Home Buying 101 for Newlyweds

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As a new couple, one of the best investments you can make for the future is the purchase of a home. It goes without saying that owning a home is a longer-term investment than renting because it can afford newlywed couples financial advantages. It helps to build equity and opens the door to some tax breaks. Purchasing a new home …

Add Value by Making Your Home Energy Efficient

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Did you know that if you maximize the energy efficiency of your home, that you can can actually cut annual utility bills in half? Let´s start by breaking down what you´re actually paying to the power company every month. If we take as a starting point the national averages from the U.S. Department of Energy, nearly half – 44 percent …

Preparing to Sell Your Home

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Is it time to move on from your current home and sell?  If so, here are some things that will make the selling process go a lot smoother. Are you ready? Before you make any big decisions, make sure you and your family are really ready to sell. Determine if selling is a good financial move by looking at your …

Checklist for Homebuyers

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If you’re in the market for a new home, here are some things you’ll have to consider before you buy. Are you ready? Before you being to search for a home in earnest, you need to make sure you are financially and mentally prepared. Clearly answer the question: Why are you buying a home? Figure out your budget Gather financial …

Why Moving to Aggieland is the Right Choice

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If you’re considering a move to Central Texas, Bryan/College Station has some unique things to offer homebuyers. You’ll find small town Texas charm with all of the amenities you would expect to find in a big city. Let me tell you a little bit about Aggieland. What types of amenities do we have in the Bryan/College Station metro area? If …

Home Inspections – They Can Save You Money

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You’ve found a beautiful home and you’re ready to dive right in. Is it worth it to get it inspected?  It’s worth considering. Your home is one of the largest investments you’ll ever make. You want to make sure you’re getting what you’re paying for.  Home inspections aren’t just for buyers. Some sellers choose to get their homes inspected as …

3 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Home

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Photo by ddpavumba If you’re planning to buy a home in the near future, you may be about to make one of the biggest decisions of your life. From a financial perspective and from a personal standpoint, the act of purchasing a home requires a significant investment of time, energy and money. You need to be sure that you are …

4 Questions To Ask Your College Station Realtor

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Photo by ddpavumba Whether you are selling a home or looking for a new house in the College Station/Bryan area, your College Station realtor is one of your most valuable resources. These real estate agents have the experience and the training to be able to help you navigate the home purchase process. When you are looking for a new home, …

3 Essential Home Items For Green Living

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It’s never been a better time to go green. If you’re environmentally conscious and you are looking for a new home in the College Station area, there are a few essential items that you’ll want to keep an eye out for. Your College Station realtor can help you find the perfect eco-friendly home that is right for your needs as …