Amy Lippincott Real Estate

June 5, 2014

Fun activities to do in Bridgeland this summer.

Schools out and summer is here! Please be cautious as you are driving the neighborhood. Daytime activity around the neighborhood increases during this time of year. The pool will be open today, Thursday, June 5 from 4pm – 9pm. Pool Hours: June 6 through August 24 Monday – closed Tuesday through Saturday – 10am – 9pm Sunday – 12pm-9pm Oak Meadow Park: Summer Hours begin Monday, June 9 Monday/Wednesday/Friday – 8am – 12pm & 4pm – 8pm Saturday/Sunday – 10am – 8pm (Please bring your amenity card to check out equipment at Oak Meadow Park. Equipment available: Canoes, Pedal Boats, Kayaks, Volleyball, Soccer Balls, Footballs, Discs for Disc Golf, Frisbees, Checkers, Chess, Badminton, Croquet, Fishing Poles and Tackle, Horseshoes, Bocce […]
March 24, 2014

Great places to eat in Cypress, TX!

March 24, 2014

Choosing Cypress Texas for Your Neighborhood

The Houston metro area is huge. It has well over 5 million people and covers almost 9000 square miles, an area larger than the state of New Jersey. Choosing a neighborhood in a city the size of Houston usually comes down to the following: Value: The amount of home you can get for your money. Convenience: Being conveniently located to shopping, restaurants, parks, etc. as well as family, friends, work, and place of worship. Personal Preference: Inner city vs suburb vs country New vs historic Trees vs prairie land vs waterfront General feel of an area as you drive through Why Choose Cypress? There are many, many reasons why a potential home buyer should consider Cypress, TX if they are […]
March 24, 2014

Cypress, Texas: Top 10 Communities You’ll Want to Call Home

Where to live is a huge question when it comes to moving to a new neighborhood. This list will help you narrow down some of the most popular and coveted neighborhoods around Cypress. They are all easily accessible to Hwy 290. All of these neighborhoods are zoned to the coveted Cy-Fair Independent School District. So which one do you choose? Whether you are looking to build a new home or move into an established neighborhood, Cypress has it all. Read on to find out which neighborhood fits your needs best. 1. Coles Crossing – New Construction & Established Homes. Amenities include 175 acres of recreational facilities, neighborhood patrol, backdoor garbage pick-up, sports practice fields, a free form swimming pool with […]
March 24, 2014

Top Five Reasons to Live in Katy, TX

By Mickie C. As someone who has lived and worked in Katy, TX for many years, I think that it’s safe to say that I’m in love with my community. I really have enjoyed being an active member of the town, and I always make it a point to keep up with the latest happenings in the area. When I work with people in the Katy, TX area, I always point out five things that make the community such a great place to live in. These are some of those selling points: 1.    We have an amazing school system. The Katy Independent School District, or ISD, is one of the best school districts in greater Houston. The growing number of […]
March 24, 2014

Check out all these exciting, local events!

November 9 – Bridgeland Veterans Day Celebration – Festival Park – 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm – November 10 – Farmers Market at Bridgeland – Lakeland Activity Center Parking Lot – 12:30 – 3:30pm Rain or Shine – Registering Now – 5th Annual Chili Cook Off – Registering Now – Turkey Trot at Bridgeland –
March 24, 2014

3 Advantages of Selling Your Home During the Holidays

From Dave Ramsey’s Real Estate Minute Thanks to reduced competition, motivated buyers and a warm and cheery holiday home, you can sell your home faster and for more money during the holiday season. We all know—or maybe we assume—that spring and summer are the best times to sell a home. And it’s true that many buyers do plan their new home purchases during the warmer months. But that doesn’t mean all the serious buyers evaporate after Labor Day. If your home is for sale now, you’re actually in a great position to sell your home faster and for more money by taking advantage of the unique characteristics of the holiday selling season. 1. Less Competition You’re not the only homeowner […]
March 24, 2014

Why today’s homebuyer needs a real estate agent more than ever

Last summer I got an email from a local real estate attorney who wanted to buy a house. He’d just gotten engaged and wanted to save some money by representing himself. This attorney wanted to do all the work an agent would do to find and buy his first home, and get paid a commission for his work. I explained to him that the commission is payable to the listing agent who agrees to pay a portion of it to the Realtor representing a buyer. Usually, if there’s no buyer’s agent, the seller’s agent gets the entire commission. Some agents will accept a reduced commission for representing both parties. The seller saves some money that way. Sometimes the savings get […]