July 2019

Found 13 blog entries for July 2019.

RemodelingWhen you are ready to remodel all or part of your Bastrop home, where should you start? If you have never completed a remodel, there are lots of things to think about and probably the most important thing is selecting the right contractor to complete the remodel. If you don’t know someone personally, where do you start to try and find someone? Sometimes even if you do know someone, that doesn’t mean they are the right person for the job. What are the best ways to find a contractor with experience in remodeling?

  • Ask your friends and neighbors? When they answer, listen to who they recommend as well as anyone they say to stay away from. You are likely to hear as many horror stories as positive recommendations and you should pay equal attention to
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618 BlairThis two story Bastrop home includes three bedrooms, two full baths, one half bath, 2,398 square feet, three living areas and a two-car garage for you to make yourself at home. The home starts with a porch that overlooks your beautiful front yard. Mature landscaping surrounds the home and offers a colorful landscape to view.618 Blair

Step inside to the living room and dining area, which provide a wonderful flow for large and smaller gatherings. The main level also includes a family room with a fireplace and ceiling fan that overlooks the backyard. Behind the family room, you will find the kitchen with island, stainless appliances, tile backsplash and breakfast area. The breakfast area opens to the back patio. The main level also includes the laundry room and a

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Bastrop We hope your weekend is full of free time because Saturday, July 27 offers three great opportunities for fun in the area.

Start with the Mad Hatter Tea Party at The Capital of Texas Zoo. The event at the Cedar Creek zoo will run from 1:00-4:00 and is packed with fun activities for you to enjoy. Alice and all of her friends will be there for photo opportunities plus take part in a game of croquet, scavenger hunt, painting the roses red, a tea party with musical chairs and refreshments. Since you are at the zoo, don’t forget to visit with the animals too. Proceeds from this fun event benefit the Zoo’s Beautification Program.

The American Legion Post 533 will host a fish fry Saturday evening beginning at 5:00. Tickets are $12.00 per plate and Possums

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MovingIf a move is coming up in your future, you don’t have to be stressed out as you try to coordinate all of the details and do everything that needs to be done. It is important to be well organized and do as much as you can in advance of your move so that you have time to focus on the last minute things when needed and without getting overwhelmed. How do you even know where to start? Follow these simple steps to a successful move.

1. Start by gathering all of the packing supplies you will need. Find or purchase boxes, tape, markers and wrapping materials. When you are packing, it will really slow you down if you have to skip different things because you don’t have the right supplies so be prepared.  

2. Research the actual move and make the necessary

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107 Mountain LaurelWelcome to your dream home with three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and almost 3,000 square feet of living space for you to enjoy. The home sits on a 0.76 acre lot in The Village at ColoVista.  The front entry welcomes you inside with beautiful stained glass windows. Low maintenance tile flooring is found throughout the home.

Step into your spacious kitchen where you will find a large butler’s pantry, double ovens, lots of cabinets for storage, a gas cooktop and additional prep sink. The kitchen opens to the large family room with a fireplace and built-ins. Two places are available for dining with a breakfast area and a formal dining room.107 Mountain Laurel

One of the best features of the home is the two master suites. Both rooms are spacious and include large

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Corvette InvasionThe 7th annual Corvette Invasion will ride into the Bastrop Convention and Exhibit Center this weekend for lots of fun for Corvette lovers all over. The event will take place Friday, July 19-Sunday, July 21 and include a vendor fair, live music, a meet and greet, car show, parade and more. Corvette owners from the area will participate in all of the events with their common love of Corvettes binding everyone together. Some events are open to the public at no cost while others require a registration fee to participate.

After you spend your day with the cars, you may still have time to take in a performance of Disney’s Newsies. This New York City tale based on a true story is the story of teenaged boys that band together when newspaper publishers raise

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If you plan to sell your Bastrop home in the near future, you will probably want to understand a little bit about the most likely potential buyer in an effort to make sure your home appeals to as many people as possible. In this recent report prepared by the National Association of REALTORS®, aspiring home owners were questioned about why they don’t currently own a home and if they would like to own a home in the future.

Among those surveyed, an overwhelming majority consider owning a home to be a big part of the American dream. Roughly 75% of those that don’t currently own a home agree that owning a home is part of the American dream while more than 90% of current homeowners feel the same way. Clearly, the dream isn’t in question but still everyone

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344 ColoVistaGet ready to make all your dreams come true when you build your new home on this beautiful ColoVista Country Club lot. Your home is required to be a modest 1,800 square feet or build a larger home completely customized to your every desire. Make sure your home is carefully designed to enhance the views outside including the #8 fairway.

Once you are settled in your new home, take advantage of the great amenities offered in ColoVista. Optional golf and pool memberships are available for a fee. The community also offers The Mansion at ColoVista, which is the perfect setting for your next wedding, party or meeting. Once you make your home in ColoVista, you will soon understand why it is one of Central Texas’ hidden treasures.344 ColoVista

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Bastrop TXAre you counting down to another fun Bastrop weekend? This weekend, you will have many fun events to choose from in your free time.

Kick off a weekend of fun around town with a performance of Disney’s Newsies. This New York City tale based on a true story features the tale of teenaged boys that band together when newspaper publishers raise distribution prices. Performances will take place at Bastrop Opera House at various times each weekend through the end of July. Tickets are available online or at the box office.

On Friday, July 12, enjoy the Elgin Rodeo with bareback bronc riding, bull riding, calf roping, cowgirl’s barrel racing, cowgirl’s breakaway roping, ranch bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping and tie down roping. The event begins at

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Outdoor LivingSunny days and warm nights call you outdoors to enjoy the wonderful Bastrop weather. With longer days, hopefully you will have a little free time to get outside and enjoy yourself. If you have recently purchased your home or just have never taken the time to upgrade your outdoor living space, you still have plenty of time to add a few items to your yard so you can take advantage of them this summer.  Here are the top five items you are sure to enjoy.

1. Build or extend your patio. If your home has no patio or deck, this will make a huge impact. Even a small patio will provide a place for a couple chairs or small table to relax and enjoy. Patios can be created of many materials in all sizes. While concrete patios are most common, there are many other

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