Jennifer Sample's Blog

Posted on 05/27/2022
Higher Rates and Short Supply: The State of Real Estate in 2022
The last two years caught many of us off guard—and not just because of the pandemic. They also ushered in the hottest housing market on record, with home prices rising nationally by nearly 19% in 2021, driven primarily by low mortgage rates and a major supply shortage.1 But while some had hoped 2022 would bring a return to normalcy,...
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Posted on 05/24/2022
Another Property Sold - 2830 Knight Robin Dr, San Antonio, TX 78209-4233
You will welcome the spacious, open plan of this updated home situated on an ample corner lot in Northwood. Natural light filled living/dining/kitchen areas ready for you to unleash your culinary talents & entertain family & friends in the comfort of your dining room or BBQ on the covered patio & deck in the private backyard. Dual Masters offer privacy for you & your guests/family. Retreat with privacy in the expansive Master bedroom accentuated by a sizeable walk-in closet & bathroom with dual vanities. Bedrooms 3 & 4 offer versatility as study & workout rooms. Plenty of room for garden tools in the...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
3 Damage-Free Decorating Tips for Renters
Many renters feel stifled by their inability to make interior design decisions about the property. Painting the walls, installing shelves or changing out light fixtures are all things most property managers don’t allow. However, there are still lots of things you can do to decorate your walls when renting without risking noticeable damage. Here are three DIY decoration...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Starting your own organic garden
Starting your own organic garden is simpler than you might expect. Organic gardening is no more expensive nor labor-intensive than other gardening methods, and it’s a great way to live sustainably. So, how do you get started with organic gardening? Mulch Mulch is the foundation of any successful organic garden. A layer of natural mulch provides many benefits,...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
132 Chevy Chase Dr, San Antonio, TX 78209 is now new to the market!
Charmer in Terrell Heights/Alamo Heights ISD! Immaculate cottage move-in ready for YOU with freshly painted interior, gleaming hardwood floors, fully equipped kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, new HVAC & new energy efficient hot water heater! Master bedroom with attached separate study perfect for working at home with privacy. Sip morning coffee on your screened in front porch shaded by mature trees. Fire up the grill & ice down beverages for BBQ with family & friends on the back deck. Conveniently attached garage. Terrell Heights Community Garden & Playground nearby. Enjoy shopping at Sunset Ridge, Central...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Contemporary interior design: 4 key elements
While the term "modern design" might evoke a sense of cold minimalism, the contemporary interior design can offer warmth and comfort alongside a modern edge. If you're interested in learning more about contemporary interior design and how you might use it in your own home décor, there are some key concepts to know. Here are four major elements...
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Posted on 05/06/2022
Another Property Sold - 503 Stockton Dr, San Antonio, TX 78216-6439
OPEN HOUSE: Saturday 3/9-12-4pm Sunday 3/10-12-4pm. Magnificent Ridgeview Fully-Renovated 1-Story Gem Offers Abundant Space For Any Size Family, On A Large Corner Lot. Mid-Century Charm Abounds With Gorgeous Updates To The Home, Including Recent Wood Tile Flooring Throughout. Home Features A Huge Living Area, Family Dining Area/Breakfast Bar, A Huge Den With A Gas-Burning Fireplace, And A Gorgeous Kitchen. Conveniently Located To The Airport & North Star Mall As Well As Parks And Shopping. Wonderful Buffer Space Behind The Home Provides For Serenity And Peaceful, Private Living. Welcome...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
5 Houseplants Perfect for Your Entryway
Many houseplants are high maintenance, but luckily you don’t have to work hard to keep some of the most impressive looking plants. If you want to add plants to your entryway for decoration and a good first impression, there are excellent options that don’t require a green thumb. Here are some suggestions for impressive but adaptable houseplants to...
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Posted on 04/28/2022
5 Ways to Write a Winning Offer in Today’s Real Estate Market
Our nation is in the midst of a serious housing crunch. Last year, a lack of inventory and soaring prices left many would-be homebuyers feeling pinched. But now, with interest rates climbing, many of them are also feeling desperate to lock in a mortgage—which has only added fuel to the fire.1 Fortunately, if you’re a buyer struggling to find...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Understanding Home Inspection Contingency Clauses
In real estate, a contingency is any clause in the purchase offer that gives the buyer a way to back out if certain requirements aren’t met. There are many types of contingencies used in home sales all covering different circumstances to protect the buyer’s best interest. The most common type of contingency is a home inspection contingency, which...
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Posted on 04/22/2022
Another Property Rented - 535 W Magnolia Ave #1, San Antonio, TX 78212-3593
Walk, bike, or take a quick drive to St. Mary's venues, the Pearl, and other downtown attractions when you lease this renovated 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit on a corner lot in sought-after Alta Vista. Ample and inviting living spaces, an open kitchen with stainless steel appliances and contemporary lighting, flooring and window coverings make this updated unit one to see .. .and move into! Landlord is providing all appliances, a covered carport parking spot with remote and is responsible for yard...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Natural fertilizer for organic gardening: DIY
You don’t need to spend a fortune on boutique fertilizer for organic gardening. While there are plenty of store-bought options available, many of the best fertilizer ingredients are found right at home. Here is a quick guide to the best DIY fertilizer for your organic garden: Kitchen scraps Some of the best organic fertilizers are found right in...
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