Posts Tagged ‘home buying’

Pearl District to See New Construction

Friday, January 17th, 2020

While 2020 may have just started, there are already plans being put into action for possible construction projects breaking ground in 2021 and not wrapping up until 2023. San Antonio’s Pearl District has been turned into a popular hub for the city, and it could be the new site of a massive mixed-use development, furthering […]

An Update on San Antonio’s Latest Construction Projects

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

San Antonio’s latest construction projects are creating a whir of craziness. The newest decade is sure to bring some new homes, apartments, and offices to the area, so let’s take a look at what’s projected and already underway. Floodgate Apartments A little over 60 units and 10,000 square feet of commercial retail space are scheduled […]

San Antonio Spreads Holiday Cheer

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Christmas lights are going up, ornaments are decorating the trees, and wreaths and garlands are finding their ways to every door and window in town! Luckily that means there are also a ton of holiday events, activities, and attractions drawing families out to visit the places that make San Antonio so special to all of […]

Should You Sell Your Home Before Buying a New One?

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

If you’re thinking about making a move, but you’re contemplating whether you should make sure your home sells before buying a new one, we’re here to help. It’s not as much of a mind-bending conundrum as the “what came first: the chicken or the egg?” situation. In fact, there can be some simple questions to […]

East San Antonio is Seeing a Boom

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Have you ever turned on your TV and prepared to get sucked into a sitcom or reality show only to find yourself watching episode after episode of DIY projects coming together? We bet you’ve spent more than a few afternoons creating a dent in your couch and drooling over the home designs that are showcased […]

Mortgage Rates Took a Dip

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Mortgage rates declined for the month of June, giving some breathing room to first-time home. Freddie Mac reported for the week ending July 5, the average interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 4.52% compared with 4.55% in the week earlier. The mortgage rate on a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage was 3.99%, down from 4.04%. […]

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 Still a Seller’s Market

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Wow – compare this spring to the spring of 2014!  It is still a seller’s market – but even brisker than last year.  Last Friday afternoon we put a house on the market priced just a little above the median price (approximately $188,000) at $215,000 in a Stone Oak subdivision.  On Saturday, we had so […]

What to Expect – Part 2

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

We continue the series – what to expect when making an offer.  Let’s talk about the The Deal. You may get all kinds of advice from family and friends about the best deal – especially, the buyers that purchased in the buyers market a few years ago.  Back then you could make an offer below […]

What to Expect When Making an Offer

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Contrary to what you see on reality television, you will probably see more than three houses before finding the one you want to make an offer on.  In addition, you will have to get through the inspection period, the appraisal, the mortgage underwriting process, title commitment, etc. before you pick up the keys and move […]