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Should you Buy a Home in This Neighborhood?
Posted on 10/13/2019
Should you Buy a Home in This Neighborhood?
All communities have increases and decreases in population, demographics, and times when several (or very few) homes are on the market. Sometimes, it's merely that the stars aligned for several homeowners at the same time. Once in a while, because the market is particularly hot, many of the owners hope to cash in on the rising prices. In...
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Creating an Outdoor Entertainment Space
Posted on 10/06/2019
Creating an Outdoor Entertainment Space
Did you recently move into a home that has this wonderfully big backyard, but all the contractor installed was a little three-foot by two-foot slab of concrete just outside the back door. What use is that? Where do you put the chairs or a barbecue? There are several approaches you can take to creating a usable space. First,...
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3 Reasons Real Estate is Still a Wise Investment
Posted on 09/29/2019
3 Reasons Real Estate is Still a Wise Investment
Investing in real estate investment is still a viable option, consider these few trends. Construction of new homes is on the increase in the U.S. Although the Census Bureau reported that new home sales in January 2019 had dropped 6.9 percent as compared to the same period last year. The U.S. median property sales went down from $373,100...
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What Does That Mean – Mortgage Type
Posted on 09/22/2019
What Does That Mean – Mortgage Type
Multiple options are available when it comes to real estate loans. Figuring out which one you need can be disconcerting, to say the least. So, if you’re new to the game, here’s a quick guide to help you along. Standard Mortgages: Conventional – Loans that fall within the FNMA/FHLMC (Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac) guidelines where the Federal government is...
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Another Property Sold - 217 Iron Horse, New Braunfels, TX 78132
Posted on 09/16/2019
Another Property Sold - 217 Iron Horse, New Braunfels, TX 78132
This 1.28 acre property has some large oak trees with a natural building area in the middle of the property. A lot of privacy being at almost at the end of the subdivision gives you plenty of room to stretch your legs for long walks through the neighborhood. There is a 58-acre private Guadalupe River Park along with a 32-acre clubhouse complex with two pools, exercise room, walking trails and a tennis court. You can build when you are ready..About 6 miles from Shopping and Restaurants and New Hospital in...
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Tips for Successfully Searching for a New Home
Posted on 09/15/2019
Tips for Successfully Searching for a New Home
Since there are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the right home, it can be very helpful to create a priority list. If you're at the beginning of the house-hunting process, one of the best ways to clarify your thoughts is by organizing them in a notebook or on a computer screen. As is the...
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Organizational Hints for Your Kitchen
Posted on 09/08/2019
Organizational Hints for Your Kitchen
You’ve read all those articles on how to organize, how to arrange, how to store, and yet your home still looks a mess. Perhaps you’ve tried to follow too many ideas and consequently haven’t succeeded at any of them. Here are a few “organizational hints” that you can do without so that you truly succeed in your goals....
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How to Simplify and De-Clutter the Minimalist Way
Posted on 09/01/2019
How to Simplify and De-Clutter the Minimalist Way
It is one thing to organize your space, it's something completely different when you are also trying to create a minimalist lifestyle. Becoming a minimalist is not about finding all the right storage containers, matching bins, and lidded tubs. Instead, it is about removing the need for all those containers, drawers, and tubs in the first place. Making...
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Minimizing Plastic And Other Waste From Your Home
Posted on 08/25/2019
Minimizing Plastic And Other Waste From Your Home
Going zero waste doesn’t have to seem like a daunting task. There are several ways you can bring down your waste production at home. Try out these few tips and see how much progress you make. Stop Using Plastic Straws. Many homes churn out a lot of plastic straws that quickly end up in the ocean and destroy...
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Another Property Sold - 381 Ash Juniper Dr, New Braunfels, TX 78132-3553
Posted on 08/20/2019
Another Property Sold - 381 Ash Juniper Dr, New Braunfels, TX 78132-3553
Covered with many trees this 4.09 acre lot is located in the prestigious River Chase subdivision just outside of New Braunfels between Canyon Lake and Gruene. This property gives you plenty of room to build your dream home with a great hill country view. River Chase offers a gated 54 acre community park on the Guadalupe River that includes a pavilion, swimming area and picnic grounds. The other park is 33 acres and has the clubhouse area with 2 pools, lighted tennis courts & walking...
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Things to Consider When Refinancing Your Mortgage
Posted on 08/18/2019
Things to Consider When Refinancing Your Mortgage
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) refers to mortgage refinancing as a crucial aspect of all mortgages. This is partly because comparatively, low mortgage interest rates have encouraged homeowners to restructure their financial situations using their home equity. Homeowners should base their refinancing decision on their circumstances rather than mortgage interest rates. Here are tips to consider when considering...
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How to Stay Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Posted on 08/11/2019
How to Stay Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Buying a home may prove to be challenging, regardless of where you decide to search for a house. However, if you are aggressive in your pursuit of your dream residence, you could speed up your home search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay aggressive during your quest to find your dream house. 1....
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