housing http://tpr.org en The Source: Fighting Your Home Owner's Association | Big Changes At The MPO http://tpr.org/post/source-fighting-your-home-owners-association-big-changes-mpo <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:55:55 +0000 Paul Flahive 19518 at http://tpr.org The Source: Fighting Your Home Owner's Association | Big Changes At The MPO The Source: Interest Rate Hikes And Housing | Caring For Caregivers http://tpr.org/post/source-interest-rate-hikes-and-housing-caring-caregivers <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Recent spikes in interest rates have affected loans for everything from corporate expansion to buying a home. We look at the affect it has had on San Antonio and what the housing market has looked like throughout the economic downturn. &nbsp;</span></p><p>Joining us is <a href="http://sabor.com/quick.php?s=clear" target="_blank">San Antonio Board of Realtors</a> President Angela Shields.</p><p><strong>In the second segment:</strong></p><p></p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:27:58 +0000 Paul Flahive 14618 at http://tpr.org The Source: Interest Rate Hikes And Housing | Caring For Caregivers Price Of Average Home In San Antonio Continues To Rise http://tpr.org/post/price-average-home-san-antonio-continues-rise <p>In a report from the <a href="http://www.sabor.com/quick.php?s=clear" target="_blank">San Antonio Board of Realtors</a>, the average price of a home has increased over the past three years up to $194,000 as of last month.</p><p>Angela Shields, president of the San Antonio Board of Realtors, said the number of days a house is on the market is decreasing, another sign that the market is improving for sellers.</p><p>"That number is 90 days, so it's taking less time right now to actually sell a home," Shields said.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:50:15 +0000 Joey Palacios 9816 at http://tpr.org Price Of Average Home In San Antonio Continues To Rise Quarterly Grant Helps Nonprofit Assist Low-Income Families http://tpr.org/post/quarterly-grant-helps-nonprofit-assist-low-income-families <p>San Antonio nonprofit <a href="http://www.mercedhousingtexas.org/" target="_blank">Merced Housing Texas</a> has received a $200,000 grant to help low-income families in its housing developments and throughout the city.</p><p>For the next two years the group will receive $25,000 every quarter to help facilitate its programs. Merced operates nearly 1,700 units for low income people across the state in Corpus Christi, Fort Worth, San Antonio and other cities but are based here.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:54:37 +0000 Joey Palacios 9053 at http://tpr.org Quarterly Grant Helps Nonprofit Assist Low-Income Families Student Housing Included In West Side Downtown Loft Development http://tpr.org/post/student-housing-included-west-side-downtown-loft-development <p>San Antonio is adding yet another urban living project in the downtown area, but this time a significant number of units will be designated for students.</p><p>The project, located at the old Birdsong Peanut Factory site on S. Frio on the near West Side, will have 98 lofts., with 30-50 percent of them for student housing.</p><p>The official groundbreaking on Wednesday marked the beginning of a 19,000 square foot facility. Mayor Julián Castro, who has pushed for urban living and has said this is the "decade of downtown," said he was surprised by a peanut factory in San Antonio.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:38:35 +0000 Ryan Loyd 6023 at http://tpr.org Student Housing Included In West Side Downtown Loft Development Decision Postponed On Century Oaks Development http://tpr.org/post/decision-postponed-century-oaks-development <p>Bexar County Commissioners have postponed a decision on whether a local developer can build hundreds of small-lot homes in far north Bexar County. Commissioners are asking developer Gordon Hartman to meet with attorneys and area homeowners who oppose the subdivision.</p><p>Residents of Hidden Oaks near Cibolo Creek fear the development of Century Oaks will cause harm to the environment; specifically, the Golden-Cheeked Warbler, the large oaks trees that are already being cut down, and the water. The land is over the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone.</p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 15:47:43 +0000 Eileen Pace 3523 at http://tpr.org Decision Postponed On Century Oaks Development Homeowners And Conservationists File Notice Of Intent To Sue City, SAWS, Developer http://tpr.org/post/homeowners-and-conservationists-file-notice-intent-sue-city-saws-developer <p>A Golden-cheeked Warbler and caves over the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone are the subjects of a lawsuit pending against the City of San Antonio, SAWS, and a local developer.&nbsp;</p><p>Members of The Cibolo Creek Conservation Society say they’ve been trying to get the attention of the City of San Antonio, SAWS, or the developer of the new Century Oaks subdivision off Evans Road, but so far haven’t had any luck. They’re concerned about the density of the housing area nestled along Cibolo Creek, the removal of trees, and the endangered species that call the area home.</p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 17:35:05 +0000 Eileen Pace 1505 at http://tpr.org Homeowners And Conservationists File Notice Of Intent To Sue City, SAWS, Developer