Category Archives: Q & A

Sell a Home Successfully

Ryan and Brian held an award ceremony to recognize their team's achievements. Listing agent Kathleen Mena was honored with "Top Dog" for her dedication and success in 2018.

Last week, we spoke with Ryan Peterson and Brian Reed of the Ryan and Brian Real Estate Team about being a buyer in the real estate market with “Education Key to Real Estate.” This week, we’re speaking with them about how to successfully sell your home.  Q: What advice do you give to sellers when they’re getting ready to sell their home?  Brian: Make buyers feel at home. This involves two…

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Education Key to Real Estate

Buyers agent Jessica Marroquin helped her clients find the perfect home for their family.

Last week we met Ryan Peterson and Brian Reed of the Ryan & Brian Real Estate Team in Part 1 of “Local Business Gets Real (Estate).” They have been working hard since 2006 to build their business and team. But what they feel is more important than that is building the relationships with their clients and community. They feel that education is one of the most important parts of their…

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Local Business Gets Real (Estate)

The Ryan & Brian Team at their Summer Fiesta customer appreciation event.

Real estate is one of the top five biggest investments a person makes during their lifetime. When making a decision that large, it is important to not only work with someone you trust, but to also be educated on the process.  In 2006, Ryan Peterson partnered with long-time friend Brian Reed to create The Ryan & Brian Real Estate Team. Their partnership has now expanded to a team of 13 people,…

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Part 2: Q&A With The RGV Matters

Panelist Briana Pedraza asks questions of the MISD School Board candidates.

The RGV Matters is a youth-led organization that was founded in 2017 by recent McAllen ISD graduate Sydney Ramon. The organization’s main focus is to work within the community to further educate and empower the community.  Read about how The RGV Matters was founded and what its focus is here. Q: Why was it so important for y’all to host this forum? A: I think what made it really special…

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Q&A With The RGV Matters

The RGV Matters founding members and youth volunteers Alyssa Yarritu, Mia Aleman, Briana Pedraza, Dagoberto Gutierrez, Sydney Ramon, Yasmeen Medrano, Jonah Riojas and Mariella Vela. (Courtesy Ray Pedraza)

The Rio Grande Valley is a growing and thriving region of Texas and the United States. For many years, though, the area and the people of the RGV have not always gotten the positive recognition they deserve. Seventeen-year-old Sydney Ramon set out to change that. Ramon founded The RGV Matters in 2017. She is a recent graduate of McAllen ISD who will be attending Texas A&M College Station in the…

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