Michelle Plazek's Blog Posts

The Start Of Fiesta And More To Do This Weekend

VIVA FIESTA!It's officially the start of Fiesta San Antonio! Just this weekend alone there are 60+ events and over half of them are FREE admission! If you go, make sure to take some pictures and

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All About Closing Costs

Closing CostsGuest Shelly Cohn, Pilgrim Mortgage So, you have saved your 3 ½% down to purchase your new home, but how much do you need to set aside for closing costs?  Shelly Cohn

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Spring Break Fun At The Drive In Movie Theater

Spring Break I bet all educators and students, from pre-school to college, are excited for spring break to be here already! There is so much going on all week, here are some

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Your Guide To Common Types Of Mortgages

Navigating all the types of mortgages can be overwhelming. I'm here to help! On our video, Kim and I talk about the four common types of mortgages. Included below is an easy visual to the four

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Lets Talk About Your Credit Score

How Does Your Credit Score Affect Buying a House Do you know what your credit score is and what it means? Today we break down the definition of credit scores, what you can to do build or repair

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Fun For Foodies

Good Food & Good Friends Good food is always better when shared with friends! I love hosting dinners and get togethers with friends to try new recipes, indulge in good food and

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The Start Of Dream Week

Explore San AntonioWe live in such a vibrant city, full of culture, art, history and traditions. I hope this year to explore more of what makes San Antonio so special. The Tricentennial

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New Years Eve Events

The Best is Yet to Come Just like that, it is almost a wrap on 2017, can you believe it?! I hope that this year has brought you happiness, laughter and blessings in abundance. If it

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Countdown To Christmas

Countdown to Christmas We are just days away from the most joyous night of the year, Merry Christmas to all! I hope that you spend time with those you love, with lots of good,

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The Best Way To Spread Christmas Cheer

Christmas Cheer "The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear!"Buddy the ElfAnyone else love that movie? It certainly has become an instant classic. And

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A Time For Giving

A Time for Giving"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world,"Anne FrankDuring the holiday season, we often find ourselves looking for ways to

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Snow In Schertz And More To Do This Weekend

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year Christmas Day will be here before we know it! From the lights around town to hearing bells ringing around shops, the holidays are

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Christmas Showcase This Weekend

Thankful & Grateful, Today & Everyday I just love this time of year, when we take the time to slow down for a minute and remember all of our blessings. I have so much to be thankful for this

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To Our Veterans

With Respect and Gratitude To our Veterans, past and present, We hope to honor your sacrifices by living out our freedoms that you fought, and still fight, so hard to protect. Thank you

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What To Know About Zillow

Real Talk with Michelle and KimToday on our episode of Real Talk, we discuss Zillow! Do you know there is a mathematical algorithm that Zillow uses to display the "zestimate" on listings? Or that

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The 1 Reason To List Your House NOW

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released the results of their latest Existing Home Sales Report which revealed that sales rose 0.7% month-over-month, but remain 1.5%

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Buying A Home Can Be Scary Unless You Know The Facts

Many potential homebuyers believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home, which stops many of them from even trying! Here are some facts: 40% of

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Heres What You Need To Know About Pets And Real Estate

Two of my favorite things: Pets and Real Estate! Here are some tips about buying and selling a pet friendly home! And also, check out www.facebook.com/michelleplazekrealestate for more

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Pumpkin Patch And Thrill Rides

It's Friday the 13th! Fall is in full swing, and how appropriate that Friday the 13th falls in October! If you are a movie buff, feeling a bit superstitious, I bet tonight is a good night to

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Michelles Weekend Fun Tips October 6

                                                       

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Michelles Weekend Fun Tips

Happy Fall Y'all! The season of pumpkin spice and everything nice has arrived! I just love how each season can bring about change and new possibilities for the year. Hopefully,

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Michelles Weekend Fun Tips For September 29th

Looking for something to do this weekend! Check out my top picks!;

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Weekend Fun Tips 923

Ready to get out and explore San Antonio this weekend?!Did you know you could visit museums for free tomorrow? Or you could even take a trip to wonderland with the Alamo Arts Ballet Theater!;😉

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4 Reasons To Buy A Home This Fall

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices

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Report Homeownership Is A Precondition Of The American Dream

Report: Homeownership Is a Precondition of the American DreamHearth just released their 2017 State of the American Dream report which showed that Americans still see homeownership as

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Rising Home Prices Mean Great News For Homeowners

Recently there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. As we mentioned before, in some areas of the country, seller supply (homes for sale) cannot

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Do Your Future Plans Include A Move Whats Stopping You From Listing Now

Are you an empty-nester? Do you want to retire where you are, or does a vacation destination sound more your style? Are you close to retirement and not ready to move yet, but living in a home that

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Homeownership Is A Good Financial Investment

According to a recent report by Trulia, “buying is cheaper than renting in 100 of the largest metro areas by an average of 33.1%.” The report may have some people

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Inventory Challenges

Highlights:After a surge in March, existing home sales and new home sales slowed due to a drop in inventory available for sale in the start-up and trade-up categories.Median existing home prices

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4 Reasons To Buy A House Today

Owning a home is a part of the American Dream. There are advantages to owning your own home such as education, health, and social, that far transcend any economic impact. In the blog post, we will

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Weekend Fun In San Antonio April 28 Thru April 30

Michelle's Weekend Fun!Fiesta, Fiesta, Fiesta!! For a list of daily Fiesta events please visit  https://www.fiesta-sa.org/ Today at the Tobin center, Pat Benetar and husband Neil

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Fiesta Fun In San Antonio

Michelle's Weekend Fun!This is The first Weekend for Fiesta! Fiesta kicked off Thursday at the Hemisfair Park, there was a stage with live music, lots of food,  fiesta medals to buy and

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Easter Fun Weekend

Michelle's Weekend Fun!Easter is right around the corner! Celebrate early this Saturday at Woodlawn Lake for An Easter Egg hunt, over 5000 eggs will be hidden for everyone to find! They will also

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Weekend Fun In San Antonio March 31 Thru April 2nd

Michelle's Weekend Fun! If you like listening to Celtic music then the 2017 San Antonio Highland games and Musical Festival is the event for you! This event takes place this weekend. Experience

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Weekend Fun March 10 Thru March 12

Michelle's Weekend Fun! Spring Break is here and so are the fun activities! Fiesta Primavera Spring Break Bash starts this weekend! Live music, shopping, great food and arts and crafts for the

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Carnival And Family Fun Weekend

Michelle's Weekend Fun! Pride of Texas Carnival is here! Enjoy rides, food, and games for the whole family, this entire weekend! For more information visit https://goo.gl/tUfDKERodeo

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Enjoy Local Art And Weekend Fun

Michelle's Weekend Fun!Today, go out and support your local artist at the Multiples community Exhibition. This showcase presents a diversity of media and voices from the local art. This event offers

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Rodeo Kickoff And Cattle Parade Weekend

Michelle's Weekend Fun!Rodeo is here! to kick it off San Antonio Stock Show host the Western Heritage Parade and Cattle drive downtown on Houston Street! A heard of around 100 Texas Longhorns will

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Weekend Fun And Tree Giveaway

Michelle's Weekend Fun Tips!San Antonio Parks and recreation is giving away trees! Yes, this Saturday until supplies last over 1,300 fruit and nut trees will be available for adoption. One tree per

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Michelle Weekend Fun Tips Jan 20 Thru Jan 22

Michelle's Fun Weekend TipsThis weekend the Botanical Garden is offering a one of a kind class! Join them promptly at 10 a.m registration may be required. Learn aromatherapy practice and learn

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Weekend Fun In San Antonio Jan 6 Thru Jan 8th

Michelle's Weekend Fun!A great event for all coffee lovers! San Antonio Coffee Festival takes place at La Villita Maverick Plaza this Saturday. It will be cold outside so bundle up, enjoy more than

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Events To Bring In The New Year 2017

Michelle's Weekend Fun! Happy New Year! There is so many places helping you bring in the New Year. If you don't have any plans, The City's official place to celebrate is downtown! Celebrate San

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Weekend Fun In San Antonio Dec 23 Threw Dec Dec 25

Michelle's Weekend Fun!Saturday, Ranger Creek will be hosting a tour of their Brewstillery! If you are interested make sure you register online. Learn how they make their beer and bourbon, They also

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Weekend Fun Events Dec 16 Thru Dec 18

Michelle Weekend Fun TipsIf you feel like splurging a little this weekend, the Menger hotel is hosting a special Christmas tour, "Ghost of Christmas Past"! Tickets in advance are $25 and $30 at the

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Events With Holiday Cheer

Michelle's Weekend Fun!Tomorrow the Main Plaza will be full of holiday cheer! The 9th Annual Silver Bells in the city will be held on Main Avenue! be a part of the lighting ceremony in honor of the

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Fun Things To Do In San Antonio Nov 18 Through Nov 20

Michelle's Weekend fun! Did you know that San Antonio has a Renaissance Fest? You don't have to travel outside the city any longer, San Antonio is having their 2nd Annual Renaissance Fest this

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Things To Do In San Antonio Nov 11 Through Nov 13

Michelle's Weekend Fun! Start your weekend by watching a great movie in honor of Veterans Day! If you have not been to the newly remodeled Tobin center, this is truly a treat. They will be

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Weekend Fun In San Antonio Nov 4 Through Nov 6

Michelle Weekend FunThe San Antonio Botanical Garden will be hosting a Family Flashlight Night on Saturday! Enjoy a light maze, there will be story telling and enjoy a peaceful walk through the

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Oct 28 Michelle Weekend Fun

 Michelle's Weekend Fun!Today, The River walk will be hosting their Halloween Fest! Witnessed professionally decorated floats and a costume contest get there early to sign up for the

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Michelle Weekend Fun Tips For Oct 21 Through Oct 23

Michelle Weekend Fun!Do you love parades? The Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival at the Pearl will be having one tomorrow! In celebration of the Monarch butterfly Migration The Pearl will be

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Michelles Weekend Fun Tips For October 14th Thru 16th

Michelle's Weekend Fun TipsTables, cupboards, and quilts oh my! This weekend Comfort Village will be hosting their 30th annual antique show! If you like Americana antiques, this is the event for!

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Oct 7 To Do In San Antonio

Michelle's Fun Weekend TipsToday go out and celebrate Yanaguana Garden at the newly remodeled Hemisfair park one year anniversary! They will be offering FREE break dancing, flamenco and

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San Antonio Weekend Fun

Michelle's Weekend FunOctober is right around the corner and as usual there are many things to do this weekend! If you are up for a drive the city of Helotes hosts their BalloonPalooza

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Michelles Weekend Fun Tips For Feb 5th 7th

Michelle’s Weekend Fun Tips for Feb 5th- 7thDid you know San Antonio celebrates Chocolate?!! A Chocolate Affair will be hosted at the Market Square this weekend. There will be many different

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San Antonio Jumps To The Top 20 List Of Real Estate Markets To Watch

San Antonio is moving up on the rating scale of cities to watch in the Real Estate Market!Apparently we have the "secret sauce" that it takes!  Out of 75 cities across the U.S., San Antonio is

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Unique Exhibit To Visit In San Antonio

Looking for an interesting cultural experience? Check out the The Book Garden at the Central Library anytime before February 20th.  Long-Bin Chen's Exhibit of book sculpture is very

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The American Flag

I saw several homes decorated with red, white and blue today while I was out and about.  There were flags everywhere and what a great sight it was!  I love the patriotism that is shown

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Happy Birthday America

The fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays...relaxing outdoors, gathering with friends and family, celebrating a birthday with no presents necessary!  Check out this article with 50 4th

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125 Fun Things To Do With The Kids This Summer

Are you looking for fun things to do with your kids this summer?  Try these on for size....1.     Pick your own….whatever. Find a farm with blueberries,strawberries,

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Best Time To Sell Your Home In San Antonio

People are always asking me when it’s the best time to sell their home in San Antonio.  Homes are always selling in San Antonio!  Your home’s condition, amenities and location will

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See The Holiday Lights In San Antonio

Everywhere you go in the city of San Antonio you will find spectacular events in celebration of the holidays. However, the highlight for me are the millions of lights that transform San Antonio

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Christmas In San Antonio

What a beautiful time of year it is in December in San Antonio! The weather is perfect to stroll along the Riverwalk where you will be dazzled by the beauty of Christmas with thousands of lights

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