bexar county homes: 431 Woodway Forest, San Antonio: for sale with gorgeous swimming pool - 06/15/14 02:14 AM
This post was supposed to feature a Real Estate Show of a recently updated home on a large corner lot in the popular neighborhood of Woodlands of Camino Real, located on San Antonio's north-central side. But I couldn't get it to play, so I have created a virtual tour in YouTube as well. If that doesn't show up in your browser either, please click this link to 431 Woodway Forest instead! It is worth a little extra clicking to see this lovely home!
 

 
 
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bexar county homes: No more baby talk - 05/14/14 11:56 PM
This morning I was pouring cereal into a bowl, and the rattling noise made one of my cats run into the kitchen, thinking I was going to give her an early lunch of dry cat food. I kindly told her in a high-pitched voice, "This isn't kitty food, this is mommy food!"
And then it struck me: what is the point of talking baby talk to cats? My cats know their names, and possibly each others' names, and the meaning of "Get down!" (although they pretend they don't). It's not logical to think ungrammatical sentences or short words would be any … (3 comments)

bexar county homes: San Antonio foreclosure filings falling - try saying that 3 times fast - 02/24/14 11:48 PM


It’s getting harder and harder to get a deal on a foreclosure in the San Antonio metro. There are fewer foreclosed properties on the market every month in Bexar County, continuing a decline that began in the fall of 2012.
Because of demand outstripping supply, and the increase of home prices in San Antonio overall, asking prices are higher now, and they often receive multiple offers.
In March, 497 properties are scheduled for auction at the courthouse. This represents a 31% decrease from March of last year and 29% compared to the first quarter of 2013, according to research … (0 comments)

bexar county homes: SOLD! Charming home in Enchanted Forest, San Antonio, Texas 78216 - 10/05/13 12:56 AM
This lovely home in one of the most popular neighborhoods in San Antonio, Enchanted Forest in Harmony Hills, just sold after only 2 weeks on the market. The sellers made some nice updates over the years and maintained it well, too.
Check out the pristine mid-century style tiled bathrooms. The home has lots of storage space, including double closets in each bedroom. With the split-level plan, the living areas are on the main floor and the bedrooms are upstairs, accessible via wood-floored steps. The laundry room and access to the 2-car garage are downstairs, as is an office/study with sliding doors … (4 comments)

bexar county homes: They got to San Antonio as fast as they could - 10/05/13 12:22 AM
"I wasn't born here, but I got here as fast as I could."
That's an old saying about people moving to Texas. And it looks like people are still saying it, with Texas having seven of the top 20 cities for net in-migration in 2012. More people moved to the state in 2012 than moved out.
The San Antonio metro, comprising Bexar County, ranks fourth in the nation for net in-migration. A total of 5,601 new households were formed, according to the latest Texas Relocation Report published by the National Association of REALTORS and U-Haul. That’s nearly half the number of … (0 comments)

bexar county homes: Sold! Surprisingly spacious 7734 Chatsworth, San Antonio, TX 78250 - 09/15/13 11:25 PM
Looking for a nice home in a friendly neighborhood with jogging trails, tennis courts, and swimming pools?
Or just want to relax in the comfort of a covered patio with a view of the green grass of your own back yard? Then you want to check out this home for sale in Northwest Crossing.
The tenants have been taking wonderful care of the home and yard for years, but they have to move. The sellers have made repairs and lowered the price, and this home is move-in ready!
 
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bexar county homes: Hot and steamy in San Antonio, Texas - 06/13/13 01:46 AM
Temperatures and rainfall were not the only things to set records in San Antonio this May. It was also a hot, rainmaking month for home sales in the San Antonio metro.
The largest increase in sales in 5 years was recorded, with a total of 2,480 homes sold, representing a 31% jump from May of 2012. The number of homes sold rose 19% from a year ago.
The inventory of homes is still at a 5.1-month level, indicating a continuing sellers’ market. It is taking an average of only 78 days to sell a home, a drop of 15% … (0 comments)

bexar county homes: For sale, ready for summer: 7259 Burns Way, San Antonio, TX 78250 - 05/23/13 12:16 AM
I have the pleasure of listing for sale this spacious home with a big covered deck, conveniently located in a quiet gated neighborhood on San Antonio's northwest side. I say "conveniently" because it is close to bustling Bandera Highway, with lots of shopping, dining, and services, halfway between Loop 410 and Loop 1604. But it's also "quiet," because the neighborhood is set well back off Mainland Drive. 
The large back yard has a privacy fence, a vegetable garden area, a storage shed, and shade trees. Best of all, the covered deck--just re-stained--will make a great place for some happy home buyers … (2 comments)

bexar county homes: SOLD! Lovely Deco District home at 1602 W. Rosewood, San Antonio, TX - 04/24/13 01:51 AM

This lovely home on the edge of San Antonio's newest historic district, Keystone Park, was completely remodeled and updated. It has three bedrooms and three full baths and is surprisingly spacious thanks to its clever floor plan. Beautiful refinished wood floors retain the vintage appeal, and the third guest bedroom  has new oak floors. The bright kitchen is accented with stainless-steel appliances and a charming Mexican tile backsplash.
It went under contract in 4 days!
Enjoy the Real Estate Show, and click the Details tab for more information.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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bexar county homes: SOLD! Gorgeous home with pool at 3255 Roan Way, San Antonio, TX 78259 - 04/06/13 07:56 AM
My clients are retiring and downsizing to a smaller home, so they have put their exquisitely maintained home on the market.  Over the last couple of years, they expanded the deck, added a pergola cover to the patio, and planted trees and drought-resistant flowering shrubs.
Their grandchildren are going to miss playing in the beautiful back yard and swimming pool. And I will miss them when they move!
Please enjoy the Real Estate Show below, and click on Details for more information on this gorgeous home.
 
 
 

 
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bexar county homes: 99 - days, that is - 03/24/13 11:38 PM
At 4 percent less time than in February of 2012, San Antonio homes were on the market for an average of 99 days last month before going under contract. A total of 1,379 sold—a whopping 96 percent at the asking price. Home sales increased 8 percent from last year, according to the San Antonio Board of REALTORS.
Homes priced under $200,000 made up 66 percent of the total, those priced between $200,000 and $500,000 comprised 29 percent, and those over $500,000 were a little over 4 percent. That’s the highest percentage of homes sold in that price band since 2011. The … (1 comments)

bexar county homes: How's the market in San Antonio, Texas? Let's look at the numbers - 02/20/13 05:03 AM
 
Homes in the San Antonio metro area increased their sales in both numbers and price last month from one year ago. There was a huge 24% increase in sales from January 2012, according to the San Antonio Board of REALTORS, with 1,249 homes selling during the month. The average and median sales prices also went up. Interest rates continued to stay at record low levels, which most likely helped spur loan applications and home sales. A gradually falling unemployment rate (5.7% in December) didn’t hurt either.
The average sales price for a single-family home in January rose to $183,846, a … (4 comments)

bexar county homes: Still going up: September home sales in San Antonio, Texas - 10/16/12 02:22 AM
The upward trend in sales of San Antonio residential real estate continued last month, with a 7% increase compared to September of 2011. Both average and median home prices rose by 2% from last year, too. The National Association of REALTORS® gives much of the credit to the Federal Reserve’s decision to buy mortgage-backed securities, which has had the effect of keeping interest rates at historic lows.
The number of homes and condos sold in the San Antonio metro increased all through 2012, with a total of 15,175 sold compared to the same time in 2011. A total of 1,683 homes … (1 comments)

bexar county homes: Sold! Updated home at 2830 Little John Drive, San Antonio, TX 78209 - 05/28/12 11:26 PM
This is a charming home in one of my favorite neighborhoods, Northwood, in north-central San Antonio. The previous owner is an accomplished remodeling contractor, and he did a fantastic job updating the home. Then my seller took it a step further with some beautiful landscaping and decorating. It was move-in ready, and the new owner is thrilled with her now home.
Northwood is an established neighborhood in north-central San Antonio close to major employers, such as Fort Sam Houston, several universities, and downtown. Check out this mini Real Estate Show for a glimpse of the home, and for more information just … (3 comments)

 
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