September 2016

There are 14 blog entries for September 2016.

Home insurance and mortgages are often topics many homeowners search endlessly for answers about. The benefits of obtaining home insurance in relation to a mortgage depend on your geographic location and other factors. Below we will look at the general benefits home insurance brings.

What is home insurance?

First off, home owner insurance is coverage for your home in case of damage by fire, theft, and other natural disasters. Depending on the area where you live, it may be necessary to get additional coverages such as flooding or earthquakes events. Home insurance also protects the home owner from liability if a guest is injured in the home. Homeowner pays a deductible usually between $500 - $1000 a year, and anything over that dollar amount is

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After thinking about it for some time, you have made the decision to move to Texas. Whether you were approved for the job transfer you were hoping for or you were motivated to live closer to — or maybe further away from — family members, the Lone Star State is eagerly awaiting your arrival. While moving can be a stressful experience, there is so much to look forward to in your new home state.

People are really nice

Hospitality and Texas go hand in hand. Drivers wave at each other, doors are opened for others and people smile and say hello to strangers. When you move into your new place, chances are your new neighbors will come by to say howdy and welcome you with open arms to the area. This marvelous sense of hospitality is both positive and

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One of the biggest stresses in life is buying a home, however, it can also be the biggest blessings. You want to make sure you are making an informed and correct decision. Knowing when to buy a home is a major decision, there a many things to consider when you are going through the process of deciding. Be sure to evaluate these main things.


Am I ready for such a long term commitment?

Be sure to consider the way this long term commitment will affect your family. You should understand all of the things that go into not only buying the home, but also moving in. Are you ready for such a big commitment?


Is my home move out ready?

One thing that many do not consider is that your home also has to be in

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Real Estate Market Stats for Bryan/College Station

August Final Statistics (2016)
Average Days on the Market: 94
Units Sold: 376

Amount Sold: $84,315,00
Average Sales Price: $224,241

Would you like a better understanding of our market statistics? 

We would be happy to consult with you on how these numbers effect your buying and selling experience!

Call us @ 979-846-TEAM (8326)

 

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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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Many home buyers do not know what sellers financing is, let alone that there is even such an option. Seller financing, also known as owner financing, is an option to buyers that involve receiving a loan from the owner, instead of going through the bank. This may seem ideal to homebuyers or even sellers for that matter. These types of agreements are ideal if the loan is going to be short term. Buyers might prefer this option if they are unable to receive a loan from the bank. This allows for the interest rate, time period, down payment, and default consequences to be agreed upon the buyer and seller. Depending on your financial situation, a buyer may not see this as their best option. For instance, the interest

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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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