David Companik, Realtor® | Blog

New Website: DavidCompanik.com
January 4, 2011, 12:08 pm
Filed under: 'Round Town, General Housekeeping | Tags:

Dear Friends,

For those of you who follow my blog here on davidcrealestate.com, I have some news!

After several weeks of online labor, I have officially debuted my new website: http://davidcompanik.com

This site contains many new features and resources. Here are a just a few:

  • subscribe to receive my property listing updates via e-mail;
  • browse my listings by category, price, and location;
  • view photo slide shows, download property brochures, and find interactive satellite maps for all my listings;
  • read, subscribe to, and search my blog entries about Madisonville TX, Madison County TX, and surrounding areas;
  • search Houston MLS listings.

…all from within davidcompanik.com! Please visit and bookmark my site, and take a moment to subscribe to receive property listing updates via e-mail. You can also RSS my blog posts and find links to my Facebook Page and YouTube channel.

You can have your real estate questions answered and buying or selling needs met by contacting me today. I look forward to hearing from you!

Happy New Year!



Installing Laminate Wood Flooring
November 29, 2010, 3:43 pm
Filed under: 'Round Town, Home Improvement | Tags: , ,

Here’s a video of me installing laminate wood flooring in my home. I provide a few tips and insights regarding the install process. Thanks to my wife for shooting some of the video!
IMPORTANT: No two flooring brands are exactly alike, so you should always refer to the manufacturer’s instructions when installing your own laminate wood flooring!

The Madisonville Meteor Newspaper | Madisonville FFA Team
November 23, 2010, 4:21 pm
Filed under: 'Round Town, Rural Texas | Tags: , ,

The Madisonville Meteor Newspaper

http://www.madisonvillemeteor.com – With a proud history of service since 1894, The Madisonville Meteor features news and events from all across Madison County. It is published in print every Wednesday and can also be read online. Their new website offers several interactive tools for readers who wish to contribute comments, articles, and other media. Take a look!

The Meteor published an article in last Wednesday’s paper about the outstanding performance of the Madisonville FFA Team in District competition. This article followed on the heels of the Madison County Farm Bureau banquet that my wife and I attended in October, where the FFA Ag Issues Forum team held a debate over the proposed Bedias Reservoir. The team did a great job of presenting both sides in an informative and entertaining fashion that kept the audience engaged throughout. The young men and women on the Ag Issues team took 1st place at District and will be advancing to state! Hats off to them for hard work and rewarded effort!

My Newsletter Update – Madisonville TX Real Estate

EDIT: The photos were not displaying when I first posted this entry, but I’ve corrected the issue! Please take a look below.

Dear Friends,

It has been nearly one year since I last e-mailed you all to say “hello” and update you on my life and real estate work here in Madisonville. I hope this e-mail finds everyone blessed and in good health; please respond and let me know how you all are these days!

My wife Jennifer and I are enjoying life in Madisonville, especially the outdoor activities and projects that keep us busy. As of October, our backyard is now home to a small vegetable garden, an orange tree, and a compost bin! Here’s a photo of our square foot garden: (Click here to continue…)

Friends of the Library @ Texas Mushroom Festival

The Friends of the Madison County Library held our annual Book Sale & Silent Auction on October 23rd, 2010 in conjunction with the Texas Mushroom Festival. We had a great turnout of volunteers and patrons and sold a lot of books! Here’s some video I took between cashier shifts:

The Friends of the Library seek to grow the Madison County Library and encourage its use by local residents. Our Vision for the future includes a new modern library facility to enable more readers to enjoy the thrill of exploring great books. If you would like to join in our efforts or learn more about our bookstore in Madisonville, please contact member Joan Osth at (936)399-3187.

Joan appears in the video wearing our “Book” to promote the $1 bag of books sale that took place on Saturday. She and her husband Johan own the Osth Family Farm in North Zulch, TX, where they and their three children care for an organic garden, goats, cows, chickens, and more! Visit their website to learn more: osthfamilyfarm.com

If you didn’t make it to the Texas Mushroom Festival this year, you’ll have another chance to join the fun in October 2011!

Tour of the Madisonville, TX Courthouse Square

Last week I made a brief video tour of the historic courthouse square here in Madisonville, TX. This square will be the location of the upcoming Texas Mushroom Festival on the weekend of Saturday, October 23rd. If you’re looking for a quiet, rural downtown to visit, please stop by and enjoy the local hospitality!

Business owners in Madison County: You can be featured on my blog! If you would like me to record a video tour of your business and a video interview describing your services, please contact me! I will meet you at your business and take some footage (this part takes about 10 minutes); I’ll then upload the video to YouTube and also share it on my blogs at DavidCRealEstate.com, Trulia.com, and ActiveRain.com. Each place your video appears, I’ll include your business contact information: phone number, website, e-mail, etc. I’d like to use these videos to help introduce the folks in Madisonville to our neighbors online who haven’t yet explored our community.

Paved trail completed around Lake Madison
September 17, 2010, 12:42 pm
Filed under: 'Round Town, Rural Texas, Video | Tags: ,

Yesterday I went walking with my dog Patti on the new paved trail around Lake Madison here in Madisonville, and I took a short video while there. The city workers did a great job! The new trail is a vast improvement over the dirt trail that preceded it; the old trail would become muddy and impassable after rain storms, and it was generally an uninviting path to take. If you live nearby, be sure to visit the new trail and enjoy the scenic lake views!

To read more about the new trail, follow this link to the Madisonville Meteor’s “More Life in Madison County” page on their website: Click Here – and then scroll to the bottom of the page.