North America has been destroyed, and the Capitol is evil. The new nation is Panem, and it consists of 12 districts. Each district must send a teenage boy and girl to the annual Hunger Games. This sick event is punishment for an uprising that occurred years before and is an ongoing event to use government intimidation. If not twisted enough already, this event is nationally televised, and the nation watches as the “tributes” fight one another until there is only...Continue Reading!
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Depreciation This is one of the biggest ways to save on your taxes. Depreciation allows owners to deduct a portion of the cost of their property over several years. The actual cost of the rental property is not able to be fully deducted in the same year you pay for it. By the IRS’s standards, if you depreciate the entire building with its contents, it must take 27 ½ years for a residential property, or 39 years for a commercial property. Each...Continue Reading!
Roofs are the covers of our home and hold out harsh conditions. They keep my Bryan College Station home, family & belongings safe and dry. Roofs need to be maintained and inspected properly to avoid running into major problems and expenses. The best route to take is to have a quality roof installed in the first place. Everyone wants to be confident that they have a first class roof over their head. Choosing a roofing company that won’t let you...Continue Reading!
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!
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!
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!