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The Positive Impact of a Clean, Organized Kitchen
Posted on 02/23/2020
The Positive Impact of a Clean, Organized Kitchen
Whether you're planning on selling your home in the near future or just enhancing it now for your own enjoyment, your kitchen is a great place to focus some of your attention. If your kitchen is dreary, disorganized, and grungy, then several aspects of your life could be negatively impacted. One surefire way to start your day on a...
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Easy DIY Countertop Updates
Posted on 02/16/2020
Easy DIY Countertop Updates
Photo by Zachary Nelson on Unsplash When a style is hot, it's hot. You'll start seeing a particular medium, color or pattern everywhere. But once that hype fizzles, you're often faced with a countertop that seems dated and even loud. Unfortunately, replacing a counter isn't as affordable as getting a new hairstyle. You're stuck with it for a...
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Did You Price Your Residence Appropriately?
Posted on 02/09/2020
Did You Price Your Residence Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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463 Sharon Dr, San Antonio, TX 78216 now has a new price of $245,000!
Posted on 02/04/2020
463 Sharon Dr, San Antonio, TX 78216 now has a new price of $245,000!
This beautiful home is centrally located off of Highway 281 in a very quiet & up & coming neighborhood. It is conveniently located & just minutes from the Quarry area, Pearl, downtown, two golf courses, airport & to the universities along 281. This home has recently been updated w/ new paint throughout, original hardwood floors,100% electrical re-wiring both inside & out w/ 16 added outlets & new appliances. The screened in back porch w/ large backyard is perfect for entertaining! Schedule a showing...
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Mortgage: What are Points?
Posted on 02/02/2020
Mortgage: What are Points?
Photo by Precondo via Pixabay Some mortgage companies offer loans with points. In a nutshell, paying points means paying down the interest rate. One point is equal to 1 percent of the mortgage amount. On a $200,000 mortgage, one point is $2,000. The percentage the interest rate lowers depends on the mortgage company and the market. For example,...
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4 Improvements That Increase the Value of Your Home
Posted on 01/26/2020
4 Improvements That Increase the Value of Your Home
Photo by Laura Shaw via Pixabay 4 Improvements That Increase the Value of Your Home Home improvement projects add useability, beauty and convenience to your house, and those characteristics make the house more desirable to potential buyers. If you’re considering a home improvement project, here are four that will increase the value of your home. 1. An Addition...
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10418 Springcroft Ct, Helotes, TX 78023 now has a new price of $594,000!
Posted on 01/22/2020
10418 Springcroft Ct, Helotes, TX 78023 now has a new price of $594,000!
This immaculate house backs up to a greenbelt and shows like a model home. It features every upgrade possible along w/ a full sized in-law suite, oversized master that opens to a patio sitting area, master bath w/jetted tub, his & hers vanities, large walk-in closet, formal dining, office/gym, media/game room & an amazing entertainers kitchen w/coffee bar. The owners have sparred no expense investing an additional $70k+ on landscaping, putting green, fire pit & a covered outdoor kitchen w/ a...
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Keeping Up with Keeping Up
Posted on 01/19/2020
Keeping Up with Keeping Up
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock It’s easy for a home to get out of hand with all the things that come through the door every week. Here are a few tips for keeping up with the never-ending clutter that enters your home. Create a Shoe Station Set up a location at each entry door for family...
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Video Tour  - 463 Sharon Dr, San Antonio, TX 78216
Posted on 01/18/2020
Video Tour - 463 Sharon Dr, San Antonio, TX 78216
This beautiful home is centrally located off of Highway 281 in a very quiet & up & coming neighborhood. It is conveniently located & just minutes from the Quarry area, Pearl, downtown, two golf courses, airport & to the universities along 281. This home has recently been updated w/ new paint throughout, original hardwood floors,100% electrical re-wiring both inside & out w/ 16 added outlets & new appliances. The screened in back porch w/ large backyard is perfect for entertaining! Schedule a showing...
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463 Sharon Dr, San Antonio, TX 78216 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/18/2020
463 Sharon Dr, San Antonio, TX 78216 is now new to the market!
This beautiful home is centrally located off of Highway 281 in a very quiet & up & coming neighborhood. It is conveniently located & just minutes from the Quarry area, Pearl, downtown, two golf courses, airport & to the universities along 281. This home has recently been updated w/ new paint throughout, original hardwood floors,100% electrical re-wiring both inside & out w/ 16 added outlets & new appliances. The screened in back porch w/ large backyard is perfect for entertaining! Schedule a showing...
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Do These Things Now to Make It Easier to Sell Your Home
Posted on 01/12/2020
Do These Things Now to Make It Easier to Sell Your Home
Selling your home may seem like a relatively simple process. You hire an agent, let them take pictures and show the house to prospective buyers, accept an offer, and then close… right? In reality, there’s a lot that goes into the selling process; especially if you want to have a smooth home sale. Matters are further complicated by hr...
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Selling a Home: Tax Considerations
Posted on 01/05/2020
Selling a Home: Tax Considerations
Photo by Acharaporn Kamornboonyarush from Pexels In a nutshell, if you have owned a home for five years and lived in it for at least two out of five years, or if you’ve owned the house for two years and lived in it the entire time, a single person has a $250,000 tax exemption. If you are married,...
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