Henry Karen Seale's Blog Posts

Henry Karen Seale's Blog Posts

HOW TO UTILIZE SMALL SPACES IN YOUR HOME
 In the wake of changing mindsets over large homes and the shift to sustainable living, un-used space has become a “no no” in the home design industry.  These changes...

Four Ways To Prep Your Home For A Summer Getaway
Whether you’re itching to take the vacation of your dreams or you’re ready for a fun getaway with the whole family, summer is perhaps the best (and most popular) time of year t...

IS THERE A PERFECT TIME TO SELL YOUR HOME
Here’s what you should consider before selling your home, and whether or not there is a perfect time to do so. Consider your personal financesFirst thing’s first: you have...

RELATIONSHIPS
"Real Estate is not about selling houses.   It's about meeting the needs of our clients and building relationships!"Call Us Today for ALL Your Real Estate needs!Karen & H...

WHAT BUYERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CLOSING PROCESS
So you’ve made an offer on your dream home, and the seller has accepted…what are the next steps?Several things still need to happen before the deal can close, and the house can...

Habits People With Clean Organized Homes Have In Common
Keep cleaning supplies handy where you use themFace it: There’s no way you’re going to trek downstairs to grab some cleaner to wipe off that toothpaste glob; you’re going to ...

TIPS FOR ORGANIZING YOUR HOLIDAY DCOR
With the holidays approaching, it’s important to ensure that your decorations don’t end up in a complete mess after the holiday season ends. Maybe you’re dreading decorating ...

WHAT EXACTLY DO I NEED TO QUALIFY FOR A HOME LOAN
Don't lose out on your dream home by not first being Pre-Approved!Pre-Approval: Confirms that you will qualify for a home loan when you find your dream home. Tells you how much m...

IMPROVE YOUR HOMES SAFETY TO MAKE IT MORE MARKETABLE
Homeowners know the value of reinforced doors with deadbolts or a comprehensive home security system. But there are many less obvious fixes to ensure your home is attractive to saf...

6 LANDSCAPING RENOVATIONS TO SELL YOUR HOME
Your home’s landscape and exterior space is the first thing that potential buyers notice. As they pull up to view your home, it is important that you are giving them a great firs...

Gardening Tips And What To Plant With Children
Gardening with children:  Gardening Tips and What to Plant  Cultivating a home garden is a great way to teach your children where their food comes from while fosteri...

Ways To Add Rich Red Into Your Living Room This Fall
Enjoy Your Autumn This Year!1. Cozy up with warm walls. Obviously painting your walls is a change that will last beyond the weeks that compose the fall season, but if this cho...

Smart Home Tech For Pet Owners
Pet ownership has steadily increased over the years, with more and more homeowners bringing a pet into the home. Pets require responsibility and constant care of your four leg...

How To Budget For Your Next Move
There are many items to think about when planning a move and your budget plays a key part. The price of the moving company you choose is an important concern, of course, but t...

7 Signs That Youve Picked The Right Real Estate Agent
Buying or selling a home can be a complicated and stressful experience. There can be a lot of moving parts involved that may come as a surprise to people who have never been throug...

Quiz What Type Of Housing Is Best For You
What type of house should you buy? Do you think you’re more suited to a tiny house in a modern community, or a traditional home with a white picket fence? Take our quiz to determ...

Make A Play Garden
Make a dedicated play garden for kids to grow plants. They will enjoy sensory play and have a digging patch of their very own! Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to get stu...

Do Not Go To The Builder Alone In LAGO MAR
The sales consultant at each of the model homes represents the builder's!You may have representation in the purchase of YOUR New Home with me and Henry!!!  At no cost to you!A...

Fannie Mae Announces Programs To Aid With Student Loan Debt
When applying for a home mortgage, almost every aspect of the applicant’s financial life is analyzed – one of those being debt. Unfortunately, applicants with student loan...

Firefighter Games On 6th Street Texas City
Friday, May 19th at 6:00 pm: Live Music Food Truck Friday! Antique Fire Truck Show Bucket Brigade Competition (6:00pm) Horseshoe Tournament (7:30pm) Jackpot BBQ Cook-off Even...

Taste Of The Town And Auction In Texas City
To satisfy your appetite for good food and fun, join us for some great cuisine prepared by our local culinary masters and “Shop Til You Drop” at our live and silent auctio...

79th Annual Galveston County Fair And Rodeo
79th Annual Galveston County Fair & RodeoFriday, April 21- April 29COME & ENJOY THE FUN!Rodeo events including: Bull Riding, Ranch Rodeo, Mutton Bustin', Pee Wee Rodeo, American Fr...

Outdoor Furniture Trends
The weather is warming up, so you will likely begin spending more time entertaining and relaxing on your outdoor patio. This season, bringing indoor furniture styles outdoors and m...

FSBO Or Professional Real Estate Agent
The possibility of “saving” on Realtor commission might sound appealing to those interested in selling their home, but a Realtor has the background and experience to ...

5 Smart Gardening Tips
Whether you have an indoor garden or large backyard, smart gardening will help you save time, money, and design the best possible garden for your environment. Choose the right pla...

Make Your Move Easy
Before you move: Complete a change of address form from the post office. Send your new address to any publications you subscribe to. It can often take up to eight weeks for the c...

Five Quick Tips To Build Your Credit
Building and maintaining good credit is one of the key components to being able to borrow money for large items such as a home or a car. Your credit history begins with y...

Understanding Homeowners Insurance
Safeguarding your home is critical, as it is likely one of your largest investments. Homeowners insurance protects your home, its contents and other assets in the event o...

THE BEST TIME OF THE YEAR TO SELL YOUR HOME
When the weather is niceThe reason is because inventory being so tight, some home buyers are having to put in multiple offers. We also suggest during the warmer weather since&...

How To Safely Dispose Of Your Christmas Tree
As we near the end of the holiday season, you may find yourself wondering about the best way to dispose of your holiday tree. It is important to remove your tree from your home bef...

To Decorate Or Not To Decorate While Selling Your Home During The Holidays
TO DECORATE OR NOT TO DECORATE WHILE SELLING YOUR HOME DURING THE HOLIDAYS!The housing market doesn't come to a standstill during the holidays.Why you should decorate - D...

6 Myths Of Refinancing
Refinancing your home loan with the current low rates may save you money every month, but there are potential problems that may arise when you don’t have the right person guiding...

Creating A Budget
Having a budget that you adhere to each month is the quickest and best solution for saving money, paying down debt and investing in your future. However, if you are like ...

5 Quick Tips To Build Your Credit
Building and maintaining good credit is one of the key components to being able to borrow money for large items such as a home or a car. Your credit history begins with y...

What I Wish I Knew Before Buying My First Home
10 Helpful Tips For First-Time Homebuyers Buying a home can be exhilarating and terrifying at the same time, especially for first-time homebuyers. Wh...

Should You Buy A Fixer Upper
7 Things To Do Before Investing In A Fixer Upper There can be cost savings in fixer uppers, but in many cases, they can turn out to be a money pit. S...

Family Safety Tips To Consider When Your Home Is For Sale
FAMILY SAFETY TIPS TO CONSIDER WHEN YOUR HOME IS FOR SALEWhen you’re selling your home and your house is on the market, it’s almost inevitable that strangers will enter your ho...

7 Tips For A Smooth Move
7 TIPS FOR A SMOOTH MOVEMoving from one house to another is exciting and stressful at the same time. But planning ahead and having some sound advice can make the process ...

Childrens Books To Help Your Child Adjust To Moving
CHILDREN’S BOOKS TO HELP YOUR CHILD ADJUST TO MOVINGAccording to child psychologists, children can experience moving as a type of loss. “A child loses friends, a home, and her ...

Prepare Your Home For Fall And Winter
With summer a fading memory, now’s the time to ready your home for fall and winter’s cooler temps and unpredictable weather conditions. 1. Clear out the gutters. Remo...

Tips To Help You Be A Good Neighbor
7 Tips To Help You Be A Good (Or Better) Neighbor Barking dogs. Neighbor’s cars parked in front of your house. Borrowed tools that are never returned. Unfortunately, most of...

Home Affordable
HOW MUCH HOME CAN YOU AFFORD?According to a Google Consumer survey, 50% of prospective home buyers start searching between six and 12 months in advance. Because purchasing a h...

Helping Kids Adjust To A New Home
HELPING KIDS ADJUST TO A NEW HOMEMoving into a new house can be a stressful life event for the whole family, particularly young children who rely on predictability and find co...

HOME SELLING TIPS GOING ON VACATION WHILE YOUR HOUSE IS ON THE MARKET
Your home is on the market and ready to sell – it could be snapped up any day now, but you have a vacation coming up or would like to take a trip out of town. So what to do?Talk ...

Boost Your Resale And Home Buying Power
4 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR HOME’S SAFETY TO MAKE IT MORE MARKETABLEHomeowners know the value of reinforced doors with deadbolts or a comprehensive home security system. But there are...

Signs Its Time To Move To A New Home
Moving is a lot of work – there’s no doubt about it. But it can also give you a wide range of rewards, from lowering costs, to gaining space, to giving you the features you val...

8 Ways To Keep Your Home From Smelling Like A Kennel
8 Ways To Keep Your Home From Smelling Like a Kennel! Fresh and clean isn’t always the first way people will describe a home with a dog. Let’s face it, that wiggly-bottomed,...

How Much Home Can You Afford
HOW MUCH HOME CAN YOU AFFORD?So how can you figure out how much home you can afford?Make sure you have a few financial safeguards in place      Get pre-...

Happy Memorial Day
More iphoto IfYouWantToThank10x24_zps2f0aa8c2.More iToday we honor this who have given the greatest sacrifice for our freedom. Thank you!More inform15 Powerful Quotes of War in HKa...

Its Never Too Late To Start Saving For Your Home
It’s never too early to start saving up money if you’d like to own a home someday. But if you’re one of the many Americans dealing with reoccurring expenses like high rental ...

Being Pre Approved When Buying A Home
Being Pre-Approved Makes YOU a Stronger Buyer!!!Call Us Today to Buy, Sell or Lease!SEALE THE DEAL!Karen & Henry SealeKaren's Cell #:  409-770-4076...

Few Things To Do When Moving Into Your New Home
1. Change the locks. You really don’t know who else has keys to your home, so change the locks. That ensures you’re the only person who has access. 2. Steam clean&nbs...

7 Reasons Why You Should Use A Real Estate Agent To Sell Your Home
7 Reasons Why You Should Use A Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home!Setting the right list price.Effective home presentation.Gets your home seen by BuyersNegotiation of Buyer's Offe...

Smart Financing
Smart FinancingHaving an Emergency Fund — Making it twelve months without incurring any unexpected expenses can prove a hard feat for anyone. So using your tax refund to eit...

Home Staging
Home-Staging Tips From the ProsPurposeful home staging is more than just tidying up and cleaning every room. It could mean a quick sale and higher selling price if done right....

2016 Home Designer Trends
2016 Home Design Trends That Can Breathe Life Into Your HomeAs homeowners nestle down into the comforts of their furnishings and décor for the many years to come, they may not not...

March Home Checklists
To-Dos:  Your March Checklist March can be unpredictable when it comes to the weather,but no matter what Mother Nature is doing outside your window, it’s natural to crave a...

Staging A Home To Sell
5 Quick Tips to Getting your House ready to Sell!De-Personalize.  Buyer's need to picture themselves in the Home. Maximize.  Make your space bigger by decluttering. ...

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Texas City Fun:  Texas City offers The Dike located off Bay Street.  The Dike offers Fishing, Boating and the Beach!Dining:  Seafood, Mexican, Italian, Chinese and S...

Home Loans For Teachers
Home Loans for Teachers!  Teachers play an important role in the lives of our children.  TSAHC's (Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation) honors teachers for their se...

Improvements To Make Before Selling Your Home
To maximize the value of your house there are a few steps to be made before calling us to list.    Clean, de-personalize and de-clutter.  This wi...


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