Found 89 blog entries tagged as College Station Real Estate.

 From the desk of Mae Nowak, Realtor®

Tackling the misconception of "off season"

The general assumption in most markets is that spring/summer is the best time in real estate to buy or sell and the fall/winter is “off season”. Likewise, many realtors will advise clients to wait until the spring to list their home. 

The truth is, there are many advantages to buying or selling in the so called “off season”. While the market may be quieter, real estate never stops completely!


Reason #1: Less competition.

Take a look at the graph above showing new listings over the past 3 years. You can see a clear trend. The most new listings hit the market between March-June. They continue to decrease the remainder of the year with the lowest new…

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From the desk of Mae Nowak, Realtor®

Location, location, location they say! The newest development in College Station is all about LOCATION. Situated on 486 acres between Rock Prairie Road and Highway 6 will be the future Midtown City Center & Business Park.  The development is central to College Station and the major surrounding cities. 

Why College Station? CS is the #2 fastest growing city in the US, #1 for best places to live in Texas and #1 city primed for economic growth. The development is said to be a response to the urban boom and predicts more people will move to cities in the next 40 years than ever before in history. This development will present tens of millions of dollars of investment and thousands of employment opportunities.  

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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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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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Marketing a house for rent on your own can be an overwhelming task. There's advertising to plan and budget for, open houses and private showings to arrange, renters to pre-appove, checks to collect, and complicated paperwork to fill out. Make it easy on yourself by putting your home in the hands of seasoned professionals. We have extensive experience marketing properties for rent and showing them to their best advantage.

First, we'll perform a rental analysis to determine the most appropriate market rent for your home. We'll advertise your home through a variety of methods, including our company website, other internet resources, and online MLS listings. We may even showcase your home as part of our site's Featured Listings.

When it comes to…

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This gorgeous Indian Lakes home is on a sprawling one acre lot, and it backs up to the equestrian trail! With 4 bed/3.5 bath, this freshly-painted, updated, open-concept home offers a formal study, cathedral ceilings and features high-end amenities such as extensive hardwood flooring. The custom kitchen has an eating bar, Bosch appliances, warming drawer, and granite countertops. With a large center island, you will find yourself cooking every meal on top the gourmet range and plenty of counter space. The over-sized 3 car garage and wired media closet are additional details that make this home appealing to any. The downstairs master suite offers a double-sided fireplace, double vanities, jetted tub, large walk-in shower w/double showerheads and a…

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  Nestled in the Gardens at Castlegate, this incredible 3 bed/2.5 luxury residence offers a dream. With a spacious family living area complete with textured details, this residence is built for entertaining. The master chef kitchen includes Viking appliances, a top of the line cappucino machine, granite counters, and wood ceiling finishes. This home is painted by a local artist; therefore, the customization is truly remarkable and unique. Natural stone flooring and hardwood floors create an open floor plan that flows from room to room. The master suite is a wonderful retreat, complete with double granite vanities, a large garden tub and a stand up shower. The outdoor living space offers beautiful stone walkways, a dining area as well as a hot tub.…

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1208/1210 Oney Hervey

This spacious duplex is a wonderful investment! With 4 bed/3.5 bath, this 2-story unit is within biking distance to Texas A&M campus! The kitchen is updated with a new backsplash, granite countertops and cabinets. The refrigerator, washer and dryer convey with the home, which makes this low maintenance and move-in ready. The outdoor patio makes for a great space to relax in the evenings or on the weekends. The duplex is located at the end of a cul-de-sac street which is great for privacy and low traffic. Off-street parking is available behind the house. These units are wonderful floorplans for roommates, and they provide plenty of space for studying and entertaining. This investment won't last long!

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