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La Cascada Condominiums ~ San Antonio TX - 03/31/10 11:35 AM
La Cascada is a luxury high-rise condominium development with amazing views of downtown San Antonio and the River Walk. Interiors include hardwood, travertine and carpet flooring, granite surfaces and high ceilings. Spacious island kitchen features stainless steel appliances. Open floor plan is great for entertaining. The master suite has a balcony overlooking the river walk. Master bath features double vanities and separate tub and shower. Enjoy beautiful views of the River Walk Balconies off master suite and living room Decorator colors and faux finishes throughout Storage space 24-hour controlled access Rooftop pool Fitness center Private meeting (2 comments)
Oakwell Farms - 03/30/10 10:03 AM
Oakwell Farms ~ Homes for sale There are currently 10 single family detached homes for sale in Oakwell Farms, a gated community located inside Loop 410 off Harry Wurzbach. Oakwell Farms is convenient to Ft. Sam Houston and BAMC, Alamo Heights, Terrell Hills, and has quick access to Loop 410 and IH-35. Amenities of Oakwell Farms include pool, tennis courts, jogging and walking trails, clubhouse, play area, fields, and an attended guard gate.
graphic San Antonio Board of Realtors (0 comments)
Presidio La Bahia 25th Annual Living History Program - 03/27/10 04:00 PM
25th Annual Goliad Massacre Living History Program at Presidio La Bahia If you're looking for something interesting to do this week end, a trip to Presidio La Bahia at Goliad is a good choice for a family outing. My husband and I visited the fort a few years ago and it is worth another trip. We went on a quiet day, the kind of day when I can walk around and peacefully absorb the history of a place. Still, since the location is somewhat remote the crowds should be manageable enough for an enjoyable day for the reenactment. Goliad is appx. (4 comments)
New D R Horton Subdivision near Randolph AFB - 03/27/10 01:03 PM
D R Horton now has a model home under construction in their new subdivision, Sedona. The subdivision is located in Schertz near Randolph Air Force Base and convenient to Ft. Sam Houston and Brooke Army Medical Center, BAMC. There will be 9 one and two story floor plans ranging from 1414 square feet to 2701 square feet. The floor plans will include 3 and 4 bedroom plans with either 2 or 2.5 bathrooms. The price range will be $159,000 to $195,000. Sedona is in the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD school district. Taj Mahal building at Randolph AFB:
photo in the public domain, Library (0 comments)
Free Homebuying Seminars ~ March 25 & April 1 - 03/25/10 11:50 AM
The Greater San Antonio Builders Association will host Homebuying Seminars March 25th & April 1st Learn how homebuyers can receive the tax incentive this year; how to get prequalified for a mortgage; and about the City of San Antonio down payment assistance program. A translator will be available for spanish-speaking guests. The seminars will be held at the Greater San Antonio Builders Association Ray Ellison Auditorium 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on March 25th and April 1st. Please feel free to call me for more information.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Shirley Parks Broker Sands Realty Serving San Antonio and surrounding areas, including North San (4 comments)
Free Homebuying Seminars ~ March 25 & April 1 - 03/25/10 11:50 AM
The Greater San Antonio Builders Association will host Homebuying Seminars March 25th & April 1st Learn how homebuyers can receive the tax incentive this year; how to get prequalified for a mortgage; and about the City of San Antonio down payment assistance program. A translator will be available for spanish-speaking guests. The seminars will be held at the Greater San Antonio Builders Association Ray Ellison Auditorium 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on March 25th and April 1st. Please feel free to call me for more information. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Shirley Parks Broker Sands Realty Serving San Antonio and surrounding areas, including North San Antonio, Alamo Heights, (0 comments)
Sometimes it's ok to brag... - 03/21/10 11:37 AM
Sometimes it's ok to brag, especially if your granddaughter's mock trial team won second place at the state competition. My girl is second from left with the big smile on her face. Actually, they all have smiles on their faces, don't they?
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Shirley Parks Broker Sands Realty Serving San Antonio and surrounding areas, including North San Antonio, Alamo Heights, Boerne, Bulverde, Castle Hills, Champions, Fair Oaks Ranch, Garden Ridge, Helotes, Hill Country Village, Hollywood Park, Inwood, Olmos Park, Shavano Park, Stone Oak. 210-414-0966 www.shirleyparks.com firstname.lastname@example.org (15 comments)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Shirley Parks Broker Sands Realty Serving San Antonio and surrounding areas, including North San Antonio, Alamo Heights, Boerne, Bulverde, Castle Hills, Champions, Fair Oaks Ranch, Garden Ridge, Helotes, Hill Country Village, Hollywood Park, Inwood, Olmos Park, Shavano Park, Stone Oak 210-414-0966 www.shirleyparks.com email@example.com (23 comments)
Don't Forget to Stage the Patio ~ We Staged this one for HGTV! - 03/18/10 11:00 PM
I love the way Maureen staged this patio for HGTV. The results are beautiful! Via Maureen Bray ~ Home Stager Portland OR ~ Room Solutions Staging ~ Portland Oregon (Staging that Sells Portland Homes): Don't Forget to Stage the Patio ~ we Staged this one for HGTV's "My First Place" Sellers, remember that when your home is on the market, all outdoor spaces have the potential to expand your "living space" ~ and you need to "show" buyers how the outdoor spaces can be used. Our company was selected to provide patio furnishings for a young first-time homebuying couple in Portland Oregon for (12 comments)
Sometimes it's hard to find words for a post. All I really wanted to say was, Happy St. Paddy's Day everyone! and add a little story, maybe about the Irish in Texas instead of the traditional story about St. Patrick driving the snakes out of Ireland. Here is a short one. During Texas' fight for independence from Mexico, an uncle of mine from a few generations back, Epperson Duke Payne, (who wasn't Irish, his Payne grgrgrandfather, born 1696 in London, England, emigrated to Frederick County MD in the early 1720's) served at (15 comments)
Cafe des Artistes on the Riverwalk - 03/16/10 12:04 PM
Now you can enjoy a visit to The San Antonio Museum of Art and then enjoy the atmosphere and cuisine of SAMA's new restaurant on the Riverwalk at the same time. The cafe, aptly named Café des Artistes, features a cafe terrace for outdoor dining. The restaurant is under the creative supervision of Chef Damien Watel who plans to serve casual French bistro fare with an emphasis on fresh soups, salads and sandwiches. Homemade French pastries and croissants will also be served. Hours for the museum are: Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To coincide with (9 comments)
Motivation Monday: Bringing Order Out of Chaos - 03/15/10 01:18 PM
Motivation Monday: Bringing Order Out of Chaos Motivational speaker Brian Tracy talks about goals, making choices and decisions, organizing your life, and getting your life under control. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Shirley Parks Broker Sands Realty Serving San Antonio and surrounding areas, including North San Antonio, Alamo Heights, Boerne, Bulverde, Castle Hills, Champions, Fair Oaks Ranch, Garden Ridge, Helotes, Hill Country Village, Hollywood Park, Inwood, Olmos Park, Shavano Park, Stone Oak 210-414-0966 www.shirleyparks.com firstname.lastname@example.org (8 comments)
Spring forward... fall back... yawn... - 03/13/10 06:40 PM
Spring forward... fall back... yawn... I wish they would stop changing the time and confusing my dog. Daylight savings time is an annoyance for me although a lot of other people seem to think it is a great idea. Ok, I know I'm in the minority but I like the natural order of things and dislike monkeying around with things that don't need to be changed in the first place. As the writer Rober Davies said in 1947: "I object to being told I am saving daylight when reason tells me I am doing nothing of the kind. I even object to the (16 comments)
Cute House in Converse ~ Near Randolph AFB, Ft. Sam Houston - 03/10/10 12:04 PM
Cute house on quiet street in small neighborhood of Meadow Ridge. *Mature Trees. *Open Floor Plan, *Ceramic Tile in Living Area, *Fireplace, *Window Seat in Breakfast Area, *French Doors open to Covered Back Porch, *Ceiling Fans. *New: *interior paint and molding, *kitchen lighting, *bathroom lighting, cabinet w/granite countertop *faux wood blinds. *Refrigerator, Washer & Dryer Convey! *Near Randolph AFB, convenient to Ft. Sam Houston, BAMC. *Ask about $8,000 tax credit. (6 comments)
Don't miss ABC World News tonight! - 03/09/10 10:18 AM
Don't Miss ABC World News tonight! This morning on ABC's Good Morning America Diane Sawyer gave a brief tease for a news story that will be on tonight's broadcast of ABC World News. I have a feeling that the story will be about San Antonio's own Gordon Hartman and his wonderful new amusement park, Morgan's Wonderland, that is designed for special needs kids. Mr. Hartman's own special needs daughter, Morgan, is the inspiration for Morgan's Wonderland. ABC World News airs at 5:30 on KSAT, channel 12, here in San Antonio. If you have someone with special needs in your life or (9 comments)
Ft. Sam Houston Medical Training Campus Progress - 03/09/10 09:26 AM
The first of three dorms has been completed at the new Medical Training Campus located on Ft. Sam Houston. Students will start arriving at the facility in May. The campus is part of the Defense Base Realignment and Closure Commission's (BRAC) plan to bring all armed forces enlisted medical training to Fort Sam. When completed the campus will have three dorm buildings, five instructional facilities, a headquarters and administrative building, a fitness center and a dining hall. The dining hall has already has been completed. The dorm units were constructed at a plant in Belton and the building was assembled on Fort Sam Houston. Completed (0 comments)
A "Dynamite" time with our granddaughters - 03/08/10 03:35 PM
TAV 13 Dynamite wins the North Texas Invitational! Stephen and I were given the opportunity to "babysit" our 2 teenage North Texas granddaughters over the week-end. We don't get to visit with these girls very often so were happy to head out early Thursday morning for the short 5 hour drive. Calculating the time needed for a quick lunch break, we figured we would arrive at the agreed upon time to pick the girls up at their schools. We pulled up to the high school at 3:00 p.m. sharp with 30 minutes to spare before our sweet Caroline's smiling face greeted us. We then headed (7 comments)
Motivational Monday: What do you need to start doing? - 03/08/10 10:27 AM
What do you need to start doing to be successful? Advice from Glenda Feilen, motivational speaker: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Helping buyers and sellers in San Antonio and surrounding areas from Helotes to Schertz to Boerne and all areas in between including Alamo Heights, Bulverde, Castle Hills, Champions, Fair Oaks Ranch, Garden Ridge, Hill Country Village, Hollywood Park, Inwood, Olmos Park, Shavano Park, Stone Oak. Shirley ParksBrokerSands Realty210-414-0966email: email@example.com Call or email for information about the $8,000 tax credit. (8 comments)
"If you can't say anything good" ~ A restaurant review - 03/02/10 08:54 PM
"If you can't say anything good about somebody, don't say anything at all." I'm going to anyway! My First Restaurant Review Today I had an appointment to take my car in to be serviced and since it would take about 3 hours my husband followed me in his vehicle so we could go to lunch instead of hanging out at the dealership. I was in the mood for Mexican food and Stephen spotted a new place, Hacienda Patron Mexican Restaurant at 459 McCarty, near the dealership. Stephen loves "Mom and Pop" type restaurants but I like restaurants where I know the food will be good. (16 comments)
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We serve all areas of San Antonio, including Alamo Heights, Alamo Ranch, Boerne, Bulverde, Castle Hills, Champions, Cibolo, Converse, Deerfield, The Dominion, Encino Park, Fair Oaks Ranch, Garden Ridge, Helotes, Hill Country Village, Hollywood Park, Inwood, Leon Springs, Monte Vista, Northwest San Antonio, North Central San Antonio, Northwood, Olmos Park, Rogers Ranch, Schertz, Shavano Creek, Shavano Park, Sonterra, Stone Oak, Terrell Hills, Universal City, Ft. Sam Houston, and Randolph AFB. We proudly assist clients in every price range throughout the greater San Antonio metropolitan area as well as across the nation.
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