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July 2011

Found 6 blog entries for July 2011.

Shopping for your first home will likely be both an exciting and overwhelming endeavor. After all, making the biggest purchase you will likely ever make is bound to come with its share of worries! However, if you break down the process of searching for your first home into manageable parts you can accomplish the goal of finding your first home without too much anxiety and stress. Here’s how to get started:

  • Get pre-approved – The very first thing on every buyer’s list should be getting preapproved for a mortgage for a property. A preapproval for a mortgage is a very important first step, as it provides the buyer with the information necessary to move forward with the buying process. It allows the buyer to understand whether they have the credit to
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Although not all of San Antonio has a reason to cheer, the luxury home market certainly does. The lower price points in the San Antonio real estate market update are still struggling to maintain ground, but the luxury home market is witnessing a flurry of activity; everything from multiple offers to cash deals. John Flournoy, has even gone so far as to call the San Antonio real estate market a “tale of two cities.” He goes on to say that “we’re seeing people come out of the rental pool because they’ve been able to sell their homes elsewhere.”

The entry level market in San Antonio, however, can’t say the same, and it seems that gas prices are to blame. Many people, with fears of increasing gas prices, are now finding that their budgets aren’t stretching

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The marketplace is full of properties that have either sat on the market for an extended period of time or have simply expired. And the number-one reason is because the home wasn’t priced right. One of the most important things your realtor can do is help you price your home right, the first time, and here’s why:
  • A Leon Valley home that’s priced right will sell faster – You may think pricing your home in a higher price range may fetch you more money for your home. Unfortunately, that’s just not the case. A home that’s priced out of its range will likely result in very few showings because it won’t be pooled in the same group as other homes similar to it. For example, if your home should be priced at $200,000, but you choose to price it at
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If you are one of the thousands of families who have moved to San Antonio in recent years, you no doubt are not new to the process of relocation. In order to ensure a smooth, relatively seamless transition, it is important to create a timeline and to get help from San Antonio military relocation experts like VIP Realty. VIP Realty, San Antonio military relocation experts, can help you find a new home in San Antonio and make your move to San Antonio easier for both you and your family. Along with the help of San Antonio military relocation experts like VIP Realty, here is your timeline for planning your military move:
  • Confirm the dates of your move and the first day you are to report to your position. Then create a calendar with your family to start
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This year may be the best year to purchase a home! If you are in the market for a new home, and you’ve been waiting for the best time to take action, wait no longer! Why now may be the perfect time to buy a home:
  • The interest rates are still very low – Interest rates continue to hover near historic lows, so you may be able to afford the home of your dreams. With low interest rates comes the ability for many home buyers to finally purchase the larger Terrell Hills home they’ve always wanted. In addition, for other home owners, this may mean their mortgage payment could be much lower than if they waited and bought when interest rates increased just a point or two.
  • Good credit pays off – If you have good credit,
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Buying in today’s market has many advantages, and a few challenges. Because of this, now may be a great time for you to consider either purchasing your first home or your next  home. And here’s why:

  • There is a large selection of available homes – Keeping in line with a traditional buyer’s market, there is a nice selection of available homes on the market. Because of this, you can expect to see any number of homes that fit in your price range. Of course, this makes shopping for a new home much easier, and better ensures you will find exactly what you are looking for.
  • Home prices are still very affordable – Although the recent trends show that home prices are once again gaining steam, they are still incredibly affordable, thereby allowing home buyers
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