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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.

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2011 

This home is in one of my favorite neighborhoods in San Antonio: Northwood. And now it has happy new owners! It had been well maintained, but  there was carpet over the wood floors and original 50's tile in the bathrooms. The Florida room was an enclosed patio with another screened patio next to ...
02/27/2011
This home is a real standout in the neighborhood of Woodbridge at Monte Viejo! Built in 2006 by DR Horton, the home is ready for immediate move-in. The sellers have lovingly maintained it and updated it with stylish light fixtures and ceiling fans. They have excellent taste in decor, too. The pai...
02/26/2011
The sellers of this home bought it just a few years ago and promptly updated the kitchen, which is fabulous. Now they are moving out of state to a new job and town that will bring their kids closer to the grandparents. That should help them get over the sadness of leaving their house and saying g...
02/21/2011
Lots of folks need starter homes, and this one fits the bill for first-time buyers. It's in an established neighborhood, Creekside, with a swimming pool and community center, and it's close to some of Northside Independent School District's highly rated schools. It's also in commuting distance to...
02/16/2011
After an unusual number of cold snaps and hard freezes, the San Antonio area is back to what I consider normal conditions for this time of the year. It's now overcast in the morning and then sunny and warm in the afternoon, just the way it's supposed to be. On February 3 and 4, there were more th...
02/15/2011
I work with both home buyers and sellers, and I look at a whole lot of houses. I try to keep up with decorating trends in various neighborhoods and price ranges, too, since a couple of my clients are involved in remodeling homes for resale. One trend that is starting to fade away, at least in San...
02/10/2011
Dear caller: If you have a California phone number, I will now let your call go through to my voicemail. But you won't leave a message, because you work for Zillow, or Trulia, or Google, or a website company, or a leads company, or a web-clicks company, or worse yet: Realtor.com! I distinc...
02/09/2011
No matter how long you've been in the business of selling real estate, I think you should always be willing to learn new things. I think I might be getting a little set in my ways. I've tried these various approaches over the years, but I'm not 100% satisfied with the results, so I welcome your f...
02/02/2011
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