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If You're Filing for Homestead Exemption, Now Is the Time

Winter is here. Have you filled out the paperwork for your homestead exemption on your property taxes, yet?

It’s that time of year again. The time of year when people bring out their jackets and coats, because cold weather has arrived—and that means winter’s here, too. But, there’s something other than ways to stay warm you should be thinking about at this time of year. It’s time for you to start filling out the paperwork for your homestead exemption on your property taxes. You can find more information below, or by visiting my website at www.CulhaneProperties.com. To hear my full message, watch this short video.

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Top Spots for Watching Sports in Boerne

Are you a sports fan in Boerne looking for a great spot to catch the games each week? You’re in luck because Boerne has some fantastic spots to catch the game while enjoying some delicious grub.

Whether you like fried food with your game, a large selection of beer and wine, or somewhere you can bring the family with you, we’ve got you covered in the Boerne area. Take a look at where you need to be on Sundays during football season for the best watching experience in the area!

Sauced Wing Bar – 215 West Bandera Rd. Suite 101, Boerne

Go to the best place in town for wings slathered in your favorite sauce. Sauced Wing Bar makes fresh...

Common Home Buying Mistakes To Avoid Making

Sometimes when buying a home whether it’s for the first time or it’s time to upgrade, buyers can make mistakes that hold them back from scoring their dream home. Sometimes you find a home that feels the dream home and you end up in a situation that only serves the seller because you became too attached to the property.

Other times you think you can handle the process without an agent on your side and you end up in sticky situations without experience. Take a look at the common home buying mistakes like these and how to avoid making them when you buy a home this year in San Antonio.

Overspending out of budget

One of the most common home...

Tips for Buying a Home in a Seller's Market

When you’re ready to buy a home in Austin this year but you’ve learned you are working with a seller’s market, it can feel intimidating as the buyer. Austin always seems to have a competitive real estate market and it may make buyers feel defeated before they even get the process started.

Fortunately you can survive the competitive market by going in prepared and making yourself a great candidate for buying, through strategies like getting pre-approved and making the right offer. Take a look at these tips that you may not have thought of that will help...

Should you Ignore Square Footage When Buying a Home?

When it's time to buy a home, you will likely get caught up on a few specific metrics. Square footage is one of those metrics and it can be one that throws you off a bit. Whenever you're buying a home in Austin, it's important to understand what you're really getting. The square footage is simply a number.

Many buyers actually take the time to decide on a minimum amount of square footage they think they need for living comfortably. While this is fine, it's certainly not the only way or the best way to determine the size of home you need. Here are some of the reasons you shouldn't get too hung up on square footage when ...

Responding to a Low Ball Offer on Your Austin Home

It may not come up much with the strong real estate market in Austin, Texas, but low ball offers do happen. Many properties for sale in Austin are receiving multiple offers and some are selling for above asking. However, it's also possible to get a low ball offer as a seller and you should be prepared for this situation.

You should respond to all offers, as it's just polite, but that doesn't mean you have to accept or even consider a low ball offer. Here are a few things you should consider when faced with this type of situation as a home seller in...

Top Austin Events for January 2018

Austin was lit up throughout the holiday season and plenty of great events were held. The fun doesn't end just because the New Year has arrived. January 2018 has plenty of promising events and plenty of things to do for all those living throughout the Austin, Texas area. Here's a look at a few of the top events to enjoy in the first month of the New Year.

Free Week - All Around Austin

Found all over Austin, Free Week is a music-lover's dream. It's the time to take in the many local bands participating in the event. Hundreds of bands will perform at multiple venues all throughout the city offering a look at the local talent. Some of the bands taking the stage for this event include:

  • White Walls
  • Harry...

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