July 2017

There are 9 blog entries for July 2017.

2811 Cherry Creek Cir

Bryan, TX 77802
Sunday, July 30, 2017

12:00PM - 2:00 PM

Escape from the ordinary! A sophisticated, custom built home w/ rare, one of a kind features, designed for entertaining.

The wood beams decorate the overly spacious master suite w/ his/her sinks & walk-in closets, separate shower & soaking tub, plus an elegant makeup vanity w/ romantic lighting. Additional bedrooms offer personal bathrooms & roomy spaces.

An unexpected delight awaits you in the knockout game room/second living accented by the continued wood beams, French doors & track lighting… large enough to accommodate a game of pool, entertainment by the stone fireplace, & a round of cocktails by the granite wet bar equipped w/ a brass sink & wine

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Setting back enough money is a crucial part of buying a new home. Below is a summation of the costs associated with closing a deal. 

Earnest Money Deposit

Earnest money deposits are used to ensure the seller that the prospective homebuyer is serious about their offer. The deposit amounts vary, but are usually around 1-3% of the home’s purchase price. If the sale goes through, the deposit is added toward your down payment. In the case that you back out unexpectedly, the money is lost to the seller. 

Down Payment

Down payments are the most expensive upfront costs when buying a home. Some lenders will allow you to go as low as 5 or 3.5% on your down payment, but the ideal rate is around 10-20%. The higher your down payment, the lower your

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Real Estate Market Stats for Bryan/College Station

June 2017
Sales Closed: 394
Total Sales Amount: $ 91,831,000
Average Sales Price: $237,290
Average Days on Market: 92
New Listings Taken: 506

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!
979-846-TEAM (8326)



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According to Santa Clara Magazine, homeowners should plan to repaint the exterior of their home every five to 10 years to keep up with a fresh look. A quality paint job can also help enhance your home's curb appeal and real estate selling potential. However, the easy part is deciding to paint in the first place and taking that first trip to the paint store to pick out colors.

In reality, there are many things that factor into a great exterior paint job — and plenty that can ruin your home’s new look. The key is being fully prepared from a cohesive color scheme to choosing the right type of paint. Here are four common exterior painting mistakes and how to avoid them.

Not choosing a color scheme

Stopping by the local paint store and picking up

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Soulful Southern Cooking Dinner

 Date: Friday, July 21, 2017

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Christopher's World Grille 


Experience a Multi-Course Menu Featuring Soulful Southern Cooking paired with Alcoholic Beverages.


Cheers to Craft Beer

 Date: July 22nd, 2017

Time: 3-7pm

Location: Downtown Bryan


Downtown Bryan will hold its third annual Cheers to Craft Beer event on July 22, 2017 from 3-7 p.m. The event will feature craft beer tastings inside of our Downtown retail stores and restaurants. Cheers to Craft Beer is a self-paced walking event. Upon check-in at the Palace Theater (Main &

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Orange Tangerine-Greek Yogurt Bites

  • 2 cups plain Greek-style yogurt
  • 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Orange Tangerine Flavor Gelatin
  • 21 drained canned mandarin oranges (about 1/2 cup)


Mix yogurt and dry gelatin mix in medium microwaveable bowl until blended. Microwave on HIGH 1 min.; stir. Microwave 2 to 3 min. or until gelatin is completely dissolved, stirring after each minute.

Spoon into 21 paper-lined mini muffin cups. 
Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
Remove yogurt bites from liners just before serving; top with oranges.
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The mind boggling decision… Granite? Or Quartz? 

If you are shopping for a new kitchen countertop, you have most likely boiled it down to one of these two for their durability and easy cleaning.

Here are some highlighted differences to assist you in making your future countertop decision. 


Granite is the answer to the initial question of this decision making process, “Which costs less?”. It’s true. In fact, “granite can run from $35 to $55 per square foot installed” which is vastly cheaper than quartz (Ferris). Granite is also known for its longevity and for its availability in wide slabs. If you’re looking for a countertop more than “70 inches wide” that will be a long-term investment, granite is the way to go (Ferris). It’s an

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Public Open House
3048 Embers Loop
Bryan, Texas 77808

Sunday, July 9, 2017
1:00pm - 4:00pm

4 Bedroom / 3 Bath / 2,412 Sq Ft / Engineered Foundation on Builder's Piers
Extra Long Driveway / Stamped Edge Decorative Concrete 

Open Floorplan /; Two Dining Areas / Low -E Insulated Windows / Views and Natural Light Abound / 2 Zone HVAC with Touch Screen wifi Thermostat

Elaborate Kitchen / Extensive Crown Molding / Stone to Ceiling Fireplace
TV Connections on Fireplace above Mantle / Wonderful Master Suite / His & Her Vanities Inverted High Boy Vanities / and so much more

Aggieland Realtor
Cortiers of College Station

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1313 Leacrest Dr
College Station, TX 77840

Walk to Texas A&M University's beautiful campus down the tree shaded streets of College Station! Simple Character and Charm describe this gem as it's updates combine vintage beauty with today's trends.

Second living area has been adapted to serve as a fourth bedroom complete with it's very own closet.

Tile showers, new vanities, new light fixtures adorn each bath, fresh paint inside and out as well as new garage doors complete the transformation of old and new.

Situated on a large lot at the end of the street. Walk to Kyle Field for game days after tailgating in your own backyard!

Aggieland Realtors
Cortiers Real Estate

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