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Find out about TEXAS REALTORS - 100 YEARS

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SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY - curated by Al Cannistra. Information about San Antonio Homes and the Real Estate Market. #SanAntonioONE #SanAntonioHomesToday #AlCannistra #SanAntonioHomes #HousesInSanAntonio #SanAntonioRealEstate
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Consumers Are Moving for Their Pets

Consumers Are Moving for Their Pets | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Seventy percent of Americans own a pet, and many are on the hunt for more pet-friendly home features.
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totally agree - pet first!

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HISTORICAL PIEDS DANS L’EAU VILLA FOR SALE IN POSITANO, SEAFRONT PROPERTY, TORRE CLAVEL



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this home is not in San Antonio - chances are you have not seen anything quite like this!

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Bexar County, Weston Urban to partner on apartments at Continental Hotel in west downtown San Antonio

Bexar County, Weston Urban to partner on apartments at Continental Hotel in west downtown San Antonio | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
A nonprofit arm of Bexar County is set to partner with developer Weston Urban to build a 250-unit mixed-income apartment project on West Commerce Street.
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partnering to create 250 new apartments in San Antonio...

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Rammed earth. Giant screws as piers. City of San Antonio building sustainable housing that's also affordable

Rammed earth. Giant screws as piers. City of San Antonio building sustainable housing that's also affordable | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
San Antonio Affordable Housing Inc., a nonprofit branch of the city, plans to build two experimental homes on the far East Side, one using earthen materials for walls, another whose foundation can be adjusted post-construction.
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affordable housing in San Antonio...

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Why a Buyer Love Letter Could Turn Into a Poison Pen

Why a Buyer Love Letter Could Turn Into a Poison Pen | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Personal information in a letter could expose agents and clients to fair housing violations, NAR reports.
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the best of intentions...

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Mortgage Rates Remain Under 3%

Mortgage Rates Remain Under 3% | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Low borrowing costs continue to help buyers with affordability, especially as the median home price surges to a new record high of $350,300.
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rates not only matter - they can be the difference between qualifying - or not...

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Seller Optimism Has Never Been So High

Seller Optimism Has Never Been So High | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
A record number of sellers say it’s a good time to be in the market—but buyers completely disagree, data suggests.
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your thoughts?

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How to Get Resilient Landscaping

How to Get Resilient Landscaping | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Climate, wildlife, sun, and water (or lack thereof) can take a toll on yards. But sustainable landscaping helps homeowners produce a higher return on their investment while adding greater delight.
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when selling - it matters!   when living there, it helps your neighbors like that you do!

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La dernière relève du phare de Kéréon

"Sentinelle de la pointe de la Bretagne, le phare de Kéréon domine du haut de ses 48 mètres le passage du Fromveur, zone de navigation entre l'île d'Ouessant et celle de Molène particulièrement redoutée des marins. En janvier 2004, Thalassa partage un moment unique dans la vie des 2 gardiens : c’est leur dernière relève ! Désormais le phare sera inhabité."

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nothing on the San Antonio MLS quite like this - that I know of....  imagine getting your favorite pizza delivered could be a problem... wonder about Amazon....

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23 Unconventional Homes Built Around Trees

23 Unconventional Homes Built Around Trees | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
From Kyoto, Japan, to Austin, Texas, these dwellings take “bringing the outside in” to the next level.
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love the idea of a home designed around a tree - none listed here are in San Antonio - but Austin got in the global mix....

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Two Blind Brothers

Two Blind Brothers | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
The softest shirts you'll ever feel. Try one for yourself. All profits donated to life-changing research to cure blindness.
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will you shop blind?

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this is a story link - not an affiliate opportunity, I just think their story is worth sharing

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1909 Mitchell Mill For Sale In North Wilkesboro North Carolina —

1909 Mitchell Mill For Sale In North Wilkesboro North Carolina — | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
1909 Mitchell Mill For Sale In North Wilkesboro North Carolina. $899,000. Rich, Amber 120-yr old heart pine floors and massive post and beams.
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it is not in Texas - but not everyday you see something like this one!

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Man builds an entire village for mouse he saw in his garden

"Man builds an entire village for mouse he saw in his garden"

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Is there a mouse in the house? OK, we have NEVER featured a story like this one - and it is not in San Antonio!

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20 Cities With the Most Severe Housing Shortages

20 Cities With the Most Severe Housing Shortages | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
These areas demonstrate why NAR is calling for a “once in a generation” federal response to help loosen the tightest market in history.
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we are #11 - where does your city rank in housing shortages....

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Marshall Field Sells Massive Lake Forest Estate For $6.2 Million | Lake Forest, IL Patch

Marshall Field Sells Massive Lake Forest Estate For $6.2 Million | Lake Forest, IL Patch | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Marshall Field Sells Massive Lake Forest Estate For $6.2 Million - Lake Forest-Lake Bluff, IL - Designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and built in 1909, the 15-acre property's privacy is enhanced by the adjacent nature preserve.
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Just north of Chicago in Lake Forest, IL – stunning home of the Marshall Field family  (known for Marshall Fields Dept. Stores -  purchased by and now part of Macys)

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San Antonio's home repair programs rebuild lives, but they're not without critics

San Antonio's home repair programs rebuild lives, but they're not without critics | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
San Antonio's repair program is targeting homes that were once deemed by the federal government as undesirable—a practice known as red lining.
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rehab San Antonio...

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This Spring-Loaded Screw Is the Future of Soundproofing

This Spring-Loaded Screw Is the Future of Soundproofing | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
It works simply by limiting the transmission of the vibrations into the drywall and can result in a sound reduction of nine decibels.
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quieter places to live in the near future?

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Oregon Bans Buyer Love Letters

Oregon Bans Buyer Love Letters | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
NAR reminds members of the dilemmas such letters pose as the practice, commonly used to win bidding wars, comes under more intense scrutiny.
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perhaps more states will follow...

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Plummeting Lumber Prices Little Help to Builders

Plummeting Lumber Prices Little Help to Builders | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Though the cost of framing lumber has fallen 50% in recent weeks, there’s a lag time before builders feel the relief.
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the headache - how to buy enough inventory but not get caught in the downcycle....

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john meh's curator insight, July 16, 4:38 PM
Builders are still feeling the pinch, hopefully with some relief in the near future.
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Cities That Benefitted Most From Pandemic Relocations

Cities That Benefitted Most From Pandemic Relocations | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
The area with the largest share of out-of-town buyers has also seen the fastest appreciation in home prices, according to a new study.
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the answer to "where did everyone go"? 

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want to buy a house?    www.SanAntonio.Homes  

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World's first 3D-printed neighborhood planned for Rancho Mirage, California

World's first 3D-printed neighborhood planned for Rancho Mirage, California | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Palari and Mighty Buildings recently unveiled plans for the world's first 3D-printed neighborhood in Rancho Mirage, California. Learn more about the project.
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we need to do this in Texas - any investors willing to explore the idea please DM me...

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Elon Musk Just Tweeted a Life-Changing Decision, and Almost Nobody Even Noticed

Elon Musk Just Tweeted a Life-Changing Decision, and Almost Nobody Even Noticed | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
How did this stay under the radar?
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perhaps we are seeing the dawn of housing for the future (be sure to watch the video)....

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Surging New-Home Prices Shut Out Low-End Buyers

Surging New-Home Prices Shut Out Low-End Buyers | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
House hunters in the bottom one-fourth of the market are relegated exclusively to shopping the stock of existing homes.
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challenging - yes....  impossible - no....  a specialty of mine - you bet!

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If You Live in These States, Prepare to See More Tarantulas

If You Live in These States, Prepare to See More Tarantulas | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
If you're afraid of spiders, you may want to spend more time indoors this summer, because these states are having infestations of tarantulas.
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we probably have bigger ones in Texas (you know)!

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Tesla signs deal with new home builder to outfit whole community with solar, Powerwall, and chargers

Tesla signs deal with new home builder to outfit whole community with solar, Powerwall, and chargers | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Tesla has signed an agreement with new home builder Alset EHome to outfit a whole new community being built with Tesla solar panels, Powerwall, and electric vehicle chargers. The idea of built-in solar and energy storage is starting to catch some steam in the real estate development world. Homeowners are seeing the value of producing […]
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now - about that power grid problem....

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