September 2020

Found 9 blog entries for September 2020.

Make Your Home Stand OutIf you are planning to sell your home now or in the future, it will be important that your home stand out from other homes that it is competing against.  This doesn’t mean you should paint it a neon color to gather attention but rather you should prepare the exterior of your home so it captures the buyer’s attention right away in photographs as well as in person.

Start by Calling your Favorite Landscaper

Depending on the season and if you are planning to sell your home right away, you might not have time to overhaul the entire yard. If you have a time you plan to sell, communicate that to your landscaper and they will tell you what you can accomplish in that time. At a minimum, ask them to trim the bushes, cut your grass and add some seasonal

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Bastrop Real Estate for SaleAndrew Carnegie once said “Ninety percent of all millionaires became so through owning real estate.” This is so true. While real estate values fluctuate like everything else, over time your real estate investments will appreciate building wealth and increasing your net worth. Even if you are happy in your home currently and for the foreseeable future, that doesn’t mean you can’t build additional wealth with an investment. Whether you are looking for land to build your dream home one day, land to build an investment property, a second home or just have extra money that may not be earning the return you want, there are real estate opportunities to take advantage of. Here are some properties, big and small that are looking for a buyer.

4790 FM 535, Cedar

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Home Buying MistakesWith interest rates at an all-time low, this is a great time to buy a home and take advantage of the low rates. Buying a home can be stressful but it doesn’t have to be. With the help of an experienced agent and a little effort to avoid common mistakes, buying a home can be an simple experience.

Hire an Agent
Don’t try to buy a home by yourself. No matter how many homes you have bought, there are lots of things that will need to happen when you are purchasing a home. From finding the property and making an offer to negotiations, inspections and closing, there are lots of things that can come up during this time. Don’t guess your way through. Work with an agent who knows how to work things out to your advantage.

Stick to Your Budget
When you are

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539 ColoVistaEnjoy resort style living every day in this ColoVista Country Club townhome. With views of the #3 and #4 holes of the ColoVista Golf Course as well as views of the Colorado River from your back porch/patio, this property is the perfect place to embrace a resort lifestyle.539 ColoVista

The property includes two bedrooms and two full baths in the 1,486 square feet of living space. The open floor plan flows from the front door to the back door allowing ample natural light into the home and a great flow for entertaining. A fireplace stages the area and provides comfort and ambience on chilly nights at home. The kitchen is beautifully finished with granite countertops, tile backsplash and stainless appliances. A butler’s pantry provides extra storage and the utility

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KitchenIf you are planning an upcoming remodel at your home, the kitchen is one of the most popular rooms to remodel. With kitchen remodels ranging greatly in price, you will want to take time to decide exactly what you want before you begin the process. If you are on a tight budget and can’t do a full kitchen remodel, you may want to consider waiting instead of spending money on changes that won’t satisfy you long term but there is still lots you can do on a reasonable budget.  

If your budget is large enough to accommodate the project you want to complete, the next step is to decide what you want to change in your kitchen. It is important to think about future owners of your home when you complete a remodel. While you may love your home today, you won’t be

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109 LoysoyaEnjoy garden home living in The Colony at a wonderful new price! This former model home is gorgeous and offers the extra benefit of having never been lived in. The home includes two bedrooms, two full baths, one half bath, a two-car garage and 1,857 square feet of living space on a 0.20 acre lot.109 Loysoya

There are many great touches you won’t find elsewhere with a charming blend of comfort and style that you will love. Inside the front door, you will find a technology nook with a built-in desk and storage for working from home or just to handle household organization. The living room is open and light-filled with a brick fireplace. Large windows overlook the back patio and yard. The space opens to the kitchen for easy entertaining. A large island with overhead

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Exit LaughingEnjoy comedic show Exit Laughing at Bastrop Opera House beginning Friday, September 11 through September 27 at various times. For live performances, groups will be socially distanced. You may also purchase tickets to live stream the performance from your home. What a great way to safely enjoy the show! Exit Laughing follows a group of friends on a night out after one member of the group dies.

The Bastrop Opera House is a local entertainment venue presenting a wide variety of shows throughout the year. They have implemented additional routine cleaning practices and will be distancing guests who purchase tickets to ensure the safety of the theater attenders and cast members. Those in attendance will be required to wear masks.

When: September 11-27 at

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Home warrantyWhen you are selling your Bastrop home, you will want to do everything you can to help your home stand out from its competition. Before listing your home, it is important that your home be very clean, decluttered, properly staged and priced appropriately. Depending on the market, sometimes even that is not enough. Another thing you could consider when selling your home is to provide a home warranty to the new buyers of your home. This can be a nice selling point for several reasons.

A home warranty covers the components of a home, such as heating and cooling systems, appliances and water heaters but usually doesn’t include minor repairs such as plumbing leaks or anything cosmetic like painting and flooring. It can be purchased at any time though they

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4790 FM 535This gorgeous home is what you have been waiting for and now offers a lower price that can’t be beat. With a 4,200+ square foot home surrounded by 102 +/- acres and including a pond, equestrian facilities and a swimming pool, there is so much space for you to enjoy. The home offers four bedrooms, three full baths and one half bath with exquisite features in every room.   

A stone path winds its way to the front door that is surrounded by a graceful front porch perfect for relaxing. The beautiful front door is surrounded by glass allowing natural light to come into the home. Ceramic tile starts inside the front door and continues into the living room and kitchen. The dining room is just inside the front door but equally accessible to the kitchen and is

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