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Carlie Stric…, Real Estate Pro in 78702
Market update: In November 2014, home sales and median price were the highest ever recorded for November in the Austin area. Additionally, Austin-area housing inventory was 2.4 months in November 2014,… Read more
Blogged Fri Dec 19, 2014 by Carlie Strickland Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Frederic Fie…, Real Estate Pro in Georgetown, TX
When you want to buy a home there are things to consider prior to even looking for a home.  Who will be the professional working with you?  Or a better question is: who will be the professional working for… Read more
Blogged Thu Dec 11, 2014 by Frederic Fiege Home Buying Home Ownership Military Movers
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Carlie Stric…, Real Estate Pro in 78702
They don’t ask enough questions of their lender and end up missing out on the best deal. They don’t act quickly enough to make a decision and someone else buys the house. They don’t find the right… Read more
Blogged Wed Dec 10, 2014 by Carlie Strickland Home Buying
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Ranee Bray, Real Estate Pro in 78613
This month marks the 175th anniversary for the City of Austin.  Boy, how the city has changed! Although the official date is December 27th, today there were many celebrations and educational opportunities… Read more
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Carlie Stric…, Real Estate Pro in 78702
Homeowners are increasing their wealth, while renters are not.The recent housing crisis has prompted questions over whether home ownership is still aviable way toward greater wealth in this country. Confidence… Read more
Blogged Tue Dec 9, 2014 by Carlie Strickland Market Conditions Home Buying Rent vs Buy
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Carlie Stric…, Real Estate Pro in 78702
Why you should spread the word: 60% of potential home buyers say they want to purchase a home but they believe their mortgage application would be rejected. Also, 3/4 of them admit they haven't even checked… Read more
Blogged Tue Dec 9, 2014 by Carlie Strickland Home Buying Financing Home Ownership
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Carlie Stric…, Real Estate Pro in 78702
The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage sunk to a 3.89 percent average this week, its lowest level since May 30, 2013. That translates to more mortgage savings for home buyers and refinancers.Freddie Mac reports… Read more
Blogged Tue Dec 9, 2014 by Carlie Strickland Market Conditions Home Buying Financing
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Carl Webb, Renter in Austin, TX
Mapped: Is Austin growing a population doughnut? More people head to suburbs Michael TheisDigital Editor- Austin Business JournalData from the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday morning, shows… Read more
Blogged Sat Dec 6, 2014 by Carl Webb General Area Quality of Life In My Neighborhood
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Shay Wright, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
If you're looking for a great lawn service in Austin, I'd recommend contacting Top Choice Lawn Care. This is the best landscaping company in Austin in my opinion. It seems most other lawn maintenance… Read more
Blogged Tue Dec 2, 2014 by Shay Wright General Area
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Scott Willia…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
There’s always something doing here in Austin whether it’s our music, our food, or simply our sense of fun. For the next several weeks, we combine all of that into a fantastic line up of holiday events.… Read more
Ranee Bray, Real Estate Pro in 78613
Austin has been patiently waiting and is ready for the superfast speed of Google Fiber. Google claims speeds will be 100 times faster than the average broadband speed we are used to. While they have… Read more
Blogged Mon Nov 24, 2014 by Ranee Bray General Area Quality of Life In My Neighborhood
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Carl Webb, Renter in Austin, TX
Point Austin: Color Me Exempt The "homestead exemption" money flows uphill By Michael King Local political blogger Dylan Tynan (you can find voluminous documentation of what follows at… Read more
Blogged Sat Nov 22, 2014 by Carl Webb Quality of Life Property Q&A Home Ownership
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Rhonda Baird, Real Estate Pro in 78751
Hancock Neighborhood is located within the boundaries of Duval and I-35 East to West and 45th to 32nd Streets North to South. It is a wonderful central Austin area that features  modest bungalows to grand… Read more
Blogged Fri Nov 21, 2014 by Rhonda Baird General Area Quality of Life In My Neighborhood
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Jeff Zitting, Real Estate Pro in Salt Lake City, UT
Will lower oil prices send a shockwave through Austin’s housing market? Not likely. Falling oil prices may cut investment in U.S. shale oil by 10 percent next year, the International Energy Agency (IEA)… Read more
Blogged Thu Nov 20, 2014 by Jeff Zitting Home Buying
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Ranee Bray, Real Estate Pro in 78613
Do you really understand the impact your lot selection will have on your homes value? While that busy road, apartment complex or grocery store may not bother you, you would be surprised at how many buyers… Read more
Blogged Thu Nov 20, 2014 by Ranee Bray Home Buying Property Q&A Home Ownership
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Steve Adams, Real Estate Pro in 78738
Budgeting Tips For Renovating Your Bathroom- Renovating any room in your house can be an expensive task no matter what you’re doing. Of course you want to spruce it up and give it a new vibe, but… Read more
Blogged Wed Nov 19, 2014 by Steve Adams Remodel & Renovate Design & Decor Home Ownership
Rhonda Baird, Real Estate Pro in 78751
You’ve listed your home and you’re excited to sell. What else can you do to make it happen quicker? Curb Appeal! Statistics show that homes with great landscaping will sell for 5% more than a home… Read more
Blogged Tue Nov 18, 2014 by Rhonda Baird Home Selling Curb Appeal
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Ranee Bray, Real Estate Pro in 78613
I know, it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, and I am already talking about Christmas.  I promise I don’t decorate until Black Friday and I am not a year round shopper.  But Christmas lights are simply… Read more
Blogged Sun Nov 9, 2014 by Ranee Bray General Area Quality of Life Parks & Recreation
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Ranee Bray, Real Estate Pro in 78613
The sun is out, and we will finally be out of the 40's. Let's go enjoy some ice cream!Amy's Ice Cream is a favorite in Austin.  With 350 varieties and 13 locations, there is truly something for everyone.… Read more
Blogged Mon Nov 17, 2014 by Ranee Bray General Area Quality of Life Shopping & Local Amenities
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Ranee Bray, Real Estate Pro in 78613
Have you ever sat at a green light for about 5 seconds, wondering when the polite amount of pause time has been exceeded, and you now need to honk in order to get thru the light?  Well, get ready to do… Read more
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