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SAN ANTONIO XYZ - curated by Al Cannistra. Fun and happening goings on around San Antonio and Texas. #SanAntonioOne #SanAntonioXYZ  #AlCannistra
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Former San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros says Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis sees Alamo City - San Antonio Business Journal

Former San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros says Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis sees Alamo City - San Antonio Business Journal | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Alamo City closer than ever to landing an NFL team, former mayor says
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Ahead of Ruble Collapse, Russian Elite Stashed Money in Foreign Real Estate - Businessweek

Ahead of Ruble Collapse, Russian Elite Stashed Money in Foreign Real Estate - Businessweek | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Especially in New York and London, Russian investors have been busy buyers, seeking safety from economic instability in the motherland
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Salute to the Fort Sam Houston Caisson Section - San Antonio Magazine

Salute to the Fort Sam Houston Caisson Section - San Antonio Magazine | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Reader mail reminds us to be thankful for San Antonians' military service
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Do You Hear What I Hear? The Fire Alarm! | McNair Custom Homes

Do You Hear What I Hear? The Fire Alarm! | McNair Custom Homes | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Christmas Tree fire safety and Holiday Light safety are two very important aspects of holiday decorating.
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Senate Approves Mortgage Debt Forgiveness

Home owners who did a short sale this year are one step closer to tax relief, as the bill heads to President Barack Obama for final approval.
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The Anti-Castro

The  Anti-Castro | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
San Antonio’s new mayor, Ivy Taylor, is not as charismatic as her predecessor. But that doesn’t mean she’s a pushover.
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SABOR shows San Antonio's housing inventory the lowest since January - San Antonio Business Journal

SABOR shows San Antonio's housing inventory the lowest since January - San Antonio Business Journal | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
November's housing inventory came in at 3.9 months, compared to 4.3 months in September and 4.4 months in October.
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This Couple Has 50 Christmas Trees Inside Their House

This Couple Has 50 Christmas Trees Inside Their House | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
One Tennessee couple didn't know what they were getting into when they decorated their first Christmas tree shortly after their marriage 53 years ago.
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Wells Fargo to help homeowners with downpayment grants - San Antonio Business Journal

Wells Fargo to help homeowners with downpayment grants - San Antonio Business Journal | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Eligible homebuyers will be able to apply for $15,000 down payment assistance grants at a special event on Jan. 16-17.
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can we help?    http://www.mysatexashomes.com   #sanantonio

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Americans are 40% poorer than before the recession

Americans are 40% poorer than before the recession | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
If it seems like for all the talk of recovery, job gains and such feel a bit empty, there’s a reason.
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A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Ed Pompeian, a two-time kidney transplant recipient, has dedicated his life to creating a home away from home for Mayo Clinic transplant patients.
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Great story - generous man....

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Winter Is Best Time to Sell, Study Shows

Why sellers shouldn’t hibernate in the winter: A new study finds that colder months often offer the best chances to sell in the quickest amount of time and for the most money.
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"The study found that February is “historically the best month to list, with an average of 66 percent of homes listed then selling within 90 days,” according to Redfin’s research."    

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Tech-Savvy Consumers Opt for Smart Homes | McNair Custom Homes

Tech-Savvy Consumers Opt for Smart Homes | McNair Custom Homes | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Consumer excitement about the smart home has reached epic heights
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Normalized U.S-Cuba Relations: What it Means for the Real Estate Industry - New York Observer

Normalized U.S-Cuba Relations: What it Means for the Real Estate Industry - New York Observer | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
According to Jose Gabilondo, a professor at Florida International University College of Law and an expert on finance in Cuba, U.S. businesses should view the beginning of the end of the U.S. embarg...
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Your Place: Tricky Replacing Range Door, Panel | RISMedia

Your Place: Tricky Replacing Range Door, Panel | RISMedia | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
(TNS)—Q: I own a Thermador 30-inch gas slide-in range (Model GSC30LV), which has an attached riser exhaust vent that lowers and rises with a control unit on the
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In Most Major Markets, Negative Equity Has Fallen by Half Since Peak of Crisis | RISMedia

In Most Major Markets, Negative Equity Has Fallen by Half Since Peak of Crisis | RISMedia | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
The number of U.S. homeowners upside down on their mortgages has fallen by more than 40 percent since early 2012, according to the third quarter Zillow®
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Mortgage Delinquencies Hit 5-Year Low

The number of first mortgages at least 90 days past due continues to fall.
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Living Smart: Take Steps to Ensure Best Carpet Installation | RISMedia

Living Smart: Take Steps to Ensure Best Carpet Installation | RISMedia | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
(TNS)—Is new carpet in your future? Don’t forget to walk through installation details before you buy. It’s important to assess carpet quality and match type
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Neither Sprite nor Viagra boost drooping Christmas trees

Neither Sprite nor Viagra boost drooping Christmas trees | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Allen BreedIn this Nov. 16, 2013 photo, tree farmer Jeff Pollard examines the needles of a Turkish fir on one of his farms in Bakersville, N.C.Urban myths fo...
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Best Texas Wines of 2014

Best Texas Wines of 2014 | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
A list of the best Texas wines released this year, including the top reds, whites, and rosés you should be tasting right now.
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21 Hot Housing Trends for 2015

21 Hot Housing Trends for 2015 | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Everyone wants to be hip, and the latest trends in design can help distinguish one home from another. And it’s not all flash; many new home fads are geared to pare maintenance and energy use and deliv
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FHFA Seeks to Bolster Affordability

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is reinstating the program that allocates millions of dollars a year to spur development in affordable housing.
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NAR Shows It’s a Safety Stallion

NAR Shows It’s a Safety Stallion | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
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NYT: Blame Banks, Not Borrowers

The New York Times editorial board said the idea that borrowers brought foreclosure on themselves ignores evidence to the contrary. They also slammed those who caution that new federal programs to mak
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