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The Century Tree Reader Online Cyber Attacks are a Growing Threat to American Businesses

Movies like Live Free or Die Hard 3 have the tendency of portraying cyber attacks as nationally threatening terrorisms that could quite easily compromise the security of an entire nation. These depictions tend to be a little dramatic, with fired FBI agents and super computer hackers running the antagonist incentive: but they don’t necessarily overplay the ubiquitous threat of online hacking and identity theft. Does this really happen in Bryan College Station too? A company called “LinkedIn” found itself as one...Continue Reading!

The Century Tree Reader Buying a Home Troubleshooting

Buying a home for the first time usually includes several visits to many different properties in the area. A buyer wants to consider all options before making a final decision. After the third or fourth house, memories may start blending together, so it is a fantastic idea to take notes and even photos when you visit. If you see something about the house that stands out, something you passionately like or dislike, take a photo of it. This way, when...Continue Reading!

The Century Tree Reader REALTORS vs Real Estate Agent

What is the difference between a REALTOR and a real estate agent? Real estate agents are licensed agents through the Texas Real Estate Commission whereas REALTORS join The National Association of REALTORS. This means that REALTORS are required to follow a 17 article code of ethics. Additionally, in Bryan, College Station, REALTORS work together by using a Multiple Listing Service that allows them to post all of the properties they are marketing for sale so that any REALTOR can show...Continue Reading!

The Century Tree Reader The City of College Station Fall Activities Part 2

For Part 1....  Creative activities for adults include making balloon animals 101 and 102, how to crochet a rug, learning flower arranging, making mosaics, soap making, and how to make stained glass. The dance activities teach belly dancing and country western dancing at beginner and intermediate levels. Exercise classes offer Tai Chi and Yoga. Gardening classes teach how to mix flowers with veggies in your yard and self help classes teach you the basics on how to de-stress and use...Continue Reading!

The Century Tree Reader City of College Station Fall Activites Part 1

Early in the morning or late in the evening, a cool breeze hits College Station and people are reminded of the beautiful fall weather that is on its way. Although fall technically begins September 22 this year, the College Station City fall activities have already begun. Youth programs, adult programs, senior adult programs, special events and all types of parks are open to the general public. The city offers many different sports to youth in College Station between the ages of...Continue Reading!

The Century Tree Reader Prepping the Surface of Your Home to Paint

Some of my favorite areas of Bryan and College Station are the historic districts. There are grand, old, colonial-style homes with soaring red brick chimneys and white columns. What has kept these areas of the twin cities beautiful is the upkeep of these old homes. Renovations to homes such as painting the outside may seem time consuming but when done correctly, they add value to a home and look beautiful. Painting the entire outside of your house is no small undertaking....Continue Reading!