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Contrary to popular belief, there are plants that don’t require much light or water. Even if you fancy yourself a “brown thumb,” these plants are known to thrive in low-lit areas of the home making them a perfect addition to a dark laundry room. For more ideas on plants that grow regardless of the conditions, visit Angie’s List.

The ZZ Plant

This indoor-growing plant is known to push the limits of low-light growing, as it thrives in poorly lit spaces around the home. Green thumbs say this plant is practically indestructible and a good choice for those who can't keep plants alive. The ZZ plant also grows well in a dry environment. If your laundry room has windows that allow sunlight, be sure to keep the ZZ plant far away from the light source, as too

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Building a home can be exciting and overwhelming. You have big visions in your mind of what you want, but then you realize there is so much to do to make that dream a reality. You begin to wonder where should you even start! Here are a few things to start with when you are starting the home-building process.house frame.jpg

Get Connected with a Realtor:

This step is here to ensure you make smart moves. When you get in touch with a realtor, they can help you compare floor plans, financial options, help explain contracts, and so much more. When it comes to the building process, they will make sure you are only putting in what you can get back in return for your area. They are your trusted source for real estate information, and you can be assured that they are

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Event Name: Downtown Christmas Parade

 

Date: December 9, 2016

 

Location: Downtown Bryan

 

Time: 6:30 pm

 

Details: The ONLY light parade in Bryan-College Station. Starting at 24th and Bryan street, floats, fire engines and vehicles covered in lights. A night full of fun. Santa is even rumored to be there after the parade is over.

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When designing, or redesigning a kitchen for your home it is important to have an idea of what kind of cabinets you will put in. Kitchen cabinets define a kitchen with design as well as accessibility, so it is key to have a set that can handle both aspects. It’s exciting and overwhelming to choose what kind of kitchen cabinets your future dream kitchen will have, so be sure to do your research for what will best suit your home. Here are the basics for kitchen cabinetry:

Base Cabinets:

Sometimes called lower cabinets, these are the sturdy cabinets that build the upper base of the kitchen, like counter tops and kitchen islands. This is where most your kitchen storage space will be, for items such as pots, pans, cleaning items, etc. Usually

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When putting your house on the market, there is a checklist of things to do in preparation. However, there are small things that people forget to do that can make or break a deal. Don't worry, we've got you covered with 4 tips and tricks that will help your home sell on the market. 

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Hide Wires in your Home:

This simple fix will make your home look bigger and less cluttered. No buyer wants to see unsightly wires all over the place when they come to visit.

Ways to do this:

Use binder clips even paper towel rolls to keep cords together, then use a light adhesive to hide behind a desk or entertainment stand.

Clean the small things:

These are the things we see everyday and never notice are truly dirty. Baseboards,Windows and

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Congratulations, you’ve made it all the way to the home inspection!

It is important to note that a home inspection is completely optional to the buyer, but generally is a great idea. It’s very important to be aware of all your choices for home inspection. Below we will go over a few of the basics about home inspection and what you should expect.


What is a Home Inspection?

By definition, a home inspection is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home, often in connection with the sale of that home. It includes an in-field, primarily visual evaluation and professional opinion of the performance of the readily accessible installed systems in a home.


These evaluations should be performed by certified professional

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Top Tips that First Home Buyers should know

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1. Shop a Loan

Interview at least three lenders and compare the “good faith” estimates. A good faith estimate is used to compare offers from different lenders or brokers. The process can take as little as an hour, but make sure you tell each the same scenario to compare costs and interest rates apples to apples. They should respond to you quickly. Look for a loan that you’d be comfortable taking on for at least 3 years.

2. Set a Budget

Figure out what you can realistically afford month in and month out. Pay off or lower credit card minimum payments, student loans, and car loans before you take on a mortgage if possible.

3. Improve on Credit

One common misconception is that less

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Planning to relocate to Bryan-College Station? Not sure what is around town, or even how to get around? Wanting to move, but not sure which area is right for you or your family? Coming from a larger city to a smaller town can be stressful, but knowing what you are getting into beforehand  will be helpful and moving here will all be worth it. 



About Bryan-College Station

Home of the Aggies, Bryan-College Station is a big tradition loving town. Located in the heart of central Texas, it is just hours away from all of the major cities. Being a very diverse town full of traditions, it has come home to over 227,843 and is still growing. Giving that small-town feel, with big-city features, it offers many attractions, services, and local

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Anyone who has thought about renovating a home, has also considered the hefty fees that could go along with the renovation process. Although renovating can be a financially stressful process, there are numerous ways to save money while you embark on your renovation journey. Here are some tips to save you money while still achieving all of your renovation goals.

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1. Try your best not to move any plumbing appliances.
Re-plumbing appliances such as a sink or toilet, can add a substantial amount to your renovating costs. If you can leave these appliances where they are, you will be able to put that saved money into an area that you will be able to actually see and enjoy.


2. Do your own demolition.
Hiring someone to do you demolition can be very

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Many people believe they know everything they need to about buying a house. Unfortunately, there are a plethora of obstacles that you must overcome in order to purchase a home.

Fortunately, you’re in LUCK! You have can have access to a buyer’s agent. No clue who that is or what it even means? That’s okay, we can help you out.

A buyer's agent is someone who represents only the buyer in a real estate transaction. This person is there to only serve your best interest as a buyer. Your agent will negotiate for you, research the neighborhood or property, ensure the property is inspected, and do whatever is necessary in order to reach your goals.

You need someone that will be honest with you, someone who knows really what they are doing,

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