Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Smart-Home Technology



In preparing my personal home for the market, I am beginning the task of listing what we have upgraded to our property.  It's overwhelming how smart my home is becoming.  From the smart locks on our doors to the Wi-Fi connection of the pool equipment and sprinkler system.     Last year with the addition of an energy efficient AC system we upgraded thermostats to be Smart.  We recently added multiple cameras with https://ring.com/ .  Even the dog kennel now has a camera. 

Obviously all of these items will stay behind when my home is listed on the market.  You should see the notebook I have begun to assemble for passing on at a closing table.   More Smart-Home Technology information can be found at the following links:   http://realtormag.realtor.org/technology/feature/article/2016/12/should-iot-stay-or-should-it-go

Smart Home Checklist - things to consider before closing can be found at https://otalliance.org/system/files/files/initiative/documents/ota_smarthome_check_list.pdf







Out of curiosity, I would love to hear from you what is your favorite Smart-Home Device? 


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Too Much Clutter

Have you been told that to sell your home you must declutter?  It is true ... Homes that are staged properly sell faster and most times, for a higher price!

What about a deep clean in order to sell?  There are cleaning jobs, I personally know, that are difficult to accomplish on my own.  Consider hiring a professional company to do a deep clean and give your home a refreshing uplift.

Do you have multiple family portraits hanging in the home?  Consider this ...  It is easier for people to envision their own décor if they have more of a blank slate.  Also, it always concerns me to see photographs of young children on the walls knowing those pictures might show up online.  If names of children are spelled out with blocks I always recommend the artwork be boxed.  Never do you want a name of a child to appear in pictures online.

Contact me if you are ready to Sell your home, or ready to look for your Dream Home!  I'm ready to help!


Judy Reynolds
Judy@JudyReynolds.Realtor
http://www.judyreynolds.realtor/
936-203-7761

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

2016 Fall Home and Garden Show

What:  This weekend is the annual Woodlands Home and Garden Show

When:  Starting Saturday, Aug 13th the hours are 9am-7pm; and opening again on Sunday, Aug 14th from 10am-6pm.

Where:  The Woodlands Waterway Marriot

ParkingFree Parking is located in the Parking Garage behind the Convention Center next to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion on Six Pines and Lake Robbins. (Parking at the Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center is NOT free.  If you park in the hotel garage, there is a charge, and Texwood Shows would be unable to reimburse you for the parking.)
The website link containing directions and a map:  http://www.woodlandsshows.com/directions-and-parking/

Ticket Prices:  Cash only (hey folks I'm only relaying the info, I don't make the rules)
Adults - $9, Seniors $8, children under are free.

Don't forget there is a coupon available at this link:  http://www.woodlandsshows.com/discount-coupon-registration/  simply put in your name and address and it's a $1 off coupon.

Will I run in to you there?  Which day?  Let me know what you think of this year's show.

When you're finished dreaming at the show contact me, the show might put you in the mood for shopping for a Dream Home.  I'm  Standing By to Be Your Realtor, let's Wrap Real Estate together!

 
Judy Whipple Reynolds