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Blueridge Subdivision San Antonio Housing Authority Westside Reinvestment Initiative

BLUERIDGE SUBDIVISION Welcome to the new single-family homes on the beautiful Westside of San Antonio!  As a part of the SAHA's Westside Reinvestment Initiative, this subdivision will

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4318 Bitterwood Dr Converse TX 78109

This home in Escondido Creek Subdivision is located close to JBRandolph AFB and JBSA Ft Sam HoustonGorgeous home in Converse, 1941 sf built in 2005 2 story home with master downstairs!

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18218 Mantle Dr Open House July 2 1pm To 4pm

Open House Sunday July 2nd from 1pm-4pm!  Come see this home in person!  Click on the photo for link to short video showing the great views and some of the many features to this amazing

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Get Your Weekly List Of Homes For Sale In Rogers Ranch San Antonio TX 78258

Roger's Ranch Subdivision San Antonio, TX 78258 | Homes For Sale | Jonathan Robinson RE/MAX Realty AdvantageOne of the most sought after areas of San Antonio is in the 78258 Zip Code and the hidden

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Festival Of Flowers May 27 Presented By SAWS

You are welcomed to the 20th annual Festival of Flowers May 27, 2017 from 9am-5pmThe event will be held at the Alzafar Shrine at 901 N Loop 1604W San Antonio, TX 78232  Tickets are $6 for

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7630 Fletchers San Antonio TX 78254

7630 Fletchers San Antonio, TX 78254 For Sale  MLS# 1241575Click Here for More Information!Wonderful opportunity for a 2 story home in Stillwater Ranch with the Master Bedroom downstairs,

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Tiny Home Showcase May 20 2017

Construction Careers Academy Tiny Homes Showcase is set for Saturday May 20, 2017If you haven’t heard tiny home living spaces are sweeping the talk of real estate across the nation. 

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National Teacher Week May 8 To May 12

National Teacher Appreciation Day is Tuesday May 9th!National Teacher Appreciation Day is observed on the Tuesday of the first full week in May.  This day is part of Teacher Appreciation Week

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Fiesta 2017 Officially Starts Today April 20th 2017

April 20th 2017  The official start of Fiesta San Antonio!Thank you for clicking on the link to the video,Welcome to Fiesta 2017!  Today is the official kickoff to the 10 day

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Looking For School Report San Antonio Schools

Looking for school reports?  I have access to send you a copy of the school you would like to have, let me know if you would like access to report for the school you are looking  to have

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Carvana A Car Vending Machine

A new way to buy a used vehicle in San Antonio!A car vending machine, and like the advertising says, "No you can't shake it for a free car!"  But you can go online, shop and purchase, you can

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Beautiful Recreational Ranch 149 Acres

Priced to sell! Breathtaking recreational ranch with two lakes. Perfect for family getaways, for hunting or fishing trips, for corporate retreats, for entertainment of friends and family, or even as

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Top Highschools In San Antonio

Relocating to or within San Antonio? Do you want the best schools for your kids? The following information may be useful to you.     Every year, Newsweek magazine publishes a

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JAN 2017 SAN ANTONIO REAL ESTATE PRICING UPDATE

The City of Schertz is red hot! Timberwood Park experiences a decline in prices for the second consecutive month.     Consistent with the pattern of previous months and,,

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Get More For Your Home With Little Effort

It is amazing how much more money you can get for your property by just taking care of some minor issues like 1. fixing conspicuous problems, 2. keeping manuals on appliances, and 3. making marginal

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Oh How Lovely It Is To Get The Ag Exemption

Recently I obtained the agricultural valuation (known more commonly as the ag exemption) for a ranch I am selling, and I was taken aback by the enormous reduction in taxes that resulted. This

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San Antonio Stock Show And Rodeo 2017 Feb 9th To 26th

For a list of entertainment line up click on this link  http://www.sarodeo.com/entertainersI can help you find real estate to meet your needs.  If you are ready to buy or sell

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Making Seed Bombs

Making Seed Bombs are an easy way to introduce wildflowers into your landscape in a way that allows a randomness to the placement which is an impact that you may want for wild flowers.I would

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DEC 2016 SAN ANTONIO REAL ESTATE PRICING UPDATE

Consistent with the prevailing "seller market" conditions over the last 4 years, single family home prices in the Greater San Antonio Area have continued their unabated growth. This can be readily

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Oportunidad Para Inversionistas Hermoso Rancho En Texas

Te gusta la belleza de la naturaleza? Te gusta la caceria? Quieres comprar una propiedad que se mantiene sola y ademas es una buena inversion? APROVECHA ESTA OPORTUNIDAD! Se trata de una rancho

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Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy

Phil Hardberger Park ConservancyOne of San Antonio's newest parks is the Phil Hardberger Park located between NW Military Highway and Blanco Road.  It is a 311 acre park divided by

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NOV 2016 SAN ANTONIO REAL ESTATE PRICING UPDATE

The San Antonio Area real estate market continues to grow. The median price in November 2016 for a single family home in the jurisdiction under the San Antonio Board of Realtors (SABOR) was 8%

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OCT 2016 SAN ANTONIO REAL ESTATE PRICING UPDATE

The San Antonio real estate market continued to surge in October of 2016. 2,400 single family homes were sold, a number 8% greater than the number for October of last year, with a median price of

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Humana Rock N Roll Marathon Dec 3rd 4th 2016

Are you ready for the Rock 'N Roll Marathon sponsored by Humana?  It's happening this weekend in San Antonio, TX!Well, here is the site you need to check out for all the activities surrounding

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Soak Your Foundation

                               If homeowners should water their foundations, then why aren't more of them doing?

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Gutters In Texas

         Are gutters right for your Texas home? Let's find out what the pros have to say.                      

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Unique Christmas Gifts Certified Bat Houses

My friend at Lone Star Woodcraft, Reg Regan, has some awesome gift ideas for the person on your list that has everything!Well, with a Certified Bat House from Lone Star Woodcraft, they

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Global Trends That May Affect The San Antonio Real Estate Market

     Living in this beautiful city of San Antonio makes us forget about what goes around the world that has an impact on our communities and in particular on real estate markets.

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Get The Scoop From Up Above

Drones for use by home appraisers will give client's a better picture of what they are considering purchasing.  That may help with overall area, proximity of neighbors or creeks and lakes,

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Remodeling For Dollars

When making plans to re odel or upgrade your existing home in hope that it will pay off when you place it one the market for sale, keep these tips in mind:http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news

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Beautiful Undeveloped 188 AC Ranch And Investors Opportunity

Do you enjoy the beauty of nature? Do you like hunting? Would you like to buy a property that pays for itself and will make a return on your investment? You got to take advantage of this!

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Summer Moon Coffee Bar Opens This Saturday In San Antonio

Check out the new cup-of-joe in town! Summer Moon Coffee Bar is opening this Saturday in San Antonio, at TriPoint, 3233 N. St. Mary's St, Suite 102. If you need a fix, you got to try this unique

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Great Investment Opportunity On IH10 Between San Antonio And Houston

Great investment opportunity! Undeveloped 21.591 tract of land strategically located at the intersection of IH-10 and US-90, Waelder, Gonzales Co, Texas, equidistant between San Antonio, Austin and

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Sellers Or Not Too Sellers Market Part 1

By Steve Dalehite, Realtor®     So what is all that “seller’s market” mumbo jumbo that realtors talk about?    Most of you have probably heard, either

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Texas Sheet Cake

Texas Sheet Cake recipe.  This would be a perfect thing to make your family this weekend!Now that you are considering moving to Texas and finding your new home, another wonderful Texas food is

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Time To Celebrate Oktoberfest

By Steve Dalehite, Realtor®Whether you have German roots or not, it's time to put those lederhosen and Tyrolean hat on, if you are male, or that Dirndl on, if you are female, and head on out to

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The Seasons Of Real Estate Part 1

By Steve Dalehite, Realtor®If I told you that the real estate market in San Antonio has seasons similar to those of planet earth, i.e. spring, summer, fall and winter, you would probably think I am

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John Marshall Harlan High School

JOHN MARSHALL HARLAN HIGH SCHOOLJohn Marshall Harlan High School, the District’s 11th comprehensive high school, will open in August 2017 and is being built with funds from the voter-approved

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Coming Soon 100 Sterling Browning Rd Hollywood Park TX 78232

100 Sterling Browning Rd, Hollywood Park TX 78232 will be coming back to market soon!Located in Hollywood Park in San Antonio, TX, this lovely split level home features 2 living areas, formal dining

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HELOTES TEXAS

The name Helotes is derived from the Spanish word "elote" meaning "ear of corn."  The first building erected in what is now Old Town Helotes was the Guggar Homestead in 1881.  Arnold,

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Welcome Gnome Says YES YES YES

Let Us Show You The IMPACT And Power Of RE/MAX!I can help you find real estate to meet your needs.  If you are ready to buy or sell your home in San Antonio give me a call.  

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You Know It Is Fall In Central Texas When The County Fairs Begin

Labor day weekend starts off the county fairs in our area, this weekend is the Kendall County Fair starts on  September 1 through September 4, 2016.It is one of the best county fairs and

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The CENTRAL DE ABASTO Has Arrived In San Antonio

        For most individuals that have either lived or visited Mexico, the “Central de Abasto” conjures images of large clusters of specialized wholesale

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Selling Then Buying And Leasebacks Explained

Leasebacks are often helpful for senior home sellers who may have 20+ years of accumulated belongings to pack up and move out.  Questions like "What if I move out only to have the loan not?

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The Dog Says Bow Wow

When you are a dog lover, it is disconcerting when others do not feel quite the same way. Here are some reasons why your neighbors may not like your Rover.  http://www.realtor.com/advice

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What To Do If A Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb Breaks In Your Home

So, one of the CFL's has broken in your home and now what do you do?  Did you know that there are certain steps you will need to take in order to reduce the exposure to mercury vapor you may

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Texas Wounded Warrior Plans To Open Restaurant

Former US Army Staff Sgt. Bobbie Henline's story is to open a Veteran Run business here in San Antonio.  He has a GoFundMe account that will help in getting his goal to raise his funds

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Retirement Ahead

What to do before you panic about retirement:http://search.proquest.com.libproxy.edmc.edu/central/docview/1776382661/9F86AFBA4756490BPQ/1?accountid#

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Fireworks At Dark

                            Pyrotechnics!  There is an association for that and they estimate that last year

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Hidden Property Tax

Learn about Texas property owners hidden property tax. ;

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Getting Your Texas Drivers License

I recently had to get my license renewed, I had in past been able to renew online, but Texas make you actually come in to the office every 12 years.  It was my time to get a new photo update in

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Southern Methodist University

SMU is a private university of 11,000 students near the center of Dallas.   Alumni numbers are 119,000 worldwide with 71,000 living in Texas. Southern Methodist offers seven degree programs and

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The Buyside Guide

Let's face it, if you are preparing to buy your first home or if you haven't purchased a home in a few years, there is a good chance that you may find the process overwhelming.  Your lender and

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Five Ideas For Repurposing Unused Items

You undoubtedly have some items in your home that you’d like to get rid of or you’re having trouble finding a use for. Rather than throwing them out, consider repurposing them. Here are a few

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Three Ways To Ease Your Fears About Making A Move

With low inventory in many markets throughout the country, many homeowners are afraid to sell their homes because they’re concerned that they may not be able to find a new one. This can be a real

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Hidden Homeowner Costs

Hidden Homeowner CostsBudgeting for buying a home can be difficult enough when you’re just weighing mortgage options and a purchase price. But there are many other factors that go into the cost of

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Skilled Labor Has Reached A Breaking Point

Chris Terrill, CEO of HomeAdvisor, has brought light to a crisis happening within the home building industry.  The 90's saw educators pushing students towards four-year degrees rather than

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State Of Texas Economy Not A Throwback To The 80s

According to Mark Lehman, V.P. of Governmental Affairs at Texas Association of Realtors, the Texas economy has nothing to fear about the dropping oil prices.   Most Texas families or extended

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How Is Your House Health

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Get The Coastal Look Anywhere

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1074 Stone Hollow New Braunfels TX 78130 MLS 1169324

1074 Stone Hollow New Braunfels, TX 78130Welcome Home...to this charming, 2-story home in the Stone Gate subdivision in New Braunfels, TX.  This home boasts and open floorplan with large

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Texas State Symbols

Texas State SymbolsDo you know these Texas State Symbols?So you’ve decided to move to the Great State of Texas.  Now, you’ll need to know a few of her most prized symbols.  Here

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First Time Buyer Poker Face

Buying a home is huge.  It is more than likely one of the single most important investments that you will in your lifetime.  But you are in the middle of it and to be honest it is getting

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Does Receiving An Offer On The First Day Mean The Price Is Too Low

One of the biggest components to getting a home sold is pricing it competitively yet effectively.  Sellers and their agents work together to identify the proper entry price into the.

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San Antonio Job Opportunity Rank

San Antonio is ranked #38 on the list of best cities to find a job and eleven Texas cities fall in the top fifty.  In my daily interactions, I am being told by transplants that they have come

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How Much Does Deferred Maintenance Really Cost

Carpeting, painting and landscaping are the three go-to items that sellers should concentrate on when getting ready to sell.  Just plan on the expense and try not to argue with your agent about

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Study Of Tranexamic Acid During Air Medical Prehospital Transport STAAMP Trial

Study of Tranexamic Acid During Air Medical Prehospital Transport (STAAMP) TrialUniversity Hospital, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and San Antonio AirLife are

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Thanks For Keeping Us Safe

The Bulverde, TX police department has long had the role of the small town department dealing with the big city problems.  Located just outside of North San Antonio, Bulverde is quickly

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Water Heater Safety Check

Water Heater Safety CheckSo, I love watching MythBusters, they have some fascinating times showing what can happen and why it is important to check and maintain your home's appliances, and

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25 Party Halloween Snacks

Great site to look at for awesome ideas for your Halloween party!! Check out this site!!! http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes

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30 Totally Tasty Halloween Couples Costumes

For you couples out there here are some great ideas on costumes for Halloween or check this great site!  http://www.popsugar

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The Best Pumpkin Patches In San Antonio

Local pumpkin patches provide the perfect backdrop for beautiful fall family photos – with or without Halloween costumes. These are almost always inexpensive to visit (many have no admission fees)

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Rock N Roll Marathon December 5th And 6th 2015

The dates are set for the San Antonio Rock'n'Roll Marathon!  The weekend of December 05-06, 2015!That means you have less that 70 days to get ready for the event!  Here's some information

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Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Spicy Roasted Brussels SproutsHere is a favorite side dish, great for a quick side and very tasty and good for you!Ingredients1 ½ pounds brussels sprouts½ cup extra-virgin olive oil¼ cup rice

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New High School Judson Independent School District

New High School for Judson ISDJudson ISD’s new high school will be located off Evans Rd and is now about half way complete and is on schedule to be open to students in August of 2016. ;

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Gardening Tips For San Antonio Homes

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas This is my first year having a true garden, and so far I’m loving the time I get outside playing in the dirt and absorbing the sunshine. It

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Labor Day Weekend Winery Tours The Texas Hill Country Wineries

Labor Day Weekend Winery ToursDid you know that Texas is a rapidly growing wine valley?  The Texas Hill Country Wineries are spectacular and lots of fun!  There are about 45 unique and

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The 7 Commandments Of A Green Remodel For San Antonio Real Estate

The 7 Commandments of a Green Remodel for San Antonio Real EstateIf you’ve been thinking of remodeling all or part of your real estate, you might want to consider a green remodel.Green building

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Boost Your Credit Score To Buy A Home

Easy loans for bad credit borrowers were common amid the housing boom in the early 2000s, but they’re now rare.If you’re interested in buying a home nowadays, lenders will carefully check

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7 Steps To Prepping Your Credit For Buying A Home

http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/how-to-prepare-credit-buy-a-home/1. Review your credit report.2. Dispute any inaccuracies.3. Make sure you have several trade lines.4. Leave older credit lines open.

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How To Buy In New Construction Here In San Antonio

Buying "new construction" is a bit different from buying a previously-owned home. For one, because there is no previous homeowner, you don't have to deal with a seller's emotional tie to the,

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Your Home Air Conditioner Needs A Regular Tuneup Just Like Your Car Does

How Ready Is Your Home’s Air Conditioner This Summer?Your home’s air conditioner needs a regular tune-up just like your car does. If you don’t know much about air conditioners, here are

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Great New Homes In San Antonio

Visit this great site and see these great beautiful Homes!Choose from numerous floorplans and create the home of your dreams with award-winning Ryland Homes or David Weekley

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San Antonio Summer Fun

Inexpensive ways to have a great summer with the kids. I love to read Parents magazine they have great ideas for several things. Here's a great topic to read for summer fun!Cheap Summer FunBike

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Flooring Ideas For San Antonio Homes

Buying a new home or renovating an existing home? Look up this site and learn great ways to redo your floors and bring life back into you home. http://www.hgtv.com/design/packages/hgtv-flooring

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Back To School Ideas In San Antonio

August Organizing Project: Back to School SuppliesIt’s just around the corner!Check out this website easy tool to use to prepare for the up coming year. How to stay organized and not feel like

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Home Buying Process10 Steps to Buying a Home1.) Get pre-qualified with a lending specialist2.) Shop for your dream home with an accomplished real estate professional.3.) Choose a top 2 list.4.)

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10 CommandmentsWhen applying for a real estate loan1.) Thou shalt not change jobs, become self-employed or quit your job.2.) Thou shalt not buy a car, truck or van (or you may be living in it)!3.)

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Modernize Your Home

HOME IDEAS and inspirationFor the best ideas search the web www.modernize.com, Check out what"s.

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4th Of July Drink

Berry Splash Ingredients 1 (0.13-oz.) package unsweetened cherry drink mix 6 cups white cranberry juice 1/4 cup sugar Garnish: fresh mint sprigs or

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Three Reasons To Buy Or Sell Your Home In San Antonio

Three Reasons to Buy Now!Summer is here now, and that means the peak time for buyers is upon us and that the temperature is not the only thing heating up right now.  San Antonio market is!&

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Three Subtle Painting Tricks That Will Make Your Home Look Amazing

When it comes to painting the walls of a house, sometimes subtle is best. You want to add design, color, and texture to the walls, but you don't want it jarring to the eyes. Here are three subtle

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Have You Saved Money for the Down Payment and Closing?In addition to the amount of money you will have to borrow for your home, the lender will require you to invest, in cash, around five to twenty

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How's your credit history?  Delinquent credit card and bank payments, past bankruptcies or a student loan that's unpaid can severely effect your ability to get a mortgage loan.  For a

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19Things A New Homeowner Should Do Immediately To Save Money

So you’ve just moved into your nice new home. You’ve unloaded the boxes and started to unpack your life.Right now is the perfect time to walk through a checklist of ways to save money

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New Movie Theatre For Alamo Ranch In Northwest San Antonio

Construction is beginning on new Santikos Movie TheatreWork crews have begun their work on constructing the newest Santikos Movie Theater!  It is supposed to have 16 screens and a bowling.

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Making use of an old door or a door you find at the Trade Center/Flea Market, broken flower pots you feel are broken and should throw away. Here is a good way to keep that door or flower pot

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Bathroom Door Keys And Junk Drawers

Bathroom Door Key! Where is your's?In most homes you will find that the bathroom door has a lock.  But the key to that lock is not your typical key.  In fact the keyhole to the

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What's your financial situation?What's your debt load? Credit cards, Utilities, car payments, childcare and groceries are all factors to consider. Will you be able to handle unforeseen emergencies,

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Buying a home is an emotional decision as well as an important financial one. Before choosing a home, you will need to take a deep look into your heart(and bank account), specifying your wants and

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Burger Joints San Antonio TX Top 3 Picks For April 2015

Burgers in San AntonioYummy delicious burgers, where do you get a great burger and not have to clean up the mess?  Try these three hamburger joints, and get your burger fix.  When I am

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Fiesta San Antonio

Viva Fiesta!  San Antonio!Fiesta is fast approaching our great city.  If you are new to the area, and have not attended any of the events, you are going to be amazed.  There are so

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How To Get The Best Possible Deal When Buying Real Estate

How To Get The Best Possible Deal When Buying Real Estate No one wants to pay more than they have to for real estate. After all, investment potential is one of the greatest benefits of home

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Home Away From Home In A Paris Bookstore

I am enamored of Paris.  Actually, since I was a child I was drawn to anything Paris.  I visited Paris, once, in 2000.  There was no let down of what Paris was to me.  In fact,

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Just joined RE/MAX Realty Advantage in San Antonio, TX.  Very excited to be learning Kunversion at the same time!  Can't wait for great things to!

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3 Signs It Is Time To Lower The Price On Your Real Estate Homes For Sale San Antonio

Selling your real estate in a slow real estate market isn't easy, but it can be done. Pricing your home right is the key to selling it within a reasonable amount of time. Sometimes this means

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Day Spa Apple Cinnamon Water

Did you know both apples and cinnamon raise your metabolism?  Try this now famous Apple Cinnamon Water drink, and any day can feel like fall. Fuji and Honey Crisp apples work best as they are

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Top Golf Is The New Hotspot In San Antonio

TopGolf in San Antonio#TopGolf  is a new arena to the San Antonio active lifestyles.  I did not know much about it until after I witnessed the building on a vacant tract of land near

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Selling Your Home In San Antonio Texas Grout Cleaning And Avoid Using Plug Ins

One of the tips I provide my sellers is to avoid using a plugin deodorizer or wax scented device to make a house smell clean.  The reason I tell them to avoid those products?  The

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Rock N Roll Marathon And Half Marathon San Antonio Texas Dec 6th 7th 2014

Mark your calendar!  This weekend December 6-7 2014 is the 7th annual running of the San Antonio Rock N Roll Marathon and 1/2 Marathon!  The event features live bands to cheer the

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Favorite Off The Beaten Path Restaurants In San Antonio Texas

Let's face it, everyone likes the mexican food in San Antonio.  But only the locals know where the best restaurants are hidden.  They're called "hole in the walls", not really sure where

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Weihnachts Parade 2014

What is a Weihnachts Parade?          It's a Christmas Parade put on by the city of Boerne, Texas!  It's a great family and friends way to bring in the

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