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As in most things that are stressful, there is a bright side and that is this transaction is over (I hope!). We finally got everything out and back and funded, with not a single call from the mortgage broker, or the other agent for that matter! I was dropping off signed docs at title when the buy...
Every once in a while the government gets something right. This time it is extending the First Time Home buyers Credit to any military member that has served overseas at least three months in 2009. The extension is good through November 2010, and could affect up to 350,000 members! As many know, ...
As you know, we live in Schertz and relish everything about the city. Last night we had the annual "Shop Schertz Showcase and Taste of the Town" event to let local business intoruduce themselves, or just to reinforce themselves with the community. Not sure what the traffic count was, but it was c...
Just received our monthly emplyment numbers from the state and we are so thankful to be in Texas! AACOG Region: 6.9% (Alamo Area Council of Governments) Texas: 8.0% USA: 9.7% Schertz: 5.4% down from 5.6% in July Seguin: 7.1...
We often discuss pet ownership and the reasoning behind owning an aggressive breed of dog. However, we just recently found that insurnace companies have policy premiums based on ownership of these same breeds! Not having the percieved need to own an agressive dog, it never occurred to me that the...
OK, now that all of us have received our call to action from NAR, what are we really saying? Has the $8000 credit made a real impact on the economy? Are buyers using it for the home, or for other purchases that are increasing the home value? That wold be ok as well, and probably more stimulating ...
As discussed previously, I am disappointed in my web hosting service and am in the market for a new one. I hav iterviewed a couple of well known hosts and woder if any of you might be able to help? I am currently with iHouse and will be moving on soon, I hope! I have looked at and like, Superlati...
I was just informed by my web hosting and IDX provider that they will be increasing my fees because, according to them, the San Antonio Board of Realtors had increased the fees it charges and they were just passing those charges along. Fair enough to the average agent I guess. However, I am on th...
For those of us in Texas, HOA's are the rule in any city of size. Most are managed by large, professional management companies and are added value to a community. They really help keep home values up and act as the fearless neighbor when it's time to tell another resident to keep the brken down c...
Absolutely wonderful home in small gated community. It is on the NW side of San Antonio, minutes to Sea World, the new Christus Santa Rosa Hospital, and more! Immaculate condition, great location, and priced right, see it today!