In Home Décor ‘Olde’ Has Become New Again

When it comes to making the house ‘pretty’ again – not to mention, adding to the resale value of the home ten-fold – it is the antique world that has become the new in-thing. Yes, everything from new landscaping to painting to energy saving technology are all good things to bring to the old homestead in order to make it a better investment for you and the family. But what about those small things that are now being used – and no longer being looked over by prospective buyers – to create a whole different type of décor? Any antique maven or “Flea Market Flip” lover will tell you that if “the bones are good” you can restore anything. Which is true. But because the bones are good and millions are restoring things to a brand new shine, there are certain companies making money by selling old/antique décor that makes all these restoration projects far more pleasing to the eye.

How to Hire a Winner in Real Estate

You want to buy that new house because the twins are on their way. Little Betty and Little John are already there, but who knew you would have even more so soon? What’s that? Oh…well, of course, in order to buy that new home with four bedrooms instead of two, you will also need to sell your present homestead in order to get the money needed to start paying on a new one. And, of course, you not only need an agent who’s honest and fair with you in order to get both facets of this deal done, but you also need one who wants to get you the best deal on the best house in the best neighborhood so your kids can go to a good school, feel safe, and even, perhaps, save money. (Jeez…don’t want much, do you?)

Buyers & Sellers of Property Rejoice

  Houston, TX: Buyers & Sellers of Property Rejoice with the Republic Ranches Team   In Houston, Texas land doesn’t only sell inside the Loop. In fact, when it comes to ranch land outside the Houston area, buyers are discovering some of the most lucrative and exciting deals available in the country.   The Houston […]

Spotlighting the Texas State of Mind

  Spotlighting the Texas State of Mind   There are two ‘values’ when it comes to buying rural real estate: financial and intrinsic. The financial is obvious; land is a stable and reliable investment in this day and age. More important, many times, is the non-financial intrinsic value; a deep-rooted, innate, core value. It is […]

Getting the House You Want Increases the Re-Sale Value You Need

Getting the House You Want Increases the Re-Sale Value You Need  ~ Sherry Gillam As Spring comes… (I know, the people in the polar vortexes are screaming their heads off as the storm alphabet actually hits ‘W’ for this tumultuous year)…but bear with me…spring will come…I swear. And when those semi-warm months begin, those four walls […]

The Southern Hospitality That Caters to Human, Wildlife, and Country

  by Eric Nelson Benjy Griffith is a name held in high esteem when it comes to the realm of American landowners. He was the epitome of the southern gentleman — and his descendants have proven that they, too, have the manners and loyalty that come along with skill, invention, ingenuity and a business sense […]

The Landowner Queen

   by Carmen Schwartz Among the kings, like Ted Turner and others, stands Anne Marion. This is a woman who not only has intelligence and a true love of the land, but also has the class and sass that the world needs in order to thrive.   Owning 345,000 acres, Anne Marion is famous for […]

The Land Report: Representing an Exclusive Club

  by James Moore  There are many exclusive clubs and organizations in this world, but the American landowner is one that is rich with skill, talent, agricultural expertise, and in-depth knowledge of all areas that pertain to the much-valued land of the United States.   This is one industry filled with recognizable and completely silent […]

Make Your Future a Success With No Fences Land Company

  by James Moore It’s a fact that outdoorsmen and women make up one of the biggest industries in this country. The hunter is always looking for that perfect habitat when the deer season begins; and the avid angler is looking for that sequestered area with the perfect lakes or streams where he/she can land […]

Whether Ranch or Stadium ‘Silent Stan’ Loves the Turf

     by   Samantha Lewis The name he goes by is Stan Kroenke, and although he’s widely known in the world of sports, it may come as a surprise to many that agriculture seems to be his deepest passion.   Being the owner of 740,000 acres, Kroenke strives to give the land and agricultural […]