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Everyone wants to save energy. With the tips below you can improve your home and your energy saving capabilities!

Seal Up your Home

Doors, windows, electrical outlets, pipes, etc. can be a major factor of escaping heat. Sealing these cracks to the outside could save you up to 20% in your heating bill. On doors and windows use caulk or weatherstripping to seal the air leaks; add tight-fitting, insulating drapes to improve energy efficiency even more. On the exterior of your home use airtight, insulated jackets for pipes, outdoor outlets and even window air conditioners.

Heating your Home Efficiently

Be sure to change out your air filter at home, an unclean filter will make your heating system have to work harder, making energy saving more

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1508 Kernstown Lane

4 Beds | 2 Baths | 1,972 SQ. FT.

A Home to Please! An amazingly adorable gem with an exceptional location in College Station ISD! Shade trees accent the back yard providing an excellent play area or a pet friendly environment...Or stay cool under the covered patio. Split floor plan provides for privacy in the master bedroom. Upgrades include solar screens, a security system, new plumbing fixtures and more! Sneak a peek, it could be yours! Also for lease $1800 a month! 





Corner fireplace with gas start accents and lovely tile floors completes this spacious living area making it a perfect place to entertain friends and family.

 

 

 This Beautiful kitchen has stainless appliances and granite

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It’s September which means two things. Students are stressing over the semester and it's the beginning of Fightin’ Texas Aggie Football. If you know anything about Texas A&M University and their Aggies, then you know that football is EVERYTHING to them because it's more than just a game, it's a way of life. Game weekends are multifaceted and in order to get the full experience, there’s a few steps you should take.

Attend Midnight Yell

This is the most important thing you may do in preparation for game day. The Yell Leaders will help you in making sure you know all the yells for the game. The last thing you want to do is get caught not knowing the yell, that’s bad bull.

Aggie Tailgate

One word: food. On the list of things Aggies find most

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 1759 Heath Drive, College Station

$234,995| 4 Beds | 5 Baths | 1,775 Sq. Ft. | 0.08 Acres

Great investment or place to call home in an awesome location right off of highway 6 and next to HEB in south College Station. Brand new build by GrantCaffey construction. All bedrooms have a full bathroom and walk-in closet. Granite throughout, stainless steel appliances, tile backsplash in kitchen, brush nickel hardware, tile surrounds in bathrooms. Neighborhood offers 2 pools, volleyball court, picnic area and sidewalks throughout.



Beautiful open concept kitchen with family room.
Dark wood cabinets and granite countertops complete the look and make
this home perfect for entertaining.

 



Tiled bathroom floors and walk-in closets with

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Tiny Houses have been the talk of the town in recent years. From manageability to environmental friendliness, the benefits of owning a tiny house are numerous. But is owning a small home for you?

  

 

Benefits

20somethingfinance detailed seven benefits of downsizing to a tiny home in their 2016 article. Their seven reasons included saving money, freedom from debt, freedom from stuff, freedom of mobility, more free time, the “celebrity” factor of having a tiny home and the fact that tiny homes are usually better quality homes.

Tinyhousetalk noted in their article that people who buy tiny homes have less upkeep, cheaper heating and cooling bills, economy of size with no inefficiency and the benefit of downsizing the owner’s

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Thinking about what to do with those cabinets that you just don’t love anymore? Refacing or replacing those cabinets may be the perfect project for you. Check out these pros and cons for refacing and replacing to figure out which is right for you.

Refacing:

This process involves installing new fronts to the cabinet doors and covering the exposed face frames with a wood or plastic veneer. This is typically done by an experienced craftsman, and is completed within two to four days. The doors are removed and sanded down, while a new door front is made. The new door front is then placed on top of the old one, covering the old finish.  

The pros for using this method include a shorter project time and cheaper costs. When having cabinets refaced,

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The Texas Reds Festival is celebrating it’s tenth year this year. The festival will take place September 23- 25 in Downtown Bryan and will showcase live music talents, Texas wine and beer, and steak and fixins. We’ve compiled a short list of some activities that will be available at this year’s Texas Reds.

Live Music

The festival highlights musical performances on four stages: the KBTX Stage, the iHeart Media Stage, The palace, and the Acoustic Cafe. Performers include Ray Wylie Hubbard, Ian Moore, Roxy Roca, Nathan Wells, and Ben Morris. A full detailed schedule of performers can be found on the Texas Reds website.

Wine & Beer

Representatives from various wineries and breweries will be attending Texas Reds. Wineries will offer tastings

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When selling your home, you look to appeal to the widest range of buyers possible and that can be hard when you have kids. Below we will go over some key points in staging your house with kids to maximize buyers interest and help sell your home faster.


Neutralize the Kid’s Rooms

Although you and your kids love the mural of the zoo animals or the pink princess walls, it might be hard for potential buyers to view themselves in that space if they don’t have little ones. It’s best to paint these walls in a neutral color scheme which is friendly to everyone.  Additionally, the mound of stuffed animals would be better kept in storage instead of in the room. This includes play rooms as well, it is best to convert this into an open space that

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Being a new home buyer can be scary and intimidating. You go into the process thinking you know what you need to know, but you come out of it realizing there was so much more to it than what you thought. Here are a few things to most people don’t tell you when starting your home buying process.

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Don’t Rush

    • According to the National Association of Realtors, it takes an average of 12 weeks to find a home. So don’t set an unattainable timeline. Be patient so you can better find a house that is perfect for you! Sometimes the best things just take a little time.

Hire a Home Inspector

    • The inspector will be able to catch little things that went unnoticed by yourself. This can save you loads in the future and let you know

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Event Name: Tarzan: Myth & Mystery

Date: July 12th- October 29th

Location: Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Time: 10 a.m-5 p.m


This exclusive exhibit showcases items from an extensive collection of Tarzan and Edgar Rice Burroughs memorabilia. Early publications, beautiful original artwork, rare books, and rarely seen film posters will be shown alongside stunning taxidermy animals from central Africa. Through this colorful and exciting exhibit, visitors can explore the natural settings of the Tarzan books, the life of author Edgar Rice Burroughs, the bold world of pulp art, Tarzan's international appeal, and other related topics.


For more information about this event visit: www.visitaggieland.com

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