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Getting Your Home Ready for the Market

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell! What are some of your first steps to getting your home ready?  Often seller’s look at their home through the eyes of love and emotion.  This can hinder really make your home shine and maximizing your value.   It is important to take your emotions out of this to begin and look at your home as a house and a product. It helps to start with a camera – walk through your home and take photos.  Look at what those photos show.  Is that how you want your room to look online and does it
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Sellers Disclosure Statements

The Seller’s Disclosure statement is an important real estate document for both buyers and sellers.  This form is where you tell the story of the property, what it may or may not have present on the property as well as what defects there may be.  It is important the seller fill it out accurately and completely.  It is one of the documents that if things go wrong and parties end up in court that will be looked at in detail.  As a seller, it is important to not leave blanks.  It is important to tell what you know and if
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10 Amazing Beaches In Texas To Visit This Summer!

Hello there! This is Rebecca Sather. Missy Stagers Buyers Closing Coordinator. I can tell you coming from California I knew Texas wasn’t really known for its crystal clear blue beaches, and perfect weather year round but when the hot Texas heat starts beating down on you  in the summer, the Gulf Coast is a welcomed sight. plus the endless options of bird watching, swimming, kayaking, sunbathing, building sandcastles, or going boating, there were plenty of ways to have fun and stay cool over the summer and there plenty of room to do so with Texas having over 3,359 miles of
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Something New at the San Antonio Zoo

The San Antonio Zoo added someone new recently.  She is a Rescued Bald Eagle that came to us from the Santa Barbara Zoo in California.  Haley, as she is named, is 25 years old and a stunning female eagle.  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rescued her after she was shot in 1998.  She was deemed non-releasable and since that time as been in several zoos.  She is the first eagle to grace the San Antonio zoo in over 10 years.  The best part is Haley is getting a mate.  His name is Chinook and will soon be arriving from the
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The Pros And Cons Of Private Lending For Real Estate Projects

 The Pros And Cons Of Private Lending For Real Estate Projects Private lending companies offer hard money loans, often referred to as private money loans. Homeowners can usually qualify for one of these loans if they want to purchase an asset. The most common way to find one of these lenders is to through a local real estate investment club. Home investors can usually secure these loans. However, not all homeowners are able to obtain funds with this methods. These are the pros and cons of private mortgage loans you need to know about. A hard money loan is an
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Cave Without A Name

Things to do in San Antonio Hi! This is Karin Rause sitting in for our fearless leader, Missy Stagers. My husband Craig and I are not from Texas, so we like to venture out and visit some of the great sights surrounding the San Antonio area. Not long ago, Craig’s sister was visiting us so we took her out on a short day trip around the Boerne area. Now, Texas has 1,000’s of caves and caverns.  One of the more well-known caves is the Natural Bridge Caverns located just outside of Bexar County. We found that Boerne has a local
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