College Station real estate for sale spans the spectrum. Because this is the hometown to a large-scale state university, housing options are plentiful. Near Texas A&M, you'll find anything from contemporary architecture constructed in the 1970s and fully restored, to a historic Hensel homesite, named for one of the first floriculture professors at A&M. Condos, cottages, and traditional single-family homes are available for sale as well.
We'll help you narrow down the selection based on your lifestyle and budget.
College Station real estate for sale has benefits other than a certain number of bedrooms or square footage. We College Station REALTORs love to point out the Brazos River, low taxes and College Station Independent School District, along with creeks and ponds, plus the rolling terrain as additional perks of living in College Station, Texas.
Living close to Texas A&M isn't exclusive to students. The university employs over 21,000 people, making it the number one employer in the region. The economic impact of the University is substantially positive. The payroll portion alone was an estimated $889 million in the fiscal year 2013. Student contributions to our local economy for 2013 was around $494 million, and visitors spent $385 million in that same year.
That is a lot of cash flow, and one reason real estate in College Station is such a sound investment.
To begin our search for your next property, let's review some of the categories or lifestyle choices presented within the city limits of College Station.
Golf course living is desirable in any zip code, but in College Station, golf courses are a source of work and play. One of the premier experts in horticulture, related to golf course turf, enjoyed a lengthy career at Texas A&M. You will see evidence of the study of hybrid grasses all over this area. The Campus Course at A&M is one of the nicest on-campus golf courses in the country. They set a high standard for the rest of the community, and property owners reap the benefits.
Pebble Creek Golf Club is a planned community of homes that are on half-acre or larger lots for space and privacy. You'll also enjoy the only country club in the city of College Station as a resident of Pebble Creek. Fine and casual dining options, tennis, and club pool accompany your membership. A 10-acre park borders the development, ensuring a limited number of neighbors. For residents with younger children, there is Pebble Creek Elementary, a public elementary school in the development.
Another planned development with real estate for sale in College Station is The Villages of Indian Lakes. In this eco-friendly association you will see custom-built, masterpiece homes with details like stained concrete, hand scraped oak floors and Casitas. The streets surround Lake Arapaho and Indian Lakes Recreation Preserve with over 50 acres of nature to enjoy fishing, hiking, or a whole lot of nothing.
This neighborhood is zoned for Forest Ridge school, and Cypress Grove Intermediate School, two fantastic public school options for students.
College Station Investment Real Estate For Sale
Game day or student rental property for investors lets other people pay the mortgage for a while. Build equity and a portfolio through third-party contributors. If you are new to the investment real estate world, we've provided some talking points on what to expect from your first investment property.
Apartment buildings with a built-in revenue stream are an option for those searching for commercial real estate for sale in College Station. Some multi-family locations command $1100/unit rental fees for apartments conveniently located with students in mind. Recoup your initial expenses in a matter of months with these types of opportunities.
Student housing for those who want to live in their investment might consider condos for sale in College Station. We've worked with dozens of clients over the years who purchase condos for college-age students, and then keep it for a rental or game day crash pad, or sell the unit after graduation.
Agriculture is still prevalent in College Station, but with a modern twist. Custom homes on dozens of acres for equestrian pursuits or working farms are found in the area, so you can work hard and then rest well after the day is done.
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We live in, and love, College Station so it is a pleasure to share our enthusiasm with you. Contact us today for your insider's tour.