The Accidental San Antonian: Elisa Chan

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Although Elisa Chan’s roots are half a world away, she’s not surprised to be representing her adopted city as a member of City Council. “San Antonio is this special place to me,” she says. “Everything important in my life has happened here: I met my husband here, we started our business here, and our daughter […]

Women in Real Estate: From starter homes to high-end estates

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It may not come as a surprise to those of us who live in and love Texas and the Alamo City, but the CNBC television cable network recently ranked Texas as one of the best states for business in America, and RelocateAmerica.Com named San Antonio as No. 5 in both its lists of “Top 100 […]

Building Houses and a Career: Valerie Hendricks

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On a hot, sunny Saturday morning, Valerie Hendricks is at work —outside in a residential neighborhood near Palo Alto College, shuttling between two home sites, one nearly complete and one still at the framing stage. Like most houses in the immediate area, these two new ones are being built under the auspices of Habitat for […]