San Antonio voted No. 2 best travel destination in the world

Posted by Mission del Lago on Feb 2, 2016 8:00:00 AM

A new “best of” travel list from Budget Travel was just released, and many of the usual suspects round out the top 24: Iceland, Cuba, Greece. But among these exotic locales and worldwide favorites is a surprising choice for many: San Antonio. 

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San Antonio On Milken Institute's Best-Performing Cities

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jan 29, 2016 8:00:00 AM

With all the accolades San Antonio has received over the past few years, you might think the city had become accustomed to high praise and recognition. But being named one the Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities for 2016 is an honor that would make any city proud. San Antonio is No. 10 on the this year’s Best-Performing Cities list, further cementing the city as one of the best places to buy a home in Texas and in the country.

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San Antonio named One Of Fortune's Hottest Real Estate Markets

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jan 5, 2016 11:15:16 AM

One of the best places to get a job. One of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation. A Best Buy city. San Antonio racked up a number of impressive accolades last year, and it’s starting off 2016 the same way. San Antonio has just been named to Fortune’s list of Best Real Estate Markets for 2016.

“Trulia Housing Economist Ralph McLaughlin cast a wider net when deciding which home markets interested him most,” said Fortune. “He looked at five metrics: strong job growth over the past year, low vacancy rates, high affordability, more inbound home searches than outbound, and a large share of millennials. He found the following markets to be poised for higher activity, and also good places to look to move.”

The list includes:

  1. Grand Rapids, MI-WY
  2. Charleston, SC
  3. Austin, TX
  4. Baton Rouge, LA
  5. San Antonio, TX
  6. Colorado Springs, CO
  7. Columbia, SC
  8. Riverside–San Bernardino, CA
  9. Las Vegas, NV
  10. Tacoma, WA
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Topics: Mission Del Lago, San Antonio real estate, buying a home in San Antonio, San Antonio jobs, San Antonio economy

San Antonio One of ULI's Markets to Watch for 2016

Posted by Mission del Lago on Dec 23, 2015 1:20:43 PM

 San Antonio’s strong housing market is expected to continue in 2016. The nonprofit research and education organization Urban Land Institute (ULI), has named the city among its top real estate markets to watch in the coming year, according to Builder Magazine.

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Topics: Mission Del Lago, buying a home in San Antonio, San Antonio jobs, San Antonio economy

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