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Things to do for Halloween in San Antonio 2021

October in San Antonio means gorgeous fall weather, bright autumn decorations, and spectacular Halloween festivities. No matter what your age, there are plenty of spooks, screams, and costumes to enjoy this Halloween with your family. Here’s our list of the best things to do for Halloween in San Antonio this year. Pumpkin Patches Once October rolls in, many local garden nurseries and communities in north San Antonio host family-friendly pumpkin patches all month long. The Alley on Bitters near north Castle Hills hosts fall activities like Halloween crafts, pumpkin painting, and a pumpkin patch with photo opportunities. This year, come

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Reasons You Should Consider Selling This Fall

If you’re trying to decide when to sell your house, there may not be a better time to list than right now. The ultimate sellers’ market we’re in today won’t last forever. If you’re thinking of making a move, here are four reasons to put your house up for sale sooner rather than later. 1. Your House Will Likely Sell Quickly According to the Realtors Confidence Index released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), homes continue to sell quickly – on average, they’re selling in just 17 days. In San Antonio, they’re selling in about 25 days according to the San Antonio Board of Realtors (SABOR). As a

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Which is the better city: San Antonio or Austin?

In Texas, we love a little debate. From sports to city life to who’s getting more Californians, no one in Houston, Dallas, Austin, or San Antonio will admit the other has more to offer. Although there are many similarities in the major cities of Texas, each has its own unique personality and it’s hard to compare them. But, in San Antonio and Austin, we’ve seen an influx of people moving in from out-of-state and asking the question: Which is the better city to live in, San Antonio or Austin? Well, I’ve lived in both San Antonio and Austin, and I’m

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What Does Being in a Seller’s Market Mean?

Whether or not you’ve been following the San Antonio real estate market lately, there’s a good chance you’ve heard we’re in a serious sellers’ market. But what does that really mean? And why are conditions today so good for people who want to list their house? It starts with the number of houses available for sale. The latest market report from the San Antonio Board of Realtors (SABOR) shows housing supply is still pretty low, yet slightly increasing. Today, we have a 1.7-month supply of homes at the current sales pace. Historically, a 6-month supply is necessary for a ‘normal’ or ‘neutral’ market in

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Why People Are Moving to Texas

Noticing more out-of-state license plates on the road? It’s not a coincidence.  According to the 2021 Texas Relocation Report, more than 500,000 people moved to Texas in 2019. The Lone Star State is getting bigger, with an average daily influx of 1,000 people. In fact, San Antonio sees an average of 66 new people moving to the city every single day. Those out-of-state license plates are here to stay, and here’s why… 5 Reasons Why People Are Flocking to Texas With a thriving economy, affordable cost of living, and booming housing market, it’s easy to see why Texas is a

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What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?

As we move into the latter half of the year, questions about what’s to come are top of mind for buyers and sellers. Near record-low mortgage rates coupled with rising home price appreciation kicked off a robust housing market in the first half of 2021, but what does the forecast tell us about what’s on the horizon? Mortgage Rates Will Likely Increase, but Remain Low Many experts are projecting a rise in interest rates. The latest Quarterly Forecast from Freddie Mac states: “We forecast that mortgage rates will continue to rise through the end of next year. We estimate the 30-year fixed mortgage rate will average

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Don’t Wait to Sell Your House

San Antonio is in the ultimate sellers’ market right now. If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling, you have a huge advantage in today’s housing market. High buyer demand paired with very few houses for sale makes this the optimal time to sell for those who are ready to do so. Whatever the move you want to make looks like, here’s an overview of what’s creating the prime opportunity to sell this summer. High Buyer Demand Demand is strong, and buyers are actively searching for homes to purchase. In the Realtors Confidence Index Survey published monthly by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), buyer

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A Real Estate Expert is Crucial in this Unprecedented Market

In a normal market, it’s good to have an experienced guide coaching you through the process of buying or selling a home. That person can advise you on important things like pricing your home correctly or the first steps to take when you’re ready to buy. However, the market we’re in today is far from normal. As a result, an expert isn’t just good to have by your side – an expert is essential. Today’s San Antonio housing market is full of extremes. Mortgage rates hovering near record-lows are driving high buyer demand. On the other hand, an absence of sellers is creating record-low housing inventory. This imbalance in

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Buying a Home is Still Affordable

The last year has put emphasis on the importance of one’s home. As a result, some renters are making the jump into homeownership while some homeowners are re-evaluating their current house and considering a move to one that better fits their current lifestyle. Understanding how housing affordability works and the main market factors that impact it may help those who are ready to buy a home narrow down the optimal window of time in which to make a purchase. There are three main factors that go into determining how affordable homes are for buyers: Mortgage Rates Mortgage Payments as a

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5 Best Margaritas in San Antonio

San Antonio is chock-full of amazing restaurants with great food, but the margaritas are infamous and top notch across the city. From classic house margaritas to far-out flavored concoctions, take a look at our list of recommendations to help you find the perfect drink in town. Check out this list for the best margaritas in San Antonio and prepare to be transported south of the border. 1. La Fonda on Main La Fonda on Main always tops the list of quintessential San Antonio restaurants, and it’s easy to see why. This gorgeous hacienda-style restaurant has served authentic Mexican eats and

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