Kim Mauldin's Blog Posts

Thanksgiving Traditions And Recipes

Would you buy a house based solely on hosting thanksgiving or holiday parties? Consider the size of the dining room, open floor plan or even parking? It's something to think about. Join us as

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Heres What You Should Know About Staging Your Home

Real Talk with Kim and MichelleHome staging can be a great way to add a finishing touch when preparing your house for the market. Being able to showcase the best features in a house but at the same

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Real Estate Superstitions And Traditions

Hey y'all! Here is another Real Talk with Kim and Michelle, where we talk about all things real estate and fun topics like superstitions, cultural beliefs and traditions when it comes to buying

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First Time Home Buyers Watch This Video

Hey y'all, check out our Facebook live video, we focused on First Time Home Buyers! Here is what you need to know: https://www.facebook.com/KimMauldinRealty/videos/1975931569344733/Tune in

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BOO An October Tradition To Start In Your Neighborhood

October is such a fun month because it kick starts the entire holiday season! Have you ever heard of BOOing your neighbors? It is like a secret Santa for October! You leave a little surprise gift

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San Antonio Food Inspections

             San Antonio restaurant inspections: June 10, 2016San Antonio has more than a few resturants that you should be on the look out for due to health

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San Antonio Farmers Market

San Antonio Farmers MarketIf you are looking for local farm grown fruits and veggies free of hormones or pesticides check out San Antonio's Farmers Market on Saturday's at Trinity Market. Many

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WILL MY CAR FIT INSIDE THE GARAGE OF MY NEW HOMEOver the past several years, houses have been getting much bigger.  Everyone wants a large house with a bonus room upstairs, a large master

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THERE IS NEVER A SECOND CHANCE TO GIVE A GOOD FIRST IMPRESSION TO BUYERSCurb appealThe entry door and front yard should be attractive to buyers. Yellow may be your favorite color, but it might put

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Taking The Long View When Purchasing A Home

Buying a home is one of the most important decisions you willever make, and it is also likely to be your biggest investment, so you need to make sure that you have all the

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2 MISTAKES NOT TO MAKE WHEN LISTING YOUR HOME FOR SALE

Would you like to sell your house?Let’s leave the words on the side and let’s get it done. Every day in my job I speak to people who are struggling to sell their homes, so I wrote this

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Tips First Time Home Buyer

Great article on the basics that every First time home buyer should keep in Mind when deciding to buy a home.  The main things as always are: 1. Credit 2. Debt to Income ratios and

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5 Emerging Markets In 2016

According to Tech.co there five markets to be on the look out for big growth:1. Grand Rapids, WY2. Charleston, SC3. Austin, TX4. Baton Rouge, LA5. San Antonio, TXDont be left behind buy your share

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The Lure Of The New House Smell The Benefits Of New Home Construction

The Lure of the New House Smell: The Benefits of New Home ConstructionAt some point in life, most of us appreciate the experience of owning a brand new car. There is nothing quite like a clean

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The True Value Of A Realtor

The True Value of a Realtor In today’s world, there are lots resources available that allow individuals to forego the services of a realtor when buying or selling a home, and many people do not

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More Than 40 Ways You Know You Are From San Antonio

For those of you that have been here a while (and I do mean A While) some of these will bring back fond memories.  For those of you that are new this is a great history lesson and a story of

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29 Healthy Freezable Crock Pot Dinners

So you made a Resolution to Eat Healthier.  Let me guess, you said you were going to cook at home more often too, right?  Then you also resolved to spend more time with your kiddos.  

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Best Kept Secrets In Texas

It may be winter but it feels like spring, so why wait to get out there and have some fun!  Here are the 12 best kept secrets in Texashttp://www.onlyinyourstate.com/texas/secrets-of/

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A Vet Shares 10 Warning Signs Of Cancer In Dogs

Your Fur Baby is a member of the Family.  I know mine certainly are, so I was very interested when I found this article.http://iheartdogs.com/do-you-know-the-warning-signs-for-cancer-a-vet-

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Bet You Didnt Know This About Your Dogs Paws

Ever wondered why your dogs paws or webbed or why they smell like corn chips?  If you love your dog as much as I love mine you have smelled your dogs paws!  Come on admit it, you have.

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There Is Always Time For A Good Book

You know those rainy days when all you really want to do is curl up with a good book?   But wait, you don't have a good book!  Never fear, here is a list of 9 that you can download in

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San Antonio Bucket List

We all have a bucket list.  Some things attainable some a little far fetched, but when I found this list of 100 things to do in my own city, how could I pass it up?  I decided there were

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Easy Christmas Pallet Ideas

Do you have a couple of pallets sitting on your back porch?  I do!  I have an entire pinterest board of things I am going to do with them (and I only need about 200 more pallets to

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Looking For The Best Coffee In San Antonio

Are you on the hunt for the Best Cup-O-Joe in SA?  Well look no further!  Here is your coffee bucket list and Yes, my favorite, Theory Coffee is on the list.  Way to Go Mark!!!  

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How To Get The Farmhouse Look

So you would really love to have Chip and Joanna Gaines find you fixer upper in Waco Tx and let Joanna go crazy with those beautiful decorations but that just isn't an option?  Well we can

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Little Known Attractions In San Antonio

San Antonio has great attractions, the Alamo, Sea World, Fiesta Tx and the River Walk are the ones that everyone knows.  There are several Hidden Gems in San Antonio that even some of the

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Top 5 Motivators For Buyers

The National Association of Realtors lists the top 5 motivators for buying now.  Do any of these sound like something you have said in the last 6 months?  It might be time to look into

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Spooky Local Ledgends

Halloween is just around the corner and October is the time to tell a Spooky tale while you are gathered around the fire pit.  So get the fire started and the marshmallows on the sticks, here

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Best Suburbs To Buy A House In Texas

Texas offers so much for it's residents from mild winters and sun filled summers to No State Taxes. If you are considering a move to Texas here are the 2015 Best Suburbs to Buy a House in Texas.

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We Are Number 1

Did you know that San Antonio is ranked first in National Millennial Growth?  We have surpassed those hip trendy places like Austin and San Francisco.  I know you think it can't be true

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Brewery Fun In San Antonio

San Antonians have watched the transformation of the Pearl Brewery into it's own little city and seen what great things it's done for revitalization in the outskirts of downtown, but what about the

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Save Big On New Construction

With existing homes going under contract in just hours of coming onto the market, new construction is looking better and better all the time.  There are some great deals to be had. Just like

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14 Best Restaurants In San Antonio

Whether you are new to San Antonio or been here for years, this is a list to keep handy for the next time you have no idea what's for dinner.  I have been to all of these restaurants and I

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Living Small And Traveling The World

Living small is all the rage right now and I have always been a fan of keeping the family close.  I remember as a child, there was no TV in my room, my door was always open and my mom always

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What To Do With Your Amazon Goat

Yes, it's true.  You can now rent a goat from Amazon.  Their intent for the goat rental is to take care of your yard maintenance no gas, no sweat, no power required and you get to keep the

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Fun Kitchen Gadgets

If being in your kitchen is drudgery liven it up a little with some of these fun Kitchen Gadgets. Imagine filling your banana with ice cream before you split it open!  Crazy talk you say?  

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Dinner In A Hurry

Are you always in a hurry to get dinner on the table like I am?  Here are some great tasting 16 minute meals from one of my favorite cooks, Ree Drumond, the Pioneer Woman.http:/

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Crafty Kids

Looking for something fun to do with your children or grandchildren?  Check out this fun and easy project that you will be proud to hang in your home.http://thewhoot.com.au/whoot-news/crafty

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I Love Being A Part Of This Charity In San Antonio

As a member of Les Dames de Escoffier San Antonio, I'm so grateful and proud to be a part of this San Antonio Charity. Please support the Quarry Farmer's Market (AKA, The Yard Famers Market) 

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Stone Oak Master Planned Community

Looking for a beautiful community with great schools, shopping and nightlife on the fringe of the San Antonio Hill Country? Look  no further! Call me today to find out more information about

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10 Christmas Light Tips To Save Time Money And Possibly Your Life

By: Lisa Kaplan GordonChristmas lights can be modest displays to show good cheer, or million-bulb light-apaloozas that draw gawkers from near and far. Here are some tips on how to get the

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Over The Top Christmas Lights How Do They Do It

We love over-the-top Christmas light displays. So we asked one hard-working holiday light hanger to share the secrets of his 400,000-light display in Delaware.By: Lisa Kaplan GordonIf you’ve

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9 Ways To Avoid Gobbling Up Energy On Thanksgiving And More Useful Links

If You Were Selling Today, Would You Have the Home That Buyers Want? Knowing what appeals to today’s homebuyers, and considering those trends when you remodel, can pay off years from now

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