The Homeowners Show

Craig Williams and Kevin Hackett

Whether you are a veteran DIY ‘er, looking to hire the best home improvement professionals or just about how to better use your home, this is the show for you! read less
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Superbowl, Pop Music, Wild Pig Hunt and the Magic of Smart Lighting
Feb 13 2024
Superbowl, Pop Music, Wild Pig Hunt and the Magic of Smart Lighting
Welcome to Episode 276 of the "Homeowner Show" with your hosts, Kevin Hackett and Craig Williams. Between a quick recap of the latest Super Bowl and music scene banter, this episode travels a unique path as it dives into an exceptional adventure—a wild pig hunting trip. Listen as Kevin marvels at Patrick Mahomes' Super Bowl performance, while Craig unveils a very different pastime, swapping football for hunting wild pigs on a commercial property. His adventurous tale layered with DIY insights, sports opinions, and pop music commentary promises an entertaining mix you don't want to miss. In addition to the unforgettable hunting trip anecdote, the duo explores the technical advantages offered by smart device hub systems. Discover how using a hub can save your network bandwidth and explore personalized home assets like Lutron's Caseta Line of smart switches. Our hosts also dedicate a chunk of the episode to elaborate on the world of smart lighting. They delve into Lutron's remarkable dimmer switch that integrates smoothly with three-way circuit setups, providing a new level of convenience for homeowners. Get firsthand reviews on the switch's compatibility with LED lights, its full-dimming functionality, and why it is a worthy investment for your home. Aside from solving common lighting issues, the episode highlights the importance of hiring a professional for electrical tasks. Our hosts also dive into Lutron's advanced lighting solutions such as the Radio RA, HomeWorks, and Ketra series, designed to enhance both internal and external areas of home lighting. Join us as we explore the vast potential of smart lighting solutions and take you on a wild pig hunting adventure, as we continue to dispense valuable homeowner insights and DIY tips. Don't miss out on this thrilling episode! Lone Star Appliance Repair - 936-647-2364 – Give them a call for all your appliance repair needs.   Buy a Homeowners Show T-Shirt!   Subscribe to our YouTube Channel   The Homeowners Show Website The Homeowners Show Facebook Page Instagram @homeownersshow Twitter @HomeownersThe   Info@homeownersshow.com    Sustained Growth Solutions – Design a lead generation system specifically for your business so that you never have to search for leads again! We are a full digital marketing agency.
Home Repairs, Insurance, and Financing
Feb 6 2024
Home Repairs, Insurance, and Financing
In this enlightening episode of our homeowner show, join our host, Craig Williams, as he navigates the implications of Texas' recent massive freeze on local homes and businesses. Full of crucial tips and expert opinions on handling home repairs, this episode is a must for DIY enthusiasts and homeowners looking for professional repair assistance. Craig invites David McGuffin of 'Space City Payments' and seasoned plumber, Paul, to provide their expertise on financing options during home renovations and freeze-related reparations. Delve into the realities of post-freeze challenges and solutions, understand the essence of preparation, and discover how Texas homeowners can learn from constructions in cooler regions. Our host also explores the fintech landscape, comparing popular 'buy now, pay later' schemes to traditional financing. Also discussed are the repercussions of the freeze on various industries, highlighting the gaps left by some financiers and how others are bridging them. Insights into Plumbing and Flooring: Making Wise Choices for Your Home The episode continues with a local plumber sharing his experiences and insights into frozen pipes, winterization, and the benefits of the PEX plumbing system. Next, a flooring industry expert unravels her dedication to constant education and certification. Learn about the common pitfalls homeowners face when choosing flooring, the influence of trends, and why sticking to basic colors can be a safer, timeless option. Color Trends in Home Décor: Navigating Grey and Discovering Personal Tastes We also explore home decoration trends, focusing on the staggering popularity of the color grey. Our guests discuss the trend's journey from north to Texas and the shift towards a variety of colors. Learn why reflecting your personalities and tastes in your home is important, and why heavy renovations aimed at attracting buyers may not always be the best strategy. Financing Healthcare: Navigating Insurance and Understanding COBRA Finally, we delve into healthcare financing, giving a detailed look at COBRA insurance, major medical insurance, and how to best use health insurance programs. The episode concludes with helpful contact information for queries, reinforcing a commitment to help and educate listeners. Guests David McGuffin - Space City Payments Paul Inman - Paul the Plumber Christie Witherspoon - Floor Xpo LLC Michael L. Andrade - The Cobra Slayer / MLA Health Insurance      Lone Star Appliance Repair - 936-647-2364 – Give them a call for all your appliance repair needs.   Buy a Homeowners Show T-Shirt!   Subscribe to our YouTube Channel   The Homeowners Show Website The Homeowners Show Facebook Page Instagram @homeownersshow Twitter @HomeownersThe
Navigating the Multifamily Real Estate Market: Buying, Renting, and Beyond with Corey Reaves
Sep 12 2023
Navigating the Multifamily Real Estate Market: Buying, Renting, and Beyond with Corey Reaves
Are you at a crossroads, torn between buying a house and renting an apartment? The world of real estate can be a maze of decisions, and in this episode, we're your trusty guides through the complex landscape. Join us as we dive deep into the current state of the multifamily real estate market, shedding light on the intricacies shaped by the ongoing population growth in the United States. In this enlightening conversation, we emphasize the pivotal role of having a skilled real estate agent in your corner. Discover why having a market-savvy agent can make all the difference when it comes to negotiation and securing the best deal. Are you curious about the latest interest rates and how they might impact your housing choices? Tune in as we break down the numbers and reveal why these rates, although historically average, could be your ticket to significant savings through refinancing. But it's not all sunshine and rainbows in the world of real estate. Our discussion takes a serious turn as we delve into the perilous realm of predatory lending. We uncover the warning signs and share crucial tips on how to protect yourself from falling into this treacherous trap. Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned apartment renter, this episode is packed with insights, expert advice, and actionable tips that will empower you to make informed decisions in the dynamic world of real estate. Don't miss out on this essential guide to navigating the multifamily real estate market! #realestate #multifamily #interestrates #refinancing #predatorylending #realestateagent #buyingahouse #rentinganapartment