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 SOME TEXAS TRIVIA... Texas makes up more than seven percent of the U.S.'s total land mass. There are 90 mountains in Texas that are more than a mile high. Some famous residents include actor Tommy Lee Jones, Howard Hughes, and President Lyndon B. Johnson. Austin is considered by many to be the l...
 If you are a Realtor a Holiday often means you are working. Those who are off work and looking for a home are available to view because they have the day off work.    Fortunately there was time for my grand baby Alli too. We drove her car up and down the street.   Of course you need to make a st...
 How grateful I am today for all those who have paid the price of freedom.We remember and we are so thankful. This is more than a 3 day weekend it is a time to remember those who have made America so great. Land of the FREE and Home of the Brave. God bless America!
 This past week I posted the article below to our Grace Place website blog. The Article takes a look at "Spiritual Awakening".  I would encourage you to read it and share any comments you might have. I have also posted an excerpt below: "Spiritual Awakening, forgotten words among a Christian gene...
 Dean Martin had the golden voice. Still love listening to him sing. I really enjoyed him as a actor as well. The comedies with Jerry Lewis were memorable. Here is Dean Martin as a lead actor in a western titled "Something Big. "  If you have time watch it and enjoy.   Have a great week!
Another great word for us to learn and use in our vocabularies.  con·trar·i·an -/ noun  1. a person who opposes or rejects popular opinion, especially in stock exchange dealing. adjective 2. opposing or rejecting popular opinion; going against current practice. "the comment came more from a contr...
                                             For nearly two decades now, real estate has had a prominent place in our lives. We have owned and sold real estate in three states. We have been through real estate booms and busts and learned a great deal about market trends. It is true that you shoul...
 Texas Tuesday facts... Texas has the first domed stadium in the country. The structure was built in Houston and opened in April 1965.  The Houston Comets are the only team in the country to win four back-to-back WNBA championships. 1997-2000 Cynthia Cooper remains the only player to win the WNBA...
 From the Austin Business JournalCushman & Wakefield — one of the world's largest commercial real estate brokerages — has formally acquired Austin-based Oxford Commercial and retired the local brand name effective immediately.The Oxford Commercial founders, partners and employees will remain in t...
 Do you have a picture in your mind? Think about it for a little while. If you can picture it in your mind it will be easier to locate. What kind of community?Square footage?What is most important to you? A home is more than a shelter it is the widow and door to our life.    

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