I can’t believe spring break is almost here! It is a great time to have family, friend, or alone time whether you stay in town or take a trip. Here are ideas of where to go:

Places to go locally:

Aggieland Safari- 18075 FM974, Bryan, TX 77808, https://aggielandsafari.com/

Explore A&M- 301 Olsen Blvd, College Station, TX 77845, https://www.tamu.edu/

Messina Hof Winery & Resort- 4545 Old Reliance Rd, Bryan, TX 77808, http://www.messinahof.com/

Lake Bryan- 8200 Sandy Point Rd, Bryan, TX 77807, http://www.lakebryan.com/

George H.W. Bush Presidential Library- 1000 George Bush Dr W, College Station, TX 77845, https://www.bush41.org/

Grand Station- 2400 Earl Rudder Fwy, College Station, TX 77840, https://www.grandstationent.com/

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Can you believe it is already February? That got here fast! With that said, it is the perfect time to plan for Valentine’s Day and to start to declutter your home. Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays truly because it is about love. The thing is love can be expressed towards everyone! It is a perfect holiday to remind yourself to be kind to yourself, friends, family, and even strangers. Here are some ideas for gifts and things to do whether it’s for yourself, friend, or significant other:

Gift Ideas:

Chocolate covered strawberries and flowers from The Farm Patch:

https://www.thefarmpatch.com/#the-farm-patch, (979) 822-7209

Painting of your pet from Brush and Blossom:

www.brushandblossom.com, brushandblossom@yahoo.com

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Is homeownership one of your goals for 2020? If so, you may want to drop by one of my home buying seminars! Having recently purchased my first home in 2019, I love putting on these seminars to help educate buyers on what to expect when navigating through this complicated process. Now is the perfect time to get ready for the spring buying season, so that you are prepared and able to tackle it confidently. The best part of my home buying seminar is that it is 100% free & no obligation! Coffee & snacks are even provided. 

 

Items covered in these seminars:

  • Starting the home search 
  • Lending & Loans 101 
  • Realtors (do i need one/what do they do?)
  • The process of writing & submitting an offer 
  • Inspections
  • Negotiations 
  • Closings

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Happy New Year! Welcome to year 2020. With the new year, comes resolutions or goals for it and a new pantone color of the year. One of the most common new year resolutions or goals is to lose weight or be active! I’m sure you are not surprised. Many people join a gym, but why not explore the walking/jogging trails in your very own community? There are many parks in BCS and surrounding areas, but here are a few that I enjoy. I hope you enjoy, too!

  1. Veterans Memorial Park- I love the trail for this park because it has statues and information of our nation's history throughout. It has a monument with names of veterans that served which two of my grandfather-in-law’s names are on it. It is a tranquil and peaceful trail. There is also soccer and…

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At TM5 Properties we sweat together, WIN together, and work hard together. Breaking the record at Row House College Station - TM5 is always winning whether it is with our professional life or physical life!

Visit www.joinTM5.com to find out more about joining our talented brokerage - we are looking forward to sharing the potential growth you could achieve here at TM5 Properties!

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Winter is coming! Even though we may be trying to hold on to the last couple weeks of fall, colder temperatures are headed our way! With dropping temperatures comes a new set of maintenance items to prepare for as homeowners. This week on the blog, I am compiling a few of the most important (and pertinent for the Bryan/College Station area) tips you'll need to prepare for this winter weather. 

 

1) Check Your Heating System

For most households, you probably haven't had to turn on your heater until recently! Some homeowners know their units well enough to do a inspection on their own, but a lot of homeowners choose to have a HVAC technician come out when the season changes just to inspect the unit & clean if needed. If your home has a…

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Fall is in full swing here in the Bryan/College Station area! But as we all know, time moves so quickly around the holiday season. Today on the blog, I am highlighting some fun holiday activities to finish out 2019! A lot of people do not realize how many awesome holiday events BCS really has going on!

  • Messina Hof Fall Festival - November 3rd 
  • Santa's Wonderland - Opens November 8th and continues through December 30th 
  • Santa's Wonderland Christmas Mile & 5K - November 16th & 17th
  • Messina Hof Cooking with the Chef: Thanksgiving Edition - November 17th
  • Jingle Bell Market @ Pebble Creek Country Club - November 17th
  • Lights On! in Downtown Bryan - November 22nd
  • Wine & Wassail in Downtown Bryan - November 30th 
  • Santa's Safari @…

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Join me this Saturday at 10:30am for another First Time Home Buyer Seminar! These seminars, although geared towards first time home buyers, are helpful to anyone looking to purchase a residential property in the near future. This event is 100% free and will have coffee and snacks provided! Here a few of the topics we will be covering on Saturday: 

  • Starting your home search 
  • Lending & Loans 101 
  • Realtors (Do I need one & what do they do?)
  • The offer-making process
  • Inspections 
  • Negotiations 
  • Closings
  • Home Buying Tips & Tricks 
  • Q&A Session to cover any other topics!

After attending this seminar, I can guarantee you will leave feeling confident about what to expect with the home buying process. Hope to see you Saturday!

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Quick Link: https://today.tamu.edu/2019/10/14/bush-combat-development-complex-groundbreaking/

Texas A&M University System, U.S. Army and Army Futures Command (AFC) officials and the Bush family were on the RELLIS Campus today for the official groundbreaking and naming of the new Bush Combat Development Complex (BCDC), named in honor of former President George H.W. Bush. RELLIS Campus is adjacent to the Traditions Club & Community, within three miles of notable landmarks including the Texas A&M University main campus, Easterwood Airport, the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine, and Mays Business School. 

“We face a complex security environment, one that requires we maintain our competitive edge today while simultaneously building…

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It is officially fall which means that the 2019 Fall Parade of Homes is only two weeks away!! Parade of Homes weekends are some of my favorite weekends of the year because it gives everyone the chance to see all the new construction homes that the Greater Brazos Valley has to offer. Upwards of 30 homes are usually on Parade, so this weekend can be overwhelming. That's where my tips & tricks come in handy! Follow these tips & you''ll be sure to have a successful weekend looking at beautiful homes!

#1: Go in a group. 

The Parade of Homes spans neighborhoods all over Brazos Valley. Although most of the homes will be in Bryan/College Station, going from neighborhood to neighborhood takes a bit of time & gas. Carpool with your friends and family to…

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