March 29, 2008

Pebble Creek Vs Castlegate – Which Is Better???

Pebble Creek Vs Castlegate – How Many Houses Are On the Market and What Are The Prices? Ever wondered what the price differences are between Pebble Creek & Castlegate? Both are very nice neighborhoods to live in! They each offer just a little different environment and options – Lets look at the price comparisons as a snapshot
March 29, 2008

What’s REALLY Going On In Pebble Creek?

So What’s REALLY Going On In Pebble Creek? What Did You Expect? Wondering what is really going on with the real estate market in Pebble Creek? How many houses are available TODAY for sale? The local Bryan College Station Association of Realtors MLS (BCSAOR MLS) have 30 homes in Pebble Creek on the market for sale. 4 homes between $234,00 & $279,900 6 homes between
March 29, 2008

Closing Cost? What Are They Asking Me To Close? I Thought I Was Buying….

Closing costs are simply this: the costs of borrowing money, establishing the loan, purchasing title insurance, establishing escrow charges, conducting pest inspections and preparing the necessary documents to finalize the sale. These costs may be significant and are easily overlooked by a first time buyer. The Costs of Borrowing Money. This includes what some lenders call “discount points,” a one-time charge to adjust the yield on the loan to what market conditions demand. Each point […]
March 29, 2008

Outlook for Texas Land Markets 2008

Want to learn more about… legal issues in Texas land markets current economic trends how public policies are developed future technologies & trends The Outlook for Texas Land Conference will be held April 24–25 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Antonio. If you are an attorney, appraiser, policy maker, lender, real estate licensee, land buyer, land seller or consultant
March 29, 2008

One Month Does Not Make a College Station Real Estate Market!

MLS (Bryan College Station Multiple Listing Service) & The Real Estate Real Estate Center at TAMU says Bryan/College Station had a 14 percent decline in the number of properties sold in February compared to February 2007. Yes, that may be true but one month does NOT make a real estate market! We see SO much written
March 27, 2008

Homeless Aggies!!!

Much angst and uncertainty has developed in anticipation of city review of an attempt to limit the number of unrelated people living together in one College Station residence. Late next month the City of College Station is set to take up the issue of whether to pass a city ordinance restricting the number of unrelated people living in a single family dwelling. Student interest groups are already rallying against this action, even going so far […]
March 23, 2008

Hugging at School is Illegal? Who Decided That?

Hugging at School is Illegal? Who decided that? How much is too much? Ever hear things about “kids today…”? Ever read “The Roar”? It is WELL worth your time! College Station Consolidated High School has a great school newspaper called “The Roar”. In the February 15th issue Alex Liu wrote a satirical article about physical contact at school. It was humorous, well written, and
March 23, 2008

Pebble Creek Houses Egged on Easter!

Since it is Easter I just had to let the world in on a little family traditon we have – Egging Houses in Pebble Creek. Yes, egging houses today is not quite like it was a few years ago. When we egged houses as children it was much messier and much
March 22, 2008

Are You ONLY a Taker?

Are you giving back to the community or are you only a TAKER? Remember it is easy to see what you believe in – where are you spending your time and money? If you are spending your time and money only on yourself…