November 2016

There are 12 blog entries for November 2016.

The holidays are officially here, but don’t let that stop you from putting your house on the market! Many have believed that listing your home during the holidays is a bad idea, but that’s not necessarily the case. I recently came across a fantastic article on Popsugar by Maggie Winterfeldt that talked about the benefits of selling your home during the holiday season. She interviewed real estate agent, Matt Parker, to get his opinion on the subject and he made some very valid points-I just had to share! 

Time Off:

Matt says that with all the time off from work people have around the holidays, buyers have more time to shop and relocate.


Cautious buyers appreciate the wet and inclement weather of the Winter months because it allows

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Throughout history our ancestors, and those before us, have celebrated their bountiful harvests with thanks-giving ceremonies and have spent time reflecting on everything there is to be thankful for. Harvest festivals and thanks-giving celebrations were held by the ancient Greeks, the Romans, the Hebrews, and the Egyptians.

Both the ancient Greeks and Romans worshipped a goddess of grains - Demeter & Ceres (respectively) who were honored with an autumn festival at which a feast was held and offerings to the goddess were made. It was hoped that the goddess’ gratitude would grant the people a good harvest.

Jewish families also celebrate a harvest festival called Sukkoth, which is named for the huts (succots) that Moses and the Israelites lived

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310 Sterling Street, College Station

MLS# 16002760      4 bedroom, 4.5 bath      2,324 sq. ft.      0.14 acres      Built 2012     Virtual Tour

Very cute & spacious 4 bed 4.5 bath plus bonus room house only a 1.5 miles from Texas A&M! Home boasts large open living area, great for entertaining! The kitchen features large granite island & beautiful white cabinetry. Bonus room is located on the main floor. 4 bedrooms w/ raised ceilings are located upstairs - 2 bedrooms feature sitting nooks. All 4 bedrooms have full bathrooms w/ granite counter tops. Plenty of off street parking & short walk to shuttle bus. Close proximity to dining, shopping & Wolf Pen Creek recreation area. Fenced back yard with covered deck/patio. Custom home feeling!

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3512 Pioneer Cir, Bryan

MLS# 16002930      4 bedroom, 2 bath      2,058 sq. ft.      0.28 acres      Built 1994     Virtual Tour

Completely remodeled 4 bedroom, 2 bath home on a cul-de-sac in Austin's Colony! This home is practically brand new! Foundation & plumbing redone. Engineered hardwood floors installed in living room, dining room, kitchen, bonus room & master bedroom. Tile in bathrooms & laundry room. Carpet in 3 extra bedrooms. Kitchen features granite countertops, white beveled-edge herringbone subway tiles & stainless steel appliances. All new light fixtures, hardware, sink fixtures & ceiling fans. Fresh paint throughout the entire house. Master bedroom has new carpet in closets, granite countertop, new bathtub & new standing shower.

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Beautiful Magruder Home in the much desired Creek Meadows neighborhood. This beautiful 4 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home boasts an open concept floor plan with a study and custom cabinets, granite counters throughout, crown molding, stainless steel appliances, and travertine kitchen backsplash. Enjoy your evenings outside on the covered patio! Other features include a fully landscaped yard with a sprinkler system. This is the perfect home for entertaining!
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Exquisite home nestled on a private lot in the much-desired Gardens of Castlegate only minutes from Tower Point. This immaculate property is comprised of 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Surrounded by luxury, this home includes a large open concept family room and kitchen, perfect for entertaining guests and family. The kitchen includes a breath taking granite countertops and custom cabinetry throughout. Raised ceilings and beams flow throughout the home for an added upscale feel. Don't forget the alluring outdoor kitchen and fire-pit surrounded by a lush green belt - essential for relaxing with friends and family. Do not miss out on this serene luxury listing!
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Terrence Murphy is being recognized all over the United States for his cutting edge, contemporary approach to the Real Estate industry. After an extremely successful football career at Texas A&M, he graduated Class of 2005 and was drafted that same year in the NFL Draft in the 2nd round (58th overall pick) by the Green Bay Packers. 

After Terrence retired from the NFL, he founded TM5 Properties in 2010. To date, TM5 has completed over 2,350+ transactions, totaling over $250 Million in sales. TM5 received the prestigious Aggie 100 award in its first year of eligibility, ranking #37 overall, but #1 for Residential Real Estate Brokerages on the 2015 list. 

Along with the success and growth of TM5, Terrence Murphy personally completed 75

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 College Station is expanding and I couldn't be more excited! Check out the following restaurants that will be coming into town!

Coming soon to: University Drive 

Coming soon to: University Drive

Coming soon to: Century Square

Coming soon to: Tower Point

Coming soon to: Tower Point

When restaurants like Pappadeaux, Jimmy Changas and fun franchises like Dunkin Donuts come to your hometown.... you know you've hit the jackpot! Bryan/College Station is definitely becoming one of the hottest places to live!

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1904 Dartmouth St. I2, College Station

MLS# 16002553      1 bedroom, 1.5 bath      814 sq. ft.      0.06 acres      Built 1982     Virtual Tour

Don’t miss out on this remodeled Wood Brook Condo within 2 minutes walking distance from a TAMU bus route! Renovated with dark wood vinyl in the kitchen, dining area and living room. White subway backsplash, granite and new sink and fixture in the kitchen. Fresh paint throughout the entire unit! Bedroom has a very large walk in closet and is next to the washer/dryer. Unit has a fenced porch area and is located right next to the complex pool and mailboxes. Conveniently located near shopping, dining, Wolf Pen Creek Park trails and Texas A&M. Furniture and appliances will convey!

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2102 Maplewood Court, College Station

MLS# 16002484      4 bedroom, 2.5 bath      2,616 sq. ft.      0.27 acres      Built 1996     Virtual Tour

Centrally-located Emerald Forest home featuring beautiful trim work & detail! There is a formal dining room just off the entry. The living room has a vaulted ceiling, built in bookshelves & french doors that lead into the sun room. The beautifully remodeled kitchen features subway tiles, granite surfaces, a gas cooktop, an eating bar & stainless appliances. The master bedroom has a raised ceiling & crown moulding. Master bath features split vanities, jetted tub, separate shower & large walk in closet. 3 other bedrooms share a large, 2 sink vanity bathroom. Backyard/patio access from the dining area or

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