February 2014

There are 25 blog entries for February 2014.

Lawn-care techniques can vary, depending on the time of the year. While some of the following tips do apply year round, they are specifically designed to help you get the most out of your lawn during the spring months. Spring is the best time for your lawn to thrive, so let it!


You May Want to Skip the Poisons

A lot of us take advantage of the pleasant spring weather to get out there and deal with the weeds, but the chemical herbicides that many of us use may not be doing as much good as we think. Many of them only damage the grass and may even affect the health of animals and children without effectively eliminating any of the weeds. Some weeds can be pulled, or simply left alone if they are not a threat

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In a Class by itself! Custom built home situated on a corner lot in Dove Crossing! Wonderful floor plan to fit any growing family or the Aggie student! 

Gather in the main living area to have movie night while staying warm by the gorgeous brick fireplace or relish over a home cooked meal in the classy kitchen with dark colored granite counters and cabinetry featuring a cozy eating bar. Feel like a master in the master bath while you soak in the jetted tub. 

Turn the over-sized game room into an additional bedroom, media room or an office suite. Upgraded for your cooling/heating needs with a zoned HVAC System with two units. A 'wow' covered patio and deck area to win you over. Plus, Location!! 

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There is a big misconception of selling a home as an owner rather than utilize the services offered by a professional. Many home owners that are in the market to sell believe that they can save money by not using a realtor, but statistics show otherwise. On average a real estate agents can sell a homes at a 22% higher cost than FSBO homes according to the National Association for Realtors. This not only covers the realtor’s commission but gives the seller more profit. Here are a few more reasons to have a realtor list your home:

  • Offer extensive advertising and exposure to buyers. Realtors have the resources for wide publicizing through multiple internet websites and data bases. Savvy buyers will utilize a realtor for assisting them in the buying
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What is the purpose of getting an appraisal?
Home appraisals are not just for the buyer, but also function to show the lender whether the amount they’re loaning out is adequate for the asking price of the home. Appraisals also help to show sellers if their asking price is too high and gauge how much they should lower the price of their home.

Is it the same as a home inspection?
Home appraisers are professionals licensed by the state and hired by the bank to estimate the value of your home. Though the process of appraisals and inspections are similar, lenders require that you get an appraisal on your home.
The main difference between the two? Appraisers are not required to identify potential defects. They simply assign a value to the home given the

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The College Station Armadillo Dash 2014 benefits several local Brazos Valley children's charities.Part of being an Aggie here in College Station is that everyone is so helpful.  We take care of our neighbors.  It's part of what makes living in the Bryan-College Station area so wonderful.  One way we can help our fellow citizens is by participating in the College Station Armadillo Dash 2014 this Sunday, March 2nd.

What: College Station Armadillo Dash 2014
Where: Veterans Park (3101 Harvey Rd)
When: Sunday, March 2, 2014 7am start time
Cost: $90
Contact: Armadillo Dash email

Click here to search Bryan-College Station homes for saleThe College Station Armadillo Dash 2014 is considered the best of the Brazos Valley road races.  It is comprised of two phases: a fun 5K and, for the more ambitious and skilled athletes, the half marathon.  The 5K takes place immediately after the half marathon.  All proceeds from

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The Queen Theatre, located in Downtown Bryan, TX, has lost its liveliness over the years. After raising over $300,000, the Downtown Bryan Association purchased the old theatre and began renovations on it in November  2010. This quickly came to be known as the Queen Theatre restoration project.  

On November 21, 2010, the project began as the Bryan community gathered to watch the first phase of the restoration project; the removal and restoration of the crown. Since then, the Queen has had its freshly painted crown replaced, lighting repaired and the façade restored. The Queen is already looking better than ever.

Though the outside is looking like just like new, the inside still has quite a bit of work to be done. Phase three, the inside

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Beautiful summer days are on the way and what a perfect time to visit the George Bush Library and Museum. When you round the bend coming into the parking area you will be amazed by the stunningly maintained grounds. As you gaze upon the American flags, blue skies and fountain, you will definitely feel the need to snap a quick photo or two when walking up to the entrance. Volunteers greet you with an enthusiastic smile as they guide you through the process of your visit.

Grab your tickets beside the gift shop and your adventure begins with a map with outlining the numbered exhibits you will explore. 

Where did George come from? Where did he and Barbara meet? What prompted his decisions to join the military? Why did he decide to go into politics? The

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You’ve decided to move to the big, bold and beautiful state of Texas with your family. You know you love the idea of a state with rich history, booming tech and music cities, and some of the best Chili on the planet. You then realize that’s about all you know about Texas… So, where do you get started with your move? Here’s a few things you need to understand about the real estate market before you choose a home.

Price Texas Real Estate Properly


Historically, Texas real estate is cheaper than in most states, especially overpriced areas like California and even some parts of Arizona, according to Business Insider. However, the value of homes in Texas remains fairly steady.

Since the recession and housing crash in 2009, Texas’ home values have…
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Make yourself at home in this 4 bedroom and 4 bath property close to town. Only 6 minutes from Post Oak Mall. This gorgeous home has been freshly updated with new paint, granite counter tops, large windows, cork flooring and cherry wood cabinets in the kitchen. There is beautiful mesquite flooring in the living, den and hallway,2 tank less water heaters, and an air conditioner replaced in last 5 years . Many large trees adorn the property for a secluded ambiance. It also includes a "mother-in-law" room and bath with a private entrance. 

Come see this simply fabulous home before it's gone!


For more information on this great listing - click

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Real Estate Market Stats for Bryan/College Station

January 2014
Sales Closed: 152
Total Sales Amount: $29,457,300
Average Sales Price: $193,798
Average Days on Market: 135

Would you like a better understanding of our market statistics?? We would be happy to consult with you on how these numbers effect your buying and selling experience!
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No warranty, representation or guarantee is made by the Bryan-College Station Regional Association of Realtors or the Bryan-College Station Regional Multiple Listing Service, or the members, participants, subscribers, officers, directors or employees of each of those organizations (the Entities), that the information used to create the graphs or charts above was accurate, complete or reliable. …
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