Bryan, TX

Bryan, TX

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Living in the age of HGTV brings along a lot of desire to purchase "fixer upper" properties. What we are also seeing along with this fixer upper craze is the trend of homeowners cutting out the middle-man and taking on renovations themselves. While I 100% support taking on these renovations, but it is important to remember to always get the necessary permits. Most people are surprised at just how many home projects actually require permits. Researching/applying for the necessary permits should always be one of the first steps when planning for your home projects. Always check with the city to ensure that you have applied for the correct permits, because if not fines and fees could occur. Most homeowners don't realize that

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Founded on the cornerstones of family, tradition and romance, Messina Hof Winery & Resort has held its place as a Brazos Valley staple since its founding in 1977. It is the estate winery where the Messina Hof winemaking team crafts our world-class wines. Messina Hof had humble beginnings as founders, Paul Vincent and Merrill Bonarrigo ran the lab, tastings, etc right out of their living room.  

Jump forward to 2019 and the Bonarrigo's have done it again!!  The two have grafted their passion for wine and wine country living to developed Messina Hof Estates that grants VIP membership to Messina Hof Winery with each home (or lot) purchase.  There are currently over 22

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  Is 2019 your year to take the plunge and purchase your first home? If so, please join me Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at 10:30am for a First Time Home Buyers Seminar! Breakfast & coffee will be served, and we will be going over the A-Z process of buying your first home! This is one of the most exciting times of your life, and I want to make sure that you are comfortable and confident going into the process. We will end with a Q&A session, so hopefully you will leave with your questions answered & your 2019 home owning goals a little closer to fruition.    Overview of what we will be covering in the seminar:  -Setting up your real estate search  -Choosing your lender & the pre-approval process -What to expect for…
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Just Listed!


4101 Green Valley Dr., Bryan 77802

MLS #19003865

Delightful, freshly painted home with no HOA has many updates, ready for you! The master bedroom is a true suite - new flooring, large separate shower with 7 spray heads, double granite top vanity, office with built-ins, and the laundry room. Kitchen includes backsplash and stainless steel appliances, including new stove/oven plus eat-in area. Don’t forget about the huge living room and bonus space that could be a great formal dining area! Garage door has been converted to french doors, with it’s own AC, and can be easily converted back. Front yard has a sprinkler system, and back yard has storage shed and back deck that wraps almost the whole

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  It's the beginning of the new year, and many of you have set the goal of buying a home this year! One of the first things people wonder when considering purchasing a home, is "how much cash do I need?" Today on the blog, I'll be taking you through the different down payment options that you'll have to choose from, which will hopefully prepare you for the financial obligations of your home purchase goals!    The main types of loans you'll see when purchasing your home are Conventional loans, FHA (or Federal Housing Administration) loans, VA (Veteran's Affairs) loans.  and USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) loans. Each loan program has different requirements and with those requirements, usually different…
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As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where is the housing market headed in 2019?”

It’s not only buyers, sellers, and homeowners who are impacted. The real estate market plays an integral role in the overall U.S. economy.  Fortunately, key indicators point toward a stable housing market in 2019 with signs of modest growth. However, shifting conditions could impact you if you plan to buy, sell, or refinance this year.

HOME VALUES WILL INCREASE

A continual rise in real estate value is where our market’s headed. Freddie Mac predicts housing prices will increase by 4.3 percent in 2019.1  While the rapid price appreciation we witnessed earlier in the decade has slowed, several factors continue to push prices

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1725 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy S, Unit 1912

College Station, TX 77840


Fully leased 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom condo in the Woodlands of College Station


Well maintained, freshly painted, FULLY LEASED $1695 INVESTMENT PROPERTY, 3 bedrooms & 3 full Baths. Huge bedrooms+individual bathrooms. The breakfast area provides for an eat-in kitchen that opens to the oversized living room area – great space for entertaining. You must see this one! This location when comparing to others in this community is top notch! Across the street from the newly updated club house & steps from the community shuttle that drops off at the Aggie Bus Stop. The amenities – resort style community pool with sun deck, fitness center with weight room,

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From the desk of Mae Nowak, Realtor®

On the corner of W Villa Maria and South College Avenue in Bryan, Texas sits the 148 acre Travis B Bryan Municipal Golf Course. The city of Bryan has discussed turning the golf course into a super park for more than 5 years, and over the last year, plans for that are finally being released. According to city officials, "the municipal course had become a financial drain for the city over the years, losing around $200,000 annually on what has been a more than $900,000-a-year operation". The idea of creating a "super park" was primarily focused on the need to use sports and tourism to the economic advantages of the city. The goal is to provide attractions that would bring in

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It’s important that whomever you hire to sell your home studies our current market data, like the statistics released in December 2018.  As I’ve mentioned before, my time in undergraduate studies was devoted to the sciences.  What that means for you is when we work together, I will use the latest information available.

 

Here are the statistics for November in 2018:

  • Median price of homes INCREASED 9.5% compared to this time last year, to $218,950
  • Inventory is UP 21.1% compared to 2017
  • Percentage of closings is UP 2.7%
  • Number of days on Market UP vs 2017 (105 in 2018 vs 98 in 2017)
  • Months of inventory INCREASED to 4.6 months (vs 3.8 in 2017)

In summary, properties are appreciating; do not

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From the 2018 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. in Boston


Recently at the 2018 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. in Boston, many top realtors from around the country shared their predictions for the country’s markets in the coming year. Here are my predictions for the top 5 buyer segments to watch for in the Brazos Valley in 2019:


  1. The Luxury Buyer

There are more wealthy individuals than ever before, over 15.4 million households in North America have or exceed $1mil in assets, and that has major potential to affect us here in the Brazos Valley in the coming year. This is a broad category of buyers, however, and knowing exactly who to focus on is key. An easy way to take the category by the horns is to divide the

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