How to Find a Peaceful Apartment

Living in houses provides you a different experience than what you get while living in an apartment. Living in apartments in san antonio tx comes with many benefits as well as shortcomings. Where living in an apartment provides you the facility of paying a less amount of rent per month as compared to the mortgage amount that you had to pay if you lived in a house, at the same time living in an apartment requires you to deal with a lot of noise coming from the surroundings. This is especially true for people who live in an apartment that is located on the ground floor. People living in the ground floor apartments not only have to deal with the noise coming from people living upstairs but also with the noise coming from outside traffic. If you are someone who hates to live amidst noise and clamor, you need to keep in mind certain points while moving into a new apartment.

While choosing apartments San Antonio to live, if you are someone who does not like to live within the noisy circumstances, you need to make certain decisions. The first decision needs to be regarding the location of the apartment you will be living in. if you want to avoid noise as much as possible, you must choose an apartment that is a part of a community rather than the one that is located within a large building. When you live in a building, your apartment is surrounded by many other apartments. This will make it difficult for you to cope with the noise coming from the apartment located next to you. In addition, when you live in an apartment that is a part of the building, it is joined with other apartments wall to wall. Due to this reason, the sound travels fast that further enhances the disturbance.

Most of the communities that provide luxury Texas Apartments to the tenants provide the facility of a swimming pool that is located within the premises of the community. When you look for an apartment in a community that comes with the facility of a swimming pool, never ever choose an apartment that is locates near to the swimming pool. The area in which a swimming pool is located is always far more noisy and loud as compared to the area where there is no swimming pool within a long distance. Especially during summers, people like to arrange pool parties and picnics that further augment the noise and clamor. Make sure that you choose an apartment that is as far from the swimming pool as possible.

Finding rentals in TX is easy but finding an apartment that will help you in leasing a serene life is a bit difficult. If you are a writer or a poet, you would definitely require some quite place to lead your professional life. In such time, you cannot afford to be effected by any kind of unnecessary noise. If this is the case with you, make sure that you choose an apartment that is not situated on a busy road. If the traffic gets jammed near the road of your apartment, you might find it difficult to write and think properly.

GVA Real Estate Group Acquires San Antonio Community

Victorian Village. Image courtesy of JLL

GVA Real Estate Group has acquired the 170-unit Victorian Village in San Antonio from a local investor. The buyer took out an undisclosed loan from MF1, according to Bexar County records. The bridge financing is set to mature in 2022 and has a two-year extension option.

Located at 5315 Gawain Drive, the asset consists of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments in 27 two- and three-story buildings. Completed in 1984, the property features common-area amenities such as a fitness center, spa and pool. Situated in a dense residential area, the property has quick access to Interstate 410 and is just 15 miles from downtown San Antonio. The community was 95.3 percent occupied in March, per Yardi Matrix information.

JLL Senior Vice Presidents Zar Haro and Moses Siller, along with Vice President Robert Arzola, worked on behalf of the seller in the transaction. The same brokerage team recently worked with GVA Real Estate Group in its acquisition of Parkview Apartments, a 224-unit community in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Hampton VA Medical Center Building Evacuated

Hampton fire and rescue crews were called to a Hampton VA Medical Cneter building after reports of a pungent oder making its way through through the structure Wednesday May 15, 2019.

Hampton fire and rescue crews were called to a Hampton VA Medical Cneter building after reports of a pungent oder making its way through through the structure Wednesday May 15, 2019.

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Dolphins cut three, including Luke Falk

After adding a quarterback during draft weekend, the Dolphins took one off the depth chart Wednesday.

The team announced they had waived three players, including quarterback Luke Falk.

The Dolphins claimed Falk off waivers from the Jaguars in September, and he was inactive for four games before he went on IR with a wrist injury.

After trading for Josh Rosen, the Dolphins are back to three quarterbacks, along with Ryan Fitzpatrick and Jake Rudock.

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Bravo is coming out with a new San Antonio-based reality show, ‘Texicanas’

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Bravo will soon premiere a new reality series based in Texas.

“Texicanas” follows six San Antonio women as they navigate love, family and drama while maintaining their connection to Mexican culture and traditions.

The show promises to bring margaritas, mariachis and larger-than-life Texas glamour with a twist on the women’s Mexican roots.

Texicanas is told through the eyes of Penny Ayarzagoitia, a successful real estate agent as she recounts the events that lead to relationships unraveling and friends becoming enemies.

Bravo says it’s not all drama for the six women as they hold a true sisterhood and lean on one another through the tough times.

Ayarzagotita’s sisterhood includes Maya Farret, Lorena Martinez, Anayancy Nolasco, Karla Ramiez and Luz Ortiz. Most of the group of San Antonio sophisticates were raised in Mexico before making Texas their home.

Texicanas will air Tuesday nights starting May 7 at 9 p.m. CST.

You can check out the show’s first look here:


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Report: Patriots restructure Phillip Dorsett’s contract

Patriots receiver Phillip Dorsett agreed to a reduction in the roster bonus due the fifth day of training camp, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Dorsett’s roster bonus dropped from $450,000 to $150,000, but he now can earn $100,000 in per-game roster bonuses and $150,000 in reception incentives.

The Patriots declined Dorsett’s fifth-year option, making this a contract year for the former first-round pick.

Dorsett, whom the Patriots acquired from the Colts in the Jacoby Brissett deal, appeared in 15 games for New England last season and caught 12 passes for 194 yards and no touchdowns.

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Walmart’s Asda and Sainsbury’s announce UK merger deal

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A man puts a shopping bag into a car outside a Sainsbury’s store in London

U.K. food retail is set for a massive shake up as J Sainsbury and Asda plan to merge, creating a new giant for the supermarket sector.

J Sainsbury and Walmart’s Asda are joining forces in a deal worth £15 billion ($20.67 billion), they confirmed on Monday morning.

If approved by regulators, it will surpass Tesco which is the largest retailer in the U.K. with 25 percent of market share. The two companies merging are the second and the third largest retailers, currently.

Given the size of the two companies, regulators will have to assess whether their merger would not create market disruptions.

According to Bruno Monteyne, European food retail analyst at Bernstein, "scale remains the most important factor in food retail profitability."

There have been several recent mergers in the food industry across Europe, in an attempt to fight increased competition from e-commerce firms, including Amazon. "The power of purchasing has been a driver behind several recent deals within the industry," Monteyne also said in a note Monday.

The two grocers have struggled with their sales growth, which has weighed on their ability to get cheaper deals with suppliers.

"We expect the process for the CMA (Competition Markets Authority) to take one year and to be swiftly approved, if the CMA gives clearance with limited disposals. We think the risk of higher disposals is high and a non-negligible risk of outright rejection of the deal," Monteyne also said in the note.

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Warmer Weather to Stick Around Through Weekend

The snow will continue to melt with the warmer weather hanging around through Monday, with highs reaching 66 then.

Dahl added the tree pollen season is a couple weeks behind, but Saturday will see a spike up to the medium-high range for those with allergies. Sunday is expected to reach the high range. The three trees that contribute high pollen levels are Juniper, Elm and Poplar.

The sunnier, warmer weather will take a turn on Tuesday, as Dahl says some possible rain-showers are expected with temperatures in the mid-50s to low-60s.

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