What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Home

October 25, 2021Buying, Tips

There are a few things you should know prior to buying your first home. These tips will help you make the changes needed in your financial life to avoid pitfalls that could haunt you down the road. While some of these steps are completed outside the relationship you have with your real estate agent, don’t … Read More

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 look out for include home insurance, mortgage insurance, earnest money and life insurance (required by some lenders), property taxes and appraisal fees. Learn more about these expenses and how to budget … 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 [...]

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

Real Estate Predictions

December 20, 2020Buying, Leasing, Selling
The start of a new year brings a lot of questions, especially in the real estate market. Should you sell, will this be the year you can finally afford to buy a home? 2020’s unique challenges only added to the unknowns—but you shouldn’t have to wait and wonder. As your real estate advisors, we’d like [...]

Buying a Home in 2021

December 1, 2020Buying

Buying a home can be a daunting endeavor, especially in a city like Austin where over 28,000 homes were sold in just one year. On average, 169 people move to the Austin area daily, so the competition is tough. Despite the housing market in Austin being one of the most competitive markets for home buyers … Read More

The New Norm – Home Buyer Wish List

November 22, 2020Buying

The past year has brought unparalleled attention to the suburban real estate market. Living close to work and short commutes are no longer a necessity when considering home options, as work from home becomes more and more adopted by companies. Pflugerville, Hutto, Leander and other surrounding cities have now become an option for home buyers … Read More

15 Home Buyer Questions

September 17, 2020Buying

When you’re shopping for a home, there are several questions that you should be asking yourself and your realtor about. In addition to understanding the buying process, it’s also important that you consider many other factors when selecting your next home. At Homes With Hall Realty, we want to make sure that our clients have … Read More