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Renee Buckhoff

ALHS, ASR, CRS, ePRO®, GRI
RE/MAX Elite Properties

Renee Buckhoff's Blog

The purpose of my blog is to provide fellow agents, sellers and buyers information relative to our Houston Market today.

The Termination Option


August 29th, 2017

Thank you so much, Texas Realtor Association (TAR), for your article in the August 2017 edition of the Texas Realtor magazine which covered paragraph 23 – the Termination Option.  This is a unique paragraph that our&...
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3 Listing Services that should NOT be Compromised!


June 5th, 2017

Part of my regular morning routine when I get my day started is to check the area where I live and work for any new listings on the market.  This morning, I noticed a home that was just listed, so of course I checked it out.  T...
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It's NOT lonely at the TOP!


January 15th, 2017

It is amusing to me that every January I see posts and ads from various real estate agents ALL claiming to be “#1”.  And there are MANY different types of “#1” which may be confusing to the non-real-estate pr...
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Wow. That was a good year


January 1st, 2017

Today is January 1, 2017. "Wow.  That was a good year". That is how I feel.  2016 went by in a flash it seemed.  Thinking back to Jan 1, 2016, I am struck by how many dramatic things happened...
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Reflections, Gratitude and The Next Step - Part 2


October 9th, 2016

A few days ago, I found myself driving through two different neighborhoods in Spring, taking new listings in the same places where much of my business started 10 years ago. Two of my first listings (outside of the FSBOs and Expired listi...
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A moment or two of reflection while taking the next leap forward.....


September 11th, 2016

Part 1   Week one for Re/MAX Elite Properties is now in the books, and what an extraordinary week it has been!  Monday was Labor Day, so our official first day open was Tuesday, Sept 6. ...
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Stay Calm and Sell On


February 15th, 2016

It is not unusual for our Houston real estate market to slow down toward the end of the year, and take a bit of time to get going again the first couple months of the year.  Even though our winters are not cold, sometimes it seems l...
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The person across the table


December 27th, 2015

One of the greatest compliments a Realtor can receive is when a past client refers someone to them or calls the agent when they are ready to make their next move.  Building that referral based business is invaluable and has spurred...
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A Rude Agent hurts a transaction


November 29th, 2015

Sometimes it is the real estat agents who actually can make or break a transaction – not the clients at all! Hard to believe, but it is true. The buyers and sellers often never meet each other until the closing table – if at...
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Roofs, Roofs and MORE Roofs!


September 5th, 2015

What a crazy spring and summer we have had here on the Northwest side of Houston!!  Who knew a “little” hail storm (that was not little by ANY means!) could screw up so many homes and so many plans to buy and sell!!...
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