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Important Credit Lessons Your Parents Didnt Teach You
ByClaire Murdough|May 17, 2017 2:22PMListen up, kids: Paying interest is painful. Really, really painful.Parental wisdom is easy to ignore until you’re left scratching your head ...

5 Things Not To Do On Memorial Day
Memorial Day has a specific purpose, and maintaining that purpose is important.by Rachel EngelPhoto by Mark Fischer/FlickrUpdated May 15, 2017By Rachel EngelMilitary1 Columnis...

Need A Loan
Need A Loan ?Click Here To Get Pre Qualified. Purchasing a new home? Congratulations on your decision to buy a new home! There are many important things to co...

Rent Or Buy
Should you buy or rent? This is a question most of us will likely face in our lives, whether buying a house makes more financial sense than renting a home. There is a way to unders...

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San Antonio Is Fun
San Antonio City in Texas San Antonio is a major city in south-central Texas with a rich colonial heritage. The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission preserved as a mu...

Por Que Rentar En Lugar De Comprar
Cual Es Su Renta Promedio ?Sabía usted que si gasta $1,650 por mes después de 3 años usted ha gastado $59,400 en la propiedad de alguien mas ?Después de 10 años habrá gastado...

Why Rent If You Can Buy
What's Your Average Rent? Did you know that if you spent $1650 a month renting after 3 years you have spent $59,400 in someone else's property? After 10 years you have spent $198,0...

Rates About The Same As The Last Two Weeks
Rates about the same as the last two weeks.--Freddie MacLuis TapiaREALTORRE/MAX Realty Advantagee: luis.alberto.tapia@gmail.comc: +1.210.585.1589www.luis.sahouses.co...

Another Top10 List Best And Worst Places To Raise A Family In 2017
Some places are simply better (and easier) to grow up in than others given all the factors impacting life and opportunities. As I had written last year:I was very fortunate growing...

COMPRA VENTA DE CASAS EN SAN ANTONIO TEXAS
COMPRA VENTA DE CASAS EN SAN ANTONIO TEXAS¿ BUSCAS COMPRAR, VENDER O RENTAR CASA, TERRENO, RANCHO, LOCAL COMERCIAL O INDUSTRIAL EN SAN ANTONIO TEXAS ? Ha...

Fun Weekend In San Antonio
The most wonderful time of the year is upon us and I wish you and yours a de­lightful holiday weekend. If you are traveling, I also wish you safe travels. This Friday is the ...

House Hunting In San Antonio
Ready to move to San Antonio?If you’re looking for a home for sale in San Antonio you’ll find http://www.luis.sahouses.com/ and the RE/MAX App are the best tools...

Potential Young Home Buyers With Student Loans Need Help
Hello,Are you a potential "Young Buyer" that is concerned about Student Loans getting in the way of your Dream Home? Here's some good news! Let me know how I can help you Get th...

Take A Virtual Open House Tour On This Beautiful 5 Bedroom Home Close To Toyota Plant
Hello to All,Here is a gorgeous 2 Story 5 Bedroom 2.5 Bath located in South San Antonio just driving distance to the Toyota Manufacturing Plant!  This home features the Master...

San Antonio Texas Fun Events For Fall 2016
Hello Everyone!The weather is changing and it opens up the many fun things to do in San Antonio, Texas for this Fall.  So get ready and plan your event!  Check out these ...

Putting Too Much Faith On Homeowners Insurance
Hello my Friends!Part of the work that I do involves Insurance.  As a Licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Agent and Licensed Real Estate Agent, I get to work on both the ...

Teachers Are Heroes Too
Hello My Friends!Guess what time of the year it is?  Ugh!  It's Back to School!  Moms are back to normal and School Teachers are back at work.  Here's a Big Sho...

Find Out If Your Home Market Is A Buyers Or Sellers Market
Hello my Friends!As a REALTOR in the San Antonio Market, I am always trying to gauge for my Buyers and Sellers where the market is at.  I rely on reports such as this one from...

See Whats In Store For Hurricane Season 2016
https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/2016-hurricane-season-forecast-atlantic-august-updateHello Everyone!August is the heart of Hurricane Season and the month that brings the ...

Do I Qualify For A Home Loan
Statistics are showing that it is beginning to cost MORE to Rent than it is to OWN a Home!  Yikes!  But many folks want to buy but do not know what it takes to get into a...

Back To School And Tax Free Weekend
It does not fail to amaze me that as soon as 4th of July passes, the stores gear-up for "Back-To-School!"  The Summer Seasonal Aisles are converted and the bright yellow color...

Texas Universities Total Tuition Costs For A Degree
Hello Everyone!  By now, College Students everywhere in Texas are making their plans to enter their Freshman year of studies.  Parents, if you are wondering what the...

Homes For Heroes Affiliate Gabe Becerra REMAX Realty Advantage
Hello to All! As a REALTOR in San Antonio and the surrounding cities, I am proud to announce that I am affiliated with the "Homes for Heroes" Program. This is the Nation's Lar...

Drones And Aerial Photography
In working with Real Estate in San Antonio, I often wonder about those Home Inspections for roofs on 2 Story Homes where it is far too dangerous to climb.  Drones with photo a...

For Sale By Owner Versus A Real Estate Agent
I have my fair share of conversations with many Home Owners wanting to Sell their Home on their own.  For those 8% of Homes that do sell by FSBO (For Sale By Owner), I totally...

Bring Your Pet To Work Day
I love Pets and so do all my children.  Between my three children and myself, we have 6 Dogs, 1 Cat, and 1 Lizard!  It is fitting that the Friday after Father's Day is th...

Home Buying In Schertz Cibolo Universal City Converse And San Antonio Texas
The Real Estate Market is alive and strong in the Schertz, Cibolo, Universal City, Converse, and San Antonio.  Summer time is Buying Time!  More and more homes are being ...

Texas Rains And Mosquitos
Boy, I love living in San Antonio, Texas!  We have the best of everything:  Great Real Estate Prices for Homes, convenient places to travel (i.e. Houston, Dallas, Corpus ...

Summer Vacation Travel And Safety Tips
Ah!  The Sun is out, the children are home from school!  That long planned Summer Vacation is drawing near.  All the plans are done, except the Safety Tips.  It...

Great Summer Holiday Activities For Children
Ah!  School is out and now comes Summer!  I can remember Summer as a time for outdoor activities when I was young.  Nowadays, there are too many ways Children can wr...

Mays Showers Brings June Flooding
Central Texas area from the Hill Country of Keerville to Houston has had some considerable rains in the month of May.  The ground is saturated and the creeks are overflowing. ...

Floods Are The Number One Natural Disaster In The United States
"Do I need Flood Insurance?""Is the Home I am purchasing in a Flood Zone?"These are very good and important questions most Home Owners ask when purchasing in a new area.  Not ...

Looking For Your Dream Home In Schertz Texas
Are you looking for your Dream Home in Schertz, Texas?  If so, I have an amazing FREE Tool to help you!  Click on the link below and look at the Real Estate Market i...

San Antonio Texas The Best Place To Live Despite Hurricanes
Why is San Antonio, Texas the best place to live when it comes to Texas weather?  San Antonio is centrally located. Yes, there were some Hail Storms in April and some local wi...

San Antonio Hail Storm In April
I live in San Antonio, Texas.  On the night of April 12th, I was monitoring the Weather through my KSAT Weather App on my Mobile Phone.  I followed the storm with the col...

Top 100 Dog Names
Hello!Most families that own a home have pets.  Dogs are among the favorites next to cats.  But sometimes naming your new friend can be a task in itselft.  Some peop...

Adding Value To Home With Great Landscaping Tips
Hello Homeowners in San Antonio!  Most of Central Texas has been getting rain rain rain.  Our lawns are showing some great green colors; however, Summer is around th...

I Am Searching For Solutions To Buying A Home
Hello San Antonio!  Hmm!  So, you are thinking of buying your Dream Home but you don't know how to get started:  "Should I do this myself?  Who can I trust?&nbs...

San Antonio Hail Damage Insurance Claims
We had back to back Hail Storms in Texas this week. First it was in the Dallas area on Monday, April 11th. Then it was Central Texas/ San Antonio on Tuesday, April 12th. There a...


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