There is high buyer activity and a historically low number of houses for sale right now. The perfect time for homeowners to sell their house is when the demand for homes is higher than what’s available for sale. Here are a few ways that low inventory can help you get a great deal if you’ve been on the fence about selling your current home.

Better Seller Terms

When there is a seller’s market like there is today, it is much more like being in he driver’s seat when you choose to sell your home. The ball is in your court and you have the power to sell on your own terms because low inventory means less choices for buyers. Buyers are more likely to work with you if it means they can purchase a home in a market where…

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Who doesn’t love a snow day? Cuddling on the couch with a mug of hot cocoa while watching movies can make anyone not want to venture out into the cold. Especially if you're a Texan. Many of us were not expecting the Winter Wonderland, we received this past week end. Next time you find yourself in this spot, it will be a good idea to head out for half an hour to protect your home, especially if you want to sell in the future. Check out these tips on protecting your home that you may not have considered.

Clear Your Vents: Make sure your furnace vents are clear of snow. Carbon monoxide could build up if your furnace vent is blocked.  A blocked vent may also cause a hot water heater to quit functioning. Use…

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25 Budget Friendly Ways To Upgrade Your Home

It's a new year, and we have all most likely set our goals. As a homeowner, our goals often include upgrading finishes or making our home feel new or personalized to our style or current trends. I have put together a list of 25 ways that are budget friendly and doable without having to hire professionals. Please note, some of these DIY's may not improve your homes value, but can give it more of a facelift, if you're not in a position to do the full upgrade.  

1. Add some character and add texture to your walls with peel-and-stick wall panels.

2. Create a charming accent wall with peel-and-stick paper.

3. Upgrade your countertops to faux granite with a DIY…

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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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The New Normal: A Strong Housing Market Expected to Continue into 2021

 

“2020 will be known for a lot of things, and a record-breaking year for real estate will certainly be one of its more unexpected legacies,” prominent economist Daryl Fairweather said.  And he’s right: most of us would have expected the housing market to suffer from circumstances like a once-in-a-hundred-years pandemic and historic inventory shortages. 

 

But, rather than a slowdown, we are continuing to experience a surprisingly robust real estate market across the country. And experts estimate that these conditions are likely to last well into the new year. Fannie Mae Senior VP and Chief Economist Doug Duncan predicts that existing home sales will ultimately “be up a…

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JUST LISTED!

4 Bed, 2.5 Bath, PLUS Movie Room

1,958 sf

Asking $199,900

 

This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath split floorplan has all the space you are looking for. The bonus space can be utilized as a formal dining or as an office, but it works great as a movie room! Close the plantation shutters and you have almost complete darkness. The oversized living room has the open concept into the kitchen that you are sure to enjoy. Don't forget the huge backyard! Owner is licensed TX broker.

 

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School has just started, but it’s already time for a holiday! Labor Day is just around the corner which means a long weekend for most. Looking for fun things to do? You’ve come to the right place. Here are a few ideas:

Trivia Night on the Green- September 3rd from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm at 144 Century Court Suite 103 College Station, TX 77845. https://www.century-square.com/events/detail/trivia-on-the-green10251822171221

Staycation at The Stella- My husband and I just did this. I highly recommend it! The pool is open, they have complimentary paddle boards, complimentary bikes, yoga on Saturday morning, and great dining options. https://www.thestellahotel.com/?utm_source=gmb&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=business_listing

First Friday in Downtown…

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Fourth of July to me has always meant American pride, fireworks, family, and grilling. It might look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it or see fireworks. There are not as many events as there normally are, but there are still a few. Here are events for this weekend:

First Friday in Historic Downtown Bryan on July 3rd, 110 S. Main St Bryan, TX 77803 from 9:00 am- 10:00 pm.

Drive-in 4th of July Fireworks at Rellis Campus on July 4th, 3100 TX-47 Bryan, TX 77807. Parking lot opens at 7:30 pm and fireworks start at 9:00 pm.

17th Annual Kurten Fireworks Show & Fundraiser at Kurten Community Center on July 4th, 13055 State Highway 21 East Kurten, TX 77808 from 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm.

Navasota Freedom Festival at…

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As we reach June, summer approaches us which means warmer weather. There are many fun summer activities and ways to cool down in the Bryan/College Station area. Here are a few fun and mostly kid friendly things to do this summer:

Swim at The Cove https://thecove.bearx.com/ *18 and up*

Have a picnic at a park https://www.tm5properties.com/blog/new-year-new-you-new-color.html 

Camp at Lake Bryan http://www.lakebryan.com/#camping

Pick berries/vegetables at Jollisant Farm  http://jollisantfarm.com/

Go to a farmer’s market https://www.brazosvalleyfarmersmarket.com/contact

Get a sno cone or smoothie at Bahama Bucks https://www.bahamabucks.com/

Another way to cool off is to have a pool put in at your home. However, make sure you really…

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With Phase I of reopening Texas upon us, some restaurants are opened back up just in time for Mother’s Day. Sunday brunch is the perfect way to celebrate your mother, mother-in-law, or child’s mother. Even if you don’t feel comfortable going into a restaurant for brunch, you can get it to-go and bring brunch to her. Here are some great brunch options:

  1. Stella Southern Café 4040 Hwy 6 #100, College Station, TX 77845 (979) 704-3207
  2. Pie in the Sky 4344 Texas 6 Frontage Rd, College Station, TX 77845 (979) 977-3795
  3. 3rd on Main 201 S Main St #201a, Bryan, TX 77803 (979) 353-4112
  4. First Watch 4501 S Texas Ave, Bryan, TX 77802 (979) 704-6652
  5. Another Broken Egg 11655 FM 2154 Bldg. C1 Suite 100, College Station, TX 77845 (979) 485-9392
  6. Ozona…

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