Expenses that Buyers Often Forget About

September 16, 2021Buying, Tips

For current or prospective homeowners considering a home purchase, it’s important to understand all the costs associated with buying a home. Extra costs to lookout for include home insurance, mortgage insurance and life insurance (required by some lenders), property taxes and appraisal fees. Learn more about these expenses and how to budget for them when … Read More

Top Neighborhoods in the Austin Metro Area

August 26, 2021Buying, Selling, Tips

Located in some of the most beautiful natural areas of the Texas Hill Country, Austin and the surrounding areas offer a range of neighborhoods to choose from. With national magazines such as Forbes and Money touting the quality of life here, the Austin region has continued to grow and blossom. Let’s take a look at … Read More

Lessons Learned: Buying and Selling a Home in the Austin Area

July 20, 2021Buying, Selling, Tips
Because of the fluctuating economy, many buyers and sellers are scratching their heads wondering what's next in real estate. The Austin real estate market is super-heated right now. However, available homes for sale in Austin fall far short of the demand. This means that buyers need a bit of patience and may need to temper [...]

5 Things Sellers Should Look for in an Agent

June 24, 2021Selling, Tips
If you own a home in Austin, it’s a great time to sell. Inventories and interest rates remain low and the average sales price is $500K, up 11.4% over the past year. With the right real estate agent by your side, how can you go wrong? Besides showing the property and listing your home for [...]

5 Reasons Why NOW Is a Great Time to Sell

May 10, 2021Selling, Tips

Now is a great time to sell your home in Austin, TX. Major employers such as Tesla and Apple are expanding their operations, bringing thousands of workers to the area, all of whom need a place to live. The national average home price soared 17.2% year over year in April to $375,000. However, the average … Read More

Having Patience as a Homebuyer

March 26, 2021Buying, Tips

During the past 12 months, everyone has been impacted. This includes individuals, families, and small businesses. Many people have been forced to work from home. Kids have not been able to set foot in the classroom and many families have had loved ones personally impacted by the virus. It’s been a turbulent time for the … Read More

Safely Sell Your Home

January 20, 2021Selling, Tips

COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our lives. It has, without question, slowed us down, but it also has not stopped us. We have learned to adapt and move forward. This, of course, also includes the real estate industry. If you are a homeowner in the Austin, Texas area, you should know about the many … Read More