Jennifer Sample's Blog

Posted on 06/06/2021
Green Design Ideas for New Construction
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels A newly built green home offers a great way to use less energy overall and enjoy a healthier living environment. When you’re having new construction built, there are several ways to incorporate green design into your home. Keep the following ideas in mind to help ensure that you have a new home...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Another Property Rented - 252 Claremont Ave #102, San Antonio, TX 78209-6806
Like-New rental home in wonderful Mahncke Park. Open concept floorplan. Granite counters and stainless steel Energy Star appliances in kitchen. Built by award-winning Green Builder Imagine Homes equates to very low utility bills. A large 2 car garage is a rarity in Mahncke Park. This cottage-style duplex is minutes from the Pearl District, from downtown and Riverwalk, and top-rated restaurants and boutiques. Tenant pays lawncare of $50.per month. Full-size washer/dryer is...
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Posted on 06/04/2021
Could Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth?
Could Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth? Learn how to determine your current net worth and how an investment in real estate can help improve your bottom line. Among its many impacts, COVID-19 has had a pronounced effect on the housing market. Low home inventory and high buyer demand have driven home prices to an all-time high.1...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Construction: 2021 Trends You Don't Want to Miss
From innovative technologies to updated best practices, residential construction continues to improve. As we look towards the future, here are seven home construction trends to consider: Increased Safety Safety is always a prime concern in the world of construction. As jobs can pose many risks and dangers, organizations focus on protecting their staff with innovative tools and techniques....
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Posted on 05/25/2021
Another Property Sold - 506 Kokomo St, Alamo Heights, TX 78209-4647
Cape Cod Cottage, heart of Alamo Heights in Blue Bonnett Hills nestled under beautiful oak trees. Don't miss this charming, eclectic 2/2 with two fire places, outdoor deck and patio for additional entertaining. Generous size bedrooms, vaulted ceilings, updated light fixtures; the master includes an extra (can be removed) clawfoot bathtub. Perfect to come home and relax! Brand new standing seam roof, gutters and two skylights for additional light. Immaculate condition, including wood floors, black and white tiled kitchen, two living spaces (or could be converted to two dining spaces). Wonderful location, walking distance to McNay Art Museum,...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Landscaping: Regular Maintenance Tips
Post Image by Jo Ann Snover from Shutterstock There are many ways you can make your house attractive to prospective buyers. Curb appeal goes a long way when it comes to first impressions. Your yard is one indication of the amount of time you’ve spent caring for your property in general. Buyers are undoubtedly attracted to homes that have...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Create a New Focal Point in Your Yard by Adding a Fire Pit
Photo by jamie410 via Pixabay A fire pit can elevate your yard into a truly enchanting entertainment area, liven up your space and even help enhance your curb appeal. While some home projects are not ideal for the DIY approach, you can make a striking firepit on your own in about a weekend. You'll need to gather some...
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Posted on 05/13/2021
Another Property Rented - 445 Natalen Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-6814
Like-New rental in sought-after Mahncke Park. Close to downtown, Fort Sam AFB, shopping, and wonderful restaurants. Open concept home with tall ceilings, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and gas cooking! Inside utility room with full-size washer/dryer. One car attached garage is a must-have in this community. Privacy fenced backyard and pets are accepted. Lawncare provided for additional $75. per...
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Posted on 05/11/2021
Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life
Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right? For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical.1 A newly independent adult can find freedom and flexibility in even a tiny apartment. That...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
First-Time Homebuyer Tips
Photo by KML from Pexels Buying your first home is exciting and you will spend a lot of time working with your real estate agent. However, before you begin searching for the right agent, here are some helpful hints to help you get started off on the right foot and make sure you are ready to purchase a...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
How to Find a Great Local Veterinarian
Photo by David Mark via PixabayPicking the right veterinarian for your pets matters. It will put you at ease every time they need a healing touch. Whether you're new in town, or your pet has a specific issue you'd like carefully tended, here's how to find a vet who will offer you a high standard of care. Finding...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Stay Cool and Comfortable With These 5 Heat-Resistant Roofing Materials
Photo by SUNBEAM PHOTOGRAPHY on Unsplash Your roof plays a major part in the insulation and comfort of your home. If you’re building in a climate that frequently has extremely high temperatures, you have many choices of quality roof material to stand against the heat. However, not every material will work for every situation, so it’s important to...
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