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 […]
November 29, 2011

College Station smartest city in Texas!

As an Aggie Realtor who works with clients all over the US, I constantly hear Aggie jokes, but who is laughing now?  We always talk about how we live in a bubble here in College Station, but did you know that bubble was filled with the smartest people in Texas? The City of College Station is ranked by The Business Journals as the brainiest city in Texas among those with populations between 50,000 and 100,000. Some 28 […]
November 22, 2011

Aggieland let’s help keep our neighbors warm this winter!

The saying that Bryan/College Station is in a bubble is pretty true to an extent.  While the rest of the country has high unemployment rates, lower retail sales, and a housing crunch, Bryan/College Station is an area that trends better than a majority of the country!  I have sold more homes this year than I did last year, so I know that we aren’t hurting too bad in B/CS! Unfortunately a lot of times we […]
November 15, 2011

Castlegate II opening in South College Station

When I am out there showing properties in Bryan/College Station, I hear tons of rumors and ideas about growth in our community.  Lately there have been many rumors about what is going on towards the back of Castlegate in south College Station.  Since I sell a lot of homes in south College Station as well as living there myself, I wanted to get the real scoop so I could be knowledgeable when my clients ask […]
November 11, 2011

Aggieland Get Your Boots on and Support Our Troops!

Today is Veteran’s Day, which is a day that makes us all reflect on the sacrifices our troops past, current, and future have made for our freedom!  We are so blessed to live in a country where we are free all because of the selflessness of those who have chosen to serve.  Today is a good day for me to announce my participation in the Boot Campaign. The Boot Campaign is a grassroots initiative started by […]
November 3, 2011

New Home Inspection Technology in Bryan/College Station

Today I learned something new concerning home inspections.  Clifton Cobbs of Sun Star Real Estate Inspections trained myself and some other Century 21, Beal agents about a new technology for home inspections using infared devices.  These infared inspections can detect areas where air is penetrating a home or leaking out of a home as well as water detection in walls, ceilings, or floors.  Watch the video to learn more and see a demonstration, or for […]
October 12, 2011

Bryan College Station lend a face find a cure!

Every 3 minutes, a woman in the US learns she has breast cancer.  This effects all of us as we all have women we love.  As you are more than likely aware, October is breast cancer awareness month, and the perfect time to get the word out to every woman you love that they need to perform a monthly breast self exam as well as schedule a mammogram every year after age 40.  There are […]
October 4, 2011

National Night Out Tonight in Bryan/College Station

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vVWiXnftgE[/youtube] Tonight is National Night Out in Bryan/College Station, so get out and meet your neighbors.  We live in one of the safest cities in the country, however crime still does occur, so what can we do to curb the small amount of crime that rears it’s head every once in a while….get to know your neighbors!  Tonight is the night to do just that.  There will be National Night Out parties in different parks […]
September 7, 2011

Top Ten Tax Tips for Home Sellers

The IRS doesn’t always have to inspire dread, sometimes they can help us make our dealings with them a little easier.  The taxmen have released their 10 tax tips for home sellers.  This handy information can help sellers ease the stress of tax time. Here’s the list: In general, you are eligible to exclude the gain from income if you have owned and used your home as your main home for two years out of […]