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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Gardening Generations



Continuing with our non-real estate videos - this one looks at the joys of gardening. If you have been to the local big box stores or large grocery stores here in San Antonio during the last 2 weeks, chances are you have seen all the spring flowers for sale - and ready for your home or garden. Enjoy the video!

This video ends with acres of flowers - like tulips (tulips in San Antonio??) Unknown when making the video, today we share this story (click on the tulips):

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Our Eco World



Hope you enjoy this video - we are continuing our occasional break from real estate… "Our Eco World" is from one of our other sites - San Antonio ONE - a collection of curations/publications on a variety of subjects – our world eco system being one of them. Check it out: www.SanAntonio.ONE (and be sure to subscribe)

Just a reminder to our email followers - in order to see the video click through to our site.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

281 North - January 2020

A quick look at construction on 281 North this week. These photos are taken while standing in the Olive Garden parking lot. (Great lunchtime soup and salad! And, they have awesome staff.)

In a few years this "look" will be nothing but memories! We can look forward to improved traffic flow and better safety. Amazing progress has been made so far and I am looking forward to driving on the new pavement soon!

Friday, January 10, 2020

FREE App For You



I still have some of the 1000 free licenses to give away.

Check out this app (cost you nothing)... great resource when you need something done, a service, insurance, tracking the appliances and electronics you own. We have 148 vendors on board so far and (I REALLY like this part) - use your smart phone to snap a photo of your device and access the device manual - no more missing documents...

These 2 short videos shared in this post will help explain.... I have the app on my phone as a user too!
Download now: https://www.homekeepr.com/join/al-cannistra

More information: https://www.sanantoniorealestate.blog/p/home-pro.html



If you are not local, grab this app anyway - you can customize to your local vendors. Invite family and friends to download too - if we use up the 1000 licenses, I'll ask for more :-)

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Best Buy Geek Squad

Again – we owe thanks to the Geek Squad at Best Buy Legacy!

Their responsiveness to an urgent need is amazing. My main drive crashed and I expected 4 to 7 days down time. Instead, I was given an early evening appointment (dinner time) and they were able to swap out the SSID, reload the operating system and get my machine going while I waited. AWESOME!

For the record, this transpired in early October – and shame on me for waiting so long to make this post. But – I got it done and you know I am still happy 90 days after the rescue and repair!šŸ˜Š

The guy who helped was Joe. He helped me about a year or so ago and was equally great to work with – the kind of guy who represents the Geek Squad very well. I cannot speak to all Best Buy Geek Squad locations, but Legacy is my go to resource for computer needs. I found out they also offer one on one training. If you need that kind of support, they are worth checking out. All in all, when you need computer services, think Best Buy and the Geek Squad – they are highly recommended and I hope you will agree.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Where No Man Has - ONE



Once in a while - a little fun. So, "Where No Man Has - ONE" is from one of our other sites - San Antonio ONE. It is a collection of eZine curations/publications on a variety of subjects - Space and Time being one of them. Check it out: www.SanAntonio.ONE (be sure to subscribe)

Direct:  http://space.sanantonio.one

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Texas Property Tax Arbitration

I have updated https://www.texastaxarbitration.com and added additional information.

If you have not visited the site previously – it addresses property tax exemptions and the arbitration process (alternate dispute resolution).

I often hear comments about property taxes in Texas and I created the public service website for information purposes only. It can help you if you plan to dispute your tax bill. Since I am an Arbitrator for Texas, please do not contact me for further information or guidance. Use the links on the site and contact the appropriate Comptroller’s office as needed.

Monday, January 6, 2020

Why Buy a Home in 2020



Is this going to be your year?

There are compelling reasons to go for it - and we are here to help. There is no obligation or fee to call and talk about it. Let's go over your situation and explore the options.

Need a mortgage - check it out. Want to choose a home - this is the place (the one without all the ads) www.SanAntonio.Homes  I am Al - you can call me Al.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

Our 2020 Wish For You



Whether it is your first home, moving up to a different home, relocating or right-sizing - we are here to help. Enjoy the video. www.SanAntonio.Homes

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Happy New Year 2020


We wish everyone all the best in 2020. And, thank you to all who read and follow this blog. You are appreciated. Al