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RetirementYou have been counting down the days, months and years to retirement since you finished high school or college and it’s finally almost here. As you approach your golden years, you may have big plans to travel more and spend time doing all the things you never had time for when you were working and taking care of your family. While that all sounds perfect, have you given any thought to where you will live during retirement? You may intend to stay in the same location you have always lived in but is your current home best suited for you as you age?. Does it have stairs, a large yard that requires lots of work or more space than you need with the kids gone? For many people, part of retirement living includes downsizing to a new home so they have less to care

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129 HeadwatersWelcome to this charming Bastrop home with three bedrooms, two baths and 1,967 square feet. A covered front porch welcomes you to the home. This home and been well maintained and is move-in ready for your convenience and enjoyment.

With an open floor plan, this home is perfect for large and small gatherings and offers a warm and inviting floor plan with wood floors throughout the common areas. The family room has a corner fireplace. The kitchen offers an island, stainless appliances and beautiful cabinets. A study is found in the home as well.  129 Headwaters

The master suite includes an ensuite bath with a separate bathtub and shower and dual sinks. Two additional bedrooms and one additional bathroom make up the home. A patio spans the back of the home and

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How Long will it take to sell your homeWhen you are ready to sell your Bastrop home, there are many unknowns. The two biggest questions most homeowners have are how much will it sell for and how long will it take to sell. It’s hard for anyone to answer these questions with a definite answer but after we evaluate the current market and review your home, we can  offer a good idea of when your home might sell but it is truly just our best guess.

One thing to remember when pricing your home is that the price can cause your home to sell faster or slower. For example, if the current market value of your home is $275,000 and you list it for $285,000, it is likely to take some time to sell. List that same home for $270,000 and you will likely have many showings and possibly multiple offers in a

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303 AkaloaEnjoy this brand new home built by a seasoned builder from the moment you step inside. Four bedrooms and two full bathrooms make up the 2,278 square feet home that sites on a 0.35 acre lot in Tahitian Village. Custom features were added throughout the home for your enjoyment.303 Akaloa

The open floor plan includes an oversized family room and dining room that open to a large kitchen. The kitchen includes an island, stainless appliances and an abundance of counter space and cabinets. A huge pantry provides even more storage as well.  

A spacious owner’s retreat offers a bathtub and walk-in shower tub & walk-in shower. A split bedroom floor plan adds privacy to your retreat as well. Enjoy all four bedrooms or use the fourth bedroom as your office if you work

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Home DecorWhether you have just moved into your new Bastrop home, it’s time to update your décor or you have never taken the time to add art to the walls, at some point you will want to enhance your living space with art and photos. With so many options to pick from, where do you start to find the perfect wall décor?

For many people, adding photos to their walls is a natural place to start. A portrait of your children or wedding can capture a wonderful memory that you get to see each day. Even if you choose to go the portrait route, how do you frame it? What size should it be and where should it go? One approach is to try to match the style of the photo to the purpose of the room. A formal space like a living room or dining room would look great with a formal

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1005 FM 2571Once in a lifetime opportunity to own this gorgeous ranch. The views from this property are truly spectacular and will provide breathtaking moments each and every day. Beyond the land, you will find a custom log home offering three bedrooms, two baths and 3,000+ square feet with guest quarters. A perfectly positioned porch maximizes the views from this property. This ranch is located at one of the highest elevations in Bastrop County and includes 293 acres to provide ample privacy and enjoyment. Panoramic views of the Colorado River and valley are just outside your door. The property also provides heavily wooded forests, native pastures, two ponds, rock outcroppings, canyons and Mill Creek. A variety of wildlife is found right outside your door including

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Home budgetWhen you are buying a new home, you are fixated on one price and that is the big one that you may be paying for over the next 30 years. While that is definitely the most important price, don’t let that be the only thing you think about. There are many other expenses you will encounter when purchasing a home and they could add up significantly. If you haven’t budgeted for extra items, don’t let them sneak up on you and allow your household budget to stretch beyond what you are comfortable.

Here are some of the additional expenses you should expect when you buy a home. Take these expenses into account before you buy so you aren’t surprised by them at closing.

Closing costs. Closing costs are part of every home transaction and can add up to thousands

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164 ComancheWelcome to this peaceful, country setting in Circle D. Four bedrooms and two full baths make up this 1,841 square foot home that sits on a 0.60 acre corner lot. The home has been impeccably maintained to provide you a truly move-in ready experience.

The home provides an open floor plan with ceramic wood-look tile throughout. Natural light is plentiful and abundant windows allow you to enjoy your natural surroundings. The kitchen provides a nice island with counter seating, granite countertops, a pantry, stainless appliances, a tile backsplash and plentiful cabinets. The home includes a spacious owner’s retreat with a large walk-in shower and separate tub. The split floor plan offers three additional bedrooms and one additional bath.164 Comanche

The property is

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Selling your homeWhen you decide you are ready to sell your Bastrop home, there will be many decisions to make like selecting a firm and agent to represent you, determining the correct list price and deciding when you want to list your home. Before you get to the listing stage, you will need to determine if you plan to sell your home as is or if there are improvements you want to make before listing.

Improvements come in all different sizes so depending on the age and condition of your home, there may be small improvements you can make or larger improvements that can change your home significantly. If you want to sell your home for its maximum value, it will need to be updated and have all systems in working order. What if your home isn’t in that condition currently?

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110 FrioThis home offers the perfect blend of contemporary comfort and exquisite detail that you will love both inside and outside. With three bedrooms and three full baths, 3,426 square feet and 4.23 acres of land, this home offers plenty of space to relax and recharge.

A beautiful entrance to the property leads you down a tree-lined drive to the limestone home. A sidewalk takes you to the home where you are greeted by a front porch, screened porch with slate floors and a gorgeous swimming pool and spa.  A double-sided stone fireplace is found in the family room and study. The family room opens to the screened porch. The kitchen offers an open design with an island and stainless appliances. An extra-large pantry is located off the kitchen.110 Frio

The master

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