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About papesellssatx

*Assisting people achieve their dream of owning or selling a home with professionalism and excellent customer service *ABR, MRP, PMN, CNAS, TRLP Graduate *Licensed Texas REALTOR® #0207820 *Active member of the Women's Council of REALTORS®, Texas Association of REALTORS®, National Association of REALTORS®, San Antonio Board of REALTORS® and a TREPAC Contributor. *Love REFERRALS and love to REFER... *WHO IN YOUR CIRCLE OF FRIENDS IS THE MOST LIKELY TO MAKE A MOVE NEXT? *Whether you are moving to, from or within San Antonio, surrounding areas or anywhere in the United States, I am here to assist you. www.trudypape.com Coldwell Banker, D'Ann Harper, REALTORS® 7523 North Loop 1604 West San Antonio, TX, 78249 Texas Licensed REALTOR® #0207820 Texas law requires all real estate licensees to give the following information about brokerage services to prospective buyers, tenants, sellers and landlords. http://www.trec.state.tx.us/pdf/contracts/op-k.pdf

Can’t Find That Perfect Home?

When inventory is tight, it can be hard to find properties that match what you are looking for, and there’s a lot of competition with other buyers. Buying a new construction home might be a good option for you. You … Continue reading

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Buyers Need Some Skin in the Game

I still see many buyers still requesting the seller to pay all of their closing costs when purchasing a house not even considering the amount of closing costs the seller is responsible for paying on their end. This of course, … Continue reading

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San Antonio Housing “HEATING UP”

San Antonio – As the summer is heating up, so is the San Antonio area housing market. May reported 2,807 homes sold in the area, a 10 percent year-over-year increase according to the Multiple Listing Service Report from the San … Continue reading

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2016 Housing Markets Continues Growth from Previous Year

San Antonio Board of REALTORS® releases January 2016 housing market report: January kicked off the year with 1,534 homes sold in the San Antonio area, a seven percent increase over the previous year according to the Multiple Listing Service Report … Continue reading

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Texas Appraisal-Protest Process Refined

  HB 2083 will take effect January 1, 2016, which is an important step toward a more consistent, fair, and transparent appraisal-appeal process. Now property owners who appeal their appraisals using equal and uniform protests must use generally accepted appraisal methods … Continue reading

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What Are You Waiting For?

The Home Price Expectation Survey polls a distinguished panel of over 100 economists, investment strategists, and housing market analysts. Their most recent report projects appreciation in home values over the next five years to be between 11.8% (most pessimistic) and … Continue reading

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Sales Up…Affordable Housing Still Strong in San Antonio

Sales of single-family homes in San Antonio showed a 13 percent year-over-year increase in April with the majority of sales taking place in homes priced under $200,000, according to figures in the April 2015 Multiple Listing Report by the San … Continue reading

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San Antonio’s 2015 Housing Forecast Recap

San Antonio Board of REALTORS® Housing Forecast was January 8, 2015. According to guest speaker Mario Hernandez, President of the Economic Development Foundation, the population of San Antonio increased 2.04 percent from the previous year. That is a phenomenal increase … Continue reading

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What to Know About Home Warranties

Home warranties, also known as residential service contracts, cover the repair and replacement of certain systems or appliance that fail due to normal use during the term of the contract. A home warranty is different from insurance in that it … Continue reading

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Small Land Sales are Big in Texas

Definitions of “small” and “large” vary among the state’s seven regions, but a purchase of less than 200 acres is generally considered a small land sale. Here are a few highlights from the report: Texas saw 4,189 small land purchases last year. Median tract size … Continue reading

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