Friendswood, TX Real Estate News

By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
  When serious buyers find a home they really like, those buyers are going to have some questions for the seller. Sellers might as well have that information prepared in advance so it can be quickly provided to potential buyers upon request. Here are some of the common questions that buyers are going to ask:   How old is the roof? How old is the air conditioner? How old is the heater? Has there ever been foundation repair? How much were your utility bills for the last year? What is the cost of your homeowner's/windstorm insurance? How old is the hot water heater? Has the property ever flooded? What upgrades/improvements have you made since you purchased the home? In addition to getting the answers to these questions, I always ask my sellers to prepare a list of the TOP TEN THINGS they l...
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By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
701 Evergreen Drive OverviewMapsPhotosOpen HouseMarket Stats $400,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 3,692 sqftLot: 65,332 sqft Location 701 Evergren DriveFriendswood, TX 77546USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com   Listed by: Maggie McFarland | RE/MAX Pearland | Realty Soar Team Our recent listings Gorgoeus Lot in Pearland!Gorgoeus Lot in Pearland!4103 S. Webber Drive701 Evergreen DriveNew listing in Cabot Cove! Subscribe to our listing feed Nearby properties for sale
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By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
  Calling all Friendswood-area animal lovers! Friendswood Animal Advocates will hold its fourth annual Bets for Pets Casino Night Fundraiser March 7 from 5:30-10:30 p.m.  This grand event will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2320 Hatfield Road in Pearland.   The night will offer supporters a howling good time with a Texas Hold ‘Em Poker tournament and gaming tables starting at 6:30 p.m. You won’t want to miss the fabulous LIVE and silent auctions and exciting raffles! This is your chance to win purr-fect prizes. On the block will be Disney tickets, wine tasting with tour, autographed memorabilia and much more.   Friendswood Animal Advocates is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving the lives of animals through community alliances. They provide support to local animal con...
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By James Potenza New Home REALTOR®, Houston New Construction Homes
(HOUSTON New Home REALTORS®)
We have a new website specifically for West Ranch in Friendswood Texas. Here, you can search all of the homes for sale in West Ranch including brand new homes and resale homes. Visit the site frequently to be the first to find that home that just got listed ! www.WestRanchHomesTX.com   
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By James Potenza New Home REALTOR®, Houston New Construction Homes
(HOUSTON New Home REALTORS®)
I am happy to hand over the keys to my wonderful NY city clients. They were living in a small apartment and now are the proud owners of a wonderful 3000sqft home with a pool in West Ranch Friendswood Texas. No more snow storms and cold winters for them.   
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By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
    Thanksgiving Special -- Bring Home Someone Special for Thanksgiving.   Friendswood Animal Control tries hard to get all their animals a forever home. If you are looking for a pet or your pet needs a sister or brother please consider adopting one from your local SPCA or your city's animal control center.   Help save a life adopt one today and remember if you haven't spayed or neutered your pet make an appointment soon to do so.  
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By Monica Foster, Broker, CRS, ABR, SRS, CHMS, CNE, CNHS
(Monica Foster Team of eXp Realty)
711 Woodview Dr Friendswood, TX 77546 Showcase 4 Bedroom Home For Sale Price : $345,900.00 Bedrooms : 4 Bathrooms : 3.50 Square Foot : 3,056 Lot Size : 12,437 sq.ft. Community : The Forest County : Galveston Property Type : Single Family Year Built : 2001 MLS Number : 19243268 click for more information and pictures Property Description Wow! Lowest priced home in The Forest! Entry showcases wood floors and 18' ceilings! Den has bamboo flooring. Kitchen boasts Silestone counters, 42'' cabinetry, tile backsplash, stainless appliances, built-in micro & oven. Formal Dining has bay window & crown/chair rail molding. Spacious Master Suite has bay window and luxurious Master Bath with dual vanities, jetted tub, and walk-in closet! Secondary Bedrooms all have walk-in closet! Covered patio, no ...
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By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Home for the Holidays with Santa in the Park   I just received my first Christmas Event for 2014!   Home Town Bank and The City of Friendswood will be holding their 7th Annual Santa in the Park in Stevenson Park.     This event will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014. As the norm there will be a parade starting at 6 p.m.   There will be a concert in the park with amusement rides and hayrides. Please don't forget that you can take a photo with Santa at 3 p.m.    To top off the event and ending the festivities  be sure to stay for the Christmas Tree lighting at 7 p.m.
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By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
Forest of Friendswood Kustom Kastle OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $725,000 Single Family Home Main Features 45 Bedrooms4 Bathrooms2 Partial Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 4,772 sqftLot: 19,148 sqft Location 802 Shady Bend LaneFriendswood, TX 77546USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com          Listed by: RE/MAX Pearland {MAGGIE MCFARLAND} Our recent listings 3427 Glastonbury5104 CaprockForest of Friendswood Kustom Kastle5502 Linda Drive0 Pine Street Subscribe to our listing feed Nearby properties for sale
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By James Potenza New Home REALTOR®, Houston New Construction Homes
(HOUSTON New Home REALTORS®)
Sterling Creek 90' Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM;Sun 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM;   BROCHURE PROVIDED BY James Potenza Texas Buyer Realty james@texashomebuy.net BRE Lic# TX 0536837 Sterling Creek 90' 1802 Eagle Creek Drive Friendswood, Texas 77546 Price: From $493,990 - $643,664 Square Feet: 3410 - 4860 Bedrooms: 4-5 Schools: Friendswood ISD (C W Cline Elementary School, Friendswood Junior High School, Windsong Intermediate School, Friendswood High School) 11 Homes Available   Contact me for your community brochure   Community Description Map & directions Community gallery Local amenities Move in ready homes Ready to build homes Under construction homes Planning your trip to the builder Special Offers Notes Community Description   Award-winning David Weekley Homes and spacious, 90’ homesite...
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By League City, TX - Worrell Team, REALTORS, GRI, CNE
(RE/MAX 1st Class)
The Friendswood Fine Arts Non-profit Organization will be holding its 5th Annual Art in the Park, 2014, that will take place November 8-9. It will showcase local and aspiring artist's works of art. The deadline for an artist to sign up is October 23rd. Come out and support the artistic community! Even Clear Lake, Webster, and the surrounding areas of the Houston Bay Area should check it out. For more info. on homes in League City, visit http://leaguecitytexashomes.com.
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By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
 Friendswood Homes for Lease in July 2014 Friendswood is a residential community and a great one to live in. There are many specialty shops and fabulous restaurants to enjoy. The City of Friendswood was named in 2007 & 2009 one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in the United States and one of the best towns for families! Something that most young families are concerned with is the school district. Friendswood Independent School District is rated EXEMPLARY. Be sure to visit the school districts web site for any additional question you may have. Below are the homes in Friendswood that are currently for lease. If you are looking for a lease home in this quiet and beautiful city please call me so we can start the hunt for your next home. Call Sussie Sutton at 713-822-1655.    Friendswood A...
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By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
In the real estate business, we have the opportunity to work with all types of brokers and agents. Most of them are nice, but some are not so. There are a few in my area that I really don't like working with because the experience is usually difficult or just not pleasant.   It's a shame, because being THE AGENT EVERYONE LIKES TO WORK WITH is really simple. I put together a list of some things all agents could do to make working with other agents a pleasing experience. I'm sure you can think of some other things (feel free to mention them in the comments section). Here is my short list:   ·      Acknowledge receipt of offers, amendments, or any emailed document. Someone took the time to send it to you, so take just a few seconds to let them know you have received it and will get back to...
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By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
  Inventory in the Houston area is LOW! According to the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR), the supply of homes has remained at 2.6 months of inventory since December. We are seeing this in most of the communities surrounding Houston as well, with buyers finding very little to pick from.   With resales in short supply, many buyers are turning to new construction to find their next home.   If a new-construction home is something you are considering, you should be sure to secure your own Realtor to represent you in the purchase.   Having a Realtor on your side when you purchase a new construction home offers many benefits.   YOUR Realtor will help in negotiating the lowest price possible. YOUR Realtor will help in negotiating upgrades as part of the base sales price. YOUR Realtor will...
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By James Potenza New Home REALTOR®, Houston New Construction Homes
(HOUSTON New Home REALTORS®)
This is a list of current inventory new homes available in West Ranch Friendswood Texas.  If you are considering buying a new home in West Ranch, either an inventory home or building a new home from the ground up, using a New Home Buyer's Agent can be very beneficial. Visit our New Home Buyer's Agent website for more information. http://mypearlandmls.com/PearlandNewHomes.htm  These are the lowest priced homes in West Ranch. The homes listed are current as of the posted date.      Single-Family ML #: 67102094 Status: A LP: $394,442 County:Galveston Tax Acc #:0000-00-00-0000-000 SP/SF: $0.00 LP/SF: $ 167.85 Also For Lease: No Area: 33 - Galveston County Location: 32 - Friendswood KM: 657P Addr: 2207 Ringwood Way Lane   City:Friendswood Zip: 77546 - Sub: West Ranch State: Texas Country:Uni...
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By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Friendswood Spring Cleaning Day!   April 12, 2014, marks the Friendswood Spring Cleaning Day. KFB Keep Friendswood Beautiful is sponsoring this event. This year the city is going all out by offering shredding services. Along with this much needed service they will accept tree limbs, grass/brush clippings, old appliances and furniture,unwanted wood, plastic and metal objects.   Please review the notice emailed to me from my friends over at Keep Friendswood Beautiful!    
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By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
How quickly can you access your funds if you want to pay cash for a home? You might be surprised to learn that it can take several days to get your cash from an investment or retirement account. If your funds are not readily available in a savings account, you need to allow yourself plenty of time to have the funds wired from your investment account to your bank or to the title company. It can take 48-72 hours or more to get your funds once you have made the request. You probably won't be able to get your funds the same day you request them, or even the next day. I recently represented the sellers on the sale of their home, and the closing was postponed four days beyond our scheduled closing date because the buyer did not place the order for his funds early enough. He called his financi...
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By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
There's a new cafe in Friendswood that serves some very delicious meals which are completely organic, natural or kosher. Nature's Garden Market and Cafe is a combination health-food store and cafe with a tea-room-like atmosphere.   On this very cold day, my friend and I chose a table near the cozy fireplace, where we enjoyed a guilt-free lunch and quiet conversation. The cafe is centered around a 1920's style Amish-built bar. The comfortable tables have enough space between them to allow for private conversations.   Soups, salads and sandwiches are the main offerings, and you can also get delicious smoothies, juices and teas. Everything is natural, and organic, and very healthy. They offer organic fruit and veggie salads, and also have a selection of meatless sandwiches.   Today I had a...
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By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
This great house in Friendswood sits on two acres, and is located at the end of a quiet street. And guess what? It sold just FOUR HOURS after the listing agreement was signed! That's right! The perfect buyer grew up across the street, and when he heard the house was for sale, he said, "Consider it sold!" While it is unusual for an agent to sell a house before getting the sign in the yard, or the listing posted on the internet, it does happen. It has happened to me a few times, and it was usually because I got out and talked to people about the house. Word of mouth can work wonders! I can't promise that I can sell every house in just four hours, but I can promise that if you list your home for sale with me, I will do EVERYTHING possible to help you get your home sold. Are you thinking of...
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By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Justin's Seafood   Justin's Seafood is a new restaurant that recently opened at 706 South Friendswood Drive in Friendswood Texas. The owner of Justin's Seafood came from Louisiana. If anyone can fry fish it is someone from Louisiana! As you may have guessed Justin's Seafood is Cajun food. I am not a real big fan of Cajun food but I do like very spicy food. Justin's Seafood does crawfish catering for Corporate Events, Parties and Celebrations. Give them a call at 281.482.5100. They are on Face Book at Justin's Seafood Texas and reachable on Twitter @justinsseafood.   This guy is going to make me a convert for sure! I hope everyone in the area can make a trip there and tell them Sussie Sutton the Realtor sent you there!
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