Tommy Pennington

What is Texas Style?

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Many sellers ask, when decorating or staging a home for sale, "What kind of decor theme should I embrace without sacrificing my own style?". This question is somewhat loaded, but it's also simple. No matter who your buyer is, you both have one thing in common: you live in Texas. This might sound a big vague, but hold your judgement for a moment. You have chosen to live in this big beautiful state or, if you've had the good fortune of being born here, you've chosen to stay. In this respect, y...

Keller Rocks Our Socks!

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A new event is planned for residents of the City of Keller. Rock the Park is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 24th at Bear Creek Park from 9am onwards. This fun family event is centered around the Get Healthy Texas Kids Triathlon, which will kick off at 7am at Keller Town Hall. Rock the Park promotes healthy lifestyles and physical activity. The event is being put on by the City of Keller with fundraisers for Princess Alexa Foundation and contributions by the Keller Farmer's Ma...

Carroll ISD: Top Texas School District

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If you're thinking about relocating to Southlake TX or the surrounding area, you're probably also thinking about where your children will go to school. Happily, this part of Tarrant County falls under the jurisdiction of the Carroll Independent School District, one of the top-rated school districts in the state of Texas. Students who attend CISD schools perform consistently above the national and state averages on standardized tests. Every year, over ninety percent of Carroll's secondary ...

When you Move, Love Thy Neighbor

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If you've just moved to a new neighborhood, you're likely to find life exciting as you get your new home set up, and start to explore the community. But what if things go askew, and you find yourself at odds with your neighbor? How do you handle things when you're the new kid on the block? Everybody has been, or knows someone who has been, in dispute with a neighbor at one point or another. Maybe it was just the noisy teenagers next door, and the matter was resolved after a polite, if st...

Planned Communities: A Safe Bet for Home Buyers?

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Over recent decades, more and more American homes have been built in attractive, planned communities. For many families, there is certainly something very appealing about owning a modern house on a safe, often gated, subdivision where the neighbors are like-minded. But are these suburban havens really just a modern day equivalent of the kind of dull, monotone neighborhoods that The Monkees famously sang about in "Pleasant Valley Sunday"? Or do they offer stability and comfort ...