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Feb 14, 2017
Happy Valentine’s Day San Antonio! Check out this quick promo video for the San Antonio Real Estate 365 ...
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San Antonio – Feds Raise Interest Rate...

Dec 16, 2015
“The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that it would raise short-term interest rates for the first time since ...
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How & Why to Get Pre-Approved for a Mor...

Jul 10, 2015
What is a pre-approval? A pre-approval is a commitment in writing from a lender that a borrower would ...
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New Loan Programs with Down Payment as Low a...

Dec 08, 2014
With interest rates still near historical lows, there’s no denying that it is a great time to purchase a home.  Well, it may have just gotten a little easier to take advantage of this great opportunity… “Today, Fannie Mae and ...
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Buying vs. Renting – Why NOW is the ti...

Apr 26, 2014
Buying vs. Renting – Why NOW is the time to BUY in San Antonio! Here are the top 10 reasons why you should buy NOW! 1. Affordability:  Even though San Antonio’s housing market has been much more stable than other areas ...
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San Antonio Communities that Qualify for USD...

Feb 22, 2014
San Antonio Communities that Qualify for USDA Home Loans – FAQ’s So…you are thinking about purchasing a home ...
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On the Rise: San Antonio Mortgage Update

Aug 19, 2013
Yep…Mortgage Rates are continuing to rise.  It looks like the historically low rates that we have recently gotten ...
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Bubble or Bust – San Antonio Mortgage ...

Aug 03, 2013
It’s all over the news these days that housing prices are exploding and we’re heading toward a new ...
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Current Mortgage Rates & Trends

Jul 15, 2013
Even though we have seen interest rates rise over recent days,  by historical standards, they are still incredible.  The current average interest rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage is 4.48%. Because both rates and home prices are on the rise, now really is ...
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Mortgage Rate Predictions for the Remainder ...

Jun 17, 2013
There is no denying that mortgage rates have been historically low this entire year… Earlier this month the ...
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Mortgage Rates Rise over 4%

Jun 03, 2013
“Mortgage rates surged again this past week, completing a consistently steep ascent in May, according to data released ...
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FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Increases are...

Feb 26, 2013
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) recently announced a couple of big changes for future FHA Loans. As part of several steps being taken to shore up its finances… 1.  FHA will increase the mortgage insurance premiums (MIP) it charges . FHA charges Two Mortgage Insurance ...
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USDA Eligible Homes in Stone Oak & Far ...

Aug 12, 2012
By now you have heard us talk about USDA loans & eligible homes here in San Antonio many times.  Well, the word is getting out & the USDA loan program, which allows qualified buyers to get into eligible homes for ...
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The New FHA Streamline Refinance 2012

May 15, 2012
President Obama recently announced that new guidelines that will make it easier & much cheaper to refinance FHA mortgages in order for homeowners to take advantage of these historically low interest rates & to lower monthly payments. This New FHA ...
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ZERO DOWN – USDA Qualified – Tow...

Nov 10, 2011
ZERO DOWN – USDA Qualified – Townhomes in Stone Oak & Far North San Antonio Did you know that there are communities in Stone Oak & Far North San Antonio that qualify for USDA Home Loans? This means ZERO DOWN PAYMENT! Take ...
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Mortgage Rates Hit All-Time Lows…Now i...

Oct 01, 2011
Mortgage Rates Hit All-Time Lows this week…another reason that NOW is a great time to buy a Home in San Antonio! “Freddie Mac (FMCC) announced on Thursday that according to  its market survey, interest rates for 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate ...
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Low Interest Rates make it a great time to B...

Aug 13, 2011
With interest rates in the low 4’s, it is obviously a great time to buy…but, it is also a great time to sell! Many prospective buyers are eager to take advantage of the low rates…so that makes it a great ...
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How will the US Debt Ceiling Debate Decision...

Jul 30, 2011
Over the past several weeks it seems like all we hear about on the news & at the water cooler is the US Debt Ceiling…. Will it be raised?  Will we default?  You may be wondering…How this is all going ...
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Weston Oaks Community near Lackland AFB in W...

May 17, 2011
We recently featured a Community Spotlight about Weston Oaks, a new community in Far West San Antonio.  “This area is super convenient to so much…including major employers, such as Citicorp, Southwest Research Institute, World Savings, Chase, QVC & Toyota as well as Lackland ...
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Closing soon on a Home in Stone Oak or North...

Mar 24, 2011
Closing soon on a Home in Stone Oak or North San Antonio…FHA Loan Requirements are Changing in April 2011 With all of the changes that seem to be happening so frequently with mortgages these days, it can be hard to ...
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