SABOR in the News

The San Antonio Board of REALTORS® is making headlines as the source for real estate in San Antonio and the surrounding areas. Here’s a quick look at the media coverage SABOR has had in the last month.

SABOR’s January market statistics provided a look at how the local housing market kicked off the year. This news generated coverage in some of the following media outlets:

  • San Antonio Express News
  • San Antonio Business Journal
  • MySA.com
  • Texas Public Radio
  • KSAT 12
  • HomeBuyingInstitute.com

On February 14, the San Antonio Business Journal featured a story using the latest market statistics and includes comments from SABOR Chairman Grant Lopez. The article points out the faster pace of home sales in San Antonio compared to the rest of Texas.

Also on February 14, the San Antonio Express News included a story citing the latest market statistics. The article discusses the steady rise of home prices in the area and features comments from SABOR’s President and CEO Gilbert S. Gonzalez.

On February 15, KSAT-12 News reporter Marilyn Moritz interviewed Chairman Lopez about the local housing market, drawing attention to the marked differences between San Antonio and other Texas markets and focusing on how well San Antonio performs when compared to other cities in the state.

Globe Newswire included statistics about the San Antonio housing market in its report on Texas markets, and Patch.com and HomeBuyingInstitute.com also reported on this data.

In other news, on February 16, PR Newswire released a story announcing the winners of the Texas REALTORS® 2018 awards, including the REALTOR® Academy at SABOR which won an Education award for innovation.

PR Newswire also reported on February 18 about SABOR joining Texas REALTORS® and other associations from Texas to participate in MIPIM, the world’s leading global real estate business conference in March. The article discusses the important role of local associations in attracting new business to the state and explains that SABOR is one of nine Texas associations attending the conference to represent Texas.

Chairman Lopez contributed his regular Sunday column to the Real Estate Section of the San Antonio Express News on February 3, 10, 17, and 24. February topics included: tips for negotiating on home price; pricing your home for success; tips for avoiding stress when buying a home; and what to consider when selling your home. Each article includes a directive to visit SABOR.com to find a REALTOR® and to search for properties.

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