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New home sales in and around San Antonio Texas for information for the public and fellow real estate practitioners. Includeing single family homes, HOA, POA, horse properties, small ranches, river front, lake view, metro city, downtown, and new construction/new homes. Serving the Greater San Antonio Area including Alamo Heights, Alamo Ranch, Bandera, Boerne, Bulverde, Canyon Lake, Castorville, Dominion, Helotes, Hill Country, Hollywood Park, LaVernia, New Braunfles, Olmos Park, Shavano Park, Sonterra, Stone Oak, Terrell Hills and more.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Zillow announced today that they will be offering clients a loan pre-approval in just a few minutes. Does anyone else see the error in the message being sent out to the public?  Talk about creating unrealistic expectations!  How many of you would tell your sellers to accept an offer accompanied b...
03/22/2014
This week I took my first legal listing under my new Directors Realty, LLC in San Antiono Texas.  Now for background purposes you should be told I am not new to the business.  I have been licensed for 23 years.  I have read all the blogs, facebook posts, and heard all the chatter about how our bu...
08/13/2013
Contrary to what you might be hearing right now not all houses are selling with multiple offers over asking price. I was browsing through photos of houses that did not sell recently in the MLS and one thing that became glaringly obvious was that outdated kitchen counters seem to be standard in al...
06/07/2013
From RE Insider today:   Breaking News! Fidelity is competing directly with real estate agents for the tight inventory of available homes for sale in California. Did you know that Fidelity National Financial, Inc. “Fidelity” owns 100% of at least one California real estate brokerage company? We j...
05/17/2013
It Isn't Over Til the Large Thyroid Challenged Non Male Person Sings Foreclosures starts are down consideribly from the peak in 2008 but experts are expecting 1.2 million new foreclosures and 650,000 loan modifications that will             re-default in 2013.  Source LPS and JP Morgan Chase 12/...
12/17/2012
I responded to another post on AR today from an agent that stated a buyers agent had mistakenly sent her a copy of the BA Aggreement with an offer and that she was surprised as many of the agents who replied to her post were that the agent was stating that they charged the buyer more than what is...
11/02/2012
Can you say "here we go again"?   Zillow is now going to sell the public on their latest misinformation stream by way of Free Foreclosure Information.  Nothing will be verified.  They will not update their list when a foreclosure is postponed or cancelled they will simply go take all the county r...
10/25/2012
The BPO Agent is NOT Your Enemy: I do not understand why agents/brokers get annoyed, delay the return call, or worse don't return my calls at all when I am trying to make an appointment to gain interior access to their listings.  Especially when they are under contract on a short sale.  If there ...
03/21/2012
I was just looking at a wonderfully video produced by a fellow REALTOR on AR when I to my shock I noticed they were shooting a neighborhood tour from the Drivers Seat!  This is the final staw.  First, you placed and took calls on our cell phone, then you started reading and answering emails, foll...
02/17/2012
Equator Agents Initated 1.17 Million Short Sales? On DSN this morning Equator reported that agents initiated 1.7 million short sales through their platform over the last 24 months.  Here's my question....How many resulted in a successful sale?  I am sure their sofware can identify why a file was ...
12/29/2011
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