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Why We Need You Pre-Qualified, and What You Need. First thing a Realtor will ask you is, are you working with another agent...and have you been in touch with a mortgage person and gotten pre-Qualified.  The reason we ask is, there is no use in showing you homes you can't afford.  You may think yo...
When you are buying a home in Texas, you must use a lender that is licensed in Texas. We have different lending laws than other states.  I typically ask my clients to not do online applications just because of this.  But I know and trust John Cannata to take care of you. Sherry Scales    Austin R...
You Have Been Misinformed about a Realtor's Commission. Real Estate agents get a bad rap. Everyone thinks we are the only professional that works on commission. Sellers try to sell homes themselves just so they don’t have to pay a commission.  But unless you happen to be riding down that street a...
I love to sew. I don’t sew like I used to when my daughter was little. Now it is more for fun and crafty projects.  I will say I have the best pin cushions in the world.  I make them myself.  They are very large, heavy, and I think very pretty.  I had recently made some for gifts, and thought…I ...
THE AUSTIN OPEN AIR MARKET The Austin Open Air Market is an outdoor Farmers Market, Crafts Fair and Art Show. Open every Sunday 10am-3pm rain or shine at Cedar Park Center. Cedar Park Center is located at 2100 Aveneue of the Stars, Cedar Park, TX.  (183A and New Hope Rd.) Those attending will ha...
For some of us, Spring is here, or very close.  There are those few things homeowners need to do to insure their property is in no danger to expensive maintenance items.  Low areas in the yard or next to the foundation should be filled with compacted soil. Spring rains can cause yard flooding, w...
I thought I would share my latest project. Sinced I am an admitted "Jar-a-holic", I had gotten an idea from Pinterest, so I now have a beautiful button display. Each color has its own jar. Beats all the buttons in one jar I think.                Sherry Scales    Austin Real Estate Specialist Hom...
Back Yard Idea’s. Don’t have a lot of money to landscape your backyard.  Here is an idea that is fun , pretty and under $50.  A 12x12 cement paver stone is around $1.30 at your local building center. You need 32 of them.  Simply remove the sod and place the stone so they are ground level so you c...
 Is your Garage Sale Legal? I overheard someone the other day saying they were going to have another garage sale. They still had stuff leftover from the last sale, and had some new stuff to get rid of. Depending on where you live, you might want to check into the rules of having a garage sale. So...
Garbage Day Etiquette You can always tell garbage day in areas of town. Which subdivision, which day. We don’t hold even Realtor open houses on collection day. It is the single garbage cart that can give a subdivision a black eye. Remember, if you are going to be out of town, ask a neighbor to re...


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