SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY
3.7K views | +0 today
Follow
SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Kitchen Remodeling Cost 2015 - Minor, Major & Upscale Kitchen Remodel - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Image: Ideas, Tips, and Practical Advice

Kitchen Remodeling Cost 2015 - Minor, Major & Upscale Kitchen Remodel - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Image: Ideas, Tips, and Practical Advice | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Are you looking to remodel your kitchen this year? If so, then you need to know the following facts and figures for the year 2015. Generally speaking, kitchen remodeling projects fall into the following three categories: minor, major, and upscale. Minor According to the Remodeling Magazine’s cost vs. value report, a national average cost for …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

The Five Golden Rules of Home Staging

The Five Golden Rules of Home Staging | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
When you show your home’s best features by staging it effectively, you help increase your final selling price without breaking the bank. In fact, on average, sellers receive $2 in increased sale pri...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

The ‘Equity Rich’ Home Owner Is Back

The ‘Equity Rich’ Home Owner Is Back | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
About 20 percent of all properties with a mortgage are now considered “equity rich,” with home owners who have at least 50 percent positive equity in their properties.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Smaller Down Payments Lure More Buyers

Smaller Down Payments Lure More Buyers | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Some home buyers are stepping off the sidelines as more lenders require less money up-front on a home purchase.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Ready for a Jolt to the Housing Market?

Ready for a Jolt to the Housing Market? | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Fannie Mae economists are much more positive about the prospects of the housing market and household formation this year. Find out why they’re changing they’re tune.
Al Cannistra's insight:

R E A D Y ..................

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Hot Trend Watch: Tiny Homes

Hot Trend Watch: Tiny Homes | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Could you imagine living in 97 square feet? Tiny houses – some might even call them teeny-tiny – are growing in popularity among buyers in the second home market.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

University of Texas at San Antonio's construction science learning lab to train next generation - San Antonio Business Journal

University of Texas at San Antonio's construction science learning lab to train next generation - San Antonio Business Journal | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
UTSA's new construction science learning lab at its downtown campus will help to help students learn the latest technologies used on construction sites.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Be an Informed Consumer, Research Your Mortgage Options | McNair Custom Homes

Be an Informed Consumer, Research Your Mortgage Options | McNair Custom Homes | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Half of consumers do not shop around for a mortgage when purchasing a home.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Housing Starts Reach Six-Year Highs

Housing Starts Reach Six-Year Highs | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Housing starts for single-family homes surged to the highest level in more than six-and-a-half years in December, a promising sign that marked the end of 2014, the Commerce Department reported Wednesd
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

2015 Remodeling Cost vs. Value: Less Is More

2015 Remodeling Cost vs. Value: Less Is More | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Smaller replacement projects, particularly those that enhance curb appeal, remain the most cost effective way for sellers to improve value.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Mixing Vintage and Modern in an Urban Family Kitchen

Mixing Vintage and Modern in an Urban Family Kitchen | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
If Emily and Ian Allison’s kitchen looked like it was thrown together on a whim, that’s because it kind of was. When previous owners converted their 1888-built home into a duplex, they put together an ad hoc kitchen on the second floor because the original kitchen resided on the ground floor. So when the Allisons bought both units and rented out the bottom floor, they were stuck with a kitchen that seriously lacked function. “There wasn’t even a single drawer,” says Ian. “It...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

How to Turn Almost Any Space Into a Guest Room

How to Turn Almost Any Space Into a Guest Room | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
A dedicated guest room is a luxury that not all can afford. But even if you need to use every inch of your home for your own living space, a guest room may still be in the cards. From combination home office–guest rooms to living rooms that do a disappearing act, these ideas are here to help. Hardworking space: The guest room.The challenge: Hosting occasional overnight guests is a fact of life...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Five Key Tips to a Smooth Bathroom Remodel

Five Key Tips to a Smooth Bathroom Remodel | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Bathroom remodeling is an extensive process. Consulting with a remodeling contractor before you begin can help you cover all the bases and avoid mistakes.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Make Your Buyers Shop Smarter: 3 Tips

Make Your Buyers Shop Smarter: 3 Tips | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
With a strengthening employment market, many economists are predicting more buyers seeing a much more active housing market in the coming months. Here are some tips to aid in their house-hunt.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Housing Demand Rises, Supply Is Bigger Issue

Housing Demand Rises, Supply Is Bigger Issue | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
“Supply is quickly becoming the biggest concern for healthy growth in home sales in 2015,” says the chief economist of realtor.com®.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Existing-Home Sales Rebound: 5 Stats to Know

Existing-Home Sales Rebound: 5 Stats to Know | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Existing-home sales bounced back at the end of 2014, setting the stage for a stronger start into the new year. Here is the latest housing data from NAR to gauge the market.
Al Cannistra's insight:

http://www.mysatexashomes.com/     #sanantonio

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Lower Rates Drive a Refinancing Rush

Lower Rates Drive a Refinancing Rush | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
As mortgage rates tumble, a wave of home owners is taking advantage by refinancing mortgages and unlocking monthly savings.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Improving Economy Helps Buoy Housing

Improving Economy Helps Buoy Housing | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Recent drops in oil prices and mortgage rates, along with positive tailwinds in the economy, are helping to jump-start the housing market in the new year, Freddie Mac notes in its latest housing repor
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Bank Economists Predict Robust Economic Growth in 2015

Bank Economists Predict Robust Economic Growth in 2015 | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Bank Economists Predict Robust Economic Growth in 2015
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Entry Door Key Factor When Buying or Selling a Home | McNair Custom Homes

Entry Door Key Factor When Buying or Selling a Home | McNair Custom Homes | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Curb appeal is key to attracting potential homebuyers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

Zillow Chief Economist, HUD Secretary Talk Housing Following SOTU, Castro Calls 2015 ‘Year for Housing Opportunity’

Zillow Chief Economist, HUD Secretary Talk Housing Following SOTU, Castro Calls 2015 ‘Year for Housing Opportunity’ | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Zillow Chief Economist, HUD Secretary Talk Housing Following SOTU, Castro Calls 2015 ‘Year for Housing Opportunity’
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

A Second Chance … Sort Of

A Second Chance … Sort Of | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
A new FHFA policy allows previously foreclosed home owners to buy back their homes, but the switch may not benefit every market. Here’s what real estate pros need to know.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Al Cannistra
Scoop.it!

12 Smart Designs for Small-Space Living

12 Smart Designs for Small-Space Living | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
In a compact living space, each piece of furniture should earn its keep. From adjustable tables and sliding bookcases, to nesting and expanding furniture, these 12 ideas make the most of small space living.
more...
No comment yet.