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Sometimes being a Realtor is similar to taking Chocolates from a Box
Sometimes being a Realtor is similar to taking Chocolates from a Box Many folks may remember a fairly famous movie where the main character said in a often quoted line something to the effect that “Life is like taking a piece of candy from a box Read More...

Posted Saturday, August 03, 2013 3:43 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

“Well is there someone else in your office that can show us this home?” “No probably not”.
The above question came from a lady who called me today and my response is shown right after her query. Let me discuss how this all came down. I might sound like am ranting in this blog. Just ignore the rant portion when it shows up. My cell rings this Read More...

Posted Friday, August 24, 2012 4:17 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

What I do as Buyer’s Agent for my Clients
What I do as Buyer’s Agent for my Clients Many of my clients find me through my web site, Active Rain, my blogging site, or a combination of all. Some check me out on other Social media such as Facebook and LinkedIn after finding me somewhere else. Read More...

Posted Thursday, August 16, 2012 4:39 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

I want to make an offer on this home and what do we do next in Katy TX?
I want to make an offer on this home and what do we do next in Katy TX? The above is another Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) by many clients. My blog here is the tenth of my blog series concerning FAQ and provides Buyers with a summary outline of the Read More...

Posted Monday, June 11, 2012 4:19 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

Comfort Suites opens new Hotel in Katy Texas
Comfort Suites opens new Hotel in Katy Texas Back on January 11, 2012 Comfort Suites opened a new hotel right here in Katy Texas . I am always happy to hear news of companies relocating their operations here or moving employees to the area or when new Read More...

Posted Friday, February 17, 2012 5:31 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

A Few Quick Tips for Short Elevator Speech in Katy Texas and beyond
A Few Quick Tips for Short Elevator Speech in Katy Texas and beyond All of us at one time or another is going to have to be ready to give a short Elevator speech . These principles apply to both selling your real estate services as well as selling yourself Read More...

Posted Wednesday, November 02, 2011 4:02 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

Real Estate Recovery for Katy, Houston and State of Texas
Real Estate Recovery for Katy, Houston and State of Texas According to a research real estate economist named Dr. Ali Anari from Texas A&M University the private sector in Texas added approximately 251,000 jobs that equates to an annual growth rate Read More...

Posted Saturday, August 13, 2011 1:22 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

Catching Falling Stars in Katy Texas and Beyond
Catching Falling Stars in Katy Texas and Beyond Perseid Meteor Showers have been seen for over 2,000 years. The latest three day appearance in the Northern Hemisphere will be August 10 thru August 13, 2011 so check your local area information so you and Read More...

Posted Saturday, August 13, 2011 1:20 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

Katy ISD Resident and New Home Buyers Requirement
Katy ISD Resident and New Home Buyers Requirement School will be starting on August 22, 2011 for the Katy Independent School District (KISD) . If you and your family plan to enroll children that are new to the district there are residency requirements Read More...

Posted Saturday, August 06, 2011 2:40 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

Veterans Charity Golf Tournament – RED, White & Blue
Veterans Charity Golf Tournament – RED, White & Blue The Red, White and Blue are a non-profit organization that is a Veter ans support group . Their basic mission is to enrich the lives of wounded veterans and their families. This group wants Read More...

Posted Saturday, August 06, 2011 2:37 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

Real Estate Recovery more Good News Houston, Texas
Real Estate Recovery more Good News Houston, Texas My main market area is Katy Texas and Katy is about 23-32 miles (depends on where you want to go to in Katy) due west of downtown Houston. One commonly used landmark to define where you are is to use Read More...

Posted Saturday, August 06, 2011 2:30 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

Katyhomefinder: Inman News May 2011 Top Websites and Search Terms
Katyhomefinder: Inman News May 2011 Top Websites and Search Terms During the month of May 2011 Yahoo Real Estate reclaimed first place by capturing 6.51 percent of traffic in this category while slightly beating out Realtor.com who had 6.46 percent of Read More...

Posted Wednesday, July 13, 2011 1:43 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

Time to Party as During June 2011 I Passed 100K Points, 200 Blogs and 1 K Comments on Active Rain
Time to Party as During June 2011 I Passed 100K Points, 200 Blogs and 1 K Comments on Active Rain and completed the June one blog per day contest. Before all my fellow Active Rain colleagues go “ What June blog contest ?” I had my own June Read More...

Posted Saturday, July 02, 2011 5:34 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

Sugar Land Red, White and Bluefest
Sugar Land Red, White and Bluefest will be held at Oyster Creek Park in Sugar Land on Monday July 4, 2011 starting at 3:00 PM. I almost forgot about this important fourth of July celebration. I decided I need to write about this event as I just had clients Read More...

Posted Saturday, July 02, 2011 5:31 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments

Five Phases to Obtaining a Mortgage Loan in Katy Texas
Five Phases of Obtaining a Mortgage Loan in Katy Texas. The steps required to successful obtain any mortgage loan is much more complex these days than in the past . Many buyers are not stepping forward and pulling the trigger on a home purchase as they Read More...

Posted Wednesday, June 22, 2011 3:11 PM by Bob Gilbert | 0 Comments