October 2014

There are 30 blog entries for October 2014.

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Temperatures are starting to drop and now is the time to prepare your fireplace for fall! Here are some tips on how to prepare your fireplace for the season--whether it’s a gas or wood-burning fireplace.


Wood-Burning

Clean your chimney before you starting burning the fireplace wood. The leading cause of fires from fireplaces result from leftover fuel that has accumulated in the chimney.


Have the gasket material inspected and replaced as needed. If your wood-burning fireplace has a blower, clean it. Unlike furnace blowers, these blowers do not have a filtering system, so you must clean them!


Replace any broken brick lining or anything that has deteriorated. If the brick lining has deteriorated to

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Search All Homes For Sale
Homes for Sale is College Station, TX
Homes for Sale in Bryan, TX
Homes for Sale in Aggieland
Real Estate for Sale in Brazos Valley
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Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale
 
Carla Henderson
Cortiers Real Estate
979-846-8326
Questions?
Schedule a Showing!
MLS#: 94671
 
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Stunning home on over half an acre in town!
Located on a very private cul de sac with other amazing homes, this home boasts of gorgeous windows throughout the home!
There is tons of natural light in this home. With all new paint and landscaping, you can enjoy your cool evening on the outside deck. There are 4 spacious bedrooms, a large study, 3 living rooms, and so much more! There is a large, circle driveway that connects to the second driveway leading up to the garage with covered parking.
This home has it all! Across the street is Brothers Park with walking trails, a duck pond, a playground, a sport field, and a basketball court! Please note that this house is still having work done. The home and carpets will be professionally…
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So you've decided to make the transition from renter to homeowner and are looking to purchase your first home. You aren't alone—according to the 2013 National Association of Realtors Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 38 percent of last year's home purchasers were first time buyers. Before you start the often lengthy process of buying a home, it is important to know what you are in for. Here is a brief guide to the steps you will need to take as you set out to purchase your first home:

Start Saving

It may seem obvious, but if you are looking to purchase your first home you should already be saving. There are many unexpected costs along the way to owning your first home, and before you even begin to think about home ownership you need to have some

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The Bryan Family Fall Fest 2014 includes tons of family-friendly games and activities. All proceeds benefit the Allen Academy students and faculty. Photo courtesy @Oscar1319 | Dreamstime Stock PhotosIn just three days, hundreds of little goblins will be running around your Bryan community begging for candy.  Why wait?  Kick off Halloween early at the Bryan Family Fall Fest 2014 this Thursday, October 30th.

What: Bryan Family Fall Fest 2014
Where: Allen Academy (3201 FM 158/Boonville Rd)
When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 6pm to 9pm
Cost: $0.50 per ticket, $25 for all-inclusive wristband
Contact: Allen Academy (979) 776-0731

Allen Academy hosts their Bryan Family Fall Fest 2014 this Thursday evening.  The list of activities scheduled for the evening is almost endless.   Between the pumpkin, bean bag and castle tosses and the inflatable bounce houses, there are plenty of things for every member of the family to enjoy.  Other games and activities

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What is the Aggie 100?


The Aggie 100 is hosted by Texas A&M's Mays Business School for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship.The Aggie 100 awards Aggie owners of businesses across the United States since 2005!

The Aggie 100 identifies, recognizes, and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world. The Aggie 100 not only celebrates their success, it also provides a forum to pass lessons to the next generation of Aggie entrepreneurs.

There were a total of 11 local businesses from Bryan-College Station that made their way onto this list.

Yes, Cortiers Real Estate made #9 on this list of 100 prestigious companies!

There are a few things In order to be able to qualify for this list, businesses must be in…
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Are you thinking of selling your house?

According to KeepingCurrentMatters.com, there are 5 main reasons you should sell your house now!


  1. Demand is High

There has been a 17.2% increase in sales since July 2012. Sales have remained above that for 25 months now. There are buyers that are serious about purchasing right now!


  1. Supply is Beginning to Increase

KeepingCurrentMatters.com claims that “total housing inventory last month rose 5.6% to 2.28 million homes for sale.” Many expect inventories to keep increasing and rise to 1.9 million of positive equity in the next year. Selling now while the demand is so high may give you your best price.


  1. New Construction is Coming Back

As the market is

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  Four bedroom, three bath, two story townhome located off Briarcrest Country Club!   Spend your evenings unwinding in front of the brick fireplace. And enjoy your afternoons in the backyard with views of the country club.    High living room ceilings, stainless steel appliances, and extra bathroom counter space are just some of the perks this home has to offer.    Come see this listing before it's gone!  
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