Marla Gober's Blog Posts

Back To School HOME ORGANIZATION

Move over, summer--a new school year is coming! With the start of school, families face new organization challenges.School bells ring--and so do early-morning alarm clocks. Paper piles swell as hand

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Buyer Your First Home MONEY Under 30

Buying your first home can be one of the most exhilarating — and stressful — moments of your life. But armed with the right information, you can shop for a house, apply for a mortgage, and close

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6 Interior Design Tips To Make Your Home Look Like It Was Designed By An Expert

We all want to have nice looking homes, especially since we live in it. But not everyone is blessed with a keen eye for design. So for all you first time homeowners, or those of you who just want to

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No Room For A Home Office Try These Clever Ways To Create One

No Room for a Home Office? Try These Clever Ways to Create OneWorking from home used to be a last resort, mostly when a kid fell sick with the flu or if the cable man was coming at some unspecified,

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Major Mistakes That Retirees Make With Real Estate

5 MAJOR MISTAKES THAT RETIREES MAKE WITH REAL ESTATE You’ve worked hard year after grueling year and, finally, retirement is on the horizon. There’s nothing ahead for you but lazy

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Tips To Help Beat The Blues After A Move

TIPS TO HELP BEAT THE BLUES AFTER A MOVEFEELING HOMESICK AFTER A MOVE? TRY THESE TIPS!Moving to a new place can be exciting, but if you’re missing your old digs, homesickness can linger for a long

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Attention FirstTime Buyers Heres The Key Stuff You Dont Know About Mortgages

Attention First-Time Buyers: Here’s the Key Stuff You Don’t Know About MortgagesWhen it comes to mortgages, there’s a big gap between what people think they need in order to get one and the

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Raise A Glass To Wine Cellars A Luxury Amenity Many Buyers Demand

Raise a Glass to Wine Cellars, a Luxury Amenity Many Buyers DemandIt wasn’t that long ago that wine just wasn’t a thing in the U.S. In 1993, the year the Food Network launched, Americans imbibed

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Moving Does Not Have To Be Stressful If You Use These Handy Ideas

PLANNING A MOVE? REDUCE THE STRESS!Spring and Summer in North Texas is the time when many families and individuals plan to move. The house has sold, or you’ve just purchased your first, the

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Mortgage Basics We Learned From Our Parents

Mortgage Basics We Learned From Our ParentsWhen preparing to buy a home, it is good to revisit some of these guidelines we learned from our parents and grandparents.HOW MUCH CAN I AFFORD?Your

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Steps To Buy A House And How Long They Take

 Homes aren’t impulse purchases. It takes time to sift through listings and make your way from one home showing to the next; then, of course, there are those agonizing hours you wait to

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Top 10 Sad Songs Why Are They So Sad

As per The Top Ten website - pretty good list but not comprehensive1   Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton2   Hurt - Johnny Cash3   My Immortal - Evanescence4  

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Segment We Call I Did Not Know That

End of 2016 Funny little tidbits about the housing market across the country!Did you know?Home Prices up 5.1% since October 2015Pending Homes Sales Fall to Lowest LevelFunny little tidbits

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SHOW ME SUGGESTIONS

Ok lets try something new. Top 10 list of show me suggestions.1) The Welcome Mat.What is underneath should tell you how much attention is taken to show a property at it's best.For a complete list of

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Ok Texas, what happens in Texas does not have to always stay in Texas!  Yesterday a client asked me to locate some waterfront property along the Mississippi border.  With all of the

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