Sunday, December 16, 2018

Housing Market Stats

We have been pretty lucky with mortgage rates. That cannot last forever. We see upward movement. So, if you are thinking about moving - no opportunity like the present.

This is a snapshot Q3 for all of Texas. If you would like San Antonio Market Stats - we have a page for that: San Antonio Real Estate Market Statistics

And finally, this is a look at what is going on in new construction in Bexar County. New homes are a great opportunity!

Saturday, December 15, 2018

When Is The Best Time To Sell Your House?

Many folks believe that the holidays is not a good time to list a home for sale. Check this out and see what you think! If you are ready to list, Call Me - Al

Friday, December 14, 2018

Apartment Stats - San Antonio

This chart is a quick look at the stats on apartment rentals in San Antonio - and the price increases. Ready to make your move into a house of your own? Call me - Al

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Assistance Animals

I am often asked - Can any animal be an assistance animal? This one minute video from Texas REALTORS® addresses the issue.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Selling During the Holidays

Yes you can sell during the holidays. It is a surprisingly great time of year to list your home. The video is real short!

Monday, December 10, 2018

FREE Annual Credit Report

It is a good idea to make certain you have good credit. At least once a year, it is worth checking your status. HINT: You can spread your coverage by ordering a report from one credit bureau to start, 4 months later order from another and 4 months after that, order from the 3rd. The following year, begin and repeat again monitoring your credit all during the year!

If you are a resident of the United States:

You may obtain a copy of your credit report, free of charge, once every 12 months from each of the three nationwide credit reporting companies using this resource:

FREE Annual Credit Report, visit annualcreditreport.com or call toll free at 1-877-322-8228.

Should you need to contact the credit bureaus directly, contact information for the three nationwide credit reporting companies is as follows:

Equifax, PO Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374 www.equifax.com 1-800-685-1111

Experian, PO Box 2002, Allen, TX 75013 www.experian.com 1-888-397-3742

TransUnion, PO Box 2000, Chester, PA 19016 www.transunion.com 1-800-916-8800

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Sharing Recipes

It is that ime of year when we like to share the recipes so generously granted by family and friends. Enjoy!

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Some Things Homeowners Are Thankful For

Americans have many things to be thankful for - the privilege of homeownership is one of them.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

26364 Romance Point

We are featuring a great lot for sale in Timberwood Park.

Buy and build your own custom home or buy and know that your lot is ready to build on when you are ready.

Checkout the virtual tour for more information and photos. Drive by at your convenience and call if we can help you!

Cost of NOT Paying PMI

What is The Cost of NOT Paying PMI

This is SO IMPORTANT, we are posting it as a standalone article which I hope you will read AND SHARE - nationwide. There must be someone you can help to get a home of their own.

There is a common and major misconception that saving enough of a down payment to avoid PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance) makes financial sense. It does not.

Checkout today's report and find out why it is OK - make that encouraged - to take advantage of a low down payment to buy a house now - and make it your home. If you are ready to look at this option to buy your first home - or if you have any questions, call me - AL

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Wishing you and your family the very best. So much to be thankful for in America!