January 2020

Found 14 blog entries for January 2020.

177 Kalalea Life is short! Buy the perfect house and start living today! This Tahitian Village ranch offers three bedrooms and two full baths and sits on more than half an acre. Beautiful white stone finishes the front of the home for a classic look you will love. The front yard is spacious and the home is located on a corner with a covered front porch.177 Kalalea

The home is nicely updated and has been well maintained so this is truly a move-in ready home. Neutral colors throughout the home makes this easy to feel right at home. Enter the front door to the living room. An arched doorway from the living room to the kitchen gives the home an open feel that is perfect for entertaining. The kitchen is nicely updated with stainless appliances, a convection gas range, farmhouse

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Enduro 200Enjoy a day at the racetrack this weekend with the Super Saturday 200 Enduro Race. The race will begin at 3:00 and tickets are available for everyone with discounts for seniors, military, students and children 6-12. Kids 5 and under are free.

The event will include a fun afternoon of racing along with the chance to be in the pit. Refreshments will be available for sale. Eric Jones and Dillon Smith will be announcing and Jason Batt will be in the flag stand.

The Cotton Bowl Speedway hosts fun events year round if you enjoy watching racing. Many events offer the chance to be in the pit and see the action close up.  

When: Saturday, February 1, 3:00-6:00

Where: Cotton Bowl Speedway, 1175 Co Rd 202, Paige, TX

For more information about the this

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Buying your first homeBuying your first home can be an overwhelming task but it doesn’t have to be. The part of buying a home that is likely to make you the most nervous is financing. Finding both a great real estate agent that will help guide you as well as an excellent mortgage lender are essential to a successful homebuying experience.

If you have adequate income to support a mortgage payment without devoting too much of your monthly budget to housing, you may be ready to buy a home. One thing you will want to be sure of is that you pick an area you plan to stay in for a while. Owning a home means the home is yours until you sell it so while you can sell whenever you choose, the market may not always be in the best position for you to sell.

If you feel settled, talk

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1815 MainThis Craftsman style home in Downtown Bastrop offers four bedrooms,  2,333 square feet, two full baths and one half bath plus a two-car garage on close to half an acre. Situated in Downtown Bastrop, this move-in ready home puts you within walking distance to art, restaurants, history and shopping. Sit on your charming front porch and enjoy the butterfly garden and towering pecan trees in your front yard.

Inside the front door, you will find the dining room that connects to the kitchen. The kitchen is stylish 1815 Mainand functional with granite countertops, an island and stainless appliances. A breakfast area adjacent to the kitchen overlooks the backyard and includes a built-in bookcase. The living room opens to the kitchen with two-story ceilings and a stone

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Noises Off!This weekend is the first of three weekends of performances of Noises Off! at Playhouse Smithville. Noises Off! is a hilarious comedy about a community theater group working on their next production. It follows the theater cast and crew as they prepare for their next show.

Noises Off! will offer shows on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. The theatre is located in Downtown Smithville with several restaurants nearby so make plans to grab dinner and enjoy the show one of the next three weekends.

Playhouse Smithville has several other enjoyable shows planned for their 10th season including Beauty & the Beast, A Streetcar Named Desire and Some Like it Hot.

When: January 24th-February 8th on Friday and Saturday evenings

Where: Playhouse

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FireplacesIf you are considering remodeling your Bastrop living space, you may want to incorporate a fireplace into your room. A fireplace can add a nice focal point to an otherwise empty room as well as provide extra warmth if you live in a colder climate and great atmosphere even if you don’t. When you sell your home in the future, a fireplace can be a nice selling feature that will appeal to buyers of your home. Beyond adding additional appeal to your home, a fireplace may increase the value of your home as well. If your home doesn’t currently have a fireplace, how do you decide where to add one?

You will want to work with a contractor that has experience adding fireplaces to existing homes and is familiar with your local building codes. While a fireplace may

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392 FM 2104This is a gorgeous ranch property with multiple homes, storage buildings plus a lake and stocked ponds sitting on 293+ acres. With so much space, you are only limited by your imagination.392 FM 2104

Located just outside of Smithville, 'The Parker Ranch - Los Robledos' offers a stately entrance and  a beautiful lakefront setting for your enjoyment. The primary residence was custom designed and includes three bedrooms and three full baths with quality finishes throughout the home. You will enjoy spacious rooms with library paneling, built-ins, tray ceilings, a fireplace and nice kitchen with island and ceramic tile. The master bedroom includes a spacious private bath. This property offers a second residence that serves as a guest quarters and includes three

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Veterans Memorial Park Smithville TXThis full day event will raise money to purchase additional plaques with veteran’s names on them for the walls at the Smithville Veterans Memorial Park. There will be plenty of opportunities at the event for you to contribute to the cause while having fun and enjoying good food. Invite everyone you know because there are many options for fun. Take part in a corn hole, washer or horseshoe tournament. BBQ plates will be available to purchase for lunch. Enjoy live music and dancing plus participate in the live and silent auctions. All of these activities will raise funds for this cause.

If you or a family member are a veteran and would like your name included on the wall, submit a copy of the DD-214.

When: January 18th, 2020 11:00 a.m.-midnight

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Selling a homeWhen you are selling your home, many buyers may be looking for a perfect home that they can move right in without having to make many updates. While a few homes are close to perfect, most are not. Even homes that are perfect for the current owner may not be perfect for anyone else. What we are really talking about isn’t homes that need minor changes but homes with flaws that will almost certainly need to be corrected by the new owner. If you are trying to sell a less than perfect home, how do you appeal to buyers that are looking for that kind of property?

  • Price is key. You can’t price your home in comparison to other homes that are move-in ready. Take into account the major items that need to be updated and repaired and adjust your price to
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Bastrop TX Building LotsAre you ready to make your real estate dreams come true in 2020? The Janis Penick Team has a variety of lots available for sale currently. Think about what you are looking for and let us help you find the perfect lot to make that happen. Whether you are looking for a small lot to build on or a larger lot to ensure your privacy, we have what you are looking for. Looking for convenience? We have that! Golf course in the neighborhood? We have that too. Let us find you the perfect lot to build your dream home this year.

489 Kaanapali Lane, Bastrop

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102 Sandpiper Drive, Bastrop

106 Sandpiper Drive, Bastrop

115 Loon Drive, Bastrop

103 Arborvita Place,

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