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September
22

Waco Home Addition Tips

If you like your home's location but wish you had more room or space that is better suited to your needs, a home addition is a terrific solution to help you to better utilize your home. Our real estate agents understand that a home addition is a smart option for homeowners who love their current home but need more space to accommodate their growing families or needs. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you're considering a home addition. 

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September
8

Waco is the place to be, not just due to its convenient location between major metropolitan areas, its up-and-coming vibe, great entrepreneurial community, and friendly residents, but it's also a great launching point if you love to spend time out on the water. While an ocean may be a few hours' drive away, there are plenty of other options nearby. While there are lakes, rivers, parks, and specialty campsites and resorts nearby, this article will focus on lakes. Whether you love to go fishing, swimming, taking your boat out, or just spending a few hours relaxing by the shore, there are plenty of places for you to choose from. Our real estate agents know the area well, and they recommend visiting any of the following lakes when you're craving time on the water.

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August
4

House Hunting

You dream of finding and purchasing a terrific new home, but the stress of hunting for your next home makes the entire process feel overwhelming. Our real estate agents understand the stress associated with homebuying and suggest following these guidelines to make the process as stress-free as possible. 

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July
27

bathroom updates

Wouldn't it be nice if every time you stepped into your bathroom, you felt like you were at a relaxing spa? Our real estate agents have seen some incredible homes, and they've noticed it's not too difficult to add spa-like touches to a bathroom. With the right features and decor, you can create a space that takes your breath away. Here are a few details to keep in mind for your bathroom that can help you achieve your own private oasis…

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July
6

Waco Pet Boarding

Our real estate agents know one big consideration for pet owners is a big, spacious yard. Dogs love to romp and play with plenty of space, and we love connecting our customers with the best property for their whole family.

If you're getting ready for a showing or going on a vacation, it's always helpful to have a trusted pet boarding service saved to your phone. Luckily, there are plenty of options for you to choose from right here in Waco and throughout the surrounding area.

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June
27

Waco Pantry Tips

Our real estate agents know that a pantry is an excellent amenity to have in a home, giving you a dedicated space to store non-perishable items, small kitchen appliances, and other kitchen necessities. To ensure you can always quickly find what you're looking for, follow these tips to organize your pantry (and keep it that way). 

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June
9

Waco Museums

From history to sports, soft drinks, and nearly everything in between, Waco is home to a unique collection of museums enjoyed by residents of all ages. Whether you're looking for a place to keep the kids entertained or an exciting, educational experience on the topics that interest you most, you won't have to travel far from Waco homes for sale to find what you seek. Our real estate agents have all the details on Waco museums that you won't want to miss.

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May
23

Waco BBQ

One of the many things that make Waco homes for sale special is their location in one of the barbecue capitals of the world. When you want "true Texas BBQ," Waco is the place to be – and you have countless options to choose from!

You might think of grilling and chilling as a summer pastime, but the season starts early here.

After all, everything is bigger in Texas! National Barbecue Month is celebrated every year in the month of May, as warmer weather draws families out to spend time together and eat scrumptious food. Our real estate agents want you to enjoy it to the fullest!

Let's visit some of the city's famous franchises and family barbecue joints:

  • Helberg BBQ – 8532 Hwy 6, Woodway, TX 76712
    Nestled on Hw. 6, Helberg BBQ is a local favorite, and it's no secret why. They use quality ingredients, authenticity is at the heart of everything they do, and their no-muss no-fuss approach is refreshing. They've been featured in Texas Monthly Magazine, in 2019 as "One of the Top 25 Best New BBQ Joints in Texas"  & 2021 as one of "Texas Monthly's Top 50 BBQ Joints in Texas". So head on down to Helberg BBQ and get a taste of great Texas BBQ.

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May
5

Austin Avenue

New to Waco, or visiting for the day to discover the attractions near Waco homes for sale? There's no better way to get a sense of what Waco has to offer than to spend a day on historic Austin Avenue, exploring the shops, dining destinations, history, and atmosphere that make the city such a special place to call home. There's so much to see, and it's the perfect place to start, we love to use it as a jumping-off point to many other downtown sights. Our real estate agents have the details on what you can expect when you spend the day on Austin Avenue, as well as all the details on an event you won't want to miss - Chalk Waco!

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April
20

Waco Laundry

When you're selling your home, you probably think about getting the kitchen, living areas, bedrooms, and bathrooms ready to look their best. Even though the laundry room may not be the first space that comes to mind when you're staging your home, this room is important to buyers. A fresh, bright, well-organized space will give them a good impression of not only your laundry room, but your entire home. On the other hand, a dingy, disorganized laundry room can leave them with a negative feeling.

Our real estate agents suggest the following tips for staging your laundry room so it makes the best impression on prospective homebuyers:

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April
6

Dog Friendly Waco

Just a few minutes from Waco homes for sale, you can sample a wide variety of cuisine, ranging from classic American to soul food to local bakeries. One special feature stands out: Many of these businesses gladly welcome your favorite canine friend.

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March
24

Wallpaper Trends

Looking for a fun way to update your home? Consider adding wallpaper to instantly transform the look and feel of a room!

We know, what you're thinking… wallpaper? It's so…1800's and 1920's…but it's ALSO 2020s'! 

While wallpaper went out of style over the last couple of decades of the 20th century, it's made a comeback and it's better than ever. Wallpaper, wallcoverings, or whatever you decide to call it, is now much easier to install (and remove) and doesn't require gallons of glue and steamers to be put up. Our real estate agents suggest following these tips to incorporate this trend into your home's decor. 

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March
9

Waco Parks

When our real estate agents want to spend some quality time with the family, they head to one of the wonderful parks around Waco homes for sale. Which one of these spots will become your own family's favorite getaway? 

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February
23

Downsizing Tips

If you're struggling to properly maintain your home or need a space that's more comfortable for you, downsizing your home can help you accomplish these goals. Our real estate agents suggest following these downsizing tips for seniors to assist with the process and help you find a home that's the right fit. 

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February
9

Waco Dining

Looking for an unforgettable meal in Waco? Our real estate agents have an idea or two!

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January
21

Waco Events

Waco is a vibrant area filled with plenty of things to see and do. The city hosts a variety of community events each year that cater to a variety of interests. Plus, be on the lookout for other events throughout the year hosted by our team. Make sure to follow Kelly, Realtors on socials to find out about some of our own events as we announce them to the public closer to event dates. In the meantime, our real estate agents suggest checking out the following events coming to Waco in 2022:

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January
5

Organized Home

As homeowners, we all know that a ton of clutter or a big mess can cause unneeded stress and anxiety. If you're looking to make a major change in 2022, think about how a well-organized home could make a difference.

Organizing your home might seem like a big task, but with a little bit of preparation, it's totally feasible. Our real estate agents enjoy sharing strategies for improving home organization, and here are some of the best tips we share with clients:

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December
21

Waco Shopping

So you've procrastinated, and suddenly the holidays are here, but you're still searching for gifts. Not to worry. Our real estate agents share this helpful list of their favorite places to find last-minute presents.

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December
8

7 tips for hosting over the holidays

If you're expecting family and friends to come over to your place for the holidays, it's time to start planning. Whether you're hosting a family dinner, accommodating out-of-town guests, or throwing a festive holiday party, take some advice from our real estate agents and make sure you're prepared for the big event.

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November
24

Cameron Park

Cameron Park spans 416 acres, making it one of the largest municipal parks in Texas, and offers many activities for both locals and tourists. It's great for hiking, biking, sports, and much more; it's also home to some of the most beautiful views in Texas. There are plenty of Waco homes for sale in the area, giving you access to all sorts of great outdoor activities. Here are some of the things you can see and do there.

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October
21

Waco BakeriesAmong the best sights and smells of fall, our real estate agents count the delicious seasonal pastries!

You might not see much fall foliage in the Waco area, but you can still enjoy a burst of seasonal color with the creative (and tasty!) treats so many local bakeries create to make the season special. Delicious handcrafted cookies, tarts, muffins, pies, cakes, and more are really something to look forward to!

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October
6

Pumpkin Patches Waco

Fall has arrived! Making now the perfect time to head out to a local farm to pick your own pumpkins. Our real estate agents love helping new residents explore the area, so they've made it a point to find all of the best pumpkin patches nearby. Here are a few they recommend. 

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September
22

Home Improvement Tips

As a homeowner, it doesn't take long to realize that list of home improvements, renovations, and repairs never ends. It's a lesson that our real estate agents have learned well. 

With that in mind, it can often be hard to know where to start, especially if upcoming DIY projects start to pile up. How do you decide which home improvements come first?

It might help to get your priorities straight before you dive in. Follow these five tips to help you decide what project to work on next.

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September
8

Waco NeighborhoodsIn a world built around highway gridlock, our real estate agents know there's something special about a walkable neighborhood. Many clients in the Waco area have asked us for help discovering the best walkable community for them. There are plenty of Waco homes for sale that fit the bill.

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August
18

Waco Real Estate Market

Whether you're getting ready to sell your home or you've been busy looking at Waco homes for sale, you know that today's real estate market is hot! The current inventory of homes is extremely low. Eager buyers are driving prices up and snatching up homes almost as soon as they're listed. In this environment, you must be able to move quickly and feel confident in your decision-making. 

While working with a competent real estate agent is a good idea in all markets, today, it's more important than ever. Here are a few of the ways our real estate agents can help you navigate today's hot market. 

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August
5

Waco Food Trucks

The Waco area is lucky to have some excellent food trucks. When you're out and about looking at Waco homes for sale, keep an eye out for these trucks, and stop for a bite to eat.

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July
21

Outdoor Home Upgrades

As a homeowner, you look forward to a lifestyle that provides privacy, relaxation, and outdoor activities with family and friends. After working all week, a backyard cookout or a dip in the pool sounds pretty enticing. Whether you prefer entertaining or just chilling in the backyard, outdoor upgrades can make activities more enjoyable and add value to your home.

According to our real estate agents at Kelly, Realtors, buyers look for homes with outdoor upgrades that add comfort, visual appeal, and privacy. Take a look at outdoor upgrades that rank high on the list of most desirable home features in Waco homes for sale.

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July
7

Kayaking Near Waco

Kayaking is such a fun way to get out on the water and get some exercise in the summer. You can tandem kayak with a friend or paddle off on your own. The Waco area has some really lovely places to paddle on the Bosque and Brazos Rivers. Here are some of the best launch points that our real estate agents recommend checking out.

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June
9

Running in Waco

Fitness fads come and go, but running is a classic activity that never goes out of style. It requires no special equipment or facility and can be done solo or with others. Get fit in the great Texas outdoors at these upcoming 5K races near Waco homes for sale as suggested by our real estate agents.

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May
19

Golfing in WacoWhen our real estate agents aren't busy helping clients find their dream homes, many of them look forward to spending some time out on the golf course. 

No matter what your skill level might be, you're sure to find a golf course in the Waco area that is perfect for you. Stop by these local courses to work on your golf game! 

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May
5

Office Paint Colors

As home offices move to center stage, homeowners are becoming more focused on decorating them in a style that is as comfortable as it is functional. Our real estate agents can show you a number of great examples in our Waco homes for sale.

Few elements of design affect our frame of mind as intensely as paint color. Elevate your mood throughout your workday and try painting your home office one of these mood-lifting colors.

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April
26

Waco Outdoor Activities

As the largest state in the lower 48, Texas is a glorious mix of urban areas and wide-open spaces. When our real estate agents want a quick escape from the daily routine, they head to these great outdoor spots near Waco for a little fresh air.

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April
14

Living in Waco

Have you been searching for a community that mixes a small-town Texas atmosphere with the amenities of a large city? Perhaps you have children who are looking for an outstanding university experience, or you simply want to live in a city where shopping, food, and fun attractions are always waiting close to your front door. Then Waco just might be the perfect place for you! Our real estate agents know Waco, and we've got the inside scoop on 5 reasons that you'll love calling the community home.

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