If you have been thinking about moving to Katy, Texas, or even across to a different master-planned community in Katy, Texas, you need to come out on Sat-Sun, Mar 5-6, 2016 and be a part of the Cane Island Grand Opening. There will be live music, opportunities for pictures, refreshments, T-shirts and more. You can also meet the mascot of Cane Island, Hub, the golden retriever of Cane Island. But you can also have the opportunity to win 1 of 5 Apple watches. It is going to be a great time and a lot of fun and information about the […]
What is a Home Warranty? A home warranty is a type of insurance policy that pays repair or replacement costs for the mechanical systems and built-in appliances that break down in a home. The home warranty can be purchased by either the buyer or the seller of a property and is part of the negotiation process in a Texas real estate transaction. When the seller is paying for the warranty, it is usually paid for and goes into effect at closing. The coverage period for that home warranty is normally one year and the buyer would then have the opportunity or […]
What is a MUD or Municipal Utility District? As a resident of Katy Texas, you may not be entirely clear on what a MUD actually is. A Municipal Utility District (MUD) is a localized division of the State of Texas. It provides certain civic amenities such as the water supply, sewage and drainage. A new MUD is created once the local property owners have petitioned the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality and the TCEQ has approved its creation. A Board of Directors will be elected, who will control the MUD, under the supervision of TCEQ. This board will be in […]
Katy ISD is constantly moving forward and have been forced to add so many schools over the last 15 years to keep up with the population growth here. Most recently, the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees have approved names for three new schools set to open in fall 2016. After recommendations submitted by community members and attendees at a public forum last week, Katy ISD says it was able to finalize the names. Located at 27602 Westridge Creek Land, this new campus will be named after retired educator MayDell Jenks. According to Katy ISD, the school located at […]
Valentines Day in Katy, Texas is a wonderful day. A time to reflect on love and the importance of it. The Bible tells us that God is love.It is no wonder then that all people seem to have a natural desire to find, share and express love to others. Today, may you all have a blessed and happy Valentines Day. I hope you are able to share it with those that you love the most.
MLS Report for January 2016 Multiple Listing Service of the Houston Association of REALTORS® includes residential properties and new homes listed by 24,000 REALTORS® HOUSTON HOME SALES SHOW RESILIENCE IN JANUARY Despite sliding oil prices, mid-range housing holds its own HOUSTON — (February10, 2016) — The Houston housing market kicked off 2016 with a strong month of sales, only about 2 percent off the January record, despite the ongoing effects of strains in the energy industry. Single-family homes priced between $150,000 and $250,000 saw year-over-year sales increase by nearly 9 percent while total property sales remained unchanged. According to the […]
Katy, Texas has a new Mexican restaurant opening today. It is Uncle Julio’s. Uncle Julio’s began in 1986 and has grown throughout the country. It is noted for it’s mexican cuisine made from scratch and of course, the famous “Swirl” (margarita/Sangria drink). Come and check it out. For more details and menu options, go to www.unclejulios.com. For more information about the katy area or any assistance with your real estate needs in Katy or West Houston contact Steve Reddell. He is a licensed real estate agent you can trust. You can contact him directly at 281-994-5173. You can also visit […]
Opening in May 2016, the Typhoon Texas Waterpark promises to bring fun for the whole family to Katy, TX. The roughly 16 different sections of the Typhoon Texas Waterpark will no doubt provide many people in Katy a wonderful and new way to cool off and beat those hot summer day temperatures. So if you have a birthday party you want to throw or a group gathering, consider the Typhoon Texas Waterpark for a great and unique way to cool off and have some fun. For more information go to www.typhoontexas.com. For more information about real estate in Katy or […]