San Antonio Real Estate

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Downtown San Antonio view of river and buildings.San Antonio is the seventh most populated city in the United States, but ask anyone from San Antonio and they’ll tell you that it certainly doesn’t feel that way. Residents of San Antonio take pride in its unique ability to be a geographically and statistically huge city while encapsulating a small-town essence, thanks in large part to its many awesome sub-communities. While there are so many great neighborhoods one could mention, these five communities contain some of the best in San Antonio real estate opportunities.

The Dominion:

This elite, master planned community includes 1500 acres of residential area, country club, green spaces, and lakes. Beauty and luxury come together to create this upper-class community of around 3000 residents. Dominion

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san antonio real estateStay connected with the latest San Antonio real estate news. See what's happening in San Antonio and stay ahead of the game in this increasingly competitive market. Courtesy of JBGoodwin REALTORS®.  

May has started out as a busy month in San Antonio, TX and the housing market is brimming with new listings and ambitious developments. The San Antonio real estate market is showing great growth, with more homes being sold and for better prices. And on that note, here are a couple of real estate stories that have made the news this week.

Million Dollar Real Estate Market in San Antonio

The San Antonio real estate market is growing strong, and it isn't just affordable and mid-range homes that are selling - luxury homes priced at $1 million or higher are

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first-time-homebuyer-incentivesDue to recent policy changes affecting government-backed loans which focus on the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and secondary mortgage market giants Fannie Mae (The Federal National Mortgage Association) and Freddie Mac (The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation), first-time home buyers could find it less costly to come up with a down payment or to afford private mortgage insurance (PMI).  This is a result of the current administration lowering the premium that borrowers with an FHA-backed home loan must pay for mortgage insurance.  This has been lowered from 1.35% to 0.85%. 

The average home buyer is estimated to save up to $900 a year.  The move will help save homeowners that want to refinance their mortgage as well.

Purchase a Home With 3%

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I read an article recently regarding our city's push to re-energize urban development in what is being referred to as the "Decade of Downtown."  This is an effort by city leaders to try to bring people back to the epicenter of San Antonio.  Helping to spur that push is the affordability factor of San Antonio's rental market. 

San Antonio is Still Affordable

According to the 2014 trends coming out from a real estate analytics group, San Antonio is still one of the most affordable housing markets in the country.  Apartment List's "Rental Price Monitor" has our city at almost half of more expensive markets like San Diego, CA where the median rent for a 2-bedroom is $1,700 and here in the Alamo City the comparable unit's rent is $830.  In fact, the

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san-antonio-skylineStay connected with the latest happenings in the San Antonio real estate market. Read about the latest news in our city, and stay in the loop and ahead of the competition in this ever-changing market.

This month we feature stories on a San Antonio broker acquisition, the most expensive neighborhoods in San Antonio and more. Courtesy of JBGoodwin REALTORS®.

Lighthouse Realty acquired by Clear Integrity Group, SA Business Journal

Longtime San Antonio real estate broker Lighthouse Realty was recently acquired by Clear Integrity Group LLC, a brokerage firm with offices in Texas and Ohio. Retired owners Charles and Marie Newcomb sold Lighthouse Realty for an undisclosed amount, as they have moved out of state. While the broker change means that

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