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5 DIY Projects for Active Summer Fun - By Covington Real Estate
With school out for the summer, it can be tempting to sit back, relax, and just enjoy a little downtime. However, when fall swings around, you’ll need a few good summer stories to share.
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Keep Your Home Cool This Summer - By Covington Real Estate
Summer can be a rough season for your electric bill. Depending on how much it’s used and how efficient your unit is, central air can cost hundreds of dollars every month.
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There are many different loan options out there for aspiring homeowners. Choosing the right one is important, but so is choosing the right loan officer. Your loan officer will be responsible for helping you through any mortgage-related roadblocks you encounter so you need to make sure your loan officer is prepared to help you.

5 Signs It's Time To Sell Your Home - By Covington Real Estate 
American homeowners rarely stay in their first home forever; they buy and sell several homes over the years to meet the changing needs of their family. How can you tell if it’s time to sell your current home? 
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5 Simple Ways to Build Home Equity - By Covington Real Estate
Building equity in your home is a great way to accumulate wealth, but it is usually a process that takes a lot of time, money, energy, and patience. However, here are some ways to earn quick equity returns.

What to Do When Your Neighbor’s Home Hurts Your Home Value - By Covington Real Estate
After years of careful planning, searching, and saving to buy a home, it’s normal to take pride in your home. However, that doesn’t mean you plan to stay in the same place forever, and you can’t control who your neighbors are and whether or not they maintain their home.

3 Ways To Win A Bidding War - By Covington Real Estate
As a seller, bidding wars on your home are welcome, but if you’re a buyer trying to obtain your dream home, bidding wars add an extra layer of complexity to an already complicated process.
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Is 2020 the year you’ll finally invest in your own home? If so, here are three things you’ll need to know.

What began as treasure can easily become clutter over the course of a year. If you’re looking to clear out items you no longer use, why not donate it to someone in need? Here are three things you can donate to make a positive difference to someone in your community and reclaim space in your home.

Your home should look its best when it hits the market to help you get the best offers, and each season offers its own challenges. If you’re selling your home in the middle of winter, you’ll likely have to work around lackluster lighting and minimal visual assistance from your plants. However, here are some tips to make sure your home makes the best first impression possible.

3 Home Improvement Resolutions for 2020 - By Covington Real Estate
2019 was a great year to buy a home. Prices were affordable but on the upswing, interest rates were low, and the economy was good. With that in mind, home improvement resolutions are great regardless of how long you’ve been in your home or what the market looks like!

Preparing for the New Year - By Covington Real Estate
Happy New Year! With 2020 just around the corner, now is the perfect time to make plans and resolutions. I’d encourage you to make one of your resolutions creating a property inventory for your home or renter’s insurance. Not sure how? I’ve got you covered. I’ve compiled everything you need to know. Take a look, and if this year you or someone you know wants to make a move, let me know! I’ll be glad to help.

3 Steps to Simplify Your Holiday Decoration Cleanup - By Covington Real Estate
There are a lot of things to love about the holidays. Packing everything away at the end of the season doesn’t usually make the list.

3 Things To Do Before You Sell Your Home - By Covington Real Estate
If you want to get the best price for your home, a lot of work will need to be done before you put it on the market.

Most real estate agents agree: spring is the busiest home buying season.

How Comps Affects Your Home's Value - By Covington Real Estate
The comparable houses (comps) in your area can have a significant impact on your home’s value.

Safety, convenience, space, and design are all important elements to consider when you start thinking about where you’ll live.

How To Find A Home For Entertaining - By Covington Real Estate
Some houses are just made for hosting events. If you plan to regularly entertain in your next home, here are some features you should look for.

3 Clever Small-Kitchen Storage Solutions - By Covington Real Estate
A small kitchen can be convenient; everything is within arm’s reach. However, if the size of your kitchen leaves you wondering where to put all your things, these helpful kitchen storage tips may help.

How To Save For A Down Payment - By Covington Real Estate
No more trips to the laundromat, shared walls, or noisy upstairs neighbors are just some of the benefits most homeowners enjoy. If you’re dreaming about owning your own home, it’s time to start saving for your down payment. Make your start with these tips!

10 Projects To Enhance Your Backyard - By Covington Real Estate
“Go big or go home” doesn’t have to apply when you’re already talking about your home. You don’t need to invest a ton of time or money to make a big statement in your backyard. Here are some things you can do in your yard that fit both the biggest and smallest budgets.

How to Repair Drywall - By Covington Real Estate
Drywall holes may look terrible, but they’re usually pretty easy to fix. If you’ve got small holes you want to repair, you should be able to do it yourself without spending too much money.

Inexpensive Updates To The Bathroom - By Covington Real Estate
A gallon of paint costs around $30 to $50 and can transform the whole bathroom.

Staging Your Home On A Budget - By Covington Real Estate
You don’t have to be a professional to create an atmosphere that appeals to buyers. Cover the five basic steps below to stage your home without spending a fortune.

There are events going on all week from June 29th-July 6th as a part of Belton’s 4th of July Celebration and you don’t want to miss them!

Whether you’re trying to spiff up your man cave or thinking about gift ideas for Father’s Day, here are some high impact options that won’t break the bank.


Seller, Are You Making These 4 Mistakes?By Texas REALTORS® Staff
Did you put your house on the market so it would stay there for a long time? Probably not, but if you’re making these mistakes, that’s exactly what will happen. The good news is that it’s never too late to change your ways. See if you’re doing anything on this list, then stop right now.


I Need HelpBy Terri Covington
“I can do it myself,” I heard coming from the kitchen.  I stuck my head around the corner to investigate what potential disaster would befall my four-year-old.  He was negotiating with his mother, insisting that he was perfectly capable of making his own peanut butter & jelly sandwich.  Was he capable? Probably.  Was it in the best interest of himself and our family.  Probably not.
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