Arlene Mendez's Blog Posts

Now Is A Great Time To Sell Per Existing Home Sales Report

Existing-Home Sales Report Indicates Now Is a Great Time to SellThe best time to sell anything is when demand for that item is high and the supply of that item is limited. The latest Existing

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The Mortgage Process What You Need To Know

Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing homes with down payments as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don’t have perfect credit. Your local professionals

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What FICO Score Is Needed To Qualify For A Mortgage

What FICO® Score Do You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage? While a recent announcement from CNBC shares that the average national FICO® score has reached an all-time high

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Homemade Pumpkin Spice LatteWhen fall comes around, you dream of having a tasty pumpkin spice latte from the local coffee shop. However, you can end up spending lots of money on these lattes.

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4 Tips To Improve Your Home And Save On Your Energy Bill

4 Tips to Improve Your Home and Save on Your Energy Bill As a homeowner, it’s important to keep your home running efficiently, not only to save money, but also to help the environment

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Four Reasons To Sell This Fall

Some Highlights: Buyers are active in the market and often competing with one another for available listings. Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply found in a normal housing market.

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September By The Numbers

Whether you're interested in buying a home or selling your house, the current market is full of opportunity. Let's get together to explore your options!The Mendez Group is here to help with all your

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Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Professional Like TMG

A+ Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Pro like The Mendez Group, Realtor's Some Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to help you buy your dream home or sell your

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Thinking Of Buying Or Selling The Fall Buyer Seller Guides Are Here

These guides are designed to help you confidently make the best decision for you and your family. If you’re considering buying or selling this season, let’s connect to provide you with the

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Homeownership Is A Part Of The American Dream

Homeownership Will Always Be a Part of the American Dream Monday September 2nd, 2019  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For SellersOn Labor Day we celebrate the hard work

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A Latte A Day Keeps Homeownership Away

A Latte a Day Keeps Homeownership Away How many Latte's In San Antonio:2 Latte @ $8.00 a day, you will save $240 per month for $2880 a year. In 3 years you will have $8640 for your down payment

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3934 Portsmouth OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE Saturday August 24, 201910:30-1:003934 Portsmouth S.A TX 78223THE MENDEZ GROUP, REALTORS210-843

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Open House 3934 Portsmouth

                                 

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New Home Experts With Highland Homes At Balcones Creek 70 Series

Highland Homes at Balcones Creek 70 Series in Boerne TX.The Mendez Group has been chosen as Highland Homes New home Experts!Gated Community.25 - .50 size lotsGreen Belt lots available3000 - 4300

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Mission Balcones Creek With Highland Homes 55 Series

Highland Homes, Balcones Creek 55 series.The Mendez Group, Realtor's have been chosen as their New Home Experts!Stay tuned to see our tour of this Model Home comming soon.Starting mid

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Fun Facts Cinco De Mayo

With Cinco de Mayo being this Sunday, there are a lot of festivals and things hap­pening this weekend! First is Turkish Fest this Sunday at La Villita from 11:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M. They will

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Now Is The Time To Move Up

Looking to Upgrade Your Current Home? Now’s the Time to Move-Up!In every area of the country, homes that are priced at the top 25% of the price range for that area are considered to be 

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Weekend Fun Tips March 29 2019

This weekend the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club is hosting Kids Magic and Comedy with John O’Bryant. Bring the kids out this Saturday at 2:00 P.M. for laughs, illusions and fun for the whole family.

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Are Millennials Mortgage Ready

Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready?  Wednesday March 20th, 2019  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market

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How To Increase Your Familys Wealth

Want To Increase Your Family’s Wealth? Here’s How!  Monday March 18th, 2019  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates,

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Home Owner Benefits

What are the Benefits of Becoming a Homeowner? Tuesday February 26th, 2019  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Rent vs. BuyEvery family has a list of

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Credit Score To Buy A House

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe they need a

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Four Reasons To Buy A Home In The Spring

4 Reasons to Buy a Home in the SpringSpring has sprung, and it’s a great time to buy a home! Here are four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to

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Mission Paloma With MI Homes

SCORE BIG during the M/I March Madness sales event!This Month you can pick l  of 6 available packages when you purchase a ready to move in home.(Inventory Homes) Inventory homes are available

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2019 Will Be A Great Year For Buying AND Selling Real Estate

2019 Will Be a Great Year for Buyers AND SellersMany homeowners believe that rising interest rates and home prices have scared away buyers and therefore have not listed their

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New Home Experts Highland Homes At Cibolo Canyons

Your New Home Experts, please note that our services are FREE to the home buyer, so don’t let that stop you. Let us know if you are ready for the next step. I am just a phone call away, so call

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Now Is The Time To Buy Or Sell Real Estate

Programs are available now for assistance. Call 210-843-8869 for.

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35 Ideas To Surprise Your Boyfriend On Valentines

SBBLOG MENU PROFLOWERS UPDATESHow to Surprise Your Boyfriend on Valentine’s Day: 45 Romantic IdeasLast Updated: January 17, 2019By Erica DanielsWith Valentine’s Day right

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35 Ideas To Surprise Your Girlfriend On Valentines Day

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A Checklist For Each Type Of Loan

Documents You Need for Mortgage Pre-Approval: A Checklist for Each Type of Loan Whether you’re self-employed or applying for an FHA or USDA loan, here’s the pre-approval paperwork you need:

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Open House Sunday 30506 Keeneland Dr Boerne TX 78015

Open House this Sunday December 9th 2018 from 1-3. 30506 Keeneland Dr. Boerne, TX 78015Come see this custom home in Fair Oaks Ranch.Call the The Mendez Group, RealtorsJohn A Mendez 210-274-8869

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Happy Thanksgiving From The Mendez Group

“Thank you so much for entrusting your real estate needs with The Mendez Group, Realtors  this year! Here’s to a wonderful and Happy Thanksgiving for you and your loved ones! 

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Mission Ventana With Highland Homes

Every single homesite backs up to a greenbelt. Ventana offers homeowners a quiet, family-friendly setting, where children will attend schools in the Comal ISD within close proximity to the

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Mission Fronterra At Westpointe Model Home

Thank you for searching for homes on my website. It would be an honor if you would allow us to assist you on your search for your New Home.Just to let you know that there are some programs and

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Mission Fronterra At Westpointe

Mission Fronterra at Westpointe with Highland Homes.Builder Boost has chosen The Mendez Group, Realtors as their New Home Experts!This week John and I will be visiting Fronterra at Westpoine by

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Mission Bella Vista A Perry Home Community

The Mendez Group, Realtors - your New Home Experts!This week John and I visited Perry Homes at the Bella Vista Comnumity located off of Potranco Rd outside 1604. Call us for your personal tour at

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Mission Caliza Springs Video

The Mendez Group, Realtors your New Home Experts! Providing you with New Home communities and staying up-to-date with the San Antonio and Surrounding Markets. Caliza Springs with Texas Homes is a

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Caliza Spring By Texas Homes Preview

Caliza Springs with Texas Homes.John and I are visiting this new community this week. 21543 Vista De Cristal SA, TX 78259This 9.9 acre community is nestled in the heart of the Encino Park

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7 TrickorTreat Safety Tips That Every Homeowner Should Know

7 Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips that Every Homeowner Should KnowBy: Oliver MarksPublished: October 22, 2012Some Halloween tricks can really cost you.Plenty of people love a good Halloween

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Advice For Buyers

Advice for BuyersReal estate transactions are complicated. A Texas REALTOR® will help you with the following steps and much more. Decide What You WantBefore you start looking, make a list of

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What I Wish I Had Known Before Buying My First Home

BUYPowered by Realtor.comHome Buyers Reveal: 'What I Wish I Had Known Before Buying My First Home'By Stephanie Booth | Jan 23, 2018Wavebreakmedia/iStockLove. Terror. Giddiness. Teeth

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Inspirational Quote Sept 07 2018

Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.

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Inspirational Quote Aug 31 2018

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C. S. LewisWebsite https://www.inspirationaldaily/

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9 NoSweat Hacks To Deep Clean The Cruddiest Things

9 No-Sweat Hacks to Deep Clean the Cruddiest ThingsBy: Jamie WiebePublished: March 8, 2016Like using a drill on your tub (why didn't we think of it sooner?!)Ahhh! Sparkling floors, gleaming

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5 Reasons Mortgage App Are Rejected

FINANCE Powered by5 Mortifying Reasons Mortgage Applications End Up in the 'Reject' PileBy Daniel Bortz | Aug 6, 2018 Peter Dazeley/Getty ImagesPicture this nightmare: You apply for

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Open House 1630 Lennon Ave SA TX 78223

Open house this Saturday Aug 11, 2018 from 11-2pmStop on by 1630 Lennon Ave 78223 $110,000 2 bed 1 bath.This is a must see! Nice maintained spacious one story home in an established neighbor hood.

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Parents Teachers 6 Ways To Inspire The Teen Brain

Parents & Teachers: 6 Ways to Inspire the Teen BrainThe teen brain is at a crossroad; unlock its potential with 6 strategies.Posted Aug 05, 2013Sandra Bond Chapman Ph.D.Make Your Brain SmarterThe

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14 Hacks You Can Do Now To Make House Cleaning Go Faster

14 Hacks You Can Do Now to Make House Cleaning Go Faster Like rubber gloves for pet hair. Works like a magnet.Image: kjnnt/GettyIt’s the little things that get you every time. And that goes for

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9 Irritating Things About Summer Heat And How To Nix Them

9 Irritating Things About Summer Heat (and How to Nix Them) Like bugs. And leggy flowers. And sky-high energy bills.Image: Malte Mueller/fStop/Offset SHARE THIS Email This Pin This Tweet

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Tips To Prepare Your Home For Sale

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for SaleBy: G. M. Filisko  HouseLogic.comPublished: February 10, 2010Working to get your home ship-shape for showings will increase its value and shorten

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5 Tips To Prepare Your Home For Sale

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for SaleBy: G. M. FiliskoPublished: February 10, 2010Working to get your home ship-shape for showings will increase its value and shorten your sales time.Many buyers

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What To Expect During A Home Inspection

What To Expect During A Home InspectionBy: HouseLogicFrom finding an inspector to dealing with surprises — this is your guide to getting a house checked out.The first thing you need to know

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Things To Do In May In SA

http://visitsanantonio.com/english/Explore-San-Antonio/Events/Major-Events-And-Festivals#mayMay 2018May 5: Cinco de MayoCelebrations commemorate the Mexican Army's defeat of the invading French at

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5 Rules For What You Can And Cant Take When You Sell Your House

Hands Off? 5 Rules for What You Can—and Can't—Take When You Sell Your HouseBy Wendy Helfenbaum | May 1, 2018     https://www.realtor.com/advice/sell/what-goes-with

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Texas Icon Willie Nelson Why He Still Does It

www.texasmonthly.com/the-culture/why-does-willie-nelson-still-do-it/THE CULTUREWhy Does Willie Nelson Still Do It? The music icon talks to us about how he’s able to continuing writing—and

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Your CLUE Insurance Report Matters

Your CLUE Insurance Report MattersBy: Mariwyn EvansPublished: August 11, 2016Your CLUE insurance report keeps your homeowners insurance claims alive for seven years--and that could cost you on

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2018 San Antonio Fiesta Schedule

www.fiesta-sa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2018-Fiesta-Schedule-of-Events.pdf    For some reason this link is not working. Please goto Fiesta-SA.org to down load this schedule.

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How Owning A Home Benefits You And Your Family

https://www.texasrealestate.com/wp-content/uploads/ShareThisHomeownershipBenefits.pdf   The Mendez GroupCall or Text 210-843-8869 We are here to help. First Time Home

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8 Tips For Adding Curb Appeal And Value To Your Home

8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your HomeBy: Pat Curry    https://members.houselogic.com/articles/adding-curb-appeal-value-to-home/preview/Published: February 18,

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What You Should Really Know About Browsing For Homes Online

What You Should Really Know About Browsing for Homes OnlineBy: HouseLogic https://members.houselogic.com/articles/house-shopping-sites/preview/Published: February 27, 2018It’s fun! It

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Easter Mimosa

Ingredients YIELDS:4 - 6SERVINGS 1/2 c. pineapple wedges, divided 1/4 c. pineapple juice orange sanding sugar  1 c. orange juice  1 c. pineapple juice bottle

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5 Simple Steps To Prep Your Lawn For Spring

5 Simple Steps to Prep Your Lawn for SpringBy: Stacey FreedPublished: January 11, 2016Get out your rake to perk up your grass after its long winter sleep.Jumpstart your lawn resuscitation

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Congratulation On Your Dream Home

  Nothing excites me more … than helping someone find their new Dream Home. Mr. & Mrs. Roybal,I am writing this letter on behalf of The Mendez Group and Icon Realty. Through this

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8 Tips For Finding Your New Home

8 Tips for Finding Your New HomeA solid game plan can help you narrow your homebuying search to find the best home for you.House hunting is just like any other shopping expedition. If you identify

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Selling Your Home Dont Neglect These 6 Maintenance Tasks Or Else

If you're a homeowner, you already know that keeping your property in tiptop shape requires dedication and patience for ongoing maintenance. But what if you've put your home on the market, or

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5 Reasons It Will Pay To Sell Your Home Early In 2018

5 Reasons It'll Pay to Sell Your Home Early in 2018By Holly Amaya | Jan 10, 2018 Getty Images; realtor.comIt's been nearly a decade since the Great Recession delivered the worst

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How To Buy A Washer

How to Buy a WasherToday’s clothes washers have more options and features than ever. Here’s what you need — and what you don’t — when it comes to buying a new washer. ReadVisit houselogic

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5 Things You Didnt Know A VA Loan Could Do For You

Because of the bravery and sacrifices of veterans and active military, the rest of the country’s civilians can live the American dream in safety. As one tangible way to say "thank you for your

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16 Two Ingredient Cocktails Anyone Can Make This New Years Eve 2018

You don't need a Ph.D. or even a cocktail shaker to mix up these drinks — just a glass, ice, liquor, a mixer, and maybe a lime. There isn't really a recipe for most of them; you can be as liberal

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NEW YEARS EVE 2018 Celebrate San Antonio 300 FREE EVENT

December 31, 2017 - December 1, 2018Time: 4:00PM - 2:00AMLocation: Hemisfair and Yanaguana GardenRing in 2018 at Celebrate San Antonio, the city’s official New Year’s Eve extravaganza.;&

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You Found Dozens Of Homes Listed Online That You Love Now What

It’s nice having options, right? Especially when it comes to making a big purchase like a home. If you’ve started your home search by using online listing sites, you’ve probably found a

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First Time Home Buyer Tips Part 2

Tips to Improve Home Buying ProcessYour home will probably be the most expensive purchase you ever make. That’s why it’s important to research every aspect of the home buying process–and

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10 Helpful Lessons For First Time Home Buyers

1. Start Saving Right AwayYou can put yourself in a better position by stashing $50 or $100 per month into a new home fund. The bottom line: The sooner you start, the better.2. Don’t Rush

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