March 22, 2008

Recession? Not in MY Town!

It is so depressing to open The Eagle and see ANOTHER recession headline. I know we are being told by the national news media that the United States is going down the tubes and a recession is upon us. I know the national media is telling us that the housing market across the country is in the tank and “everyone” is struggling to make their house payments BUT that is NOT the case in MY
March 22, 2008

Open Houses in MY Price Range!

April is Open House Month in Bryan and College Station, Texas! During the month the open houses will be broken down by price range to make it easier for buyers to find a property in YOUR price range! You can find the houses open at Century21.com and OpenHouse.com. You can even get directions
March 21, 2008

Tradition – Aggies – Real Estate – Homeownership – TOO Late or Step One?

Tradition – College Station – Aggies – Real Estate – Homeownership – TOO LATE or Step One? Tradition and Bryan/College Station seem to go hand in hand. Tradition is such an important part of all our lives. Not only do we have tradition of Aggie football, Aggie Rings, Muster, Silver Taps, Midnight Yell and the Century Tree, we have homeownership. Like these traditions are important in our lives in the Brazos Valley, the tradition of […]
March 21, 2008

What Do You REALLY Want To Know But Were Afraid to Ask?

What Do You REALLY Want to Know But Were Afraid to Ask?Do You Have A Question? Ask A Realtor® Do you have a question about real estate, what is going on in the community, who we have found to be good at putting in a pool, laying tile, helping decorate, getting home loans accomplished in today’s trying market or anything else about Bryan, College Station, Caldwell, Navasota, Hearne, Franklin, Bremond, Huntsville and all the places […]
March 21, 2008

#9 in the Nation in Bryan/College Station Real Estate Homes Sold

Century 21 Beal – #9 in the NATION! Century 21 Beal is #9 in the NATION in number of properties sold! Photo is of the giant screen from the Century 21 Convention in Orlando, Florida. Mike Beal, Broker/Owner was in attendance to accept the prestigious award. Congratulations Century 21 Beal agents for their devoted attention to their clients in the Brazos Valley. They continue to outshine the competition in customer service! They even won the […]
March 21, 2008

Lady in a Hole with Rotten Eggs and the Chicken Runs Through the Truck with a Dog on its Tail

Lady in a Hole with Rotten Eggs and the Chicken Runs Through the Truck with a Dog on its Tail I know that almost sounds like the “Cow Jumped Over the Moon” song but this story is true! People often ask my why I like real estate. Yes, it is a good career and yes we have the flexibility to work 80 hours a week and meet lots of new people and see lots of […]
March 21, 2008

Pre-qualified, Pre-approved or Soon to be Disappointed?

Pre-qualified, Pre-approved or Soon to be Disappointed? Before you start down the house hunting road there are a couple things to check into right away. Finding a lender for a pre-approval is one of the first. Why? Ever start looking to purchase something and then find out you can’t afford it? Of course, then that is the one thing you REALLY want more than anything else. You and your family are disappointed and then you […]
March 21, 2008

Old Fashioned Easter Egg Hunt of your Childhood in College Station

An old fashioned Easter Egg Hunt – just one way to let kids be kids Do you remember the Easter Egg Hunts of your childhood when you had a basket or bag and were turned loose to hunt eggs? You ran as fast as you could, sometimes pushing past kids and grabbing all the eggs you could? Now think of the Easter Egg Hunts of today. “ok children lets line up and each child may […]
March 21, 2008

What’s Going on in the Mortgage Industry?

Most of what we hear in the news is a “gloom and doom” scenario for the housing and mortgage industries. While there are strains facing both industries, we need to focus on the area in which we live. The East and West coasts, as well as Florida, are the areas that this information is mostly derived from. Here in Texas, specifically Bryan/College Station, and the surrounding areas, we are not facing an “upside down industry”. […]