Tag: REALTOR

What home buyers (without an agent) should know about closing on a house

Buying a house without a real estate agent has its perils. If you overlook something, especially at closing (when contracts are signed), it could cost you. But, if you get it right, you may be able to shave thousands of dollars off the purchase price via a reduced agent commission, and that would mean lower…


Staging Tips That Will Help You to Sell Your Home Fast

Are you planning on selling your Austin Texas home? If so, staging is one of the best things that you can do before listing your home because a staged home provides the buyer with an idea for how the space that your home offers can be used. In this article, I will provide you with…


How to make your offer stand out

Planning on buying a home in Austin Texas this spring? If so, there are a variety of things you can do to make your offer stand out including the following: #1 – Write A Letter to The Seller During the process of buying a home in Austin Texas, or elsewhere in the United States, one…


Owner Financing 101 – Click Here To Learn More

Are you searching for a home in Austin Texas? If so, you may have seen some properties listed along with the keywords “owner financing”. This means that the owner is going to finance the property themselves because the home is paid off and they will essentially act as the bank and finance the property. When…


Should you sell your home due to financial hardship?

  Following the collapse of the real estate market in 2007 I saw many Austin Texas homeowners fall behind on their mortgages and end up having to sell their homes via short sale or go into foreclosure. Sadly, besides the real estate downturn, there are a variety of other reasons why a homeowner can fall…


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…


What Value Does A Realtor Bring To Your Real Estate Transaction?

Are you planning on buying or selling an Austin Texas home? If so, there’s no doubt that hiring a Realtor(R) is one of the smartest things you can do because, an agent will bring a lot of value to your real estate transaction. Some of the many skills that you can count on when hiring…


What Are The Habbits That All Successful Home Buyers Have?

Are you planning on buying a home in 2019? If so, this article will provide you with several tips you can use to set yourself on the road to buying a home. Dаіlу: Skip a daily indulgence, or two Excuse uѕ fоr ѕtаtіng thе obvious—but saving for a dоwn рауmеnt іѕ vіtаl tо a successful…


1Q17 Market Watch

How’s that real estate market, you ask? 1Q17 single family units sold were 0.5% higher compared to 1Q16.  This is a clear continuation of the market slowdown we noted previously, but make no mistake, we are still on pace to beat last year’s numbers. Even if it’s just by 0.5%What continues to raise my eyebrow is the interest…


Looking Ahead To The 2017 Housing Market

Looking ahead to the 2017 Housing Market Blame it on the election cycle, the climbing interest rates or affordability, and I’ve heard it all, the central Texas housing rate of growth very clearly slowed in 2016 compared to previous years. The good news is that the Austin metro area had another record breaking year with…