This blog addresses a variety of topics related to real estate, mortgage, and living in San Antonio and the Hill Country.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
For those of us who are interested in flavorful food in our neighborhoods, I created a blog a few years ago to complement a website. Today I moved the blog because I was having issues with Blogspot. The blog is now located here: http://sanantoniofoodshed.typepad.com/blog/
Here's a brochure on my new neighborhood, Dignowity Hill Historical District, located just east of downtown San Antonio. I have moved my home there as well as my office. We're right down the road from Fort Sam Houston: http://www.shurgot.net/DignowityBrochure.pdf If you're relocating to San Ant...
Property taxes are due and very much on my mind. Here's a link that will direct you to a state website which provides some great information about exemptions. Going through properties' tax files when I research values, I often see that many people don't claim their exemptions even when I know t...
The Helotes - Grey Forest Farmers Market is now open weekly, so come and support your local growers here: Helotes Hills United Methodist Church 13222 Bandera Road Helotes, Texas 78023 Every Friday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm Dates for remainder of this year are: October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 November 6 and 1
Sylvie Shurgot | Sylvie Shurgot, REALTORS | (210) 380-8681 18375 Silver Springs, Helotes, TX 2.5 acres Vacant Land offered at $29,900 Lot Size 2.5 acres DESCRIPTION Beautiful property in the country but close to city conveniences: minutes from Loop 1604, HEB, the movie theater, restaurants, UTSA...
Homes brought a higher sales price in July 2009 than in any month of July for which MLS data is available. As a matter of fact it's the highest median sales price since January 2004. The data used to construct the graph presented below is for the months of July 2004 - 2009, single residential p...
Joe Shurgot | Sylvie Shurgot, REALTORS | email@example.com | (210) 380-4771 2545 West kings Highway, San Antonio, TX 1940's charmer near Woodlawn lake 3BR/1BA Single Family House offered at $135,000 Year Built 1949 Sq Footage 1,509 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1 full, 0 partial Floors 1 Parking 2 Car gar...
Here's a new site that allows sellers to post their San Antonio area properties For Sale By Owner: San Antonio FSBO Posts have to be approved and will be screened for discriminatory or inapprobriate language, pictures, etc. The creator of the SAFSBO network is an active real estate broker who mig...
There's a great blog in San Antonio for those of us who are interested in sustainable living. The long list of topics explored includes solar energy, rainwater collection, building materials, and much much more. Here's the link: San Antonio sustainable living. Also look for San Antonio Sustainabl...
Dave's Garden (or the Plants Database) is a wonderful resource for people who want to look up plants all over the world. For the Texas Hill Country, Jeff Beck has made outstanding contributions to the photo files. Here's a link to his work. If you have seen a plant in San Antonio or Hill Country ...