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Even though you may not think you need a real estate agent, there are quite a few ways that they can help you when you are trying to sell your home. If you don’t use a real estate agent, you will probably have to list your home as, “For Sale By Owner,” which can sometimes backfire if you don’t know what you’re doing.

Here are some ways that using a real estate agent can help you when you’re trying to sell your home.


Help Determine the Home Market


Real estate agents have a huge knowledge and wide network of connections with the current market any time of the year. They know how much you should put your house up for, when the right time to post the selling is and what you can do to have more

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  Selling a house can be a difficult thing to achieve.  The last thing you want to happen after finding a home you want to move into, is not being able to sell the one you have on the market.  In order to avoid any inconveniences as such, there are several steps one can take.  

1. The first step to doing this is disassociating yourself with your house.  

By disassociating yourself with your house, you will be able to get rid of an owners mentality, and become capable of making wise decisions when staging the house.  The simplest way to stage your house is to get rid of all the clutter.  By ridding yourself of the clutter, you are able to show the full amount of square footage your house actually has; clutter hides your houses real size…
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This house is a lovingly maintained family home closely located to everything you might want! 

The College Station Med Center, the new Scott and White, and not to mention a choice between Tower Point shopping or the Kroger center are all a few minutes away! 

The kitchen is well laid out with a convenient island, and opens to the living area and dining area, for easy interaction with family or guests.
There is no carpet in the house, making for easy cleaning of the open and spacious rooms!

A number of parks are located around to walk the dogs and let the kids play, as well as every level of school to choose from.  

Hurry, Don't let this one get away!
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Winter is finally over, and after months of taking a brutal beating from the elements, your poolside retreat may need a little TLC. Bring your backyard back to life just in time for summer entertaining with these three tips:

1. DIY Deck Design

If you have a knack for do-it-yourself renovations, consider updating your pool deck for the summer season. Over time, pool decks can crack and any finishes or slip-resistant coatings can depreciate. This can become a real problem when it applies to safety. Without a slip-resistant coating, your family and guests are more prone to slipping on the wet areas. Make safety a priority and spruce up your old pool deck with a larger, more stylish concrete addition.

First, you’ll need to measure the deck area.

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Are you into Wine and Roses?
Will you be in the Bryan and College Station area on April 25th?

If you answered yes to either of these questions then you should be attending the Messina Hof 31st Annual Wine and Roses Festival. It will be taking place on April 25 from 2-8pm at Messina Hof.

The slogan that Messina Hof has made for this event is “Eat. Drink. Stomp.” This event is thoroughly planned out with a lot of fun. The purpose of this Event is to celebrate the blooming of the roses and the budding of the vines.

This celebration will include the incorporation of:

  • live music
  • food trucks
  • artisans and booths
  • wine tasting
  • wine pairing 
  • arts events

    It will also have the Annual Messinah Hof celebrity grape stomp, regular grape stomps
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A home is probably the single largest investment you will make in your life and most people will spend a great deal of time and energy searching for or designing the perfect home. One of the first decisions you’ll have to make though, is whether to buy an existing home or build a new one. Here are some advantages and disadvantages of both.


Buying an Existing Home


Advantages: 2 main advantages of buying an existing home is convenience and cost. Also having a qualified real estate agent to guide you through the process is a huge advantage. The convenience of being able to move right away is one of the strengths for people buying a new home. This is especially true for people on a tight schedule for people getting a new job or children starting

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Immaculate 4 bedroom, 2 bath home in a great neighborhood!

This luxury built home comes with high-end finishes throughout.

Spend your evenings and winters in the living room with a beautiful stone fireplace.
You will enjoy the kitchen with handcrafted wooden cabinets and granite countertops.

This house is located on a cul-de-sac street that is near shopping, restaurants and schools.

You will enjoy the fantastic backyard and great neighbors!

Don't miss out on this beautiful house!

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Come out to Wolf Pen Creek on
April 18th
for a fun day with your community.


Support local choirs, sit in the sun, and enjoy some delicious BBQ! The event will include, educational booths, environmental demonstrations, a kid’s zone, and some live entertainment!

When: April 18th from 11:00am-4:00pm

Where:Wolf Pen Creek Park

Scholarships: Two students will be presented with a scholarship at the event for the 2015/2016 school year. The 2016/2017 school year applications are now open and are due December 31st at 5pm! Click here to apply!


Entertainment: There will be live music at the amphitheater between 11:00am to 2:45pm including the Creekview Choir, Chris Kleiber & the Felony Brothers, and Project X.

11:00am-11:30am: Creekview Choir

11:45am-1:30pm:

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Buying your first home is exciting yet nerve wracking time because there is so much to think about and be aware of. The things you need to take into consideration when buying your first home should be the same things you consider before buying any home. Do your research and rely on a real estate agent for trusted guidance. Your first home purchase shouldn’t be a negative one.


 

Let us help you make the process less stressful and more successful! Consider the following tips before your buy your first home:


Look realistically at your budget

Looking realistically at your budget should be the first thing to look at when you are preparing to buy a home. This way you can know which properties you can afford and avoid falling in love

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This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is oozing with character and will work great just like it is for student living
or if you are looking for a first home.

This home has loads of upside potential you need to see this one. Within the kitchen,
there have been some recent updates.

The three bedrooms rooms are large in size.
Most areas of the home is sporting wood floors. You will enjoy the huge backyard. 

For students, it's only a bike ride distance from campus and the shuttle stop is only a few blocks.

If this one sounds good you need to see it quick this time of year or it will be gone.

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