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Unpretentious neighbors, beautiful weather and a low cost of living combine to make San Antonio real estate a great choice. Whether you are looking for a San Antonio home for sale to raise a family, a nice ranch or a storefront for your business, you’ll find something that is perfect for you in the growing South Texas metropolitan area of San Antonio of nearly 2 million.
For a sprawling San Antonio luxury estate in the new money sections of town, be prepared to put down upwards of 2 million dollars. However, the median cost of a San Antonio home for sale is about $175,000. The average price of a San Antonio home is just over $200,000. Depending on the neighborhood and style of your home, sale price may be around $140,000 for a cozy, existing home in an established neighborhood.
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More About San Antonio, Texas
Pure Texan and Mexican culture don’t just co-exist in Alamo City; they blend together to give the city and the region a unique flavor. Spanish-influenced architecture meets the clean lines of modern design in downtown, and historic period homes stand next to the latest custom homes in the residential neighborhoods. Working horse and cattle ranches surround the San Antonio countryside. Regardless of the style or the price range, a San Antonio home search will turn up winning homes for sale that fit any taste or budget.
· Founded in 1718 by Father Antonio Olivares
· Named for Saint Anthony of Padua
Twenty million tourists visit San Antonio every year, taking in the sights at the Alamo Mission, the Majestic Theater, Sea World and many other historic and cultural attractions. In addition to the sightseers, business and professional organizations from around the country schedule hundreds of conferences and seminars in downtown San Antonio. This year-round influx of visitors contributes a significant portion to the city’s economy.
If you like snow and ice, San Antonio is not the city for you. Our winters are cool, and we do get the occasional frost during December and January, but you can still enjoy the Fiesta de las Luminarias on the River Walk before Christmas. Spring and fall in San Antonio are warm and can be rainy, especially in May and September. Summers are hot, as you would expect in South Texas, with the mercury rising above mid 90's daily and easily peaking in August over the century mark.
· Average high is 85 degrees Fahrenheit
· Average low is 49 degrees Fahrenheit.
· Average rainfall is 31 inches per year.
The River Walk district is a driving force behind downtown San Antonio. This waterside pedestrian park is also a premier entertainment Mecca with award-winning nightclubs and restaurants lining the San Antonio River. During April, you can catch the Texas Rangers River Parade as it floats down the river as part of the annual 10-day Fiesta celebration which commemorates the Battle of the Alamo. The storied past of San Antonio is also represented in downtown in the King William and La Villita Historic Districts.
A downtown attraction since the late 1800’s, this historic saloon is rumored to be the place where Pancho Villa planned the Mexican Revolution. The Buckhorn Saloon & Museum is a tribute to the open range past of San Antonio and a collection of curiosities from around the world.
But the past is only half of the story of the central loop of San Antonio. Businesses and professional organizations come to the downtown Convention Center District year-round for meetings and seminars and commercial properties abound in the Central Business District. Affordable high-rise apartments and lofts attract hip professionals to a revitalized downtown that juxtaposes historical buildings with modern office spaces.
Spotlight: The Majestic Theater
A Recorded Texas Historic Landmark and listed on the National Register of Historical Places, this opulent movie palace opened its doors in downtown San Antonio in 1929, and today hosts touring Broadway musicals, the greats of rhythm and blues and the San Antonio Symphony.
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If you search for your home in the South Side or the West neighborhoods of the city you will get more house for your money. Increasing construction costs have made San Antonio new homes for sale under $130,000 almost non-existent; however the western and southern parts of the metro area still offer great value for your real estate dollar.
As you head south of downtown into the King William area, the energy of downtown becomes fresher and more creative. Stately homes find new life as converted artist apartments. Art galleries, restaurants and bohemian shops host cultural events and nurture a rebirth of the downtown as an enlightened playground. The Art Walk—held on the first Friday of each month—attracts locals and visitors alike.
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Places: South Side
Down on the South Side your home buying dollar stretches further, with new homes available for just over $140,000, and existing homes going for as low as $90,000. Some area contractors cater exclusively to first-time home buyers and offer consultation on how to keep new construction within a budget.
Spotlight: San Antonio Missions
Constructed in the late 1600’s, these missions opened the San Antonio River—known by the native Indians as the "refreshing waters"—to colonization. Fortified and expanded during the 1700’s, these four churches are still active Catholic parishes, and serve the descendants of the Indians that built the walls and buildings so many years ago. The Spanish church established five Catholic missions along the San Antonio River, the Alamo, the Mission San José, Mission Concepción, Mission San Juan, Mission Espada.
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Home styles in San Antonio range from Spanish Colonial to up-to-date modern. Downtown condo units are just minutes away from working horse and cattle ranches. You can also find modest, split-level ranch homes right beside Victorian restorations. The great diversity of San Antonio is a home buyer’s best friend.
A set of three upscale bedroom communities separated by the Quarry Golf Club, the Olmos Basin Park and Golf Course, Breckenridge Park and the San Antonio Country Club, Uptown Broadway is home to almost 16,000 people living in Olmos Park, Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills. Although a San Antonio home search will rarely uncover a new home in these neighborhoods for less than $300,000, the lush parks and gardens contrast with Broadway entertainment to offer the area a just-right blend of nightlife and home life.
Randolph Air Force Base sets the tone for the Northeast of San Antonio with Spanish influenced architecture and design. The San Antonio International Airport is nearby, along with McAllister Park, the largest park in the city, with over 25 miles of bike trails.
While tourism and national defense make up a large share of the economy of San Antonio, health care is another major component of the business environment of the city. The South Texas Medical Center, one of the largest health care providers and medical research centers in the region, provides jobs for almost 30,000 people, and is located in northwest San Antonio. Real estate in this part of the city tends toward apartment complexes for the students and young families that study and work at the medical center.
Spotlight: Six Flags Fiesta Texas
The Superman Krypton Coaster and Tony Hawk’s Big Spin are just two of the rides and attractions at this outdoor water and amusement park located just 15 minutes from downtown San Antonio.
Places: North Central
Cibolo Canyons homes for sale start at well over $300,000. The affluent Cibolo Canyons community is a blossoming custom home community nestled just outside the city amidst a scenic backdrop of meandering creeks and live oaks in the Texas Hill Country. Nearby TPC San Antonio is located next to the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. TPC San Antonio has 36 holes of golf designed by two of golf's most innovative architects: The ATT Canyons Course was designed by Pete Dye and the ATT Oaks Course was designed by Greg Norman. The Valero Texas Open is played on the Oaks Course.
Canyon Springs area consists of a number of neighborhoods that are centered around the beautiful and challenging Canyon Springs Golf Course. Canyon Springs consists of several master-planned neighborhoods, which share a park and Olympic-size swimming pool, a tennis court, a basketball court, Pavilion and playground area, along with other amenities.
On the north edge of the city, master planned communities represent the high-end of the San Antonio housing market. Million dollar homes and magnificent estates border lavish 36 hole of golf at the Clubs of Sonterra in these exclusive communities. Although at the high-end of the real estate market, the hillside views in neighborhoods like Stone Oaks are worth the price.
Spotlight: The Dominion
A wealthy community that some of San Antonio’s most famous residents call home. Country and Western musician George Strait and super star wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin hang their hats here, many professional athletes and formerly San Antonio Spurs basketball player David Robinson and actress Eva Longoria.
Places: The Hill Country
Tapatio Springs Resort and Golf Club, in Boerne is owned by Country music superstar George Strait and Hill Country entrepreneur Tom Cusick. Tapatio Springs was founded in 1981 and today has 27 holes of golf, a resort hotel, over 20,000 square feet of convention and meeting facilities, tennis, swimming and a fitness club. Tapatio Springs homes for sale begin just over $300k to over a million. Condos and Townhomes are available from the high $180's. Homesites are available starting at over $50k.
The Cordillera Ranch is an exclusive, master-planned gated community offering the very finest in resort-style include a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Built on 8,700 acres of Texas Hill Country along five miles of Guadalupe River, the Cordillera Ranch Home for sale start at just over $500k.
South Texas Realtors Randy Watson & Team welcomes you to San Antonio, Texas. Real estate transactions with us, whether you are the buyer or seller, are made with your needs and concerns right up front. You tell us what you need for your home or commercial property and what conditions are important to you, and we give you honest advice and accurate, timely information about the real estate market. If you have any questions about the sale or purchase of property, we find the answers that help you buy the perfect ranch, home or sell that real estate investment.
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