Traci Ethington's Blog

Should I call the agent on the sign?

Whether you’re buying or selling, it’s important to choose representation that best meets your needs in the transaction. There has always been that one house in town that you drive-by constantly and say if it ever came on the market, I would buy it. One day that actually happens.  Do you...

What Should Be in an Emergency Survival Kit?

By: Wendy Paris Published: August 28, 2009 Preparing and keeping a fully stocked home emergency preparedness kit could be the key to your family's safety if disaster strikes.   You can’t prevent disasters, but you can take charge of how you respond if you’re prepared....

How to Organize Your Refrigerator

Leftovers gobbling up space in your refrigerator? Here are some tips for keeping things organized, efficient, and tasty.

How to Remove Old Caulk in 4 Easy Steps

Caulk removal: Patience is key to making it super simple.

The Everything Guide to Buying Your First Home

How to find exactly what you want, and how to work with the experts who’ll help you get it.

6 Unexpected Places Mold Can Hide in Your Home

Mold is sneaky. To find it, check in these unusual places that provide mold with the water and food it needs to grow.

Documents you need for a Pre-Approval for a Mortgage

All the documents you need to get a mortgage pre-approval

How Long Does It Take to Buy a House?

How long does it take to buy a house?

Vegetables you can regrow in water

These days, it seems like everyone is jumping into the victory garden trend, enjoying the benefits of a soothing activity in the fresh air while reaping fresh and tasty produce to eat.

Which Way Should Your Ceiling Fan Turn in Summer?

The ceiling fan going the wrong direction could make you even hotter!

I Do Think So Tim

Now is a great time to do some home improvements!

How to maintain a healthy garden

It is very disheartening when the plants in your garden fall prey to disease. The question everyone asks is how exactly this came about. In the event that it spreads out will it destroy all your plants? For a fact, preventing disease when it comes to plants depends on the host, pathogens that attack...

Waterfront acreage outside of Blessing, TX

The shop is a show stopper. You could spend many hours here. The acreage with 1000 feet on the Tres Palacios River brings much tranquility and the sounds of birds are spectacular. Come spend time here

Wood Fireplace: 9 Tips for Safety and Efficiency

Ready for the colder months? You will be if you follow these simple guidelines to keep your wood fireplace burning brightly — and safely. 1. Only Burn Dry, Cured Wood That is, logs that have been split, stacked, and dried for eight to 12 months. Cover your log pile on top, but leave...