The College Station school board authorized an $83 million bond measure for the Nov. 2 election during a meeting Tuesday night.
With interest rates currently at a three-year low, it is clear that home values are on the rise. This makes it a great time to purchase a home — especially for first-time buyers. However, buying a home is no cakewalk; it must be handled with great care, and you must be prepared before applying. Here are a few important tips to get you started in the right direction.
1. Pull your credit report
First, check your credit report. Then, search for a mortgage lender who lends to people with your score. Before filling out the papers for a home mortgage loan, you may want to take a peek into your credit file. Having adverse credit can not only limit the amount the lender is willing to let you borrow, but it can also cause you to pay a much higher interest rate in comparison to someone with average to excellent credit. If you have serious debts on your credit file (such as outstanding loans, bankruptcy, or a high amount of debt), this can stop you from even obtaining...
A committee has recommended the College Station school board ask voters to approve an $83 bond measure in November.
A 27-year-old Iola man has been indicted in an April shooting at Kent Moore Cabinets that left one person dead and five people injured.
O.T. Fagbenle has hinted that his 'Black Widow' character's partnership with the superhero is akin to that of M in the 'James Bond' films, but suggested there is a romantic "energy" with Scarlett Johansson's alter ego.
He was arrested by Bryan police on three charges, including assault family violence-impeding breath. He is also being held on two misdemeanor charges connected to an April 5 arrest in Brazos County.
Senate Bill 21 would require cash bail for people who have ever been convicted of a violent crime.
Larry Bollin, the man charged in Thursday's shooting at Kent Moore Cabinets that left one person dead and five injured, had his bond increased…
'Serial stowaway' Marilyn Hartman is being held without bond following her arrest at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday after she left the residential facility where she was being electronically monitored.
A&M Consolidated’s Hunter Bond threw five solid innings, but the Tigers couldn’t catch Malakoff in a 5-0 loss to wrap up play Saturday at …
There’s no one-size-fits-all approach for meeting your investing goals. A strategy that works for retirement savings could be a poor fit for a home down payment or your emergency fund. Let’s take a look at some basic investing strategies for short-, medium- and long-term goals. It’s all a matter of balancing your tolerance for risk, […]
The council also approved a contract with Project Unity that opens doors for residents to get help paying for their rent.
This auction might leave you shaken but stirred as one of 007’s most iconic weapons goes up for auction, next month possibly nabbing up to $20…
The Brazos County Commissioners Court approved more than $25 million in certificates of obligation Tuesday morning to help fund several capital investment and infrastructure projects.
Voters in the Bryan school district are being asked to approve a $175 million bond in the Nov. 3 general election.
A Tulsa high school, home to author S.E. Hinton and Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame member Leon Russell, was planning to host a football game at its…
At Tuesday’s meeting, Bryan City Council members voted to approve a $297,830 change order that brings the contract with CORE construction up to $5,925,830, compared to the original $5,628,000 agreement that was approved in June.
Be aware of the close relationships your dog has formed over the past summer weeks. If they happen to be with a family member who is visiting for the summer or who is planning to move out this fall, try fostering new bonds between your dog and a family member who will continue to live in the house full time.