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Houzz Tour: Plywood Pod Adds a New Dimension to Living Spaces

Houzz Tour: Plywood Pod Adds a New Dimension to Living Spaces | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Nest Architects director Emilio Fuscaldo and his colleague, architect Imogen Pullar, came up with an innovative idea to transform a dingy, cramped worker’s cottage for a Melbourne family by adding a plywood-clad “pod” in the heart of the living area. The pod structure contains a bathroom, a powder room and kitchen storage and allows an open flow through the house via a corridor that runs alongside it. In addition to adding the pod and redoing the home’s layout and decor, the architects demolishe
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18 Dream Items to Punch Up a Master-Bath Wish List

18 Dream Items to Punch Up a Master-Bath Wish List | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Jetted bathtubs, saunas, steam showers, TVs and tricked-out toilets — these are just a few of Houzz readers’ must-have items for their master bathroom remodels. Readers shared their wish lists in the Comments section of an article I wrote recently outlining my own wish list of master bath amenities, and their suggestions are nothing short of dreamworthy. Here’s a look at some that came...
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10 Countertop Mashups for the Kitchen

10 Countertop Mashups for the Kitchen | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Mixing materials for kitchen countertops has many benefits. For one, you can save money by using a less expensive material for your perimeter countertops while splurging on something more luxurious for an island top. Plus, mixing materials is a great way to add visual interest to your kitchen and avoid the overabundance of one color or material. With that in mind, designers are pairing marble with walnut, granite with reclaimed wood, engineered quartz with maple butcher block and more to create
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Kitchen of the Week: Walls Come Down in a Colorful Midcentury Space

Kitchen of the Week: Walls Come Down in a Colorful Midcentury Space | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Built in the 1950s, this house was in need of a substantial redo. Like many homes from that era, it was compartmentalized and split into small rooms. “The owners wanted to open the house up, to make it light and bright and just more fun,” says interior designer Jenny Baines. This included opening the existing small galley kitchen to the dining area and family room, and designing a new entry.
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Why the best advice on how to choose a real estate agent is all wrong | Inman

Why the best advice on how to choose a real estate agent is all wrong | Inman | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
As an industry, most of the advice we give consumers about how to choose a real estate agent doesn't make sense. No wonder some clients are unhappy with our services.
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6 biggest challenges of real estate crowdfunding | Inman

6 biggest challenges of real estate crowdfunding | Inman | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
The Internet has unleashed the power of crowdfunding, which has allowed ordinary people to invest in large properties that were once the domain of multimillionaires, large companies and big corporations.
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Fixer Uppers: A Pot of Gold or a Money Pit?

Fixer Uppers: A Pot of Gold or a Money Pit? | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Realtor.com identifies the U.S. cities whose homes on the market offer the biggest price break for buyers willing to put in a little work—as well as those where the payoff is minimal.
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Lenders begin easing requirements to get a mortgage

Lenders begin easing requirements to get a mortgage | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
A closely watched index that tracks mortgage credit availability — lender requirements on credit scores, down payments and other key loan terms — has some good news for potential home buyers: Things are finally loosening up.
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A Reason to Lock In Mortgage Rates Now

A Reason to Lock In Mortgage Rates Now | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Fixed-rate mortgages inched higher for the second consecutive week amid a stronger employment report, according to Freddie Mac.
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8 Home Renovations That Will Pay You Back

8 Home Renovations That Will Pay You Back | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Looking to start a home renovation? Put your time and effort into one of these renovations proven to pay you back because they increase the value of the property.
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Residences at La Cantera will soon get a $47 million addition - San Antonio Business Journal

Residences at La Cantera will soon get a $47 million addition - San Antonio Business Journal | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
A new $47 million multifamily development is next project in La Cantera, which includes retail, office, hotel and residential space.
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Bet on These Home Improvements in 2015

Bet on These Home Improvements in 2015 | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Redfin analyzed which home improvements are the safest bet and what home features are the most desirable for buyers.
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7 Backyard Sheds Built With Love

7 Backyard Sheds Built With Love | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
After asking you to show us your hardworking backyard sheds, we discovered that not only are homeowners adding backyard sheds, studios and greenhouses; they’re also designing and building them from scratch, often using salvaged or repurposed materials. Besides creative material choices, what makes these handmade structures unique is that their owners have crafted them specifically to their needs. And...
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My Houzz: Vintage Furnishings With Stories to Match

My Houzz: Vintage Furnishings With Stories to Match | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
We’ve all had some kind of luck — whether good or bad — shopping for furniture on Craigslist. Kristen Parker has been on a lucky streak with the online classifieds site since she began furnishing the 1920s Tudor-style apartment she shares with her husband, Michael. What with landing a free leather sofa from a pirate-themed house and finding a pristine burlwood table, this creative couple shows what’s possible in furnishing a stylish place on a budget. Along with creating a stylish...
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What to Know About Adding a Backyard Bocce Ball Court

What to Know About Adding a Backyard Bocce Ball Court | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
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Posting for my Italian side....    yeah, I know - goes all the way back to the Roman Empire....  (I wasn't there though)

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Roots of Style: The Segmental Vault Home

Roots of Style: The Segmental Vault Home | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Don’t dismiss segmental vault houses as just Quonset huts or airplane hangars. The Quonset hut, developed and used during World War I and II, is a long half-circle of corrugated tin with a lightweight metal structure. Airplane hangars are considerably larger. These houses are different from the primitive wartime huts and deserve attention as a style for several reasons. First, Virginia Savage McAlester designates them as their own class of 21st-century modern style in the revised 2013 edition of
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Room of the Day: Two Seating Areas and a Mix of Patterns

Room of the Day: Two Seating Areas and a Mix of Patterns | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Few people would complain about a larger living room, but when the space measures 34 by 15 feet, furnishing it can be a challenge. New York designer Claire Paquin took on such a task for a client who loves pattern, design and music. The homeowner came to the project with no fear of mixing patterns. She also had a few great heirlooms from her grandmother and a collection of abstract modern art.
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Top 10 Ways To Scare Away A Potential Home Buyer

Top 10 Ways To Scare Away A Potential Home Buyer | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Don't scare away potential home buyer's. When selling a home, make sure you're aware what could scare them away. Check out 10 ways to scare away buyer's.
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Refinancing May Help 1 in 3 FHA Borrowers

Refinancing May Help 1 in 3 FHA Borrowers | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
About 2.4 million borrowers with Federal Housing Administration loans could lower their mortgage costs by refinancing, according to a new study.
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The 50 Shades of Gray for a Home’s Exterior

The 50 Shades of Gray for a Home’s Exterior | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
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Fairy Tale Homes for Sale

Fairy Tale Homes for Sale | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Fairy Tale Homes for Sale
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Housing Report: Market's Out of Whack—But Has Bright Spots

Housing Report: Market's Out of Whack—But Has Bright Spots | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Realtor.com's housing report reveals a national market struggling to balance supply and demand—but with four bright spots.
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Partners in Building opens San Antonio office, eying luxury housing projects along northern corridor - San Antonio Business Journal

Partners in Building opens San Antonio office, eying luxury housing projects along northern corridor - San Antonio Business Journal | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Custom-home builder attracted to city's growing economy, and strengthening luxury market.
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Investors Lean Toward Flipping—Barely

Investors Lean Toward Flipping—Barely | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
By Cynthia Badiey, Editor

By a slim margin, real estate investors preferred to fix and flip properties rather than renting them …...
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A Historic Garage Expands for Storage and Parties

A Historic Garage Expands for Storage and Parties | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Like a lot of major renovation projects, Mark and Becky Uranga’s began with the desire to fix just one small thing. They wanted to install electric garage doors in their historic Boise, Idaho, garage, which had carriage-style doors they had to open by hand. But to install the new doors, they had to raise the roof a bit to make room. While they were at it, they saw the potential to turn the 1908 structure into something really special. Before they knew it, their small project...
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