Tag: Austin Real Estate

Austin Texas Real Estate Market – Fall 2019 Update

It’s hard to believe that fall is almost here and another year is getting close to wrapping up! In spite of the up and down nature of the stock market and the economy, the real estate market has remained steady and continues to be one of the best investments. If you’ve been thinking about buying,…


How to buy a home while selling another home at the same time

Are you planning on buying a home in Austin Texas but you also have to sell your current home at the same time? You’re not alone! Buying a home while selling another one is more common than you think! In this article I will share with you several tips you can use for buying a…


Flat Fee Broker vs. Realtor – What’s the Difference?

If you’re thinking about selling your Austin Texas Home you most likely will have encountered several ads by now from flat fee brokers. A flat fee broker is someone who will offer to list your home on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for $500 but is there a catch to the level of service that…


Time again for your annual home review!

Are you ready for 2019? This is that time of year to chat with your favorite Realtor for your annual home review. As your home is likely your biggest investment,  it’s critical to consider these 5 questions every year: What changes have occurred in your life that alter your goals for the next 5 years? What properties near you have…


Things to do before buying a home in 2019

Are you planning on buying a home in Austin in 2019? If so, you’re making a smart choice but there are a variety of things that you must do before buying a house including the following: 1. Save enough a down payment. When you buy a home, traditionally you’re supposed to have a 20% down payment….


FOR BUYERS: FINDING THE BEST 

With so many to choose from, how do you know who is the right real estate agent for you? How do you even narrow it down? You can stop your search right here, I’m a REALTOR® and an Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®), and I would love to help you find your next home!   The…


FOR BUYERS: ALL ABOUT THE INSPECTION

If you’re a first-time buyer, a home inspection might be a pretty vague concept. What is it? Do you really need it? I’m an Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) and can help answer these questions, and any others you might have about inspections or the rest of the home buying process!   The Top 5 Things Buyers…


For Buyers: Our House Is A Very, Very, Very Fine House

FOR BUYERS: OUR HOUSE IS A VERY, VERY, VERY FINE HOUSE Nowadays, it’s rare to see houses without some form of smart home technology. It’s popular for a reason. Be it reducing your electric bill, or sheer convenience, there’s something for everyone and for nearly every purpose. Here’s a list of top home technology trends…


FAQ: When is the best time to sell my home?

One of the questions I receive the most is, “when is the best time to sell a home”.  There are many ways to dissect this, most notably is your own personal situation. But assuming one has no outside pressure and is simply trying to “market time” the sale, let’s see if we can shed a…


Market Quick Hits = Opportunity

Market Quick Hits “We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work” ― Thomas Edison Units closed in April 2017 decreased 3.8% compared to April 2016. Year to date we’re up 1%. The Austin MSA inventory is up 16.9%, 15.1% in Travis County and 14.6% in Austin City Limits. Year to date condo sales are…