August 1, 2012

New College Station High School

This fall, the new College Station High School opens its doors to freshmen and sophomores. The expected number of freshmen and sophomore students at the new high school is between 650 and 725. This will make it the size of an average 3A high school. A grade will be added to the school each year until August 2014 when it will incorporate all four high school grades. The first graduating class from the new school […]
August 1, 2012

Aggie Athletes Represent Texas A&M University in the 2012 London Olympics

There has been plenty of excitement over the recent launch of the 2012 London Olympics. Over one billion people worldwide tuned in to watch the opening ceremonies in London on Friday, July 27th and even more are eager to watch the famous match ups of various athletes in the diverse Olympic competitions. However, there is a secondary enthusiasm for the start of these games in College Station, Texas. Thanks to the outstanding athletic programs at […]
July 30, 2012

Pebble Creek Subdivision Information

[youtube width=”425″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHVmelkzwKY&feature=plcp[/youtube] If you don’t want to watch the video above about Pebble Creek in College Station, Tx, below is just a little info too! Subdivision Name : Pebble Creek City:  College Station Zip Code: 77845 HOA link: http://www.pcoa.info/ Schools : Elementary (K-4)              Pebble Creek Elementary School            764-5595 Middle School (5-6)         Oakwood Intermediate School               764-5530 Jr. High School (7-8)       A&M Consolidated […]
July 26, 2012

New Biosecurity Center at Texas A&M Promises Growth for Bryan, College Station

Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, was selected by the national government to implement one of three national biosecurity centers on June 13th of 2012. This designation was accompanied by $285.6 million contract to Texas A&M, most of which came directly from the Federal government while the rest was generated by academic and commercial partners, as well as the state of Texas. To put the magnitude of this project and grant in perspective, John […]
July 25, 2012

The Rise of the Homeowner: New Rights for Property Owners under HOAs

If you own a home in Texas or the Brazos Valley there is about a 20% chance that you live under a Homeowners Association, better known as HOAs. If your lifestyle doesn’t match that of the HOA you often feel like a victim. In the words of David Dobs, a homeowner in North Atlanta, “It’s like living under communism — someone gets to dictate every possible thing you do.” Dobs’ bitterness, however, was sparked by […]
July 23, 2012

The Birth of a New Tradition: Aggie Independence Day

Independence Day in Aggieland came a few days early this year. While 99% of the nation was most likely gathering fireworks, refreshments, and preparing for their mid-week break, College Station, Texas was celebrating its own independence day: because on July 1st, 2012, Texas A&M University was officially and formally inducted to the Southeastern Conference. While the Aggies might have left the Big 12 Conference several months before, marking their true state of independence, July 1st […]
July 20, 2012

The Florida Gators are Coming to College Station, Texas

The University of Florida has been around for a while. Their academic standing and consistent national rankings in NCAA athletics have held them as one of the most widely recognized universities. That’s not to mention their original production of the sports drink “Gatorade”, named after the Florida mascot and developed by University of Florida researchers in 1965 to replenish water, carbohydrates and electrolytes. And, of course, there’s the recent NFL celebrity Tim Tebow, graduated from […]
July 19, 2012

College Station Rises in Forbes List Rankings

College Station, Texas was recently recognized on the Forbes website as the 6th best “small place” for business and careers. Among other things, this is confirmation of a popular trend surrounding the city right now. Growth is constant, the economy is prominent, and the market for jobs and real estate matches those of many of the healthiest cities across the nation. Forbes Magazine, internationally known as a leading source for reliable business news and financial […]
July 17, 2012

Preparing and Pulling Off a Garage Sale

Before you put your College Station home or Bryan home on the market for sale, one of the first things we advise homeowners to do is declutter. A garage sale is often a good way to help make this process work. One of the best ways to make sure you follow through with keeping the clutter out of your home is to get rid of it permanently! This may sound scary or like a daunting […]