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Looking for a place your furry friend can hang out with you and your family? The Bryan/College Station area offers plenty of fun options, from parks to restaurants!

Dog Parks

Dog Parks are an awesome way to meet other pet owners and keep your pet happy. Check out these local options:

  • University Dog Park - Pets will love to play off-leash at this fun dog park, which is fenced with a separate area for small pets, benches, and even a pond for dogs to swim in.
  • Steeplechase Dog Park - This fenced, off-leash dog park is located in a beautiful, wooded location, and includes a creek for dogs to splash in. There is also a playground for children nearby.
  • Lick Creek Park - Your pet will love to join you off-leash at this unfenced park, just make
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Historic homes are intrinsically beautiful and uniquely designed.  Although historic homes are elegant, buyers are often unaware of the steps that need to be taken before considering purchasing a historic home.  Because historic homes require time and dedication, a buyer should be aware of the time investment made when purchasing a historic home.   

  •  Check the Paperwork

A home is considered historic if the national Register of Historic Places deems the architectural style as historic. Because the purpose of buying a historic home is its historic aspect, make sure you check registries and paperwork to find out whether your future home is actually historic.

  • Have the Home Inspected

Historic homes are usually not up to code.

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Gorgeous home in coveted Edelweiss Gartens.

The house includes a huge living room, a nice dining area, three good-sized bedrooms, as well as a separate computer nook. There are exquisite custom antique cabinets and you will find granite counters throughout the home.

The house contains stainless kitchen appliances, fireplace with gas logs, lots of architectural details, and a wonderful screened porch in back. The attractive landscaping adds to the home's great curb appeal.

Seller to offer $2,500 for closing costs or allowances. 

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Have you been thinking about buying your own home, but you aren’t quite sure it’s the right time? Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you will ever make. To help you figure out if you are ready, here are some factors to take into consideration when you are thinking about buying your first home. 

You are financially stable
Purchasing a home is a big investment. Proper financing is perhaps the biggest testament to your home-buying readiness. There are a couple of important things to consider:

  • You have a sizeable down-payment you can put on your house (around 15-20 percent of the property’s value) 
  • You can comfortably make your monthly mortgage payments (should be less
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Buying your first home can cause excitement and anxiety. Sometimes this leads to home buyers not thinking through proper steps to find the home they love at the price they can afford. Prepare yourself with these five tips that every new home buyer should know before purchasing their first home.
 

1. Location
Know which locations fit best for what you want in a home and your surrounding environment. Location can change the price of houses and the space available. There could be a time where you have to decide which is the most important. Knowing this before you go into the buying process can save you time and money.

2. Home inspections
Making sure you are “free and clear” by getting a home inspection will benefit your wallet tremendously. There could be

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In our everyday lives, it is far too simple to forget about the struggles of others.  With the convenience of grocery stores and restaurants, it is easy to overlook impoverished families where food insecurities and hunger are an everyday struggle.  According to national statistics, over 50.1 million Americans, children as well as adults, struggle to provide food for themselves.  As human beings, we must ask ourselves, “How can we stop this?”  

Date: Saturday, February 28th

Time: 10:30am - 2pm

Location: Crystal Park Plaza
2700 Earl Rudder Freeway South, COLLEGE STATION, TX 77845

Purpose:
Raise awareness of child hunger, and help children learn the power of art to benefit the community.  
Donation of $10, you can help fight hunger, as well as receive a

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Handy Man's dream. This property has so much potential.


This home includes 4 bedrooms, 3 baths AND is located on almost an acre lot.
The third lot attached to this property has been fenced-in and concreted in for an RV, boat or other large items to store!
Wow, the metal building alone on the property costs $30k. - what a deal you will get.

Enjoy the circle driveway in front of the house with room for guests.
There are two rolling gates to access the property.
This property is located close to Blinn and Downtown Bryan.

Come See Today.

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Deciding to buy a home is a big decision. Homebuyers need to be aware of the financial implications of the mortgage process. Not only is buying a house a rewarding investment, it is also one of the biggest tax breaks available.

If you decide to work with a lender, do not accept various “fees” at first. If they want your business badly enough, you can usually negotiate the fee prices down by at least 50% or even waived.

If the time comes to pay your down payment and you agree to pay less than the usual 20%, many lenders will require PMI, or private mortgage insurance. This insurance protects the lender in case of a default on the loan. What many lenders will neglect to inform you is that once you have

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Buying your first home is an exciting new step in your life. However, you don’t want to be surprised with the extra costs that are involved as a first time homeowner.

Here are seven extra expenses you should know about before the process:

Maintenance
When buying a new home, homeowners should expect to set aside about 2% of the purchase price of their home during the first year. This budget will go towards things like lawn care equipment and household tools.

In addition, the new homeowner may want to make renovations to the new house, touch up the paint, or even replace roof shingles. The cost of maintenance to a new home depends on the prior upkeep and the owner’s personal preference on upgrades and/or renovations.

Appliances and Furnishings

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If you’ve been going back and forth trying to decide if now is the right time to sell your home, worry no longer! Now is the perfect time to sell your home, and you've realized that for a number of different reasons. 

Here are 3 reasons of why you should put your home on the market today.

Your Home Doesn’t Fit Your Lifestyle

There are many reasons of why your home does not really fit your lifestyle anymore. Maybe you are cramped with an expanding family, or maybe all of your kids have grown up and you now have an ‘empty nest.’ You could have had a recent job change, which affects your commute to and from work, or you want to change school districts for your children. Whatever the case may be,

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