August 24, 2011

If a picture is worth 1000 words, how many is a video worth?

A little while back I wrote a post on the The Importance of Good Pictures When Marketing Your College Station Home, while this is still absolutely vital to the success of your sale, we are in the midst of the YouTube age and it’s role can not be ignored in marketing your home for sale. Just like a good movie can bring you into that world, a good video walkthrough can bring you right into […]
May 16, 2011

Bryan/College Station Up and Coming Entrepreneurs!

I love selling homes in Bryan/College Station and all of the amazing things I get to do because of it!  My daughter goes to school at Forest Ridge Elementary in College Station, and I was contacted by her GT teacher, Patty Chenault,  who asked me if I would be willing to use my marketing expertise and be “hired” as a marketing consultant for the business they were creating!  The children were starting a business from the ground […]
May 16, 2011

College Station Super Teacher named Lifetime Achievement Winner for Texas!

I love living and selling homes in Bryan/College Station for so many reasons, and one of the top reasons are the amazing schools and teachers we have! We are so lucky to have the top Lifetime Achievement Teacher in the entire state of Texas right here in College Station teaching 3rd grade at Forest Ridge Elementary! Our very own Rick Landmann was the recipient of this prestigious award at an awards ceremony hosted by HEB in […]
April 25, 2011

Questions And Answers For Selling Your Brazos Valley Home

Below I have listed some common questions people have when trying to sell their home. Is home staging absolutely necessary in order to sell your home? The answer, absolutely not! Realtors push for having an extra touch when selling a home because it may be one more thing that grabs the buyers attention. Home staging is one of these extra touches which is by no means necessary when selling your home. You do not need to pay for a professional to come […]
March 24, 2011

Lisa Shaw – Realtor for Century 21 Beal, Inc. Bryan-College Station

Lisa Shaw is a Realtor for Century 21, Beal who has recently had an exciting situation with a listing! Lisa listed a house on Nagel St. for a client. After working with her client and discussing price, they determined the listing price should be $149,000. Lisa gave her clients some projects to work on before photographing the home. One of these projects included “operation curb appeal”. Once this project was completed Lisa was able to photograph the home and […]
March 2, 2011

2011 Real Estate Market Update

2011 Real Estate Market Update Bryan/CollegeStation, Texas Real Estate   Can you believe we are already at the end of the second month of 2011 and starting the 3rd? The older we get the faster time seems to pass… Boy I sound old now! 2010 was an odd year for real estate. Most of our business was in the first half of the year. 2011 is starting off with a BANG. Our office is very busy […]
December 1, 2010

Super Principal at Forest Ridge goes the extra mile and kisses a pig!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XN_VceVw4lA[/youtube] We are so lucky to live in a town like College Station where the educators and principals go the extra mile to pump up the student body. Every year, the PTO at Forest Ridge Elementary in College Station puts on the annual Fall Festival fundraiser. The fesitval is full of games, activities, food, and amazing live and silent auction items. This year, the theme of the festival was “Truckin’ to the County Fair”. The […]
December 1, 2010

2010 Lights on in Downtown Bryan

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AvaLrUrKWE[/youtube] It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas especially in Downtown Bryan! My family and I went to the annual “Lights on in Downtown Bryan” where all the lights in the entire downtown area were lit simultaneously! There were many different musical groups and choir performances, a visit by Kaboom, and a countdown to the big flip of the switch! Many businesses were serving hot chocolate and the businesses in downtown were decorated for […]
November 18, 2010

Support Our Troops Aggieland and Get Your Boots On!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9Tlpr5O2cg[/youtube] Aggies are GETTING THEIR BOOTS ON in a big way! You can too! So what is the Boot Campaign…. The Boot Campaign is a grassroots initiative started by one of my friends,  Heather Fordham, and 4 other women from Texas known as the Boot Girls. The Boot Campaign is a new way Americans can show their support for our active duty service members and veterans. This grassroots campaign has captured the attention of American celebrities and civilians […]