June 24, 2010

Contingency Contracts: Friend or Foe?

In the world of real estate, there are few things more intimidating than the dreaded contingency contract. Though they can be confusing at times, I assure you contingency contracts are nothing to be afraid of. In fact, they can be quite beneficial to both the buyer and the seller when used correctly. Let’s begin by discussing exactly what a contingency contract is.  A  contingency contract is what you use to buy a new home when you […]
February 27, 2010

How Do I Sell My House FAST?? Step 4

Right now, College Station home sales are outstanding! How can you make sure you capitalize on our great market? I have already covered finding a Realtor, cleaning, pricing, and today I will cover step four in the process: STAGING. Due to the recent outpouring of information on television about staging, many people are under the impression that staging is a difficult process that must be done by a professional. This is not the case. All […]
February 26, 2010

How Do I Sell My House FAST?? Step 3

In the competitive world of College Station home sales, it is imperative that you stay ahead of the competition. Today, I will cover step three to giving you a great edge: PRICING. Other than contacting a Realtor, this may be the most important step in the process. Pricing is affected by many factors. Just a few of them are how much houses in the area have sold for in the past, how much money you […]
August 19, 2008

Update on the Pond: What Killed the Fish in In South College Station

I walked out behind my home in College Station this Sunday to find over 100 Buzzards behind my back yard with over 120 dead fish floating in the pond behind my house or scattered along the bank. See Blog All of the Fish in the pond Appear to Have Died Overnight! What the? And a big thank you to the Home Owner’s Association for cleaning up the mess so quickly! The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has […]
June 16, 2008

Thinking of Selling your College Station Home? What to Expect When Interviewing A Realtor

When it is time to sell your home in Bryan College Station, and start interviewing Real Estate Agents, you will want to meet with each agent separately. As you call to set up interview and make appointments, take special note of who you get on the phone right away and how long it takes for your phone call to be returned. The time it takes for you to get through to the Realtor will likely […]
May 6, 2008

Lightning Prediction In College Station!

Lightning Prediction Systems have been installed and are now operational in many of the City’s parks and schools. The purpose of this system is to further contribute to the safety of users of the outdoor facilities by complementing existing rules and practices already in place. A strobe light will begin to flash and one long 15-second audible alert will sound to indicate that conditions conducive to lightning are present. Procedures to clear fields and pools, […]