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August 2018 Archives

San Antonio airport to benefit from $25 million in improvements

The San Antonio International Airport is set to benefit from a $25 million redevelopment plan. A real estate firm from Colorado will carry out the project which will update the Hawker Beechcraft Services' aircraft maintenance area of the airport. The facility, which has been closed since 2012, is located off John Cape Road.

Termite types to watch out for

A termite infestation can absolutely destroy the value and livability of a property, so it's vital that you do not inadvertently get trapped in a new home purchase that has a termite problem. When purchasing a home, it's always best to hire a professional to do a home inspection. This should include inspecting for signs of termites. However, you should also do your part to look for termites.

Beware of “foreclosure prevention” scams

If you're in a difficult financial situation and struggling to pay your home mortgage payments on time, it's important to stop and assess your situation rationally -- and as soon as possible. If you wait until it's too late, you could become so desperate for a solution that you fall for any number of foreclosure prevention scams.

Home sellers in Texas: What you need to disclose

Texas law ensures the honest home transactions occur throughout the state. As a home seller, the law requires you report any known material defects with the property. Though the temptation of selling your home without disclosing its previous repairs and existing issues may prove great, you want to explain all problems – or your home buyer could sue you.

Search for these things to identify a problematic home

Before purchasing a home, every San Antonio home buyer should contract a home inspector to perform a thorough review of their real estate purchase. However, home inspections do not come cheap, so prospective buyers might want to do a cursory review of the home themselves. In some cases, home buyers can rule out a prospective purchase without the need for a professional inspection.

3 tips for before you put your home on the market

Before you put your home on the market for sale, there are a number of things you can do to increase the chances it will sell and to increase the amount of money you can receive for the property. Let's take a quick look at four of the most important pre-real estate sale tips that will assist you in this regard: