It’s a bit tacky. But if there’s no way to get around the toilet shot, you might as well have fun with it.   When I saw this snowman on the potty at a home on the Alvin Christmas Tour of Homes, I didn’t know quite wha...

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