June 20, 2012

Needing Insurance for your College Station, Tx Home

What are benefits associated with home insurance and how do I go about choosing the right insurance for me? This common question seems a bit daunting from the start, however, there are certain questions you can ask yourself before choosing an insurance company to help direct you. When you are shopping for a new home, there are many small and large decisions and details to be worked out in the process. The following information will […]
June 20, 2012

Selling Homes in Bryan College Station with Century 21 Beal for over 10 Years!

Raylene Lewis is one of 3 Realtors at Century 21 Beal, Inc, in College Station, Tx recognized by the National Association of Realtors as one of the TOP agents in the country. Century 21 Beal Inc, is the only real estate office in the nation with THREE 30 under 30 agents working in their office! Below is an interview with Raylene Lewis, Realtor. Susan Hilton: Why did you decide to try a career in real […]
June 19, 2012

New Texas Regulations will affect Homeowners Associations

Homeowners Associations (HOAs) in the Brazos Valley are neighborhoods that have set certain rules, fees and conditions for homeowners. The lack of a regulation policy is primarily due to the independence of the Homeowners Association from the state of Texas. Unlike Florida or California, Texas law has very little regulation regarding Homeowners Associations throughout the state. This is changing, however, thanks to recent bills that were passed through the Texas Legislature meant to monitor the implementation […]
June 18, 2012

Preparing YOUR Home for Sale in Bryan College Station, Texas

Summer fever has hit Bryan College Station!  Families are preparing lists of what needs to be done for vacations and summer school, and moving season is upon us. The sunny, warm weather that Texas has to offer brings in buyers from all over and the sun that shines through home windows provides an extra homey feel that winter lacks. If you are interested in selling your home in the next couple of months, there are […]
June 13, 2012

Real Estate Owned – REO – Foreclosures in Bryan College Station

REO stands for Real Estate Owned which is a property that is sent back to the mortgage company after foreclosure. Foreclosure results when an owner fails to make payments on a property. The lending institution is then allowed to put the home or property up for sale in an attempt to make back some of the money lost from the former owner’s failure to pay. Wells Fargo is one of the many lenders that owns […]
June 12, 2012

Disaster City in College Station

In the town of College Station, Texas lays a dormant and remote neighborhood, entirely destroyed. Fifty-two acres of buildings and concrete crumbling in a dusted ruin, rusted vehicles flipped and crushed, and piles of rubble stacked stories high characterize this site: an area known to many as the ‘Disaster City’. Imagine College Station real estate destroyed! While it might look as though merciless calamity has struck this region of the otherwise developed Aggieland, Disaster City […]
June 8, 2012

Using Technology to Find a Home – Does Zillow Help?

Through the technological development of modern industries, many dealings which were once done in person are now accomplishing many of the same achievements online, without so much as a spoken word – even in Aggieland.  This is obvious in the growing online market, visible through companies like Amazon, and is required for most, if not all, modern retailers to continue surviving. So why not the Real Estate Business? Conventional Real Estate has endured as a […]
June 7, 2012

Home Construction and Copper Theft in Bryan College Station

If you’re building a home in the Bryan/College Station area, or anywhere in the United States for that matter, there are most likely an innumerable number of concerns providing stress for the said production. And though you might have thought up every last possible gimmick and fluke that could hinder the progress of your future home’s production, there’s at least one recent development which you have likely overlooked: copper theft. That is correct. You might […]
May 29, 2012

Wind Turbine Blades passing through the Brazos Valley

Have you seen the size of those blades? Traveling through Robertson County I saw a site I think you would enjoy seeing!!  Wind Turbine Blades parked on the rail road tracks just north of Hearne.  If you have never seen one of these in person here is a picture that may give you an idea of the immense size of these wondrous machines. Living in the Brazos Valley in College Station, I never get to […]