May 15, 2012

Federal Fair Housing – Aggies Don’t Discriminate!

Federal Fair Housing is something that has been forgotten about by many because the act prohibiting discrimination in housing was passed many years ago; in 1968. However, discrimination in housing because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status and disabilities still exist today. Housing and lending discrimination is something common that occurs when an individual attempts to buy or rent a home, but also when they try to buy homeowner’s insurance or a […]
April 12, 2012

“90% of millionaires became so through owning real estate.” – Andrew Carnegie

Are you tired of the poor returns or losses that traditional investments have provided over the last few years ? Maybe it is time to explore some of the benefits offered by investing in real estate in Bryan College Station. In this blog, I will discuss real estate returns vs. traditional investment returns, tax advantages and the control you can have over your financial future but please know I am “just a Realtor” and not […]
September 30, 2011

Saving Money on Home Repairs in the Brazos Valley

$ SAVING REPAIRS FOR HOME AND YARD As fall approaches the Brazos Valley, we look forward to cooler temperatures . More and more people will venture away from the comfort of their air conditioners to enjoy barbeques, picnics, hiking…..and the rest of us, who chose to put off working in the heat, will be forced to resume our dreaded “honey-do” list. This is the stuff around the house that we know we need to do, […]
September 20, 2011

The “little post-it car” in The Oaks

THE LITTLE POST-IT CAR The other morning as we were driving through the Oaks Subdivision in Bryan, Tx  and we noticed an unusually decorated vehicle in the Oak Ridge Condominium parking lot. Immediately several questions came to mind. What would motivate someone to be so creative? Was this a subtle reminder, a devilish prank or an elaborate, anonymous flirtation? Whatever the reason, it got our attention and we had to appreciate the time and effort […]
September 1, 2011

Tax Tips for Tuition for Blinn and Aggie Students

I’m sure that the residents of Bryan/College Station and the surrounding areas in the Brazos Valley have noticed the buzz around town recently. Summer is coming to an end and students are returning to Texas A&M and Blinn for another school year. Although some find it a very exciting time, parents feel the all too familiar pain of opening their wallet to pay tuition, fees and other expenses. But there is some assistance available in […]
August 30, 2011

Drowning in a Drought in Bryan College Station Texas

Drive through many neighborhoods in Bryan/College Station from Pebble Creek to Castlegate to the Historic District, in the middle of the afternoon and you will see water in the street due to someone overwatering their lawn. With drought conditions in full force in Bryan/College Station it is more important than ever that we water our lawns correctly. It has been shown that the average homeowner over waters their lawn 20 to 40% due to improper […]