Home sales are down…again

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As most of us know, the real estate market as been rather crazy these past few years. No doubt, Covid turn things upside down and created a frenzy of sales, buyers, multi-offers, cash buyers, etc. to the tun we had really not seen before. Now with interest rates steadily increasing along with a lower inventory of homes to buy, home …

MLB Pitcher’s Tennessee Mansion Up For Sale

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As a baseball fan myself, it’s always interesting to see what sort of homes various players and athletes in general own. Players get traded from time to time as part of the “business” side of the game and when this does, often times players will put their house(s) on the market as they head out to their new team. This …

Is it better to buy or rent in San Antonio, Texas?

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There’s long been debate about whether one should buy or rent a home. Of course, so many factors can be at play in such a decision such as income, job stability, children, schools, how much money you may or may not have for a down payment, interest rates, rental rates, median home prices, etc. Here is an excellent article, recently …

So what fixtures stay with a house?

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In the real estate world, there are all sorts of stories out there about sellers taking various fixtures with them prior to closing that they should not have. Although fairly rare, items ranging from wall sconces to door knobs to even toilet seats have all been removed by a few sellers just prior to closing in some real estate transactions. …

Who won and lost in real estate in 2021?

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There is no debating that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a major affect on the entire world, including the real estate market. There was so much uncertainty about what the virus and lockdowns, etc. would do to the housing market and many experts even predicted historic losses of value, increased foreclosures and an overall major drop in real estate values. …

Fierce competition in 2022 coming to the real estate market!

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No one has a crystal ball. If any of us did, we’d be watching our bank accounts grow daily and probably wouldn’t have to worry about what certain markets will or won’t do (stock, real estate, etc.) in the future. In my last blog, we took a look at whether the real estate market had reached its’ tipping point or …

Interesting houses on the market this week

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Realtor.com does more than just houses and properties for sale. Sure that is the main function of their site, making it easy for visitors to view homes, condos & land for sale around the country, however they also produce interesting articles on trends, the market, statistics, as well as unique homes for sale each week. Here is a recent article …

This week’s top 10 trending homes for sale!

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If you’re anything like me, it’s always fun to keep an eye on the real estate market, both locally and on a national scale as well. There are always unique and interesting homes coming onto the market and not all of them are necessarily expensive homes either. Some are quite pricey, while others are not. Some of the “lower end” …

Top trending colors for real estate

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As we all know, trends come and go and trends in real estate are no exception, especially when it comes to paint colors. Outdated colors can turn buyers off immediately or can bring lower offers than the same house with updated, trendy colors. If you are curious as to what colors are hot, check out the below article that goes …

Unreal Central Texas Castle!

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Wow! Check out this castle-style mansion in Central Texas for sale for 6.5 million dollars! It is simply something I have never seen before, a true one of a kind property for sure! Imagine the endless possibilities this property offers as you read the full article below. It is almost unimaginable what someone could do with this property. I can’t …