Tag Archives: San Antonio

J.B. Goodwin VS The Troll

Justice gavel pic

J.B. took a page out of Tom Petty’s songbook “Hey, I will stand my ground
And I won’t back down.”  It was music to our ears.

Read the article below to read how J.B. Goodwin stood up to CORPORATE GREED.

JBGoodwin REALTORS® was sued, along with 12 other real estate industry leaders on January 2014 by Property Disclosure Technologies (aka “patent trolls”) for allegedly infringing on patents obtained in 2009.

J.B. Goodwin, with the help of TAR and NAR, fought a bogus patent infringement claim, and won.  His decisions and perseverance resulted in a WIN and we thank him for standing strong and not backing down.

Read the full article here.


Texas Ranks #1 Again!

Nationwide, Texas ranks number one for largest amount of people migrating into our state. It’s true!  Texas Association of Realtors’ 2014 Relocation Report shows that almost 600,000 people moved here from other states last year. Guess where the majority came from? You are correct…California. But Floridians and Oklahomans move here too!

Top 3 States Entering Texas:

  1. California (66,318)
  2. Florida (32,619)
  3. Oklahoma (29,169)

Texas Inflow

Okay, so there are no surprises. But what I found interesting and blog-worthy was the list of states Texans are moving TO.  See the list below.

Top 3 States People Moved From Texas TO (Outgoing):

  1. California (32,290)
  2. Oklahoma (27,391)
  3. Florida (24,226)

Texas Outflow

3 Things You Didn’t Know About San Antonio

1.  Shaquille O’Neal played high school basketball in San Antonio.

Shaq High School

2.  Despite what the movie “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” portrayed, the Alamo does have a basement. Either way, you’re not going to find his bike there.

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3.  Ever been to the “Dome on D’Range?”  Well, if you’ve ever been to the Alamodome, then you have! “Dome on D’Range” was one of 6,286 names submitted during a contest to name the Alamodome in 1990.  Some of the other submissions were:  Texadome, Megadome, Tax-a-dome, O’Henry Dome, and Dillo Dome.

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3 Ways JBGoodwin Austin is “Keepin’ It Weird”

Keep Austin Weird

“Keep Austin Weird” is Austin’s mantra supporting local businesses.  JBGoodwin is a local business that’s been around since the 1970’s.  We have over 430 agents to serve you.

3 Ways JBGoodwin Austin is “Keepin’ It Weird”

1.  Through Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, JBGoodwin’s Relocation Department sends more outgoing leads than any other network broker and we’ve been doing it a really long time.  Can anyone say “RELO”?


2.  JBGoodwin is voted one of the “Best Places to Work” by Austin Business Journal 2014 and a “Top Work Place” in the Austin American Statesman three years in a row.

3.  What’s really exciting for you, is that 48% of our outbound leads converted to a sale.

Thank you for helping us “keep it weird!”