Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Avoiding weather woes for Keller homeowners

As sweater season knocks on the door, it’s time to prepare for the brisk temperatures ahead. This winter, keep your Keller home, health and well-being top of mind with these simple tips to avoid cold weather woes.

Winterize your porch

Install plexiglass panels to keep the cold weather out, allowing you to host friends and family, protect your furniture from snowfall and minimize spring cleaning. Once winter is over, simply pack up the panels and store them for next season. For those who splurged on flooring, apply a protective finish, such as a water sealer or stain, to ensure excess moisture does not seep through the wood.


Take preventative measures

Oftentimes, frozen pipes can burst throughout the winter, or cause leaks as they begin to thaw in the spring. Keep your home safe from leaks with leak detectors devices that identify leaks quickly and alert Keller homeowners at the onset. Simply place the leak detector near water heaters, appliances, sinks or toilets to detect drips or pooling. For added convenience, connect the device to your cell phone to receive alerts in real time.


Turn it upside down

To warm your home without drastically increasing the gas bill, simply reverse the ceiling fan direction. During the summer months, ceiling fans push air down, naturally lending a cooling effect to those below. By reversing the ceiling fan upward, the cooler air is redirected, keeping you and your family warm beneath.


Cozy up your home

To battle dreary days, stock up on warm essentials, such as flannel bedding, down throw blankets and plush towels. Outfit the common areas with warm fabrics and decorative patterns to keep your home cozy and welcoming during the winter. Finally, consider purchasing comfortable rugs and mats to keep your toes warm on tile and wood floors.


Grove Team 2017/2018
Whether it's selling your home or finding a new one, we have designed this site so that you can quickly and easily locate the information you are looking for. The Grove Team's client-centered approach results in the best possible outcome for you. Please contact us now to begin the process of achieving your dreams in home ownership. Call 817-337-0000 for Keller Home's for sale in Keller ISD.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

8000 Jolie Drive Fort Worth, TX 76137

Property Tour: http://tour.circlepix.com/home/SBLDYH/8000-Jolie-Drive-Fort-Worth-TX-13726443
Great Beginnings!This adorable one story home located in Keller ISD features a wonderful open floor plan perfect for entertaining.The well appointed kitchen offers an enlarged pantry, breakfast bar and dining area. Amazing living area features brick fireplace and wall of windows allowing for an abundance of natural light. Retreat to the master for some private time and soak in the garden tub. Flex room can be used as a study or second living area and large secondary bedrooms provide a place for everyone. Enjoy a barbecue on the extended covered patio with plenty of space for outdoor family fun. Room for a fridge in the laundry room, generous storage and freshly painted! Kitchen sink will be refinished prior to closing.
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Square feet: 1,798
Price: $182,500

For more information about this property, please contact Diane M. Grove at 817-337-0000 or info@groveteam.com. You can also text 4712378 to 67299.


See more listings at: http://www.groveteam.com


MLS ID: 13726443

Monday, October 30, 2017

4 Reasons to Buy Homes for Sale in Keller ISD

Keller Central High School of Keller ISD
Keller Central High School
It’s no mystery that Keller ISD is one of the most popular school districts in Tarrant County, and in the greater Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex. In fact, popular school rankings website Niche, lists Keller ISD in the Top 50 school districts in all of Texas, which is astonishing when considering the size of the state. To be exact, Keller ISD is rated at #44 in Texas. Schools like Bear Creek Intermediate, Hidden Lakes Elementary, Keller Middle School, and Keller High School are all considered amongst the best schools in DFW. When you combine the quality of the school district, with the affordability of the area, you have the perfect match for your family home. In fact, Niche lists Keller as the #3 best place to live in Tarrant County, giving it an A+ overall niche grade. But enough dreaming about your new Keller home. Review these 5 reasons to buy homes for sale in Keller ISD, and make it a reality:

  1. Education: As we’ve stated, Keller ISD is one of the most highly regarded school districts in Dallas / Fort Worth. One of the most important decisions on where to move is the quality of education provided to your children. 
  2. Location: Live within driving distance to downtown Fort Worth, Dallas, and Arlington. See concerts, plays, festivals, and sporting events like the Cowboys, Rangers, and Mavericks. Still, you can return home to a quiet neighborhood, and enjoy nights out on the patio or by the pool. You can even relax by the fire pit. 
  3. Safety: Neighborhood Scout lists Keller as safer than 80% of US cities. It is a great place to raise a family without worrying about high crime rates. Your chances of being a victim of a crime are considerably lower than the average Texas city. The safety of our children is a top priority for all parents. We want them to feel safe, as well as to maintain peace of mind for ourselves. 
  4. Grove Team: Work with the #1 Keller Real Estate Agency. We have great experience finding the dream home for prospective home buyers. Our goal is to help you find a great home for you and your family, and one in which you can enroll your children in the excellent Keller ISD. Call 817-337-0000 to discuss buying the Keller home of your dreams!
Grove Team 2017/2018
Whether it's selling your home or finding a new one, we have designed this site so that you can quickly and easily locate the information you are looking for. The Grove Team's client-centered approach results in the best possible outcome for you. Please contact us now to begin the process of achieving your dreams in home ownership. Call 817-337-0000 for Keller Home's for sale in Keller ISD.

3 steps to a healthier Keller home

happy toddler in Keller home
Today, people are more focused on health and wellness than ever before. You know this because you are constantly flooded with advice on what to eat, how (and how much) to exercise, and what to ask your doctors.

All of these things are important but what about the vital role the home plays in your healthy lifestyle? As you prepare for another season of indoor living, it’s time to ask: how can I improve the functionality, efficiency and health of my Keller home?

A healthy, safe and comfortable home is essential for those you love. When winter weather keeps you indoors, it's even more important.

Tackle a few home-health tips now and your family and guests will be comfortable now and any time of year. Review and handle these must-do’s, happy home style, today!

Adhere to a maintenance schedule 

Your body requires continuous maintenance to be at its best; the same is true for your home. Simple tasks, done on schedule, can make your home a safer, more enjoyable place to live. Important items for your to-do list:

  • Shut your exterior faucets off before the winter.
  • Check the batteries in your smoke detectors each month.
  • Clean your gutters.
  • Test your sump pump each spring
  • Clean the coils under your refrigerator.
  • Make sure your attic, bathroom and kitchen fans are in working order.
  • These maintenance tasks are easy to tackle. Once done, they will help reduce dirt on your floors and decrease any future mold risk.

Clean up your air

Did you know indoor air can be five times dirtier than outdoor air? Did you know it can include respiratory irritants and common allergens like mold spores, fungus, pollen, mites and pet dander? Fortunately, these unappealing airborne invaders can be removed continuously by your home air filter. All you need to do is change the filter regularly, about every one to three months depending on your system. The problem — research shows up to 58 percent of us forget to do this regularly or simply don’t!

Make cleaning a family affair

A clean home is a happy, comfortable place everyone deserves but you don’t need to do it all by yourself. Encourage your entire family to work together instead. Children of all ages can help out with chores matched to their skill level. Set family rules that maximize home care and minimize cleaning chores. For example: no food outside of the kitchen, picking up towels and wiping down surfaces after a shower and removing shoes upon entering from outdoors. Your home is your sanctuary and it should feel that way all the time. Apply the tips above today, and your home will be a happier, healthier place in no time. Call 817-337-0000 for to discuss buying or selling your Keller home.

 
Whether it's selling your home or finding a new one, we have designed this site so that you can quickly and easily locate the information you are looking for. The Grove Team's client-centered approach results in the best possible outcome for you. Please contact us now to begin the process of achieving your dreams in home ownership. Call 817-337-0000 for Keller Home's for sale in Keller ISD

Saturday, October 14, 2017

1849 Pearson Crossing Keller, TX 76248

Property Tour: http://tour.circlepix.com/home/B2ZDAK/1849-Pearson-Crossing-Keller-TX-13711087
Stunning, renovated colonial estate situated on nearly an acre captures beauty inside and out. This home, distinguished by highest quality craftsmanship and design, boasts marble and 2 inch thick wood floors throughout. Four living areas, which include three with fireplaces and a fully paneled executive study, will impress any luxury buyer. Kitchen will be the envy of any chef with Viking and Capital Culinarian Series appliances and luxurious Carrara marble counters. Your guests will enjoy the amazing view of the architectural style heated and automated pool and jacuzzi. Impressive back yard oasis offers covered cabana with built-in-grill, stone fireplace, fire pit and regulation size sport court. Welcome home!
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4.2
Square feet: 5,385
Price: $975,000

For more information about this property, please contact Diane M. Grove at 817-337-0000 or info@groveteam.com. You can also text 4657670 to 67299.


See more listings at: http://www.groveteam.com


MLS ID: 13711087

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

How Keller Homeowners Can Survey Their Roof for Winter

Roof Maintenance Keller Home

As summer gives way to changing colors and colder nights, now is an ideal time to tackle the necessary home maintenance projects that get put off during those sun-filled months – especially when it comes to one of the most protective and necessary aspects of any Keller home, the roof. Cold weather can aggravate a roof and quickly turn minor defects into costly repair bills; in fact, the latest “Cost vs. Value” report from Remodeling Magazine estimates the average roofing replacement cost at over $20,000.

So, whether you’ve already noticed signs of wear on your roof or just want more “overhead” peace of mind, pay special attention to two seemingly small aspects of the roof that homeowners often overlook:

Seal it, patch it
Be sure to check for any gaps around gutters, skylights and roofing vents then utilize the correct caulking, patching and sealants. The easy act of sealing these areas can make a big difference in keeping out moisture and reducing heating costs – and many sealants are especially designed to adhere directly onto exterior surfaces. Even the tiniest cracks and gaps can allow moisture to enter, not to mention rodents, squirrels and other unwelcome varmints.

Don’t be a welcome mat for squirrels
Another area to closely inspect are the roof venting pipes. One of the more common roof problems involves cracked rooftop venting pipes made with cheap lead tops as they eventually corrode over time. To make matters worse, squirrels and other critters are known to relentlessly chew their way into a home via these thin pipe flashings as the lead entices these unwelcome varmints to gnaw at them, thus providing interior access for damaging rain, snow and more pests once whittled away.

Enlist the pros quickly when there’s trouble
Waiting too late to call in a certified professional can lead to much bigger issues. For example, squirrels quickly reproduce and can potentially gnaw on electrical wiring or crawl into difficult-to-reach wall spaces, making extraction a nightmare. It’s a wise move to seek out a reputable roofing specialist, especially when it involves roof damage from weather or critters, or both. The roof is no place to cut corners, and no matter the season, even seemingly minor roofing issues can put your Keller home and valuables at risk.


 
Whether it's selling your home or finding a new one, we have designed this site so that you can quickly and easily locate the information you are looking for. The Grove Team's client-centered approach results in the best possible outcome for you. Please contact us now to begin the process of achieving your dreams in home ownership.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

4849 Friedman Lane Fort Worth, TX 76244

Property Tour: http://tour.circlepix.com/home/NT5PWG/4849-Friedman-Lane-Fort-Worth-TX-13705799
Precious memories begin here in this beautiful one story, three bedroom, two bath home with office located in Keller ISD. The open concept and abundance of natural light evoke a relaxing lifestyle. Spacious kitchen features island, breakfast bar and large dining area. Entertain family and friends in the sizable family room offering a wall of windows and the warmth of a fireplace. Retreat to the master suite for some private time and relax in the garden tub. Large secondary bedrooms, awesome yard and covered patio, intercom system, easy access to shopping and highways complete this amazing package. No survey available.
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Square feet: 1,879
Price: $250,000

For more information about this property, please contact Diane M. Grove at 817-337-0000 or info@groveteam.com. You can also text 4638909 to 67299.


See more listings at: http://www.groveteam.com


MLS ID: 13705799