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College Station home price reduced! - 08/30/07 03:38 PM
1513 Jasmine Circle has been reduced to $129,900 and is ready to add to your investment portfolio currently. This fabulous home is located in Shenandoah with zoning to the new Forest Ridge Elementary, Cypress Grove Intermediate School, College Station Middle School, and A&M Consolidated High School. Shenandoah offers a community clubhouse, pool, and tennis courts and lots of green spaces! Homeowner association fees are a modest $180/year. The house is tucked in the middle of the subdivision with large trees abundant and great neighbors. Stained concrete floors in the living room and entryhall and a beautiful little shed with garden area await. Call today (6 comments)
Bryan Luxury Real Estate - 2502 River Forest Court - 08/25/07 06:15 PM
Come home to this elegant listing. Positioned on 1/2 acre lot, this 4026 square foot home features five bedrooms four and one half baths. Updated tile and hardwood floors, lots of storage including a cedar lined closet. This well maintained home is a true delight. Three car garage and lots of trees. This house, in the prestigous Bryan neighborhood, Memorial Forest, is presented at $374,000.
Bryan real estate recently reduced - 08/25/07 06:00 PM
Parents, want a four bedroom house close to campus that won't break the budget? Come home to 601 Olive. This four bedroom house sits on a large lot and has 1,988 square feet of living space. The cooktop, oven, microwave and water heater have recently been updated. The bedrooms and closets are oversized. Low maintenance exterior with brick and vinyl siding. Price is reduced from $149,900 to $129,900 for a quick sale! This is only $65.34 per square foot. (5 comments)
College Station Condo Waterwood New Listing - 08/25/07 05:48 PM
A beautiful College Station condo unit is coming available for sale on Monday in Waterwood. This three bedroom three bath unit is available for occupancy in the Spring Semester (late December closing). The property is absolutely immaculate. Plantation shutters on the windows, beautiful granite countertops and large bedrooms await your student. The asking price is a modest $155,000. Call now to arrange your private showing on this beautiful unit. For more information on this and other properties go to www.ChrisTesch.com for all your real estate needs. (5 comments)
Aggieland Luxury Home! - 08/21/07 07:29 AM
Looking for a large home in a settled area that's affordable? Here is a must see! This beautiful home was built by one of the areas best builders, Ralph Morgan. Great attention to detail was given to this home. The Southwood Forest area is within walking distance to schools and the hospital making this an extreme bargain! Recently lowered to $359,900 this beautiful home won't last long! A true opportunity for a bargain Aggieland luxury home! One half an acre of manicured grounds surround this beauty. The house is a four bedroom/3.5 bath built in 1987. A unique opportunity to be in this spectacular (12 comments)
College Station Acreage Home - 08/21/07 01:22 AM
Waiting for a fantastic home on acreage in College Station? Wait no longer! This beautiful home sits on 7.36 acres and is 1,737 square feet. It has four bedrooms and two baths and was built in 2003. Two small barns with cattle pens or horse facility and sprinkler system in front yard. Call today for your private tour of this College Station Acreage Home. The front of the hoe presents a beautiful picture! A beautiful gazebo welcomes you onto this estate. The living room is large and features a beautiful raised hearth fireplace The dining area is large and could fit your entertainment needs nicely! The kitchen (8 comments)
College Station Luxury Home - 08/21/07 12:42 AM
Another beautiful College Station luxury home is new to the market! This time you'll need to bring your imagination along since it won't be finished until 12/01/07. Located in the prestigious Indian Lakes Subdivision this beautiful home will be sitting on 1.27 wooded acres, moments away from horse trails and the beautiful lake. Featuring 3,902 square feet Westerheim Custom Homes is putting in every imaginable upgrade. Two story ceilings in the study, game-room and dining room. a three car side entry garage, up-lighting on the facade of the house, double door entry and cedar beamed vaulted porch. Call for the specs today and (5 comments)
College Station Condos - Deacon Row - 08/19/07 11:45 PM
Focusing on affordable housing for our students is an important job in our real estate market. Fortunately, we have some College Station Condos that really fit the bill. You can invest in one, knowing that the track record shows excellent appreciation and secure in the knowledge that you'll never have to come up and mow your students lawn, or get annoying letters from the city. Deacon Row Condos are 3 miles from Kyle Field, located directly on the shuttle route. These three bedroom, 2 bath (plus a spare vanity) units are a students dream! Built well, they are also parent pleasing. The all brick construction (13 comments)
College Station Condos for the Budget Minded - 08/19/07 12:45 AM
College Station has anything from almost extreme luxury in it's condo market, down to sheer simplicity. Each has it's own beauty. Afraid of not being able to get an affordable College Station Condo? Fear not! We have them in almost all price categories. Some of the best condominiums for the budget minded are on Dartmouth and Harvey Road. These awesome condos are on the shuttle route and convenient to a coffee shop (a must have college staple!) as well as laundrymats for those times that your own washer and dryer can't quite cope with the backlog! These College Station condos are 2 (11 comments)
Carter Lake, a College Station Real Estate Dream! - 08/19/07 12:00 AM
There are times when moving to Brazos Valley meant staring lovingly at my bathtub. I am originally from Michigan with a lake every three feet it seems. The vast contrast between the two places at times is a source of concern! College Station is very different from Michigan and most other lake abundant places and it is difficult to get land with good lakes. Most of we call lakes here wouldn't even necessarily be called a pond back in Michigan. They are ultra small bodies of water that cannot support sailing, boating or even very good fishing. In contrast College Station has a hidden treasure in (5 comments)
College Station condos - 08/18/07 06:01 PM
College Station has a wide variety of student condos as well as condos that are perfect for just spending an occasional football weekend in. Bryan is another good venue for condos, though many there are for active adults as well and tend to be more luxury listings. We will focus on the more desirable, newer condos available in our market. The desirability of a College Station Condo can be tagged upon how close the complex is to campus, with those being further away selling for less money, even when they are well appointed. Fox Run Condos are probably one of the closest condo projects (9 comments)
College Station's Luxury Homes - 08/17/07 09:14 PM
College Station has many tremendous luxury homes on the market. One of the best factors of the Bryan and College Station areas is our affordability. Our luxury market evidences this affordability dramatically. While other areas have their median home prices at 500K and up, we redefine affordable elegance with the very elite of our market listings starting at 500K and over. Whether wintering in our moderate climate with, or a year round home to enjoy Aggieland , there is something guaranteed to please even the most discriminating buyer!Case in point is this gorgeous, functional home located in the Gardens at Castlegate. Castlegate is a (20 comments)
Technorati Posting - 08/16/07 11:44 AM
Technorati Profile. This is my attempt to get Technorati to index my Active Rain blog. It indexed my personal blog very easily and quickly. The Active Rain blog has been extremely difficult. I first posted to Active Rain and then created a localism post. Technorati wants to be able to find your post to authenticate your indexing request. I'm not sure if it's worth it at this point. Has anyone been successful in claiming your Active Rain blog for technorati? (3 comments)
College Station Schools Gearing Up for New School Year - 08/12/07 04:41 PM
College Station ISD recently revamped their website. The new website is very appealling! Kudos for a great job! On the website you can find the new school calendar, as well as the 2007-2008 school supply lists, there are seperate ones for grades K-4, and grades 5 & 6. You can visit the website also to find school hours, bus information or menus. Information about individual schools can be found here. A&M Consolidated High School (grades 9-12) A&M Consolidated Middle School (grades 7-8) College Station Middle School (grades 7-8) Cypress Grove Intermediate School (grades 5-6) Oakwood Intermediate School (grades 5-6) College Hills Elementary School all elementaries Pre K (income dependant) through 4th Forest Ridge Elementary School Pebble Creek Elementary (6 comments)
Bryan/College Station New School Choice - 08/11/07 09:33 PM
Bryan and College Station are welcoming a new school choice for the Brazos Valley this year; Harmony School System. Harmony has been operating in Houston, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, El Paso, Fort Worth, Beaumont, Lubock and Waco and are now making their debute in Aggieland. Harmony has won many awards. Harmony Houston is one of two Texas Schools and one of 52 U.S. Schools to receive a National Distinguished School Recognition Award. Harmony Houston is also one of a very few exemplary high schools in Texas. Consistantly all Harmony Schools outpace Texas Schools in the TAKS test subjects, typically by large margins. (4 comments)
Bryan's Floodplains Extended - 08/11/07 05:36 PM
Bryan City Engineers recently revamped outdated floodplain maps. FEMA requires flood maps to be revised periodically. Approximately 10% of Bryan (around 2700 acres) now lies in floodplain. 180 homeowners were notified that their homes lie within the 100 year floodplain, the area that has a 1% or better chance of being flooded each year. Help is on the way for residents newly identified as living in the floodplain as Bryan is part of a FEMA incentive program that will give 5% discounts for flood insurance. Though I don't know of anyone happy about being identified as in the floodplain, these residents can sleep a bit better at night (6 comments)
Tankless Water Heaters, an Eco-friendly Solution! - 08/10/07 08:57 PM
Many of the builders in College Station, Texas are including a new feature, designed to save money and benefit the enviroment, the Tankless Water Heater. The concept is simple, why heat 40 or 50 gallons of water twenty four hours a day, when you can have hot water on demand? With Tankless Heaters, also known as Instantaneous or Demand Water Heaters, there is no storage tank. You can employ electric or gas heating with tankless systems. Hot water is dispensed at typically 2-5 gallons per minute. Gas tends to be at the top of that range, where electric doesn't perform quite (22 comments)
College Station Real Estate Announcement - 08/09/07 10:04 PM
A great College Station home has hit the market running! This awesome three bedroom, two bath home features high ceilings and huge rooms! Two dining areas and a living room loft with a large master bedroom and kids rooms. The two car detached garage is great and the heavily treed lot and cul-de-sac location is supurb! Offered for only $139,990 for 1850 square feet. For more great College Station listings and full access to the MLS view College Station Real Estate. (12 comments)
College Station Bush Museum Hosts "Visit the White House in College Station". - 08/09/07 09:48 PM
It's always fun to live in a community with a Presidential Library and we often have wonderful events here because of it. Visitors to the area have included queens, princes, ambassadors, heads of state and of course the president, and his family. Our library is located at 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX. The exibits at the Bush Library are currently being overhauled and one that is relatively new is up and running. John and Jan Zweifel have built a White House replica in minature. It skillfully and faithfully brings alive 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for visitors. The hours of operation (6 comments)
Bryan & College Station Market Report for July 2007 - 08/09/07 12:32 AM
The Bryan/College Station housing market had good activity in July with a median sales price of $166,023 (down from $180,096 last month). Only 7 homes sold over $500,000. There were 52 active listings in this price range (7.42 month supply). $400K-$499K range saw sales of 5 homes compared to the 45 active on the market (9 month supply). $300K-$399K range saw sales of 15 for the 89 homes active (5.93 month supply). In the $250K-$299K range 13 were sold for the 78 active on the market (6 month supply). For homes priced $200K-$250K 18 sales occurred whereas there were 112 listed ( 6.2 month supply). (9 comments)
Countertops...Refresh or Resurface? - 08/08/07 08:04 PM
Does gazing at your kitchen countertops bring the Brady Bunch theme to mind? Is avocado green, or Harvest Gold a part of your decorating scheme??? There is help to be had!!! If you are in a starter home, or a home that is less than $200,000 you might consider resurfacing as an option. For a kitchen with less than 13 linear feet the cost is a mere $380 and the results are spectacular this is a before shot of a kitchen where resurfacing was employed. See how the harvest gold countertops diminish the clean lines of this kitchen.
Here's the kitchen after Guaranteed Resurfacing (12 comments)
Goodnight Marvin Zindler - 08/04/07 11:34 PM
Many years ago I moved to Houston and one of the first voices I ever heard there was "Marvin Zindler, Eyewitness News". His flamboyance and extra emphasis on his name was like fingernails screeching on a chalkboard. Many times I remember it grating against my nerves badly as I watched the news station. Periodically he would announce health department closings in Houston. This was his main job. Many know him from his frequent "slime in the ice machine" remarks. After a while I began to take stock of the man, not the annoying voice. Later I noticed that he moderated for people in need. People (7 comments)
Awesome Home in Bryan, Texas - 08/02/07 08:07 PM
Need a great home on a budget? Look no further! This beautiful home has been updated extensively and is beautifully landscaped with large trees and deck! Featuring 3 bedrooms and two baths with a large formal living room and utility room with extra storage! Directly across from the award winning Johnson Elementary School! Priced right at $129,990. Open house held August 19th from 2-5 pm. Stop by and get cold drinks and brownies!!! Get more great College Station Homes or Bryan Homes! (11 comments)
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