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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Robin Rogers, Silverbridge Realty, San Antonio, Texas - 398351
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, Seguin, and Canyon Lake, 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.



  Stephen is right: this video is "amazingly creative!" I just love it. I'm going to have to transition from photography to videography to market my listings, and Anne will be my inspiration. Enjoy and learn!   At a recent conference the head of a major real estate franchise complained very publi...
These FHA policy changes "address risk," all right. It seems to me they will also make it harder for buyers to buy homes. Higher mortgage insurance premiums, higher credit scores, higher down payments, and lower seller concessions = fewer homes sold. What do you think?   I wanted to take a moment...
This is another lovely remodeled home that has been transformed with hardwood floors in the living areas, ceramic tile, granite-tile counter tops, and new carpet upstairs. One of the more attractive features of this Sitterle-built home is the tile roof. It also has a three-car garage, unusual in...
  Some recent posts: San Antonio, Texas, real estate market news round-up Home for lease in Converse, Texas: convenient to Fort Sam Houston and Randolph AFB Cat food recall follow-up: what to feed your kitty friend Cat food recall - what to feed -- and not feed -- your pet  Wordless Wednesday: a...
Back in 2006 and 2007, 61% of my sales were of rental properties. It worked out to a total of 41 single-family homes that I helped investors buy. With the mortgage meltdown, lending guidelines to investors got incredibly tough, so I've only sold a couple of homes in the last two years as investme...
Lane has a very sensible proposal for motivating members of Congress to think about the consequences of their actions on our money. We should let them pay for all their own expenses (kinda like real estate agents). (They won't get much leadership from the executive branch. The last president was ...

Robin Rogers

CRS, TRC, MRP - Real Estate Investment Adviser
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