Lena Rath

Associate

My Blog

July 2016

7/6/2016

 

July 2016

I hope everyone had a fun 4th of July filled with family, friends, and lots of fireworks. If your schedule looks anything like mine, this should be a busy, but fun, month!

As many of you know, along with being new to the blogging scene, I have also started doing giveaways as well. I have had so much fun putting these together, and it has been a great way to reach out to the community. I have tried to incorporate a certain theme and/or season throughout these giveaways so that they are more useful and fun for whoever wins. I have also had the chance to use some local businesses for these giveaways, such as Bonehead Customz for my YETI cups and ShopBellaC for my giant float in my second giveaway. You should check these businesses out, if you haven't already. 

Here is a little look at what I have done in my giveaways so far:

In my first giveaway, I included a customized YETI Rambler 30 oz. tumbler along with other household items and goodies.  

 

My second giveaway was geared more towards the 4th of July. This one included a giant flamingo float, another one of my customized YETI Ramblers, and of course fireworks.

  

As you can see, we had a lot of fun with #FlamingoFriday at the office. 

   

Stay tuned and like my facebook page for more giveaways to come!

 

June 2016

5/24/2016

 

June 2016

I hope your June is a great one! Reunions, vacations, weddings, and cook-outs are quickly approaching and will be here before we know it. Make sure your home is ready for this busy season.

This a great time to sell! Let me know if you want to find out how your home would fair in this busy market.

 

June To-Do List

  1. Give your kitchen a summer refresh.
  2. Catch up on home maintenance.
  3. Use your shed for more than junk.
  4. Ready the guestroom.
  5. Prep for summer fetes.
  6. Clean out kids' rooms and store memorabilia.
  7. Keep a handle on collections.
  8. Assess games and gear.
  9. Have dinner outdoors.

(full article here) 

 

 

No big summer plans, but are itching to get out of the house? There are plenty of local events and places to go in Arkansas that will keep your summer exciting. You can learn more about these and upcoming events here.

Local Entertainment 

Performing Arts Center on the Square

Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre

Searcy Cinema

Rialto Theatre

 

May 2016

5/24/2016

May 2016

Hope everyone is having a wonderful beginning of summer.  I am a blogging newbie so be patient with me. :)  I will be giving you some information on what is going on in our community and some Real Estate insights.

If you are thinking of listing or looking to buy and want to know what is involved, please feel free to give me a call.  I would love to talk to you about it.   Real Estate transactions can be complicated, and they don't have to be. 

Hope to see you at some of the Events happening in our area!

 

May To-Do List

  1. Paint or stain exterior
  2. Check exterior lighting
  3. Inspect kitchen and bath fixture
  4. Check safety devices
  5. Clean scuff marks and touch up paint
  6. Deep clean the laundry room
  7. Refresh bedrooms
  8. Prep picnic supplies
  9. Clean and prep your grill
  10. Add a relaxing porch feature

(full article here )

 

Local Events

Apr 23 - Nov 19th Main Street Searcy Farmers' Market

May 26th Small Ruminant Production Meeting

May 26th - May 28th Special Olympics Arkansas

May 27th The Ultimate Hamburger Grill-Fest

May 30th - Jun 3rd Memorial Day Week Trash Pick-Up

Click here for more information on these and upcoming events.

 

Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent

  1. Education & Experience 
  2. Agents are Buffers
  3. Neighborhood Knowledge
  4. Price Guidance
  5. Market Condition Information
  6. Professional Networking
  7. Negotiation Skills & Confidentiality
  8. Handling Volumes of Paperwork
  9. Answer Questions After Closing
  10. Develop Relationships for Future Business

 

New neighbor? Welcome them into the neighborhood with this Creamy Chicken Ritz Casserole!

Ingredients:

3 cups of cooked shredded chicken breast meat

1 can of (10.75 oz) cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup

1 cup sour cream or plain greek yogurt

2 sleeves of Ritz crackers, crushed

1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, melted

2 tbs poppy seeds (optional)

Check out the full recipe here

 

 

Lena Rath

RE/MAX Advantage Realtors

400 West Mulberry

Searcy, AR  72143

501-207-1288

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