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Lots of great new articles and local info! Thank you for reading!

Lisa Priest

REALTOR

Picket Fence Realty Inc

Cell: 903.948.3343

What Not To Do When Selling Your Home

What Not To Do When Selling Your Home: 5 Buyer Turnoffs

Selling your home is a stressful time. No home is flawless, but there are several things you can easily do to help it sell. You want to be the house the buyers can’t stop thinking about, not the house the buyers can’t stop laughing about.

Help make it a faster sale by avoiding these 5 buyer turnoffs: Read the rest of this entry »

2015 Hot Home Trends in Palestine TX

It’s a new year and that means new trends! Styles always shift and it’s hard to stay on top of what is “hot” and what is “not,” but have no fear, I’m here to help!  I love watching how the home design trends are going, especially seeing what is going on in pinterest/internet land vs. what people are REALLY doing in their homes.  It’s an interesting mix, for sure.

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Palestine texas homes for rent

This Week’s Palestine Rentals – My Openings as of January 7, 2015

click the links below to view more information & photos.

Two Bedrooms For Rent in Palestine, TX

2 bedroom / 1 bath duplex – $795 – No pets

**PREVIEW OF RENTALS COMING SOON**

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new paint for your home

New Year, New Paint

I’m continually amazed at what a fresh coat of paint can do.  It can breathe new life into almost anything. Paint has remodeling power when you use it to emphasize a room’s best features or play down the flaws. It is one of the most economical upgrades for your home and can give it a whole new appeal. It’s cheap, relatively easy and it’s an instant gratification upgrade!

4 SIGNS YOU NEED NEW PAINT: Read the rest of this entry »

January Home Maintenance Tips

It’s 2015, Ya’ll!: 7 January Home Maintenance Tips For Your East Texas Home

 Happy New Year everyone! Now that the champagne has bubbled and 2015 has begun, it’s a great time to get a few home maintenance items checked off that “to do” list!

Check out these 7 Tips for January home maintenance in your East Texas home: Read the rest of this entry »

BEST WISHES FROM PICKET FENCE REALTY IN 2015

I can hardly believe another year has gone by. I am so excited for 2015 and all the possibilities it will bring. Cheers to you and may 2015 be your BEST YEAR YET!  ~Lisa

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Merry Christmas! May your holiday be merry & bright! Enjoy your family and those you consider family this season!❤ <3     ~Lisa

QuickHostessGifts

Holiday Parties are in Full Swing! Don’t forget to grab a hostess gift (or whip one up!)  Here are a few last minute “spiffed up” ideas, for the procrastinator in us all:

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Whisk (pickup the supplies from Dollar Tree)–quick, fast & inexpensive!–This tutorial even has a free printable From View From the ‘Ville

What a cute presentation for the culinary hostess! From:

What a cute presentation for the culinary hostess! From: Party Frosting

Wine or Champagne is always a classic hostess gift.  Here are two FAST ways to jazz it up a bit.  Other quick “go-to” ideas are candles, baked goods (cookies, breads, etc), yummy smelling soaps, nice bath products or a neat kitchen gadget.  Whatever your holiday plans have in store this year, I hope this gave you a quick idea to “spice it up” (easily). Enjoy your holiday parties with friends!  We are having our company Christmas party tonight and I can’t wait!🙂 Merry Christmas, ya’ll! Read the rest of this entry »

There's a New House for Sale in Palestine, Texas - Real Estate

*Property Information for 301 N. Perry St in Palestine, Texas*

1890 Victorian home on a corner lot within walking distance from courthouse. Unique property that can be residential or commercial! (This is a rare opportunity with dual zoning!) So many fantastic historic details remain-lovely gingerbread woodwork, some hardwood floors, tall ceilings, carriage-size garage/parking under house, large rooms & charming covered porch with climbing ivy. Enjoy coffee in the sun room and take a hot bath in the cast iron tub. The house was previously a flower shop and is currently residential, but would make a great office, restaurant, salon or retail space too! All plumbing & electrical replaced in 2012, house has a metal roof. All electric, but gas could be reconnected by buyer if desired. Some updates are needed, but great bones and ready for your vision! Call or Text 903-948-3343 to schedule your showing!

Click Here to Visit the Property’s Website for full information, photos & pricing

Lisa E. Priest loves historic homes and is an East Texas Area REALTOR® with Picket Fence Realty, Inc. You can reach her via phone or text at 903-948-3343 or email Lisa@rentpalestine.com or at BuyPalestine.com.