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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Robin Rogers, Silverbridge Realty, San Antonio, Texas - 398351
Real estate in the San Antonio metro area, the foothills of the Texas Hill Country, and on the Guadalupe River. My market area includes the northern half of San Antonio (Alamo Heights, Fort Sam Houston, Shavano Park, Hollywood Park, and Stone Oak) and northeast (Randolph AFB, Universal City, Windcrest, Schertz, and Cibolo) to New Braunfels, Seguin, and Canyon Lake, including Bexar, Guadalupe, and Comal Counties. My blog also covers photography; houses and homes; investments and rental properties; pets and wildlife; birds, butterflies, and flowers in my organic garden; travel; fun stuff; and whatever else takes my fancy.



Lots of people are going to be relocating to Fort Sam Houston and Brooke Army Medical Center (now known as San Antonio Military Medical Center) over the next few months as the two facilities expand under BRAC. If you're one of them and you're not familiar with San Antonio, you may be wondering wh...
Carmaker bailout update: the House gingerly approves $14 billion in loans to the Big Three, and thankfully kicks the bill over to the Senate. Union members, in return for their dues, earn more than the federal minimum wage (currently $6.55/hour, which is $13,100 per year) and get better healthcar...
I have long thought it was criminal how much more American executives make than the workers in their companies. And I just don't think it's right or fair that the workers should have to be laid off when sales drop. When executives do resign, which is rare, they float gently away on their golden p...
I went with a couple of friends one evening to see if we could get any photos of ghosts or orbs at the Menger Hotel. The bar is supposed to be especially active, but I didn't get anything there. I did get some interesting shots in the hallway and a room off the main lobby. You can see the orb sne...
I really liked the colors and textures of the plants that we saw in the cactus garden. It was late in the afternoon, almost closing time. and many of the plants were in shadow, so only a few of the photos showed the colors in contrast. Here are three that made the cut before we had to hustle out ...
It's taken me a while to get around to processing photos from our weekend in Corpus in late October. I was so busy assembling our Halloween costumes and getting ready to not cook for Thanksgiving that the photos just sat on my hard drive. So finally, here are some of the creatures we found in the...

Robin Rogers

CRS, TRC, MRP - Real Estate Investment Adviser
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