Year End - New Beginning

This is our final post for 2018. If you have been a regular here, thank you for following the blog. If you are new to the blog or have not signed up to follow us, we would be happy to invite you to today. There is no spam, no pressure - just a lot of information and we are here if we can help you. You do not need to be local to San Antonio or Texas. No matter what part of the country you are located in or planning to move to, we'll help you find a professional licensed in that area through our network of agents.

Our last post is more visual. We are going to share 7 videos from this past year - each only about one minute long. You may already own your own home and understand and are enjoying the benefits of home ownership. You may be on the fence and have not purchased your own home yet - don't let 2019 get away from you. Perhaps there is someone or some family you know that has not made the jump to ownership just yet. Pay it forward - share this with them. Together we can make 2019 the year of the American Dream.

Why Buy Your Home

Myths To Be Ignored

Think About Tax Savings

Millennials Are Buying

Marriage or Mortgage First

Home Owner Extra Benefits

FREE Buyers Service with a Professional

We've Been Seen

If you scroll to the bottom of the blog page - bottom right column, you can see the number of views at any time. This is a snapshot of where we are today! Thank you to all our followers and viewers. We appreciate your visits. From an old movie line... "Y'all come back now"

Home Ownership For Millennials

This is our 3rd and final day (this year) for sharing downloadable guides. In the last two blog posts we have shared the Home Buying Guide and the Home Seller Guide. Today, we are sharing special guides for Millennials. Whether you are a first time buyer just beginning that journey or an experienced home buyer or seller, we would be glad to help you achieve your dream. Let's do it! Just Call Me - Al.

English Edition

In Spanish

Selling Guide - Winter Edition

Yesterday we released the Home Buying Guides as free PDF files. Today, we are giving you the Winter Edition of the Home Selling Guides - no registration required. Share as you wish. Thank you for following our blog.

English Edition

In Spanish

Buying Guide - Winter Edition

Normally, these guides require registration to access. But I am sharing links here which will take you directly to the guides. You can download and save them as a PDF if you choose. No matter who your agent, we hope these buyer guides will help you - and by all means, feel free to share.

English Edition

In Spanish

Merry Christmas

Thank you for following our blog. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas.

Christmas Around the World

We first did this in 2010. It is a pleasure to share it with you again.

Are You in Love with Your Home?

You may be surprised by how many folks love their home and plan to stay. Do you have your forever home?

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!

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

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

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!

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 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 1-800-685-1111

Experian, PO Box 2002, Allen, TX 75013 1-888-397-3742

TransUnion, PO Box 2000, Chester, PA 19016 1-800-916-8800

Sharing Recipes

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