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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Robin Rogers, Silverbridge Realty, San Antonio, Texas
Real estate in the San Antonio metro area, the foothills of the Texas Hill Country, and on the Guadalupe River. My market area includes the northern half of San Antonio (Alamo Heights, Fort Sam Houston, Shavano Park, Hollywood Park, and Stone Oak) and northeast (Randolph AFB, Universal City, Windcrest, Schertz, and Cibolo) to New Braunfels, including Bexar, Guadalupe, and Comal Counties. My blog also covers photography; houses and homes; investments and rental properties; pets and wildlife; birds, butterflies, and flowers in my organic garden; travel; fun stuff; and whatever else takes my fancy.
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Why the confusion on whether this home is in Cibolo or Schertz? The two fast-growing cities in Texas (and the US) are side-by-side and share a top-rated school district. This home is located in Fairway Ridge in Schertz, but the mailing address is Cibolo, so its ZIP code is 78108. Now, about the h...
08/06/2014
The significant number for the sixth month of the year is 6, for San Antonio home sales at least. The average sales price for a single-family home rose by 6 percent to a record high of $232,839 in June. Twelve months ago, the average price was $219,489, according to the June numbers from the San...
07/21/2014
 Yes, it is a seller’s market and home prices have been going up in San Antonio. But interest rates are still historically low. And those rates have more of an impact on what you can afford to buy than prices. For example, if you’re looking for the average priced home in San Antonio, as of June ...
07/07/2014
This post was supposed to feature a Real Estate Show of a recently updated home on a large corner lot in the popular neighborhood of Woodlands of Camino Real, located on San Antonio's north-central side. But I couldn't get it to play, so I have created a virtual tour in YouTube as well. If that d...
06/15/2014
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This morning I was pouring cereal into a bowl, and the rattling noise made one of my cats run into the kitchen, thinking I was going to give her an early lunch of dry cat food. I kindly told her in a high-pitched voice, "This isn't kitty food, this is mommy food!" And then it struck me: what is t...
05/15/2014
San Antonio is known for the Alamo and its beautiful River Walk, which play starring roles in the annual Fiesta de San Antonio. Fiesta brings people from near and far, both locals and tourists, to join in such events as Night in Old San Antonio, featuring food and drink from local eateries and ar...
05/06/2014
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One of the principal attractions of home ownership is the fact that it provides a very significant set of financial benefits.While this is true at any time of year, many of them become particularly obvious during tax season, so this is a good time for a quick reminder. The most obvious benefit is...
04/03/2014
They should be feeling pretty upbeat. February was another good month for builders and home sellers in the San Antonio-New Braunfels metro*. Inventory is still low at 4.2 months worth of supply, with 1,454 single-family homes sold in February. Another 1,548 homes were pending sale, and the averag...
03/19/2014
It's that time again! Here is some information to help you make the most of your tax credits as a homeowner. What You Should Know About Your Home and Your 2013 Taxes By Dona DeZube These days few things start a fight on Capitol Hill faster than taxes. Despite the fact that three important tax ben...
03/14/2014
It’s getting harder and harder to get a deal on a foreclosure in the San Antonio metro. There are fewer foreclosed properties on the market every month in Bexar County, continuing a decline that began in the fall of 2012. Because of demand outstripping supply, and the increase of home prices in ...
02/25/2014
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