Mary Jo Schaffer, Bandera Texas Real Estate, Broker- Sweetheart Realty

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All the buzz this week has been about the iphone 3G or something like that, but I am not much of a follower, so I wanted something different.  My contract with Sprint was up- I have been with Sprint for 9 years and still only had 800 minutes a month with the family plan- can you imagine that?!! S...
07/13/2008
In years past, on holiday weekends, or anytime that I plan a trip somewhere or try to take a vacation, invariably the office follows me, the listing that hasn't received any showings or calls suddenly everyone wants to see or wants info faxed to them.  I take my phone with me on trips but this ti...
07/06/2008
It's not too late to come to the 11th Annual Bandera Riverfest!  Gates opened at 10AM, and close at 6PM. Even though the Watermelon Eating Contest is over, you still have time for the River Rodeo, Sack Races, Wheel Barrel Races, Water Balloon Toss, Water Relay, a great local band, $50 Dynasty, an...
06/28/2008
The earliest settlers of Bandera came from Poland, in search of a better place to live.  The beautiful Medina River afforded them shelter and a budding business in cypress tree shingles. Many of the ancestors of the first residents are still living in Bandera, few have returned to visit and rekin...
06/15/2008
The Cowboy Capital Rodeo Association's Rodeo will be held this Memorial Day Weekend, May 23, 24, and 25th at Mansfield Park, Bandera Texas.  This year's event promises to be bigger and better than rodeos past. The slate of events and entertainers is full, including calf roping, team roping, saddl...
05/18/2008
The recent warm weather has brought more than just tourist visitors to Bandera County.  Foot traffic and calls have increased just as much as the temperature. The Statistics for the time period February 27, 2008 to March 27, 2008 are as follows:RESIDENTIAL HOMES SOLD ;     13ACTIVE RESIDENTIAL HO...
04/28/2008
In the New York Times Great Homes and Destination section of April 18, 2008, Robert Strauss describes the sleepy town of Bandera as "A Not-Too-Wild-West Cowboy Town".  He goes on to describe how part time residents and full time real estate agents came to make Bandera their home.Being that this a...
04/27/2008
Today's Commissioner's Court meeting was like many others, several developers getting their plats and re-plats approved, budget items discussed and approved, and insurance coverage renewed- pretty ho hum until the sheriff got to his report at the very end of the meeting.He wanted to explain the "...
04/24/2008
The San Antonio Spurs showed the world that they have the right stuff by coming from behind the Phoenix Suns not once, but twice!Sixteen points behind, the faithful at the AT&T Center did not give up on their 4 time Champions. Defense wins Championships they say, well, the Spurs proved it once ag...
04/20/2008
I almost missed today's Commissioner's Court Meeting because my printer ran out of ink and I had an 11AM listing appointment and hadn't printed the listing contract- but I rearranged my day so that I wouldn't miss my county government at work.I'm sure glad I did that because I learned what a grea...
04/10/2008
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Mary JoSchaffer

Bandera Texas Real Estate
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