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August 2009

Found 6 blog entries for August 2009.

New offices in Austin, Houston and San Antonio, new franchises in Collin Country and amazing programs and incentives have all secured VIP Realty's position as San Antonio's Premier Real Estate Firm.  VIP Realty is a testament to the fact that, although the national economy is weak and the housing market is tough, there are plenty of opportunities to be had in the real estate market.

VIP Realty's Popular Programs Take the Lead

VIP Realty's success lies in its advantageous programs, including the written guarantee that assures buyers that they will receive a written offer within 60 days of listing their San Antonio property. If the sellers do not receive a written offer on their home within 60 days of listing it, VIP Realty will sell their home for

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Your friends, your parents and even your financial adviser are all telling you it's time to own your first home. And you've been renting for the past, few years with the goal of eventually owning your own home. But how do you know when it's time? 

 You have a sparkling credit history and an impressive credit score - If you've paid your dues and worked hard to maintain a gleaming credit history then it may be time to purchase your first Alamo Heights home. You credit score is crucial when it comes to securing a home loan, so if you've successfully managed your credit and have earned an excellent credit score (which is typically anything over 720) then the chances of securing a great home loan rate are strong.      

You know where you're going to be

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It comes as no surprise to the residents of San Antonio, as well as the people who work here, that San Antonio is a hot spot for all things business. With a progressive, thriving economy, which has someone managed to dodge the bullet of the recession, San Antonio enjoys an excellent labor pool, a low cost of living and a superb quality of life. In fact, San Antonio was named by Forbes as the second most recession-proof city in the United States in 2008. Just some of the factors leading to this honorable position include its strong employment and its growing industries. 

Dynamic Business and Industry Continue to Drive the Region

From the military and government sectors to the manufacturing and biomedical sectors, the industries of San Antonio are a

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There's no question about it: Alamo Heights is a highly desirable San Antonio city that is best known for its excellent sense of community, its superb level of living and its fantastic array of middle to upper-class real estate. Those individuals looking for luxury will have no trouble finding luxury real estate in this quaint suburb, which boasts excellent real estate options, including high-end condos, estate properties and grand homes on expansive lots.

It's easy to see why as you begin navigating the serene, picturesque streets with their impressive array of spacious homes. A quick view of Alamo Heights' current real estate reveals a large, five-bedroom estate property for $2.8 million, a four-bedroom, four-bathroom home for $958,000 and a more

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Condo living in downtown San Antonio is red hot, thanks to fabulous, dynamic surroundings, a flourishing city and plenty of high-end condo residences. With an average price of $575,544 and an average price per square foot of $297, condo living in downtown San Antonio doesn't' come cheap. But what it does come with are loads of fantastic amenities, a sure-fire location and residences that are sure to impress.

Travis Park Lofts

Take the Travis Park Lofts, for example. Located smack dab in the middle of downtown San Antonio, this sleek condo building features 17 units with such fantastic features as exposed ceilings, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, stained concrete floors, and expansive, open floor plans. Conveniently located near the

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While other parts of the country continue to struggle to keep their heads above water amidst the struggling, national housing market, San Antonio is experiencing a rebirth of sorts, particularly when it comes to downtown condo living. Ben Brewer, president of the Downtown Alliance San Antonio, has recently remarked that the demand for downtown living continues to remain strong, and that homes are still continuing to sell at a brisk pace. However, home sales in downtown San Antonio still come with their share of difficulties, mainly as a result of the national housing slump. In particular, developers are experiencing financing difficulties and restrictions imposed by banks and other lenders.

The Completion of the Vidorra sets the Stage

A fine example

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