Punkin’ Huntin: Pumpkin Patches Near Palestine, Texas

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LET’S GO PUNKIN’ HUNTIN’ (but not have to drive too far!) 😉

Check out some of these cool pumpkin patches and corn mazes within a quick drive from Palestine: Continue reading

To-Do List For Tomorrow: Montalba Fall Festival

Fall Festival in Montalba, Texas is tomorrow!

Fall Festival in Montalba, Texas is tomorrow!

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The weather is cooling off and the summer is winding to a close. As much as I love summer, I am excited for the great events coming up this fall. If you’re looking for some good old-fashioned hometown fun and somewhere to bring the whole family, head out to the 2014 Montalba Fall Festival tomorrow! ❤ Continue reading

Gorgeous Lake House – SOLD!

Views to LOVE forever!

Views to LOVE forever!

My heartfelt Congrats to Greg & Julie on your new lake house! ❤ Now it’s time to make it your own!  It has been a pleasure working with you!

Lisa E. Priest is an East Texas Area REALTOR® / Real Estate Agent with Picket Fence Realty, Inc.

You can call her via phone or text at 903-948-3343 or email Lisa@rentpalestine.com


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Burn, Palestine, Burn!

Burning inside City Limits is allowed in Palestine TX

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Did you know that it is legal to burn brush and limbs inside the Palestine City Limits? As of July 10, 2014 it is now legal, as long as you have the proper burn permit. Permits can be picked up at Fire Station #1 (611 Ave. A, Palestine, TX), Fire Station #2 (107 7th St., Palestine, TX) and Fire Station #3 (501 Benbrook Dr, Palestine, TX).

Some things to keep in mind regarding the permits: Continue reading

September Home Maintenance Tips Checklist

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We all know about Spring Cleaning, but there are several things that need to be done in the fall months to prepare your Palestine, Texas home for the winter months! Luckily in Texas, we do not have to deal with basements and some other cold weather home issues that our Yankee neighbors have to face. However, there are some things that need to be addressed to prevent more expensive issues later on. Preventative maintenance=Cheaper Maintenance! (and who doesn’t love cheaper!?) Continue reading

1015 N. Fowler – Palestine TX – SOLD

This lovely 2 bedroom 1 bath Historic Tudor Cottage is now SOLD and with it’s new owners. Congratulations to both my clients on the sale & purchase of this great home in Palestine, Texas!

1015 N. Fowler Palestine TX 2 bedroom house is now SOLD!

1015 N. Fowler is now SOLD!

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Price Reduction: 5 bedroom 2.5 Bath Brick House in Palestine, Texas!

Price Reduced 5 bedroom house in Palestine Texas For Sale

This home is gorgeous. Price reduced to $130,000!  2200 Square feet! Checkout the video or the property website at www.809Lamar.com. This one has it all and the owner is STILL making upgrades! This is a true turn-key 100% move-in ready house in Palestine!

Call or text Lisa Priest, REALTOR with Picket Fence Realty in Palestine, Texas to view this incredible home at 903-948-3343.

5 Tips To Finding Rental Property in Palestine, Texas

Have you been trying to find a rent house in Palestine, Texas lately? It’s a tough market out there for renters! Homes are renting within HOURS, without yard signs and often before they are even offered on the open market!  It’s a great market for landlords, but it is tough for renters!

My suggestions for finding a rental property in today’s market: Continue reading

Reflecting on 9/11 on 9/12

Yesterday, the internet and conversations all over the United States focused on the aftermath of the day our country was changed forever.  9/11/01. It is now a sentence in itself.  So much changed for so many people, lives were lost, heroes were made and our outlook on the world changed forever.

It is truly one of the occasions where everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing when they heard the news that the planes hit the tower. Continue reading