Victor Madrigal's Blog Posts

Which Down Payment Strategy Is RIGHT For YOU

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and

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Finding The Right Mattress

There are more options than ever when mattress shopping these days with no shortage of local and online-only retailers to choose from. Here are the factors that you should consider when you

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Top Home Paint Trends To Try In 2019

When it comes time to sell your house, you might want to consider giving your home a facelift. If you bought your home years ago and plan to sell it in 2019, you’ll need to take into

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Easy Landscaping DIY Projects

Ever get the itch to do a DIY project? Whenever we do, our favorites involve getting outdoors and mixing up our landscaping features. Whether it's as simple as installing some lighting or a

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Tips To Get Your Home Ready For An Open House

The next logical step is to host an open house—one where prospective buyers can get a feel for the house beyond the pretty photos online. But as with anything, there’s a learning curve. Hosting

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Achieve Morning Person Status

Ever wish you could become one of those rare morning people? The ones that wake with a start, feeling refreshed and energized. The ones that get in that morning workout or wrap up some work before

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WHAT TO NEGOTIATE WHEN BUYING A HOUSE

Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned veteran, the negotiation part of the transaction can be a little daunting and stressful. However, it is necessary to ensure you are getting the

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10 Things New Homeowners Should Do Right After Move In

Purchasing a new home can be very exciting. But a new home brings a lot of new responsibilities, too. From additional financial responsibilities to ongoing maintenance, becoming a new

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Home Organizing 2019 Garage Clean Out Tips

If you are anything like the rest of us, cleaning out the garage is probably languishing at the very bottom of your to-do list. Even cutting the grass or cleaning the car make for more

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Tips For House Hunting Online

Hunting for a new home online is a great place to start your search, but it should not be your end all be all. Good listing agents are excellent at highlighting the best features of the home, but

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Spring Cleaning In San Antonio Boost Your Curb Appeal

Spring is coming, and it's an excellent time to think about your home's curb appeal. Most people will never see the inside of your home, but plenty will see what it looks like as they drive or walk

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Tips To Make Moving And Packing Easier

Whether you're moving across the street or across the country, moving can be a stressful experience. However, you can take steps to make every part of your move easier for you and your family. Check

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Its Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Who doesn't enjoy the Holidays? The Holidays, for many of us, means family time, Christmas parties, Christmas movies/music, presents, vacation time, and of course the joy of seeing all of the

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Best Mexican Restaurants In San Antonio

Thanks to the city’s vibrant culture and rich history, San Antonio and Mexican food go hand-in-hand. You’ll probably find a solid option on every block, but there are some that stand out

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Home Tax Incentives In Texas You Might Not Know About

Let’s face it, we could all use some breaks when it comes to taxes. Although we all understand that paying taxes is our responsibility as an American citizen, it never feels good when you have to

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5 Necessary Tasks To Get Your Home Ready To Sell

Selling the home you've lived in for years can be a difficult process, whether you're moving "on up" or moving "back in."In addition to knowing how to make to home smell like fresh cookies before

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SHORT SALE AND FORECLOSURE HOW ARE THEY DIFFERENT

As unfortunate as it can be when homeowners fall behind on mortgage payments and must face the possibility of losing their homes, short sales and foreclosures provide them options for moving on

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6 Reasons To Purchase Property In San Antonio

With its steady job growth, low cost of living, and a booming cultural scene, San Antonio is the perfect place to call home. Here are six reasons why you should purchase property in this historic

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How To Find The Right Home For Your Family

Buying a home is both an exciting and a stressful experience because there are so many things to consider. There’s the hunt for a manageable mortgage payment, finding a perfect location and having

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5 Tips To Sell Your Property FAST

Have you ever wondered how to sell your home fast? Continue reading and I will give you a few tips!It is possible to sell a home fast, it comes down to a fewthingstotake care of before your home

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6 Things To Consider When Upsizing Your Home

There are many reasons you might need to consider upsizing. Whether your family is growing, you plan to have consistent company, or you're just ready fr an upgrade, there are tons of aspects to

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5 Tips For Staging Your Home

If you’re in a tough seller’s market or just looking to get top dollar for your home, you want to do any little thing you can to make your house stand out in a potential buyer’s mind. Staging

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