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By Tom and Stephanie Hansson, Hansson and Hansson Real Estate Team
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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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...
By James Murr, www.cortiersrealestate.com
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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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...
By Tom and Stephanie Hansson, Hansson and Hansson Real Estate Team
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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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....
By James Murr, www.cortiersrealestate.com
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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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...
By James Murr, www.cortiersrealestate.com
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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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...
By James Murr, www.cortiersrealestate.com
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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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...
By Tom and Stephanie Hansson, Hansson and Hansson Real Estate Team
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Rodeos are usually filled with cowboys on the backs of 2000-lb bulls.  Did you know you could have a rodeo without any actual cowboys?  Or bulls?  The 2016 Greens Prairie Elementary Rodeo and BBQ Cook-Off doesn't have either of those things.  However, the Mustangs still know how to show their gue...
By James Murr, www.cortiersrealestate.com
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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If you’re like many homeowners, there will undoubtedly come a time when you’re ready to upgrade that old paint job or add a half-bath to your game room. Whether you’re staging the house for a potential buyer or simply in need of a change in aesthetics, remodeling and home improvements can seem li...
By Tom and Stephanie Hansson, Hansson and Hansson Real Estate Team
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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This Sunday is Easter Sunday.  This is the Easter Bunny's busiest time of the year.  He's making a mad dash to get all the eggs dyed and ready to go.  There are two different 2016 College Station Easter Egg Hunts this weekend where the kids can practice their egg hunting skills.2016 College Stati...
By Tom and Stephanie Hansson, Hansson and Hansson Real Estate Team
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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There are 12 days left before Easter Sunday.  But that doesn't mean that you can't practice your egg hunting skills now.  After all, you want to be ready for the big day, right?  Thankfully, the College Station Easter Egg Hunt 2016 at Bush Library takes place this Saturday.  You can get plenty of...
By James Murr, www.cortiersrealestate.com
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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Backyard fire pits are a huge hit with homeowners. In a 2012 American Society of Landscape Architects survey, 95.8 percent of respondents rated outdoor fire pits as "somewhat" or "very" in-demand, and California's Orchard Supply Hardware reported that backyard fire pits were one of their biggest ...
By Trey Thurmond, College Station , Texas Homes
(BCR Realtors)
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College Station,   Texas home of Texas A and M  was recently noted as the Number 2 best college town or city to live in out of 326 American college towns and cities by Forbes !  Ann Arbor Michigan was first. Criteria for choosing included quality of education,  financial, crime rates, jobs, cost ...
By James Murr, www.cortiersrealestate.com
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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Are you unsure of how to go about the process of putting your home up for sale? As the new year is getting into full swing, you may be ready to move on to bigger and better things such as selling your home. I am going to give you a step-by-step list of what to do in order to hopefully make the pr...
By Tom and Stephanie Hansson, Hansson and Hansson Real Estate Team
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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It's time to put on your dancing shoes, folks.  The Aggie Dance Marathon 2016 kicks up its heels this Saturday, March 5th.  All proceeds will benefit kids via the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.What: Aggie Dance Marathon 2016Where: Texas A&M (4250 TAMU, College Station, TX)When: Saturday, M...
By James Murr, www.cortiersrealestate.com
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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Are you a dog owner who will be making the move soon to a new home? Well, don't forget that moving will be a stressful experience for your furry friend as well! Dogs by nature are territorial animals so moving to a new environment can be overwhelming for them. Fortunately, there are steps you can...
By James Murr, www.cortiersrealestate.com
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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 A home burglary is an unsettling event. Make sure you know what steps you must take after a break-in occurs. Certain steps are very important for your police report, reclaiming your property and for your insurance claims. After you have dealt with the post-burglary logistics, enforce a new secur...
By Tom and Stephanie Hansson, Hansson and Hansson Real Estate Team
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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Did you know that approximately 47 million US citizens live below the poverty line?  Over 20% of US children are part of that statistic.  These families struggle every day to make ends meet.  Money raised from the 2016 College Station Stampede for Need 5K will help alleviate some of their issues....
By Tom and Stephanie Hansson, Hansson and Hansson Real Estate Team
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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This Monday, January 18th, is Martin Luther King Jr Day.  Many people across the country will be honoring his memory by serving their community in one way or another.  You and your family can learn more about Dr King, his legacy and how you can better serve your community at the 2016 College Stat...
By Tom and Stephanie Hansson, Hansson and Hansson Real Estate Team
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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Do you live in the Bryan/College Station area?  Are you at least 50 years old?  Do you enjoy activities like tennis, bowling or pickleball?  The Brazos Valley Senior Games 2016 registration is now open and waiting for you.What: Brazos Valley Senior Games 2016 RegistrationWhen: Now through Februar...
By Tom and Stephanie Hansson, Hansson and Hansson Real Estate Team
(Cortiers Real Estate)
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Have you made any New Year's resolutions yet?  The #1 resolution made by far every year is to lose weight.  If that is your goal this year, you may want to visit the College Station FitFest 2016 on Saturday.  That will get your weight loss/healthy living goals off the ground and running!What: Col...

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