Fredericksburg's Friendly Blog

A great place to find real estate info and all things Fredericksburg.

County Unemplyment numbers for September

County Unemplyment numbers for September
Bandera………………………….5.6%
Burnet…………………………….5.0%
Comal.…………………………….5.6%
Gillespie……………………………4.0%
Kendall…………………………….5.3%
Kerr…………………………………5.4%
Lampasas…………………………6.2%
Llano……………………………….6.3%

Metro:
Bexar………………………………6.1%
Travis………………………………5.3%

State of Texas…………………6.3%

Numbers shown are taken from the A&M Real Estate Center website (10/31/2012).

Tony Stevenson
Senior Loan Officer, SWBC Mortgage Corporation
NMLS# 216213

Advertisements

October 31, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on County Unemplyment numbers for September

Did you know? 52% of visitors have an an

Did you know? 52% of visitors have an annual household income of $80,00 or more.

October 30, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Did you know? 52% of visitors have an an

Did you know? 60% of visitors are from T

Did you know? 60% of visitors are from Texas? 22% are from US towns outside of Texas and 8% are from abroad.

October 25, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Did you know? 60% of visitors are from T

Did you know? 69% of visitors say they p

Did you know? 69% of visitors say they plan to stay overnight.

October 25, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Did you know? 69% of visitors say they p

Presidential Candidates – by Lauri Tomlinson

What was the closest presidential election in the United States? The answer is Nixon Kennedy in 1960.JFK with 49.72% of the votes and Nixon with 49.55% representing a difference of. 17 percentage points.

It appears that once again the presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is currently in a statistical dead heat. They say this election couldn’t be tighter! Make sure as a citizen of the United States everyone gets out to vote. It will be very important in this nose to nose horse race and every vote counts.

Lauri Tomlinson

October 22, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Presidential Candidates – by Lauri Tomlinson

Household $$$ Saving Tips!

 Did you know?

Dual flush toilets save up to 68% more water than a standard low flow toilet?

2 Billion gallons: the amount of water we would save daily in the US if all the old toilets were swapped for dual flush toilets.

Water saved daily by switching your old toilet for a new dual flush model: 35 gallons

Check with your local hardware store to see how much it would be to update your standard toilet!

—————————————

Research show that an average household with an electric water heater spends about 25% of its home energy costs just on heating water.
Source:GreenFactOfTheDay.com

-Aaron Beeman

October 22, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Household $$$ Saving Tips!

Texas Vet loan program, eligible veteran

Texas Vet loan program, eligible veterans buying homes in Texas classified as “new construction” now have 2 options to demonstrate home’s energy efficiency ratings:HERS Score, certified to be 75 or less, or ENERGY STAR,® labeled and certified. In addition, the program offers: low-interest, fixed-rate loans up to $417,000; interest rate deductions of one-half percent for veterans with a service-connected disability of at least 30%

October 15, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Texas Vet loan program, eligible veteran

Glass Recycling Now Available! Curbside

Glass Recycling Now Available! Curbside recycling of glass. Green Living for the Hill Country offers weekly pickup at your business (or neighborhood group) of glass, cardboard& plastics #3-7 waste for recycling in Blanco for slightly less than the cost of a dumpster rental. Pilot program limited to first 10 businesses with the intention of future expansion. Contact John Watson at 830.998.4133 or jwatsongreenliving@gmail.com

October 13, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Glass Recycling Now Available! Curbside

‘Golf Ball Drop’ To Support Local FFA

‘Golf Ball Drop’ To Support Local FFA Chapter-Members of the FISD Fredericksburg Ag Science and FFA Booster Club invite the community to its first annual “Golf Ball Drop” fundraiser and fajita lunch on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 1:00pm at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds.

October 11, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on ‘Golf Ball Drop’ To Support Local FFA

Did you know? 51% of visitors say shoppi

Did you know? 51% of visitors say shopping is the main reason for visiting Fredericksburg.

October 11, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Did you know? 51% of visitors say shoppi