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 It is now mid summer which is harvest season and that means it's time for the 39th Annual Messina Hof’s Harvest Festival! This festival is several weeks long and each day is there is different activities than the prior day.       The festival mostly takes place at the main Bryan location, but al...
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Violence happens occasionally, no matter the location. But homeowners associations can help by offering the security their neighborhood wants while avoiding common errors. Here’s what to look out for and what to avoid to keep your community safe. Not conducting a security surveyYou could invest t...
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Tired of having to lower the price of your home because of the amount of time it’s been on the market? Wondering why your home hasn’t sold, or attracted potential buyers? Chances are you’re missing a very important piece of the selling process: home staging. By applying staging you could very wel...
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You know those pesky problems that have been bugging you for years? The one’s you hope will magically fix themselves if you continue to ignore them? Well I’m here to tell you, DON’T ignore them; these problems will not go away in time and they will only end up causing you bigger problems in the f...
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Fourth of July in Bryan/College Station  Spending your 4th of July in the Bryan/College Station area?  Celebrate your patriotism, and check out these awesome events that will make sure to keep your day full of fun & fireworks!What: 56th Annual I Love America 4th of July Celebration Where: George ...
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Whether you are looking to buy a new house or wanting to sell your current property, choosing the right agent is a big decision. So what exactly should you look for and how can you know if they will help you get the most out of your property or find the home you’ve always dreamed of?Communication...
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Looking to sell your home? Be sure to be aware of these 3 biggest selling mistakes to make sure that your home sells as quickly as possible.Overpricing the HomeThis is the biggest mistake that sellers can make when trying to sell their homes. Get with a real estate agent, and they can help sugges...
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Thinking about taking on a project and wondering whether you should do it yourself or hire a pro? Check our our pro’s and con’s to doing it yourself and hiring a professional! Do It YourselfPro’s: Do it yourself projects can be fun and easy! If you are taking on a DIY project you will most likely...
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Real estate is one of the most reliable investments with the biggest ROI, if you get the right property in the right location with the right house. So any smart homebuyer knows the home inspection is key in spotting troubles before investing to ensure that you’re not getting sucked into a money p...
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As we impatiently wait for the fresh, warm air to arrive, we begin to prepare our homes for spring season. Here are a few tips to help you better prepare your home for spring.YardWith winter season coming to an end, an easy way to start preparing your yard for spring season is to rake areas that ...
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Just as we learned in the previous blog about blinds, there are also valance and sundry types of curtains.  We’ve picked out the most popular ones and will explain their types and benefits.Ascot Valances are a pointed design hung from a standard or a continental rod link to a standard curtain rod...
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Birthday celebrations are fun events for everyone.  There's cake.  There's balloons.  What's not to like?  This Friday, our College Station community honors the lives of George and Barbara Bush with the College Station 92nd Bush Birthday Celebration at the presidential library.  Everyone is a gue...
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Spring is just about done.  In a few weeks, it will officially be summer.  It doesn't seem like summer yet, though, with all the rain and clouds we've been experiencing.  The College Station Smith Dairy Queens Garage Sale 2016 takes place this weekend, come rain or shine.  Any shopping you do her...
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Memorial Day is just six days away.  What better way to honor those that gave their lives for your freedom than to give something back to the community?  At the 2016 College Station Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast and Garage Sale, you can have your (pan)cake and eat it, too. What: 2016 College Sta...
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There's nothing quite as relaxing as good food, great company and smooth jazz.  You can find all of that at the 2016 College Station First Sunday Jazz Jam.  But if you miss this Sunday's jam, that's OK.  There will be another one next month.What: 2016 College Station First Sunday Jazz JamWhere: L...
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Thinking about transforming your boring master bath into a relaxing spa-like sanctuary? People use their bathrooms for more than just bathing and brushing their teeth these days. Instead they’ve become multi-functional retreats perfect for the weary worker or mother needing a quiet escape. When r...
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We take it for granted that Earth Day is celebrated every year.  However, back in 1970, taking time out to contemplate how to nurture instead of destroy the environment was a novel concept.  The idea of recycling, solar energy and electric cars were not in the public vernacular for the most part....
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This is the age of on-the-go. You get your coffee to go, you do your banking on the fly and you may fall into the approximate 25 percent of people who don't sit down to eat with their families, according to CBS News. Nearly every aspect of your life has become mobile, but this isn't necessarily a...
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When moving to a new home or updating our current home, sometimes a easy way to really change the room is to simply add blinds and/or curtains.  But if we’re being completely honest there are so many different types of curtains and blinds that choosing the best ones (or the right ones) for you sp...
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  Most people don’t know how easy it is to make their homes run on less energy. Drastic reductions in heating, cooling and electricity costs can be achieved through very simple changes, most of which homeowners can do themselves. Without taking energy efficiency precautions, your utility bill can...

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