October 2018

There are 7 blog entries for October 2018.

Don’t miss out on this renovated Aggie Game day Cottage in the much desired North Oakwood area. It’s within 1 mile from campus, nestled on a spacious lot. It has original hardwood floors, updated kitchen with granite counter tops, and master bathroom suite added to the property with full bath and walk in closet. An A&M iron privacy gate leads into the large backyard with 8ft privacy fence surrounding it. Bathroom has A&M tiles in as the shower back splash. The Kitchen is open to the living room with a bar and the raised ceilings in the living room create an open feel. Has updated appliances, pantry and a covered patio for entertaining in this huge backyard. House was just completely painted throughout the interior last week before putting on the market.…
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From the desk of Mae Nowak, Realtor®

Buying or selling a property outside of BCS?? When your needs take you outside our local market, let me help you find a professional to help.

What is Leading Real Estate Companies of the World?

LeadingRE is a network of the world's top independent residential brokerage. It encompasses more than 70 countries, 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates. Together, the network produces over 1.1 million transactions for $372 billion EVERY year. 

What began in 1997 is now a network comprised of only the best locally - and regionally- branded firms focused on raising the bar in real estate. LeadingRE leads the industry in reputation, sales, market coverage and more! The mantra is "Making the Best Brokerages

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  This weekend the Greater Brazos Valley Builders Association is putting on one of my favorite events: The Parade of Homes! This two day event is a great opportunity for everyone to see all the beautiful new builder homes all at one time! The best part about this event is that it is FREE and open to everyone! You do not need to be actively looking to purchase a home, or have a pre-approval letter, so this is a great stress-free, weekend activity for the whole family!    Saturday, October 20th: 10am-5pm  Sunday, October 21st: 12-5pm   New Builder Homes are growing in popularity with buyers for a couple of reasons:  1) It's brand new!  This is the most obvious reason people want a new home, because there is just something so…
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Home Buyer Tips

From the desk of Mae Nowak, Realtor®

It's easy to get swept up in excitement when you've made an offer on your dream home and it has been accepted by a seller. You're anxious and ready to move in immediately. However, there's one more thing you need to do to know exactly what you're buying - a home inspection.

A home inspection is a thorough examination of a homes systems and structures, the things you can't necessarily see when you first walk through a house. It is completed by a professional and neutral 3rd party. This examination is a crucial investment that can either warn you away from a bad purchase or provide you with a list of deficiencies you can use to negotiate with a seller. Most inspectors will provide

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Century Square

From the desk of Mae Nowak, Realtor®

If you haven’t been back to College Station in a while, A LOT has changed! The community continues to grow with exciting new developments. One of those changes is Century Square, a 60 acre development that sits adjacent to Texas A&M on University Drive. The destination is the first walkable, urban mixed use environment in the Brazos Valley.

Whether you live locally here in College Station or in the surrounding cities, this is one destination you definitely want to check out! It features retail shops, restaurants, Class-A office space, green spaces for entertainment/events, star cinema grill, a luxury apartment complex, and 2 full service hotels. 

For those coming in for an Aggie football game, I

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25 by 25 Initiative

From the desk of Mae Nowak, Realtor®  

Have you heard about 25 by 25 and it's effect on our real estate market? The 25 by 25 initiative began as a response to a national calling for more engineering graduates. As of Fall 2017, there were 19,378 students in the College of Engineering. 25 by 25 aims to increase the program enrollment to 25,000 by Fall of 2025. That's an increase of 5,622 students. Part of the growth will be increasing physical enrollment and the other part will be on ensuring the current students are successful and remain in the Engineering program.

So how will they do it? The graph below shows where the college intends to promote growth to reach their goals. The current retention rate in the College of

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Build your dream home on the largest lot still available on Mahogany Drive. The lot, which measures just under .70 acres, backs up to the beautiful Traditions golf course. The large lot will allow you to create the perfect retreat from the bustle and the ideal place to unwind. Traditions also offers full use if their facilities which includes a large club house, multiple pools, and one of only 5 Jack Nicklaus golf courses available in the state of Texas!
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