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Sketching at the San Antonio Museum of Art   Although I am not very good at it, I have enjoyed drawing ever since I was a kid and so this event sounds like a lot of fun to me. Enjoy an evening of casual instruction based on works of art in the San Antonio Museum of Art collections. Each sketching...
Today is Veterans Day.  Thank you Veterans for your service to our country!  Today and through the week-end businesses in San Antonio are giving a thank you gift to all veterans and active duty military personnel.  Here is a list of restaurants where you can enjoy free meals, entrees, or other fo...
Pricing your home to sell   In determining the best selling price for your home, it is important to set a fair asking price from the beginning.  This will generate the most activity from real estate agents and buyers. You should consider the condition of your home, the price comparable homes in y...
  Most buyers and sellers have misconceptions about how working with a REALTOR® really works.  If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, this post by Nick Pappas is a must read.  This is especially true for first time home buyers but even if you’ve bought and/or sold before, laws and re...
My Random Blog inspired by  Ralph Gorgoglione   It's good to watch football with your husband... You may even like it a little and you don't need to watch every football game. Most dogs love cat food but cats don't love dog food. Ask questions and communicate your expectations to your doctor, hai...
  We have been having our kitchen remodeled and everything is almost done except for the backsplash.  I just can't make a final decision on a design but it's something I must do next week.  Penny Hull shares some good ideas for this project.  I think I like #5 best since I really like glass tile....
  San Antonio Housing Statistics   The San Antonio Board of Realtors reports that in August, the average home price in San Antonio was $200,268.  This is a 10% increase from the average price recorded for the previous year, August 2009. The median price of a home was $159,600 which is a 7% increa...
Bexar County American Dream Downpayment Initiative   Bexar County American Dream Downpayment Initiative is a program that provides qualified first-time homebuyers downpayment assistance to purchase a home. Property must be located in the unincorporated areas of Bexar County or in Balcones Heights...
When I was in junior high school... or as it is called now called, middle school friends and I would start laughing so hard at something that struck us as funny (as many things did) that we couldn't stop laughing.  We laughed until our sides actually hurt. Those middle school moments don't ...
A Favorite Crab Salad Recipe 1 pound backfin lump crabmeat 3/4 cup chopped celery 2 tablespoons lemon juice A pinch of salt A sprinkle of pepper 2 tablespoons of low-fat mayo combined with low-fat yogurt (1T each) 1 teaspoon capers *Optional Rinse crab meat and gently comb for any remaining shell...

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We serve all areas of San Antonio, including Alamo Heights, Alamo Ranch, Boerne, Bulverde, Castle Hills, Champions, Cibolo, Converse, Deerfield, The Dominion, Encino Park, Fair Oaks Ranch, Garden Ridge, Helotes, Hill Country Village, Hollywood Park, Inwood, Leon Springs, Monte Vista, Northwest San Antonio, North Central San Antonio, Northwood, Olmos Park, Rogers Ranch, Schertz, Shavano Creek, Shavano Park, Sonterra, Stone Oak, Terrell Hills, Universal City, Ft. Sam Houston, and Randolph AFB. We proudly assist clients in every price range throughout the greater San Antonio metropolitan area as well as across the nation.