23 October 2012
When Ron and Pam Piche built their retirement home in Katy, Pam told Ron, “This is it. I’m not moving again.”
Now, 12 years later, the couple is settling into their new apartment home at Eagle’s Trace, an...
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22 May 2012
When Anne Greenwell first visited Eagle’s Trace, an Erickson Living community in West Houston, she was taken with the attractiveness of the community and the camaraderie between residents.
“I wasn’t ready to move at the time, but I...
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It doesn’t take long for Edward Marshall to make decisions.
Even life-changing decisions don’t give him pause once he sets his mind in a particular direction. So when it came time to sell his Baytown house in favor of a maintenance-free apartment home, Edward was quick to map out his new address.
“I saw an advertisement for...Read More »
Walk into Helen Slusser’s apartment home at Eagle’s Trace and the first question she’s likely to ask is, “Do you play the piano?”
Slusser, a retired schoolteacher, enjoys singing and picking out a tune on her baby grand piano, although she’s quick to point out that she’s still a student...Read More »
When Jane Donley moved from Connecticut to an active adult community in Katy’s Cinco Ranch seven years ago, her social calendar was a bit sparse.
“I didn’t know anyone in the area,” says Donley. “My daughter was the one who encouraged me to move, but she has since been transferred from Houston to Atlanta.”
In the intervening...Read More »
Packing up before you list your home may fly in the face of conventional wisdom, but it can be a smart move, says Ginger Hopper, an Erickson Realty and Moving Services preferred real estate agent based in Katy,...Read More »
When Phil Meynen visited Eagle’s Trace last year to sign his move-in paperwork, that particular community wasn’t his final destination.
The longtime Houston resident was finally pulling up his roots in the Bayou City and heading north to Dallas.
“My daughter lives in Arlington,” says Meynen, who retired from M.W. Kellogg, now KBR, ten years ago. “She...Read More »
Having a house on the market for a year and a half is generally not chalked up as a success. But for Otis and Doris Petty, the wait was a lesson in perfect timing.
The Pettys lived in a two-bedroom lake home on the shores of Lake Livingston before moving to Eagle’s Trace last year. And...Read More »
Two Texas metropolitan areas received the largest influx of residents in the nation in 2009, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Dallas-Fort Worth posted the greatest population growth in the country last year with 146,530 people moving to the metro area, while Houston saw an increase of 140,784 residents.
The volume of people pouring into these...Read More »
In less time than it takes most people to plan a vacation, Ray Ledlie selected and moved into his new apartment home at Eagle’s...Read More »