It’s always fun to have a look back at your real estate website each year to see what people have been viewing the most. With 2012 behind us, we take a look at the most viewed real estate posts on the Kimberly Howell Properties site from 2012. Thank you San Antonio, we’ve loved bringing you all this information and we look forward to lots more real estate information over the next year. In order of viewership from January 1st, 2012 to December 31st, 2012 here are the top ten posts. What was your favorite post of the year?
Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals – Originally posted in 2011, shortly after our new site opened, this post proved popular in 2012 for those seeking family fun during the fall months.
First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit – Gone, but not forgotten. – Some home sellers were affected by the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit as they sought to sell in 2012, this post helped explain the process of selling if you had received the tax credit in the past.
San Antonio’s Most Expensive Homes – Everyone loves to see how the rich and famous live and this post served to prove that point.
Parade of Homes San Antonio 2012 – The Parade of Homes is one of the most popular real estate events in San Antonio. This post also contained my favorite somewhat-abstract photo of the year.
3.8% “Sales Tax” on real estate via the Health Care Reform Bill? – We spoke a lot about the 3.8% sales tax on real estate (as it became known) in 2012 as emails kept floating about talking about. We set the facts straight in several posts and have a feeling it won’t be the last time we hear about it.
Homeowner Association (HOA) Laws Changed in Texas – Several changes were made to how HOAs may govern their neighborhoods regarding flag and religious materials, environmentally friendly systems, and foreclosure due to unpaid fees.
Rental Scam Comes to San Antonio via Trulia – Rental scams on the internet are nothing new, but 2012 saw an increase in calls resulting from these scams. Know how to avoid getting caught up in fake listing scams.
Get Your Property Tax Exemptions Here – Another strong post from 2011, this one details several of the most common home owner tax exemptions.
Option Period in Real Estate Contracts – Part of series of posts breaking down the basics of real estate contracts, this post covers the option period that is commonly used to perform inspections when buying a home.
5 Home Buying Mistakes After Contract – There are some common mistakes that home buyers make during the time period between going under contract and closing, this post covers five mistakes you should avoid.
Curious as to what our most visited page on the website is? That’s easy – hands down, it’s our easy to use map-based San Antonio home search.
As always, we welcome your suggestions and comments on posts. Have something you want to see us cover or a question about real estate you need answered? Let us know and we’ll add it to our list of topics to cover.
image courtesy of Rammikins!