Archive for January, 2016

What is Your Favorite Home Search Engine?

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

What is your favorite home search engine?  I am always curious where people prefer to search for homes.  Locally, some people prefer one broker over another.  Some people use Movoto and a handful of other search engines.  Redfin seemed to be the most popular for a while, but that was before Rupert Murdoch and company bought […]

San Antonio Housing Market Sizzled in 2016

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

The San Antonio housing market sizzled in 2016.  We broke the 2006 record for number of sales in a single year. 27,154 homes sold in 2015. All reports indicate 2016 will be just as strong and maybe stronger than 2015. The 2015 job growth rate in San Antonio was 3.6% or 35,000 jobs. However, with the […]

It’s Time to File a Homestead Exemption in Texas!

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Did you purchase a home in 2015 that is your primary residence? If so, it’s time to file a homestead exemption in Texas. This important filing removes part of your home’s value from taxation. If you want to receive a homestead exemption for the taxes on your home, the home must first qualify as a […]