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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It depends.In a new subdivision, the price per square foot reflects the builders' cost to buy land, build, and make a profit. The average and median price per square foot of the homes in the subdivision would be a quick way to judge their value in general. But the older the homes in a subdivision...
As everyone has heard by now, buying and selling homes is an emotional process. Is there a place for feelings in a real estate transaction, or should they be replaced with pure logic?When showing homes to buyers that fit their stated requirements, I tell them that if they can't picture themselves...