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Tips to Help You Avoid Gaining Weight Over the Holidays

November 8, 2010

Those of you who know me know I’m trying to watch my weight. Those who have known me for a while know that I’ve managed to drop a few pounds…I like watching the weight go down instead of up! Now the holiday season is knocking at the door, and with the holidays come lots of treats and goodies that are not necessarily on the diet. If you are trying to lose weight, or are just dreading the thought of putting on the pounds, don’t despair. There are some things you can do to help prevent them from stacking up.

Great Food at Red Oak Grill

November, 2010

This month's featured business offers American food with a Mediterranean flair...it's the Red Oak Grill.

Fun For All at the Katy Heritage Festival

October 28, 2010

If you’re looking for something to do in Katy on Saturday, October 30, 2010 then you might want to check out the Katy heritage Festival. The festival will be held at Katy City Park, located at the corner of Ave. D and Franz, from 10:00am – 4:00pm. There will be plenty of food and fun to go around and best of all….its FREE!

Your Houston Texas Real Estate Market Update for Houston and Surrounding Areas

September brought more mixed signals, with home sales declining and inventory rising. One would think that this would indicate that values would also be declining; however that was not the case. The average sales price for single family homes rose to $215,250, a 5% increase over September 2009.

Much of the decline in sales volume can be attributed to the end of the home buyer tax credit. Many buyers that would have normally purchased later in the year made their purchases early in order to qualify for the credit, leaving fewer active buyers in later quarters of the year.

Falling Temperatures Can Mean Unwanted House Guests

October 14, 2010

As temperatures fall, we are reminded that the holiday season is upon us. For many, this means lots of parties with friends and family. It’s a good idea now, while you are planning your guest lists, to think about some of those unwanted guests. No, I don’t mean your crazy cousin (You can fill in the blank here. You know we all have ‘em), I’m talking about the bugs and vermin will be seeking shelter from the cold.

Texas Attorney General Sends Demand Letter to Halt Foreclosures

October 6, 2010

The Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has sent a demand letter to 30 banks asking that these institutions immediately “suspend all foreclosures, all sales of properties previously foreclosed upon, and all evictions of persons residing in previously foreclosed upon properties” until these institutions have reviewed files and taken appropriate steps to rectify possible past errors in documentation. This is in response to certain employees engaging in “robosigning” of documents.

 

Why Do I Call Katy Home

October 4, 2010

I’m a Houston native. I love Houston, and other than the brief amount of time I spent getting my degree from Texas A&M (WHOOP!) I have always lived in or around Houston. I’ve been all over this great town, and my absolute favorite spot that I have lived has been Katy. I’m a current Katy resident, and I have been for quite a while. So you may ask, what’s so great about Katy? Let me tell you; It’s a big town with a small town feel.

Saving Money With Homemade Household Cleaners

September 28, 2010

In these economic times we’re all keeping a close eye on the market and trying to figure out where we can save a buck or two. Stretching the dollar can sometimes be tough, but we’ve discovered a way you can ease some tension on your household budget. Homemade cleaning products can help you save money and eliminate toxic chemicals from the environment.

A Victory for All Homeowners

September 25, 2010

There's good news on the flood insurance front...mainly that it looks like we'll continue to have it.  Homeowners everywhere can rest a little easier, knowing that the House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing an extension to the National Flood Insurance Program.  The bill is now going to the President for his signature.

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