Christmas Blog

One of the best parts of homeownership in my opinion are the Holiday memories & traditions that you make. They will last a lifetime. Nothing says HOME like the smell of fresh baking. Whether you currently have your dream kitchen or not, you can make your current home SMELL like Christmas deliciousness. Baking is just ONE of many ways to make a house feel more like "Home."  Whether you are trying a new recipe, or sticking to your tried and true family recipe, it will be a sure fire way to not only please Santa, but all of your friends, neighbors and Family.

Side note : If you do not have your dream kitchen/Home for holiday entertaining, let's talk! Together we can make that happen in 2021! I can help you with relocation, buying, selling or…

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Closing Cost Budget

 

Saving for a down payment in preparation for buying a new home is pretty common knowledge. With the mortgage meltdown, most mortgages that allowed zero down payments disappeared. While FHA and VA loans still offer little to no money down, most potential homebuyers will need to save at least 5-20% of the home value. 

Unfortunately, many first-time homebuyers are dismayed to learn that in addition to the large down payment, they also owe thousands of dollars in closing costs that they might not have expected. The national average for closing costs ranges
from 2-4% of the purchase price, which adds considerably to the amount of savings needed to buy a home. In addition, while not a closing cost, most lenders also require a savings reserve equal to…

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Heated Floors

It seems like everybody is remodeling these days. With everyone spending more
time at home, not only are the dated features of our properties more obvious,
but we also have the time and flexibility to meet contractors and supervise
changes. New flooring is always a popular upgrade and heated floors are one
option worth considering.


Heated floors involve adding heating elements under the flooring materials. Many
people love a heated tile floor in the bathroom, or heated laminate in a chilly
basement. Today’s radiant heating systems are more durable and energy-efficient
than ever before and, with proper maintenance, can last over 30 years.
While more expensive upfront, heated floors save money by lowering the amount
of heating needed from the…

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I cannot believe Christmas is just a few weeks away! That means it’s time to buy gifts for friends and add things to your wish list. I’ve done the hard work for you and collected my favorite items. Think like Oprah’s favorite things, but on a local scale. Here is my list:

  1. The Book Girl Gone Ghost- This book is by local author Dawn Husted. It is a thriller loosely based in Brenham. It is intense from the beginning up until the last page! This book is available on many platforms. I purchased on Amazon Prime. www.dawnhusted.com.
  2. Smoothing Peptide Recovery- Kendra Renee Holistic Skin Nutrition & Expert Waxing is owned by Kendra Renee Villarreal. This product helps with wrinkles and fine lines. She has many holiday bundles, other products, and…

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Take a look at this amazing 3.5 acre lot nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac in the popular Indian Lakes community! Located steps away from the beautiful Lake Arapaho, this lot could be used to build the home of your dreams. Just a quick drive and you'll be at the Indian Lakes Clubhouse where you have access to a recreation center, pool, and stunning views of Lake Arapaho. Enjoy the outdoors on the neighborhood hiking trails, tennis courts, and basketball courts. This pristine lot can be your retreat from the bustle and the ideal place to unwind. It's also located just minutes from the popular Towerpoint Shopping Center.

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Build your dream home on this lot in beautiful Traditions! This lot is located on a gated, cul-de-sac, private road. It's just a brief walk away from Traditions Club and its Nicklaus Design golf course, a burgeoning town center, the region's best-in-class corporate campus and all of the cultural, wellness and culinary amenities befitting a world-class private club. This wooded lot is the perfect place to create a retreat and ideal place to unwind. It is also just a 5 minute drive to a Pre-K - 12th grade private school - Brazos Christian School.

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Investors take a look at this amazing 4 bed, 2 bath single family homes located in the historic district just a half mile from Texas A&M University! You can even see Kyle Field when standing in the street in front of the house. Features include an open concept floor plan, blinds, granite counters, eating bar & tile backsplash in the kitchens & more. Includes a fenced in back yard as well for backyard entertaining. It is currently leased til 7/31/2020. This property's amazing location makes it great for student living!

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Investors take a look at this amazing 4 bed, 2 bath single family homes located in the historic district just a half mile from Texas A&M University! You can even see Kyle Field when standing in the street in front of the house. Features include an open concept floor plan, blinds, granite counters, eating bar & tile backsplash in the kitchens & more. Includes a fenced in back yard as well for backyard entertaining. It is currently leased til 7/31/2020. This property's amazing location makes it great for student living!

 

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Today on the blog, we are going to be highlighting Creek Meadows, which is located in South College Station off of Wellborn Road and Greens Prairie Road. 

What I love about Creek Meadows:

  • Proximity to Greens Prairie Elementary and Wellborn Middle School in CSISD
  • Clubhouse for hosting gatherings

Community amenities:

  • Clubhouse
  • Community pool
  • Play ground
  • Basketball courts

What is nearby:

  • Mad Taco (2.7 miles away)
  • Walgreens (3.1 miles away)
  • HEB (3.1 miles away)
  • Chick-fil-a (3.4 miles away)

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