Monday, August 29, 2011


For those of you that haven't heard, there is a new website called Pinterest that is all the rage lately.  If you are a creative person at all, you've probably heard of it.  If you don't have a creative bone in your entire body, well then this site is for you!  You're welcome! 

Friday, August 26, 2011

Feature Friday!

It's finally FRIDAY!  Among many wonderful things, this means that it's FEATURE FRIDAY!  Here's how it works. Below is one of The Claus Team's featured listings. Take a look. See if you like it. See if it looks like something that someone ELSE would like. If you refer someone to The Claus Team that ends up purchasing the Feature Friday property, you get a $25 gift card to a restaurant of your choice!

Monday, August 22, 2011

RUN...don't walk....

Are you a Veteran?  Do you currently reside in TX?  RUN...don't the telephone and give us a call.  As a Texas Veteran, you are eligible to purchase a home using the Texas Veterans Land Board, which provides you with an absolutely unbeatable low rate loan with no money down.  Today's rate is 3.74%.  Interested in buying land?  Maybe a piece of property to eventually build your dream home?  The Texas Veterans Land Board has rates that are unbelievable for that, too.

These rates are HISTORICALLY, UNBELIEVABLY low.  If you are even remotely considering purchasing a home or land, give us a call today!

Seventy Seven

As you look through your typical Monday morning news, don't be surprised if you run across an article about Cibolo, TX, being a great place to live!  That's right...CNN Money recently did a list of the top 100 places to live in the US.  Their list took into account factors such as job opportunities (and the overall economy), quality schools, weather conditions, and recreational opportunities.  Not surprisingly, Cibolo, Texas made the list at number 77!!!

Friday, August 19, 2011

Feature Friday!

Happy Friday!  Hopefully everyone is headed out of work and getting ready for a weekend full of relaxation.  For many of you, it's the last weekend with your kids before school starts! For The Claus Team, that means it's Feature Friday!  Here's how it works.  Below is one of The Claus Team's featured listings.  Take a look.  See if you like it.  See if it looks like something that someone ELSE would like.  If you refer someone to The Claus Team that ends up purchasing the Feature Friday property, you get a $25 gift card to a restaurant of your choice! 

Today's featured property is 1640 Yucca Park in Schertz.  It's a beautiful, traditional home with tons of room for the whole gang! Isn't the curb appeal great?  It looks like home, right?

The inside is just as great as the outside, with a huge kitchen.  You'll never want to eat out again, once this beauty is yours!  There is tons of counter space, beautiful, warm cabinetry, and a great big window over the kitchen sink to make it bright and cheery!

 The floor plan has a great flow between rooms.  This is perfect for you if you are an entertainer!

And finally, the large, lush backyard. The stone patio is just waiting to have a BBQ, and the yard is big enough for a swing set or trampoline!

For more information about this property, click HERE.  If you are interested in this home, or know someone that may be, give us a call, at 210-566-6355.  And remember, if you are looking for any OTHER kind of property, we can help you find your dream home!  Call us today!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Back to School Time...It's Not Just for Kids!

Where did the summer go?  Here in this part of Texas, we are dangerously close to the kids heading back to school (and college!).  If you listen closely, you can hear the collective sigh of relief from parents everywhere. 

Monday, August 15, 2011

Honey, you're snoring again....

Imagine you are tired.  Very, VERY tired. You go around the house and turn off all the lights, and get your coffee maker ready for the morning.  Then you go into your bedroom.  You take a long, hot bath, then turn down all the lights.  You slip between your cool sheets and kiss your husband good night.  Just as your head melts into your pillow and you start to drift off into the delicious bliss of a perfect nights sleep, suddenly you are RUDELY awaken by an obnoxious, indiscernible noise.  What could it be?!

Friday, August 12, 2011

Feature Friday!

Thank goodness...Friday is finally here!  And you know what that means, right?!  FEATURE FRIDAY!  Here's how it works.  Below is one The Claus Team's featured listings.  Take a look.  See if you like it.  See if it looks like something that someone ELSE would like.  If you refer someone to The Claus Team that ends up purchasing the Feature Friday property, you get a $25 gift card to a restaurant of your choice!

Beforetoday's listing is featured, there is a question that needs to be asked.  Are you constantly overheated?  Do you feel like your skin is on fire every single time you step outside?  Are you tired of the SWEAT SHEEN that covers your body when you walk to your car?  Yuck, yuck, YUCK.  Well, take a look at this stunner, because it might be just what you are waiting for. It's beautiful on the outside...

But it's THIS that really makes this house special! 

Can't you just imagine cooling off in these sparkling, blue waters?  While everyone else is sweating both indoors AND out, you can be floating in your own backyard paradise--chilled drink in one hand, ANOTHER chilled drink in the other!

The inside of this home features a large, cheerful kitchen with TONS of sunlight!

The open floor plan allows you to stand in your kitchen and see into your gorgeous living room, also full of sunlight, with a beautiful fireplace and great ceiling fan to bring the breeze indoors!

If you are interested in this home, click HERE for more pictures and information. If you are interested in finding another home, don't forget that we can help you find your very own version of a backyard paradise...whatever that may be. Call us today! 210-566-6635.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

History in the Making

Turn on CNN or Fox News, and you're sure to be tuning into some debate or another regarding the current economic situation.  The state of things right now has people feeling a little EDGY, to say the least.  It's no wonder, either.  The S&P recently downgraded the US credit rating, and everywhere you look, it seems a finger is being pointed somewhere else.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Potatoes--Good for More than Mashing

As it turns out, potatoes are TRULY an all purpose veggie.  Food-wise, potatoes are versatile, healthy, hearty and delicious.  You can make 'em mashed, fried, boiled or baked.  You can top them with cheese, meat, sour cream, or even (if you have the sweet variety) sugar and cinnamon.  They can be served as a breakfast food, a dinner side dish, or even as the STAR of the show as a main course at supper.

Monday, August 8, 2011

In Local News...

Living in a "good school district" has always been a driving force for people interested in buying a home, and it will likely continue to be as long as people have kids!  Everyone wants their children to receive a top notch education, and rightly so.  For this reason, we are proud to offer our sincerest CONGRATULATIONS to the SCUCISD!!!

Friday, August 5, 2011

The Hardest Job in the Military

For many years, military commissaries had the following slogan written on their brown paper bags: "Military spouse--the hardest job in the military."  Everyone agrees that being ANY kind of spouse is difficult--marriage is hard work!  That being said, military spouses have some extra challenges that just plain go with the job.

Monday, August 1, 2011

More Money than Brains?

There are many things that make south Texas a great place to live, including the friendly people, abundant rodeos, beautiful sunshine all year long, and most importantly...the cheesy goodness of our enchiladas.