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When home buying clients in Bryan / College Station, Texas ask me whether or not they should get a new survey, I give them their options. They can utilize the seller’s old survey, typically saving $460.00 plus tax, or they can get a new one. THE PRO’s: for reusing the old survey. It saves ti...
My client figured that the lender’s inspection of the home for sale which he was purchasing near College Station, Texas was adequate. He was going through the Brazos Valley Affordable Housing Corporation (BVAHC) a couple of years ago. The consultant was quite helpful to my buyer, and showed him...
Homes for sale in the Bryan / College Station, Texas market–that is to say, home buyers and home sellers– benefit from the termination option period found in paragraph 23 of the promulgated Texas Association of Realtors contract form #1601. This paragraph gives home buyers a “try it before you...
Tomorrow–November 10, 2007– will mark 10 years and four days since the “Who’s Who” of American Politics and world leaders gathered with former President George H. W. Bush and his wife, Barbara Bush at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum for opening day celebrations Texas style. Texas...
"Nathan was an excellent agent and a complete professional. However, he also made the effort to remind us of the fact that shopping for a home is less about business & money and more about finding a great home for my fiancee and I to start our new marriage." -D.H. This kind testimo...
Last night was the last evening of our College Station, Texas Citizens’ Police Academy. It is essentially an extended tour (ten Tuesday nights) of the Police Department. Different officers form the presentation team, with a first and second session each evening. It was a very interesting experi...
Some years ago, my client, Peter*, a single man in his late thirties, who had never married, came to the closing table to sign papers to purchase his first home in Bryan, Texas. Immediately, I noticed and commented on his business suit. I asked him, “What’s the occasion, Peter?” He calmly rep...
In thinking about home and family, home sellers often may overlook the front entry door. Familiarity may cause them to think of other things when they see the door. Rest assured, though, when potential buyers come to their home for the first time, this is one of the first things they might study ...
Please join me and the Texas Association of Realtors in supporting the passage of Proposition 6 on the Texas ballot Tuesday, Nov. 6th. Would you like to know a way to help your neighbor keep more of his or her hard-earned money? I am talking about Proposition 6, which will appear on the Texas Co...
We have all been asked. You have heard the familiar pitch. Let me paint the scene for you– Smiling, uniformed Girl Scouts are standing at the entrance of department stores. As you walk into the store, they ask you in their most appealing manner, “Would you like to buy some Girl Scout cookies?” ...