I’ve always wondered what it’s like to be recruited as a big time college football prospect. So when I learned Pat McClure-Smith, Broker/Owner of Coldwell Banker Pat McClure Realty in Mississippi, is selling the homes of former University of Mississippi head football coach Houston Nutt and his wife Diana, I couldn’t help but wonder if the team ever stopped by for a meal and pep talk.
Guest Blog Post By Carly Feryus As summer comes to a close, thousands of young adults are preparing to leave the nest and start a new life at college. Leaving home is an exciting time but sometimes trying time. For many college students, this is their first adventure away from parents and the comforts of [...]
Every year around this time, I daydream about going to my favorite college town, Columbus, OH to root for the Ohio State Buckeyes. I spent a few years growing up just outside Columbus and the fanfare surrounding Buckeye football has stuck with me (although this year’s a bit tougher than usual). There is something about the changing leaves, football rivalries and general fall season that makes me wish I was in the middle of it all. This is also the time of year that we start preparing for the Coldwell Banker College Home Listing Report (being released in mid-November) which ranks college towns in affordability, and highlights the top 10 most expensive and most affordable.
It’s no surprise that college towns are attracting retirees more and more. According to a recent CNNMoney.com article on Yahoo!, hundreds of schools (such as Duke University) welcome retirees back, providing access to university facilities, discounts at campus events, and the chance to take classes with fellow retirees.