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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My clients had been making plans to build their dream home on this beautiful lot in Terra Mont in northwest San Antonio, after interviewing several custom builders. Then they got a job offer they couldn't refuse and decided to stay put, so the lot is for sale. A tree and topo survey was done (and...
This lovingly maintained home was supposed to have been the retirement haven for my clients. In the last couple of years they have done numerous upgrades and additions to the home to make it exactly what they wanted. It has a new Florida room, a new roof, and a new water softener. In addition, mo...
I wrote a post a couple of years ago about some San Antonio real estate agents overstepping their bounds, in my opinion, by requiring all home sellers to purchase a new survey, even if the existing survey is acceptable. Something along the same lines happened just the other day. In talking with a...
Every few months, I get an onslaught of emails marked Undeliverable. The attachment subjects are cryptic and sometimes profane. The most baffling ones include exhortations to various people not to wash their hair with the shampoo from some advertisement. Needless to say, I promptly delete them wi...