February 4, 2013

New Build Homes vs Resale Homes

Buying a home is an emotional experience.  It is exciting and your emotions will naturally go up and down through the entire process.  I remember when I built my home.  I picked my builder, wrote the contract, made selections and everything was great until day of closing.  My stomach was in my throat, it was hard to swallow and thank goodness the Title Company offered me some cookies and water.   My husband just smiled and […]
April 30, 2012

The Truth behind Medicare Taxes on Real-Estate Transactions

If you are a homeowner hoping to sell real-estate in the near future, it’s likely that you’ve heard a thing or two about the new 3.8% Medicare tax being placed upon certain real-estate transactions. You might have even heard this slice of legislation functions as a net sales tax, applying to all homeowners completing sales transactions within the United States. That is the general conclusion when a public audience sees the number 3.8%, along with […]
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 […]
February 6, 2012

The Best Townhomes in College Station TX

BuyAggieland.com is proud to announce a new partnership with Aggieland Properties www.aggieleasing.com and The Barracks Townhomes www.BarracksTownhomes.com This partnership has produced the absolute best portfolio of Class A Student rental housing in Aggieland (College Station TX) AND some of the Best Real Estate investment opportunities on the planet! Aggies, Check out www.aggieleasing.com Investors, Check out some of these cash flow scenarios: www.barrackstownhomes.com Call us anytime on our new hotline at 888-567-5757 or Text us at […]
December 11, 2010

Travel Secrets?

If you like to travel and save money…here are a few quick tips on how to travel on a budget. Airline Tickets – Plan in advance and visit discount websites to see if there are better deals. While these sites might charge you a service fee ($5 or so), they can easily combine flight segments from different airlines easily to give you a great deal. (bonus – get even more savings by finding promo codes before you […]
September 8, 2008

The Rich are Different than you and I

 They have more money! Aside from the obvious fact that they do have more money the rich can seem to have a different mindset. As a realtor for 14 years I have worked with all types of clients.   The people who have to get gift funds to buy their first house to the people that can write a check for any type of property they desire. It has been said that the poor plan for […]
August 18, 2008

Bryan-College Station Tx Need Financing for a Rehab Home?

So you found a rehab deal in Bryan or College Station, Tx. And with the renovation costs and the after repair value, this property will turn into a nice profit. You probably can even set a price that will make for a quick sale when the rehab is at completion. There is just one thing holding you back – finding the money to purchase it! In recent times, it was fairly easy. You would pick […]
August 13, 2008

Foreclosure Home for a $1.00?

From an article in the Detroit News, this house in Detroit, Michigan was recently listed for $1.00. That’s right. One American greenback. It sold for full price! The buyer plans to pay cash. Between sales commission and $1,000 bonus, buyer’s closing costs, back taxes and a past due water bill, the sale will cost the bank owner about $10,000. The empty, foreclosed home is now a shell of its former self. As a vacant home,
August 12, 2008

Record price paid for Riviera home

The UK’s TimesOnline published a story on Monday, August 11, 2008 about a Russian oligarch who paid a record $750 million (£392 million) for a villa on the French Riviera. Villa Leopolda, a mansion once owned by King Leopold II of Belgium and Gianni Agnelli, the Fiat tycoon, is located on the French Riviera between Nice and Monaco. The previous record price for a residential property was said to be £57 million, paid by Lakshmi […]