Home Gardening

Looking for another project to start while at home? Go spend some time in the yard! Just some simple gardening will not only add value to your home, but also help boost your mood! We’ve picked a few plants that do well in our area for even brand new nature-enthusiasts to try their green thumbs out with! So, get outside and enjoy! 1. Blazing Star – perinneal with bright blooms that is drought and humidity hearty, full sun 2. Lantana – colorful shrub, native, tolerates full sun or partial shade 3. Begonias – great flowers for borders, do best in… Read More

Curb Appeal: Wreaths

Adding a wreath to your home is a quick and relatively inexpensive way to up your curb appeal! There are a few guidelines to consider when choosing the right wreath for your home. We spoke with local crafter extraordinaire, Ashley Linder, to get some insights on which wreath designs she recommends for different homes. Enjoy! If you have huge, gorgeous front doors, consider showcasing them with a scaled back wreath. If you have a front door that needs to be emphasized as a focal point, choose a wreath with more embellishment! Consider placing wreaths under porch lights instead of on… Read More

Summertime Livin’ in Brazoria County!

Class is out and the kids are home! Summer in south Texas brings a wave of heat and many local attractions! Today we would like to highlight a new amenity in our area that everyone can enjoy: the Lake Jackson Farmers’ Market.  ??? Next Open on Saturday, June 8th, from 9am to 2pm, the LJ Farmers’ Market has a variety of vendors from food goods to crafts. There is often live entertainment at the Market as well as a bouncy house for children to play on. There is no fee. Located in downtown Lake Jackson, at 110 S. Parking Place,… Read More

Beach Rentals

☀️ Considering Summer Beach Rentals? ☀️ Call Kimber with Provenzano Properties today at 979.292.0010 to make this beautiful, breezy rental yours!! Just a quick walk to the beach! We can help you find the perfect vacation rental for all your special, summer memories!! ?

Eco-Friendly Home Options

Being eco-friendly is no longer considered just a trend, and is a major consideration for most home-buyers. Here are three easy ways to make your home more Sustainable/Eco-Friendly in 2019! #1 – Build Smaller: New home trends focus on clever design in builds, rather than encouraging wasted space like we saw with the McMansion’s phenomena. #2 – Cool Your Roof: Often seen in urban environments, landscaping on rooftops adds the lovely aesthetic element of green plants to your home, but also provides other important benefits! Your home will benefit from increased air purification, the plants can provide nutrition if vegetables… Read More

Real Estate Trends in the US

Have you ever gone to on a trip and wondered, “What would it be like to live here?” Well, recently I have been traveling quite a bit. During the last few months I have gone to Santa Monica, New York City, Ft. Lauderdale, Kansas City, and New Orleans. Spending time in these cities has been fascinating to me, as I haven’t had the opportunity to travel much during my life thus far. From the charming but cramped apartments in Brooklyn to the ornate Victorian homes in New Orleans, I found each region to have it’s own distinct personality. I tried… Read More

Spring Trends

Several home trends seem to be drifting in new directions. Staying current on recent home decor trends can help add value to your biggest investment – your home! Here are the top three trends we have seen catching on for home decor in 2019! #1 Less is More Whether you call it KonMari, Feng Shui, or being economically mindful – the concepts are all very similar: Use less stuff, downsize, pick out what is most important to you and let go of the rest. Appreciate what you have. Invest in quality items that you love and will use. #2 Plant… Read More

Daylilies For Curb Appeal

Daylilies should be on your mind. They probably aren’t – but let’s change that. One of the easiest ways to increase your home’s curb appeal is to spruce up your landscaping. With just some time in the yard and a small amount of money spent, your home can have a beautiful garden to enjoy. Daylilies are a great option in particular because they do well in Coastal Texas, and the planting time is March to Early May. So go get some daylilies, it isn’t hard – I promise! I’m going to tell you the 10 essential steps to Have Healthy, Long… Read More

Lake Jackson History

Lake Jackson History Spotlight The unique street names (This Way, That Way) were part of the original design to give individuality to each lot in town Other streets are named after trees, shrubs, flowers & fruits Lake Jackson is called “The City of Enchantment” Originating in 1941, Lake Jackson housed Dow employees relocating to start the new chemical plant In the early days, Lake Jackson was a bit rustic, but everyone was hopeful for the new town’s future By 1944, Lake Jackson had streets, sewer systems, fire department, and a store

Home Purchase & Education Go Hand in Hand

For many families, schools are an essential consideration when searching for a new home. However, most property searches only offer property related criteria such as price, beds, baths, and square feet. As such, locating properties that meet the criteria for your family and your child’s education can be challenging, especially when you are less familiar with an area. For this very reason, this website provides you with the ability to incorporate school ratings directly into your property search as a primary criteria.  Additionally, you’ll have access to detailed information and statistics on local schools and neighborhoods on every listing detail… Read More

How to Track Your Home’s Value

Buying a home is generally the single largest purchase that we make in our lifetimes and most of us are interested in not only the value of our properties, but also the general value of like properties in our neighborhoods. Whether you have just moved into a new home or have lived there for years, tracking the market value of your property is essential for any informed homeowner. This website’s property search provides an excellent platform to track property values and market trends in your area.  In this post, you will learn strategies for tracking the value of your home… Read More

Become an Expert on New Homes Hitting the Market

Knowledge is power and early knowledge can offer you a powerful advantage, especially in tight real estate markets. Those who find properties first gain an edge by being the first have a chance to see new properties and thus the first to make offers. More often than not, this first to market knowledge pays off. This post will review how you can leverage the property search on this website to quickly access the newest properties on the market and how to setup email alerts when new properties match your criteria. It’s important to first point out that this website offers… Read More