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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper REALTORS® - TX License #0566780
Wayne Johnson REALTOR in San Antonio Texas writes about buying and selling real estate in the San Antonio area.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Home Sold in Harmony Hills-518 Sonnet Dr San Antonio 78216 I did not live in San Antonio when the first homes were being built in Harmony Hills in the early 1960s. At that time, I'm guessing Harmony Hills was one of San Antonio's most northern developed areas. Now it's a pretty close-in area, onl...
06/15/2015
I usually enter my home through the garage so I miss the landscaping done by my wife. Several years ago she planted, what I now know, a Sago Palm. I also now know that this plant will from time to time bloom every couple of years after it reaches some stage of maturity. I'm no Roy Kelley when it ...
06/07/2015
112 Los Colina Spring Branch TX 78070 is For Sale This address is in the beautiful River Crossing community. Just north of Texas Highway 46, and south of the Guadalupe River, it's in the Texas hill country. Close enough to the big city for things that can only be found in the city, but far enough...
05/31/2015
Do You Know a Good Plumber? When people move to a new city, a whole new support system is needed. Doctors, dentists, barbers, hairdressers, and plumbers. Only plumbers have to come to your home to do their work. Cause that's were the pipes, fixtures, and appliances are located. As a real estate p...
04/27/2015
12530 Prince Solms Is Not For Rent This home was listed for sale a couple of weeks ago. Yesterday I received a text message inquiry regarding the house to see if it was still available for rent. It is not now, nor has it ever been listed for rent.   I checked the real estate portals and found it ...
03/29/2015
We can't call it better than new, but if we could this would be the one. In early real estate training we are taught to avoid overstating ( I think the term is puffery). In effect blowing smoke, or hot air, or whatever makes something sound to good to be true. It's not good for the consumer and a...
03/14/2015
Open house is another tool in your marketing play book. Just as a golfer has an array of golf clubs to handle the various shots a player has to handle on the golf course, the Open House is another tool that some use to good effect.   I'm no golfer but I listen to players and announcers describe d...
03/04/2015
For how long can the blame game go on?   There is no shortage of things that don't go as planned. Service providers miss appointments, airlines and trains overbook, and keys are removed from lock boxes. Someone drops the ball and an innocent takes the arrow for the misstep. In business I was taug...
02/25/2015
Military Manuals Provide Great Answers   Military manuals answer questions, provides guidance, and procedures. In some cases, the directions are so obvious one has to wonder why such questions need to be addressed. But as civilians we have some of the same issues such as warning on a cup of coffe...
01/14/2015
San Antonio Luxury Home Sales ReportA report was released  last week from The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University called The Texas Luxury Home Sales. It provides statistics on luxury home sales for 2014 for the months January-October. The report defines luxury as homes sold for over $1 mil...
01/11/2015