February 15, 2013

Local Dojo holds Retreat 2013 – Montoya’s Shorin Kempo Karate

  February 8-10, 2013 Hanshi Raymond L. Montoya was an active police officer in Bryan, Texas, for 27 years.  He was involved in training and recruiting and was a Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) instructor.  Currently, he holds the following martial arts ranks: Hanshi Raymond L. Montoya 9th dan:  American Shorin Kempo Karate under Hanshi Terry L. Bryan, 9th dan 6th dan:  Shaolin Kempo/Mu Ying Tao under Dr. Harold Mayle, 10th degree (through Terry L. […]
May 29, 2012

Wind Turbine Blades passing through the Brazos Valley

Have you seen the size of those blades? Traveling through Robertson County I saw a site I think you would enjoy seeing!!  Wind Turbine Blades parked on the rail road tracks just north of Hearne.  If you have never seen one of these in person here is a picture that may give you an idea of the immense size of these wondrous machines. Living in the Brazos Valley in College Station, I never get to […]
May 24, 2012

College Station Plaza Hotel – Demolition today!

[youtube width=”425″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kbfn9iXi_hk&feature=em-share_video_user[/youtube]   College Station Plaza Hotel coming down!! Joe Ferreri’s Ramada Inn built in 1960 ended as the Plaza Hotel today! Many years of financial troubles and dilapidated buildings adjacent to the Hotel, contributed to the eventual demolition of the hotel. Many Aggies have walked the halls in the last 50+ years. Weddings, ring dunk parties, and many other gatherings walked the halls and corridors of the once 17 story addition to the […]
March 5, 2012

Renting around Texas A&M!

Rental Community and BVPM The rental community in the Bryan/College Station area is massive.  Between investors, agents, agent-owners, apartment complexes, student communities, and the free locator services; it is hard to figure out the best place to live.  Being a Realtor, I am very familiar with a number of “Locator” companies in the area.  Some I have used in the past are still in business and some are not.  I have to give my compliments […]
February 6, 2012

The Best Townhomes in College Station TX

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November 21, 2011

Saving Energy with Nansulate

I found a great Home Improvement Idea that won’t break the bank!! Your first question when you read the title is probably; “What is Nansulate® ?”  Here is the simple definition from the manufacturer….”Nansulate® Crystal is a patented, one-of-a-kind, clear thermal insulation coating for concrete or clay tile roofs, slate roofs and asphalt or wood shingle sloped roofs that lowers your energy bill and keeps your roof looking beautiful and new.” I ran across this […]
October 6, 2011

Record Mortgage Rate….WOW!!!

Do you want to miss out on a great opportunity to actually save money?  Mortgage Interest Rates are at a record low and refinancing your home could save you millions of pennies!!  Now is a GREAT time to buy a new home also!!  Buying Real Estate is the largest most expensive investment most people have in their lifetime.  Why are some buyers and borrowers on the fence?  The main reason is that buyers and borrowers […]
September 27, 2011

Aggie Band honoring 9/11/11!!!

Click here for Houston Texans host the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band Performance! The Southeastern Conference Presidents and Chancellors, acting unanimously, announced today that Texas A&M University will join the Southeastern Conference effective July 1, 2012.  SEC is in for a treat during half time when the Aggie Band displays perfection on the field!! College Station is home for the Texas Aggie Band and has been for over 117 years from it’s beginnings in 1894 with […]
September 26, 2011

Aggie land getting wet!!!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiQ-s1YkNPE[/youtube]   Can you believe it?!?!?!? Yes it is real!  The Brazos valley is getting wet.  Driving around Bryan/College Station, I see lots of cracks appearing around houses, vegetation and landscaping struggling to survive, and livestock searching and searching for relief from the record highs and lack of water.  It’s a good feeling to see the shy light up, hear thunder rumble in the distance and feel the cold drizzle of precipitation on my face and then […]