San Antonio Real Estate

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Investment is a term that seizes the attention of even the least business-minded person in a room. When we hear the term, many of us imagine dollar signs, remember our Economics 101 professor, or picture Scrooge McDuck swimming through his sea of gold coins.

In real estate, we toss this term around often. When someone purchases a home, REALTORS® like to communicate every benefit that comes from owning a home. And since real estate investing is such a profitable option in the Central Texas’ market, we find no reason to hold back our enthusiasm about the opportunities we see.

Investment sparks a lot to think about for a family. While you weigh your options about whether to purchase a house or to throw all your extra cash into the stock market,

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Everyone dreams about what they’ll look for in a first home. Many Texans prefer city living, while others choose a multi-acre property on the outskirts of town. Some consider lavish spaces, and still others prefer a small house with minimalist furniture and design.

Home preferences can feel as distinct as our fingerprints, but the truth is that our housing preferences aren’t as different from one another as they might feel.

At the end of the day, housing trends exist, even to distinguish generation from generation. Many factors play into generational trends:

  • New ideas and technology
  • Economic booms or burdens
  • Community values
  • Celebrity preferences
  • Lifestyle needs
  • And much, much more

The Wall Street Journal collected a

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Let me clue you in on a little Texas real estate secret: the cities that make national headlines aren’t the only places in Texas experiencing economic and real estate booms! In fact, Central Texas is home to a new, quiet metropolis that is dodging exposure because of its proximity to some of our state’s biggest cities.

Austin and San Antonio receive a lot of national attention. Their economies, lively city-centers, and delicious cuisines are often the subject of major headlines and top national polls. But most don’t realize that these two cities, and the 70+ miles that connect them, have formed a booming metropolis that probably slipped right under your nose.

We call this stretch of land the Texas Hill Country. It weaves alongside the portion of Highway

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San Antonio has a lot going for it. Americans from across the country can recall iconic scenes from our city’s hero-filled history. Major corporations and tech companies move here for the city’s generous business incentives. And the family-centeredness of San Antonio rightly captures the attention of many people looking for a comfortable place to call their own.


At JB Goodwin, we give San Antonio a lot of praise because we genuinely believe it is an awesome place for anyone to call home. In fact, many of us do! So when we see others pointing out some of the features that make San Antonio so great, we like to share their findings with our cherished readers.

Recent data from Zillow found that families looking to buy their first home ought to conduct their

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We live in a time when self-driving cars, robots, and virtual reality are no longer just the topics of sci-fi movies. These futuristic innovations are now real products undergoing rapid cycles of improvement. With all that is being created through the modern tech revolution, it can be easy for San Antonio residents to overlook just how close they are to the real action. Many don’t realize that a digital boom is taking place right here in the "Alamo City."

New startups and established tech-giants of San Antonio are taking industry strides that reverberate across our state and country. Finding out the roles that San Antonio’ innovators play in the worldwide tech boom is easier than some might think. You just need to know where to look.

Here are some of

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Housing inventory continues to fall nationwide, as we continue to see home availability dip for the eighth consecutive quarter. In fact, the end of the first quarter in 2017 recorded a low for home inventory in the United States. Trulia conducted an analysis of supply and affordability for the three housing segments – starter homes, trade-up homes, and premium homes – explaining the correlation between our declining inventory and home prices.

Three factors that go into the analysis include:

  1. The number and share of inventory that are starter, trade up, and premium homes
  2. The change in share and number of these homes
  3. The affordability of those homes for each type of buyer

A more in depth look at the Trulia’s home inventory analysis can

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San Antonio Skyline

San Antonio, Texas is one of America's fastest growing metropolises, estimated to reach another 1 million in population by 2040. Such expedited growth in the last 10 years has inspired the city of San Antonio to execute a series of long-term visions, meeting the needs of those wishing to thrive in an efficiently planned Texas city. Prevalent job security and sturdy local economies have encouraged millennials to invest and start their families in the charming city of San Antonio. Consequently, there are nearly 30 new developments in San Antonio, bringing forward its understated potential, where neighboring cities will contend with.

Let's take a look at some remarkable new developments in San Antonio.

Essex Modern City: 8 Acres of Opportunity

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Texas Names Number One State For Corporate Expansion In 2016

Once again Texas ranks as the number one state for corporate expansion by Site Selection Magazine. Texas is the 2016 Governor's Cup winner for the most qualified projects of any US state. Site Selection, published by Conway Inc., is the senior publication in the corporate real estate and economic development fields. This magazine has been in existence for over 63 years and has awarded the Governor's Cup annually since 1988. The focus is on new corporate facility projects, including headquarters, manufacturing plants, R&D operations and logistics sites. Site Selection defines a qualified project as one that meets one or more of the following criteria:

  • Involves a minimum of $1 million in capital investment
  • Creates 20 or more new jobs
  • Adds
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Developing South Side, San Antonio Real EstateHistorically, San Antonio's South Side has been the site of industry. The area was known for being the home of many blue-collar workers who worked in the nearby oil fields. As one of the few places where San Antonio real estate was cheap, many of the families who live in South Side made the choice to purchase housing they could afford to own rather than go into debt living in a part of the city where real estate rates are as high as the tallest skyscrapers.

Of course, the downside of living on the city's fringes was the lack of amenities. The nearest grocery stores were a few miles away, the public school districts were notoriously bad, and to top it all off, the south end has two of the city's three sewage treatment facilities giving all that clean rural

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Young adults enjoying beer in a barA new project is looking to revitalize the long-neglected Lone Star Brewery in San Antonio. The old brewery, found in Southtown between Lone Star Boulevard and Steves Avenue, hasn't been in operation since 1996. The revitalization project, headed by Aqualand Development and CBL & Associates Properties, looks to transform the brewery's relics into a state-of-the-art mixed-use development with an emphasis on condos, food, shopping, entertainment, and of course, beer.

The new development, scheduled to open in late 2018, is currently known as the "Lone Star Brewery District." Over $300 million is budgeted for the project, which aims to be the go-to cultural gathering spot in Southtown.

Lone Star Brewing District Development Details

While many aspects

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