Month: December 2010

December 27, 2010

Homestead Exemptions

For everyone that bought a home in 2010, don’t forget to file for you Homestead Exemptions between January 1st-April 30th. Fill out a simple form at your county’s Appraisal District Office: Guadalupe Co Appraisal Dist www.guadalupead.org Comal Co Appraisal Dist www.comalad.org Hays Co Appraisal Dist www.hayscad.com

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December 23, 2010

2010 Census Results – Texas up 20.6%

Well there’s more good news for Texas!  More people now know what we Texans already knew.  This is the best place to live.  Last week while we were with family for Christmas the 2010 U.S. Census Report came out and it said there were almost 4.3 million new Texas residents since 2000 – a 20.6 […]

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December 18, 2010

Interest Rates Affected by Tax Deal

A great mortgage lender that I’m friends with, Steve Brown, sent me this article.  It explains why interest rates are no longer 3.75%, but are now up in the 4% range. . . NOT that 4.5% interest rate is bad, but we’ve come back up a little bit.  Interest rates are amazing!  If you are renting, […]

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December 13, 2010

Holiday Home Safety Tips

There was an article on the news I found very interesting about home safety over the holidays and I thought I would share it with everyone. “We’ve talked a lot about how to stay safe while traveling, advocating common-sense tips when you’re out and about in an unfamiliar area. But taking precautions for a safe […]

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December 2, 2010

Seguin Holiday Heritage Home Tour

The Seguin Conservation Society presents the Holiday Heritage Tour on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4 at the Heritage Village. What a great way to see some of Seguin’s historical homes decked out for the Christmas Season!  Fridays event will be held from 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays event will be held from 1-5 p.m. Tickets are […]

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December 1, 2010

Take advantage of the Fall weather for working on curb appeal

Isn’t it great to live in Central Texas in the Fall?! Take advantage of this amazing weather, and get the exterior of your property manicured. The weeds won’t grow back overnight with the cooler weather, there are few insect pests, and it’s fun to be outside! Load up the unwanted trash and debris and make […]

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December 1, 2010

Seguin Holiday Stroll Parade and Celebration is here!

Come out for my favorite parade all year–the Seguin Holiday Stroll Parade. It is so much fun to watch this perfect little parade. All of the entries are lit with Christamas lights, even the horses. Bundle up, bring a blanket, chairs, and thermos of Hot Cocoa.   The city of Seguin is hosting Holiday Stroll Activities […]

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