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Downsize to Upgrade

Downsize to Upgrade

Whatever your reason for wanting a smaller home—empty nest, tired of cleaning, less mobile, closer to grandchildren, moving from the suburbs to be nearer to work, single again—downsizing does not mean downgrading. In fact, when moving into less space, make…

Pesky, But Potentially Costly Home Maintenance

Pesky, But Potentially Costly Home Maintenance

If you’re new to home ownership, you may not be familiar with all of the responsibilities that are now yours. All of those things you used to call the super or management office for now fall in your lap. Here…

Ideas for Dry-Scaping in San Antonio, TX

Ideas for Dry-Scaping in San Antonio, TX

You’ve decided to make your new San Antonio home as ecologically sustainable as possible. You’ve changed out the toilets for low-flow versions and added insulation, installed bamboo flooring, energy-efficient windows and natural gas appliances. Now, it’s time to tackle the…

Wanting to Sell Your Home but Not Quite Ready to Move?

Wanting to Sell Your Home but Not Quite Ready to Move?

You know that you need to move, and the market is right to sell, but you’re not quite ready to pack up everything. After all, you still have to live in your home until it sells. So how do you…

Underwater Mortgage Debt and Your Home

Underwater Mortgage Debt and Your Home

Beginning March 1st, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will begin the process of allowing some home owners to cancel their underwater mortgage debt using a deed in lieu foreclosure alternative. If you are wondering how and if this applies to…

Hosting Game Day at Your Home

Hosting Game Day at Your Home

The Super Bowl is almost here. Have you planned for a party in your home to watch the match up of the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers? According to the recent Big Game Survey conducted by Century 21,…