2015 1st Quarter Market Update

April In ATX Good afternoon and happy belated Easter! The week immediately following Easter Sunday always represents the beginning of the busy season for Realtors. As the inventory starts its annual climb and the sales really kick into overdrive, let’s take a brief moment and look back at the first quarter of 2015. Today, our local…


Austin Market Watch

Once again, real estate sales in the Austin metro area are off to another fast start. While 2014 was a record breaking year, home sales are currently outpacing last year by at least 10% for single family dwellings with many listings still receiving multiple offers and selling over list price! And though early year projections for interest rates ranged from 4.0-4.2% with climbs throughout…


Holiday Scavenger Hunt For Austin Pets Alive!

    Here at Real Estate In ATX, we are proud to support several local charities in town and this year, we’d like to launch a scavenger hunt with your help. My office, Horizon Realty, has adopted Austin Pet’s Alive as our charity for 2014-2015 and we’re kicking it off with a charity drive. Austin…


Lawn & Grass Care in Central Texas

  Lawn & Grass Care in Central Texas It’s that time of year where the days are getting cooler and maybe you’re looking outside thinking ‘I give up on this grass!’  Well, don’t give up just yet, you CAN save it! Last year we were in the same boat but with a little bit of…


Texans Competing in Sochi

        Looking for Texas athletes in this year’s winter olympics? You might be surprised just how well represented we are in Sochi! If there’s one thing Texans know, it’s speed skating. Of course I’m kidding but whether tuning into the speed skating long or short track events,  you’ll find a Texan! Find…


What Does Every Home Owner Want To Know?

Time and again, I’m asked the one question home owners want to know most, “what did my neighbor’s home sell for?” Real Estate In ATX is proud to now offer Market Snapshot to answer that very question with a free monthly report, custom fit to your home. It’s easy to sign up for and you don’t have to…


Forecasting 2014: “Nothing Much New Here”

After attending a series of panels and seminars focused on the economic forecast for the Austin metro area, it appears 2014 is shaping up to be more of the same. With every major stat tracking toward the positive other than inventory, it feels as if there’s “nothing much new here” to report. Still, let’s try!…


Onward to 2014!

I hope you are enjoying the holiday season. Before the new year arrives, I wanted to thank everyone for helping make our first year at Real Estate in ATX a huge success. 2013 brought more business than we expected and we are super stoked about 2014!   Speaking of 2014, expect to hear from me…


Welcome to the #ATX Summer X-Games

Think Austin’s trendiness is waning? Get over it! Austin welcomes yet another move from California this time in the form of ESPN’s Summer X-Games. With the first event scheduled for May 15-18 in 2014, and another three years to follow, the alternative sports festival is primed to showcase the best of Austin to millions around…


Interest rates are up, but what does that mean?

Whether you’re in the industry, in the market to buy, or just watching the economical trends, you’re sure to know that interest rates are up over the past week, and they’re up significantly. January began around 3.25% and slowly rates crept up towards 4%.  This week rates quickly spiked above 4.5%, after the fed announced…