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        BRYAN, TX — The numbers don’t look fabulous. But what we see in the Brazos Valley is the effect of the fear in the market- from the stock market decline and horrible national news.  Bryan-College Station is in an insulated community but we still see some of the affects of the national ne...
                DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INFORMATION SUMMARY   Applicant's household income may not exceed 80% of the Area Median Household Income:   Household # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Max. Income $31,450 $35,900 $40,400 $44,900 $48,500 $52,100 $55,700 $59,250     Application Fee:  Applicants mus...
I can't remember the last time there wasn't some kind of construction going on here in College Station, and particularly at Texas A and M University.    Physically the largest campus in the United States , you can be certain there is definitely room for expansion of older facilities or constructi...
Condominiums and Townhomes are a great investment for the parent looking to buy a property for their College Student.  HOA is responsible for the extierior and lawn matinance. Many of the Complexes have swimming pools and students enjoy the luxury of a pool on the premisis. Here is a list of many...
There is a silver lining to all of this Bailout Business (thank goodness!) and it applies all First Time Homebuyers!  In the recent stimulus package, Congress, and President Obama wrote in a $8000 Tax Credit for First Time Homebuyer's who purchase a home between January 1, 2009 and December 1, 20...
  Are you always looking for a great investment?  Do you have any kids going to college or in college?  Well, don't let the picture to your right scare you. Just that many of us can relate to the movie Animal House and John Belushi. That is not what college is about. But how about another way to ...
It is so important to have my game plan ready for marketing a property and giving it the best exposure possible as a new listing. Provided that the home is in "showing condition ready" those first 24 hours are crucial to get all marketing material ready and out for the public to consume. I take d...
by Rich Schiffer, Weichert, Realtors  Before I began my career in Real Estate, I had often heard the terms "sellers market" and "buyers market" but I had never stopped to think at all about what these terms really meant. Now that I am engaged in this career, and am being looked to as an expert by...
You are thinking about purchasing real estate in your favorite community. You studied the neighborhood. You like the amenities it has to offer. You like the house, floorplan and all. There will be some minor changes and updates you'd like to make to the house. But in the grand scheme of things, ...
                I have been touring many new homes lately and thought it was time to dust off and update one of my old columns about buying homes by the square foot.  The price per square foot is a good rule of thumb to compare several homes you may be previewing.  Once you see a difference in th...

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