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Creating a Home Sweet Home Experience: Meet Beverly

UPDATED October 15, 2019

Two summers ago (2017) brought many firsts and exciting news for the NextHome Tropicana family. In July, we welcomed a new team member – Beverly Wilson. If you see a new face in our office or hear a new voice over the phone, that is Beverly. She brings the sweet into the home experience. Two years later, Beverly has evolved into a real estate agent serving the Killeen, Texas community with NextHome Tropicana.


Meet Beverly Wilson


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Beverly in 2019
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Beverly in 2017

Born and raised in a small town in North Carolina, Beverly knows the importance of community and hospitality. It is a place where everyone knows each other and no neighbor goes without support from others. Her twin brother, Ben, joined the Army and Beverly followed suit at the ripe age of 21.

Beverly spent her first 5 years stationed in Germany, which was an ideal transition. The people were welcoming and very friendly. Her roles in the postal office and then in personnel services tapped into her core passion – people.


Living in Killeen

Twenty-one and a half years after dedicating herself to the US Army, Beverly finally decided it was time to retire. In 2008, she chose to stay in Killeen, Texas because it had become home to her. Just like North Carolina and Germany, there were common elements to this area of Central Texas – warm and welcoming people.

After retirement, she contributed to her community by working with Killeen ISD, Goodwill Industries, as well as a Department of Army civilian for a couple of years.

Of the people in the greater Killeen area, Beverly says, “These are the friendly folks who welcome your knock on the door to borrow that cup of sugar or sit with to talk.” She especially loves her own neighborhood of Harker Heights for this reason. You can feel safe walking down the street with your kids.

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Family Comes First

One of the other reasons Beverly enjoys living in the area is her family. She is married to Leo Wilson II and has three wonderful children including two grown daughters, a young son and two beautiful grandchildren. Her eldest daughter works for Enterprise Holdings, and her middle daughter recently graduated from Texas State University and is following in her sister’s footsteps by working for Enterprise Holdings too. Her son is starting the fourth grade this year.

Beverly appreciates the balance between the activities available with the city close by – Austin – and the calm of enjoying the country. She can take her son or grandchildren to the youth center in Harker Heights knowing it will be a fun and safe experience.


Working for a Purpose

If you learn nothing else about Beverly from this post, then know this – she loves people. Her purpose is to serve and support others. That is part of the reason why she chose to join the NextHome Tropicana Realty team. She was seeking an opportunity to make a difference, even in small ways, so that you can have the best experience when buying, selling, or renting a home in Killeen.


Come on by our office to say hello and welcome Beverly to the team!

314 E. Avenue B, Suite B
Killeen, TX 76541


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Welcome to the New Lakeview Homes in Killeen

A great new community of new homes has opened in Killeen, Texas. Designed and built by Express Homes, a DR Horton Company, this community is called Lakeview. These new easy move-in homes feature a wide variety of floor plans ranging from 1,512 to 2,588 square feet. Lakeview offers homes with 3-5 bedrooms that are either 1 to 2 stories, and they are priced from mid $120’s to $170’s. PLUS, there are lots still available with no rear neighbors.



Get a glimpse into one of these new Lakeview homes in Killeen

About This Home

5 bedrooms, plus a Game Room
2.5 baths
2 car garage


Details About this Lakeview Home

The master bedroom is downstairs, and it includes a quaint sitting area where you can cozy up with a book. The master bathroom features dual vanity, 42 inch garden tub, and a huge walk-in closet.

You will love relaxing in the open and spacious living room that pours into the kitchen, so it’s ideal for entertaining family and friends. If you enjoy cooking and eating in a clean comfortable setting, then you’ll love this kitchen. It has granite countertops, ceramic tile backsplash, ceramic flooring, and it includes all the major appliances including the refrigerator.

This Lakeview home also includes a guest bathroom, separate utility room, and a huge pantry in the kitchen to complete the first floor.

Upstairs boasts 4 bedrooms and 2 walk-in closets for the rest of the family. There’s a full bathroom and a bonus Game Room. It’s ideal for those with a growing family and if you enjoy leisure time at home.


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Dealing with the Texas Heat

In addition to the incredible layout, this Killeen home features 2-inch faux wood blinds throughout the home – great for privacy and keeping out that strong Texas sun when needed. To keep the home even more comfortable and easy to manage, there is a programmable thermostat for controlling that central air conditioning. The home is certified as Energy Efficiency by a third-party.


Having a Secure Home

Feel secure while using your automatic garage door opener to come and go without any trouble. Plus, the house is pre-wired for security systems. The home includes a full privacy fence, which also adds value to your home. The home is built with 3-sided brick, which is can reduce your insurance premiums because bricks are noncombustible and will not aid in the spread of fire.


A Beautiful home in Killeen

Not only does this home have a beautiful layout and all of the important features that we look for in a dream home, but it’s beautiful too. Both the front and back yards are fully sodded and it includes a complete landscaping package.
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Home Cost and Other Details


  • $181,150
  • Monthly Payments on VA Loan at 4% is only $1,296
  • P&L: $883
  • Taxes: $335
  • Insurance: $50

There’s More…

  • Zero Move-In Cost on VA loan, $50 earnest money (refunded at closing)
  • All closing costs paid by BUILDER using DHI Mortgage
  • Up to 2 month no mortgage payment
  • Less than perfect credit ok, credit counseling available
  • Homebuilder One Year Warranty Program
  • Personalized New Homeowner orientation
  • 10 Years Limited RWC Warranty Program
  • 24 hour Emergency Contact Number

For more information about these new Lakeview homes in Killeen or to request a tour, please contact us at 254-535-0277 or fill out a request form here


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Meet Arnaldo Palerm

NextHome Tropicana Realty is proud to introduce you to one of our newest team members, Arnaldo Palerm. Arnaldo has been a resident living in the hill and lake country of Central Texas for 7 years, and he became a licensed Texas Real Estate Agent to serve others.


Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Arnaldo arrived at Fort Hood with the expectations so many non-Texans have – cowboys and tumbleweed. During his time stationed at Fort Hood and since retiring from the military on VA disability, he has come to know and love the Killeen area of Texas.

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For Families in Killeen

“It is a great place to own a home and raise a family.” says Arnaldo. His two sons enjoy attending local schools while Arnaldo helps others to find homes where their families can feel comfortable. His mom even left Chicago and moved here, and she enjoys the warm welcoming community of Killeen too.


For Military Members

As a military personnel, working with Arnaldo is a breeze. Not only does he know the Fort Hood area well, but he understands how PCS works and the struggles that came come with it – especially for military families. He is an active member of this community where people are proud to support our military members and their families.


Best Things About Texas:

  • Warm weather
  • Eating good barbeque
  • Close community


How to Work with Arnaldo:

  • Finding a Home to buy in and around Killeen, TX
  • Selling Your Home
  • Finding a Home to rent


Contact Arnaldo Today!
Call (254) 423-2984
Email INeedaTXRealtor@gmail.com
Visit: Ineedatxrealtor.com