February 14, 2013

Aggieland Saturday

Consider yourself warned. On February 16th thousands of high school juniors and seniors will descend with their hopeful parents on Aggieland. Expect move-in weekend amounts of traffic as the uninitiated try to maneuver their way around a rapidly changing campus. All of this hubbub will be caused by Aggieland Saturday, the annual campus-wide open house put on to court bright youngsters interested in Texas A&M. And with Johnny Manziel’s Heisman win bringing national attention to […]
February 4, 2013

New Build Homes vs Resale Homes

Buying a home is an emotional experience.  It is exciting and your emotions will naturally go up and down through the entire process.  I remember when I built my home.  I picked my builder, wrote the contract, made selections and everything was great until day of closing.  My stomach was in my throat, it was hard to swallow and thank goodness the Title Company offered me some cookies and water.   My husband just smiled and […]
January 29, 2013

The Mutual Benefit of the Lowe’s Program for Realtors

In a competitive real estate market, much like the one represented in the Bryan, College Station area, it is crucial when selling a home for the property to be as presentable as possible. This generally includes home repair and updating other aspects of the house’s presentation (this can include but is not limited to replacing wallpaper and carpet, kitchen counters, bathroom toilets, etc.). It is common knowledge that an interested buyer wants to select the […]
January 24, 2013

Pebble Creek: One of the most desirable neighborhoods in College Station!

Pebble Creek, a quiet College Station development nestled among lush oak trees and peacefully running streams, offers not only beautiful homes and a family-friendly community, but also luxurious amenities for residents. Pebble Creek has much to offer families of any size.  From an 18-hole championship golf course to the swimming pool and tennis courts of the Pebble Creek Country Club, there is something for everyone. Located in the lively, active city of College Station, residents […]
January 22, 2013

Stay Informed with the City of College Station

The City of College Station has many resources available for you to stay well informed about your community. You might not have heard about a majority of them. So, let me help you get in the know! Among the variety of communication outlets, the city also offers programs that give participants a chance to take a peek behind the curtain of their local government. Citizens University Would you like to know how YOUR local government […]
January 4, 2013

Lil’Wranglers of Aggieland – Aggie Wranglers in College Station, Texas

Lil’Wranglers was formed in 1999 by Sharon Toups when she noticed that her two children had the potential to begin learning country western dancing. Sharon was part of the Aggie Wranglers organization while in college at Texas A&M. She gathered together a few children and started Lil’Wranglers, modeled after the Texas A&M Aggie Wranglers. Aggie Wranglers is a country and western jitterbug dance group at A&M that performs at various events in the community and […]
October 31, 2012

Lawn and Garden

Nowadays,  lush green front yards in Aggieland are few and far between, but when I do, I remember when I was a kid and really enjoyed the lush grass. Despite the changing times, healthy lawns and gardens will never go out of style. Maintaining a healthy lawn is a key part of taking care of your home. Here are some tips on how to keep your grass and flower beds in tip top shape. Mow high and […]
October 28, 2012

What to Look for in a College Station or Bryan Home

Some decisions are easy ones. Do I support Texas A&M or TU? Do I live in Bryan College Station or Lubbock? Do I want chocolate ice cream or double chocolate ice cream? Others are not quite as straightforward. Which house is best for your family? Choosing a home to buy might require seeing several options and considering a list of criteria. Below are factors that should be considered when considering purchasing a home. Where is […]
October 19, 2012

Owning A Home

Homeownership comes with many benefits whether it is a home in Bryan or College Station or far away from Aggieland, and the least of which is that the home is yours! You are allowed to get a dog, or nine (unless you have deed restrictions…)! You can plant a garden, paint walls, change the décor, renovate, and do just about anything you would like with your new home. There are a number of other benefits. […]