Is Now a Good Time to Buy a New Bryan-College Station Home?

Here are a Few Reasons the Answer is “Yes!” We’re coming up on eight months of feeling the effects of the pandemic on the economy and on our personal lives – and it doesn’t seem likely that things will change anytime soon. If you are considering purchasing a new home, there are also some financial… Read more »

Advantages of Buying New vs. Used

A Guide to the Perfect Bryan-College Station Home When it’s time to buy a new home in Bryan-College Station, one of the first decisions you need to make is: new home or used? A used home might be an option if you absolutely can’t wait for a new home to be built. But practically speaking,… Read more »

Get Outdoors, Bryan-College Station Style

Our Favorite Places to Enjoy This Beautiful Weather in Bryan-College Station One of the best things about buying a new home in Bryan-College Station is the area’s many opportunities to get outdoors and be active. This is the perfect time of year to explore some of the natural treasures in our area and take advantage… Read more »

Announcing The Design Studio by RNL Homes

We’re so excited about the completion of The Design Studio at RNL Homes, and you’ll love how much easier it will be to make all the selections for your new home in Bryan-College Station. We are thrilled to give you a preview so you can look forward to visiting this beautiful, inspirational space when building… Read more »

Buying New Homes in Bryan-College Station

Shop from Your Home, or Ours Right now, many people who want to buy a new home Bryan-College Station are looking for ways to do so without face-to-face interaction with staff. We’ve come up with two new ways you can tour our stunning homes and get a feel for our commitment to quality construction and… Read more »

More Than a Website

A collection of helpful tools for buying a new Bryan-College Station Home When you visit our website, you’re probably looking at the communities where we build, homes available for quick move-in, or even our floor plans. And we appreciate you for thinking of us! We want to make sure you don’t overlook some of the… Read more »

Our community’s safety and well being: our #1 priority

RNL’s response to COVID-19 We [At RNL Homes] consider the safety and well-being of our homeowners, team members, and trade/vendor partners a number one priority. Given the current COVID-19 situation, we have temporarily closed our Model Home in Oakmont and Design Studio. We will continue to monitor the situation and follow the guidance of state… Read more »

Forecast for New Bryan-College Station Homes

Real Estate Trends for 2020 Jim Gaines, chief economist for the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M, recently shared his analysis of trends in housing for Bryan-College Station and Texas as a whole.  While Gaines calls 2019 a “flat” year in terms of the sale of new homes in Bryan-College Station, he’s quick to add… Read more »

A Look Back at 2019

– It was an exciting year for RNL Homes – As we start a new year and new decade, all of us at RNL Homes wanted to take a moment to reflect on the milestones we achieved in 2019. It was another good year to be a builder of new homes Bryan/College Station – thanks… Read more »

The Holidays are All About Family

So is RNL Homes Let’s be honest – this time of year can be stressful. There are so many events to attend, lists to make, gifts to buy. It can be overwhelming. So we invite you to step back, take a deep breath, and take a moment to reflect on what the holidays are really… Read more »

Pets are Family Members, Too!

How to Make Moving Easier for You and Your Pet Moving into a new RNL Home? It’s an exciting time – but It can be stressful, as well. If moving is stressful for you, just imagine how it feels for your pets, who don’t understand what’s happening or why. Pets can definitely pick up on… Read more »

Fall 2019 Parade of Homes™

Visit us at the Greater Brazos Valley Builders Association Parade of Homes™ Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday – Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday We invite you to tour our new model home! We’re excited to unveil our newest model home during the Fall Parade of Homes™ ,… Read more »

Aggies vs. Longhorns

What’s the history behind the Texas A&M/UT football rivalry? Over 100 years of football Today’s blog takes a little break from homebuilding and focuses instead on a topic near and dear to the hearts of most Texans: football! Choosing a new home in Bryan/College Station means hearing about the long and intense competition between Texas… Read more »

5 of Today’s Top Home Design Trends

What are people asking for in their new Bryan-College Station new home? Everyone who purchases a new home from RNL Homes meets with Design Specialist Nora Reyna to discuss and choose colors, floors, cabinets and more for their new home in Bryan-College Station.  Every home RNL Homes builds is unique – tailored to each customer’s… Read more »

What does the recent rate cut mean for you?

The Federal Reserve Board lowered rates in July Interest rates are on the mind of everyone considering buying a new home in Bryan College Station. Last month, the Fed lowered the federal funds rate from 2.25% to 2% – the first time that rate has decreased in over a decade. The motive behind this rate… Read more »

Bryan/College Station by the Numbers

There’s an old saying, “Numbers don’t lie.” We thought we’d pass along a few interesting statistics about the place we call home. This is a great time to build a new home. According to, the average price for new homes in Bryan-College Station increased by about $4,000 in just the past month. Building a… Read more »

How to choose the right community in Bryan College Station

When building new homes in Bryan-College Station, the home’s location is just as important as the floor plan and interior finishes. If you have the perfect RNL Home, but it’s too far from work – or the community just isn’t the right fit – you won’t be happy. Here are some questions to answer when… Read more »

Are your grandkids in town?

Here are some ideas for things to do. You’ve purchased your new home Bryan-College Station and now your kids and grandkids are coming into town to visit. While BCS is probably most well-known as the home of Texas A&M University, there are many other attractions in the area for everyone to have some family fun and in this post we want… Read more »

The Personal Touch Makes All the Difference

When Helen and Fred Perrenot retired almost a year ago, they started searching for new homes in Bryan/College Station. “We looked at several homes and neighborhoods,” Helen explains. “We happened to see an RNL Home that was in the process of being built, and just went, ‘Wow!’” The next step in building their new Bryan/College… Read more »

You Couldn’t Ask for Any Better than RNL Homes

Easiest homebuilding process ever About 2 years ago, Pat and Clyde Craigen were searching for a new home in Bryan/College Station. At the time, the Craigens were living in Alabama but were ready to move back to Texas to be closer to family. “We looked at both resale and new homes in Bryan/College Station,” Pat… Read more »

Build Your Home Today with an Eye toward Tomorrow

– Building for Longevity – No one likes to think about getting older. But the facts are that people are living longer – and the growth of the senior population is outpacing that of other age groups. Experts who specialize in housing and health encourage homebuyers in their 50s and 60s to incorporate features into… Read more »

Bryan-College Station is a Growing Community

Does it feel like Bryan-College Station is getting bigger? It is! More and more people are choosing to live and work in the area. Here are a few interesting facts to consider as you plan to build your new home in Bryan-College Station. In 2010, Bryan-College Station’s population was 170,058 – up 26% from 2000’s… Read more »

Timeless AND Trendy – Yes, you can have both!

Insights from our design expert, Nora Reyna Buying a new home in Bryan-College Station is like unveiling a blank canvas on which you can paint your family’s story. And while that’s an exciting thought, it can feel overwhelming for many homebuyers. You want to make sure it’s just right, and that it accurately reflects your… Read more »

Looking back, looking ahead

  2018 was a wonderful year! And 2019 looks to be even better. The end of the year is traditionally a time for reflection, as well as an opportunity to set goals for the year ahead. 2018 was an exciting year for all of us at RNL Homes, and we want to share a few… Read more »

What to Expect When Building Your New Home in Bryan-College Station

A look inside RNL Homes’ process All of us at RNL Homes really love what we do, and that includes answering questions and guiding people through the home building process. One of the first questions we’re usually asked is: What’s the home building process like? In our experience, most people aren’t really asking only about the construction of the home. What… Read more »

We’re thankful for all of you.

This holiday season is a reminder for all of us to take a moment to remember and acknowledge the things and people we’re most thankful for. Over the past year, RNL Homes has had the opportunity to work with so many families, helping bring to life their vision for the perfect new home in Bryan/College… Read more »

You Own a Home, and Want to Build?

Here’s what you should know!  You’ve decided to build a new home in Bryan/College Station, and you can’t wait to get started. We completely understand! And if you’re like many of our customers, you already own a home. If that’s the case, you probably have questions about how and when to sell your existing home…. Read more »

It’s Time for a Parade!

The Greater Brazos Valley Builders Association Parade of Homes™ October 20th and 21st, 2018 Saturday 10am – 5pm & Sunday Noon – 5pm Looking for a new home in Bryan/College Station? Here’s a fantastic opportunity to tour dozens of beautiful new homes, including two entries from RNL Homes. The Greater Brazos Valley Builders Association Fall… Read more »

Upscale College Station Communities

Buying a New Home in College Station, TX? You may have noticed that RNL Homes doesn’t build new homes in just one “type” of community in Bryan/College Station. We look for locations that will appeal to a variety of home buyers. We build in new neighborhoods, established neighborhoods, neighborhoods that offer the convenience of smaller… Read more »

How RNL Homes Helps You Beat the Heat

When you purchase a new home in Bryan/College Station from RNL Homes, we’ll help you beat the heat and keep your energy costs down. These are just a few of the energy saving products and best practices we put in place in the construction of every home we build. Radiant Barrier LP Tech Shield Roof… Read more »

Reasons to Buy Now

Considering buying a new home? Waiting may cost you! Are you searching for a new home in the Bryan/College Station area? Based on recent events, it is probably a good idea to make your purchase sooner, rather than later. Here are three of the most obvious reasons why it makes sense to buy now: 1…. Read more »

Top Restaurants in Bryan / College Station

Sooner or later you’ll ask: “Where should we eat?” Once you’ve chosen your new home in Bryan/College Station, you’ll want to explore the many things that make this area so special. Without a doubt, one of the first questions we’re asked by people moving to the area is: “Where should we go for breakfast/lunch/dinner?” BCS… Read more »

Top 8 Reasons to Buy New

  New or Pre-owned: Which is the better choice in a new Bryan/College Station home? You love Bryan/College Station, and want to make it your home. Maybe you’ve even researched communities in the area, like Austin’s Colony in Bryan and Indian Lakes in College Station. Now it’s time to decide whether to buy a newly… Read more »

Bryan-College Station Schools Rank Among the Nation’s Best!

For families with school-age children, few things are more important than knowing those children will receive a good education. If your family’s considering a new home in Bryan-College Station, you can be confident that our schools are among the best in the entire country. U.S News and World Report recently released its list of the… Read more »

Our advice for Success? Listen.

At a recent new home sales professionals’ conference, I was asked what advice I would give to other homebuilders who hoped to be successful. My answer was simple: Listen. Of course, we work hard to build beautiful homes of exceptional quality. But we never lose sight of who we’re building those homes for – you…. Read more »

Why What You Don’t See Matters

When you’re looking to buy a new home in Bryan/College Station, it’s only natural to focus on your new home’s appearance (which our in-house Design Specialist excels at doing). But don’t forget to look beneath the surface, as well. RNL Homes designs and builds beautiful new homes in Bryan/College Station – that’s easy to see…. Read more »

Why Choose RNL Homes for Your New Home in BCS?

Read what current homeowners say about us! Trying to choose a builder for your new home in Bryan-College Station? We’d love the opportunity to work with you, and we want to share some comments from our current homeowners. These are reviews we’ve received within the past 12 months. We’re proud of our many 5-star reviews,… Read more »

The RNL Design Advantage

If you’re looking for a new home in Bryan/College Station, one of the first things on your checklist is likely to be location. You want to be close to work, shopping, and – if you have children – the best schools. Closely behind location for most homebuyers is the design of their new home. This… Read more »

Which upgrades are really worth it?

Thinking about fixing up your current home before you sell? If you’re considering buying a new College Station home, you might wonder which projects are worth the money – and inconvenience – and which are not. Remodeling Magazine recently did a cost vs. value report on 21 remodeling projects to find out which projects retained… Read more »

Bryan, TX is a great place to live!

The secret’s out! recently published an article highlighting five things that make Bryan the perfect springtime destination. When you visit, you just might fall in love with the area and decide it’s time to look for a new home in Bryan. After all, if you lived here, you could experience everything Bryan has to… Read more »

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist

Your home is an investment that requires ongoing maintenance to stay in tiptop shape. If you neglect annual and quarterly tasks, however, you risk overlooking potential issues that could lead to expensive repairs down the road. Stay on top of preventive maintenance tasks with a seasonal checklist and the reminders below. Winter — To prevent… Read more »