Market Value Vs. Assessed Value

May 15, 2023Tips

Preparing to purchase a home can be an exciting time. After all, you’re setting up the next chapter of your life. But you’ll encounter a multitude of new terms throughout the process, and you’ll want to take the time to understand how it can affect your home ownership journey. For example, understanding the difference between … Read More

 Are You Getting Your Full Tax Benefits?

April 18, 2023Tips

Do I, as a homeowner, get a tax break from property taxes? You may apply for homestead exemptions on your principal residence. Homestead exemptions remove part of your home’s value from taxation, so they lower your taxes. For example, your home is appraised at $300,000, and you qualify for a $40,000 exemption (this is the … Read More

 The market is starting to bloom… are you ready?

March 18, 2023Tips

With spring just around the corner, it’s an exciting time for the housing market, and there are many things to consider for both buyers and sellers. Firstly, let’s take a look at the current state of the market. According to recent reports, the demand for housing continues to be strong, with low inventory levels and … Read More

How to fall in love with your home again

February 15, 2023Tips

Remember why you chose this home and start there. Spend some time in the room that you initially fell in love with, whether you’re resting with your feet kicked up, creating memories with loved ones, and even changing your perspective from “obligation” to “appreciation” when cleaning and doing maintenance around your home. Explore your neighborhood … Read More

Ready for the holidays?

November 15, 2022Tips

Get your home ready for the holidays During the chilly season all we want is to feel warm and cheerful. Preparing for the holidays is more than cooking a turkey and putting up a tree. The structure and the interior of your home should both be maintained and decorated. Top 5 Decorating Tips Lighting Play with … Read More

The Top 5 Things Buyers Should be Negotiating

November 4, 2022Buying, Selling, Tips

When buying or selling a home there is more to negotiate than just the price, in fact we sometimes see the highest offer being turned away for a more attractive deal.  What makes the deal more attractive if its not the price? Let’s talk about the parts of a contract you could and should be … Read More

End of Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Home

August 11, 2022Buying, Selling, Tips

As REALTORS® we see a lot of homes; it’s easy to tell which ones have been taken care of. Instead of having to fix things in your home before putting it on the market (or risking you and your family’s safety), a little bit of routine maintenance goes a long way. Keep reading to learn … Read More

How to Win in Today’s Market for Buyers and Sellers

June 24, 2022Buying, Selling, Tips

The past few years have been hard on buyers, especially in a hot market like our Austin area. While it will continue to be positive for sellers, a few factors are indicating a slight cooling of the local market. Keep reading to learn about the changes, and what it means for you. Buyers Buyers rejoice! … Read More

Six Items for Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

February 21, 2022Buying, Selling, Tips

Keeping a list of yearly home maintenance tasks can keep your home’s value up, give peace of mind that your residence is safe and healthy, and be a big leg up on your to-do list if you decide to move. Consider this the spring cleaning checklist for your home. Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors Make … Read More

How We Can Help You Find the Perfect Home

November 30, 2021Buying, Tips
When you look for a real estate agent, it's important to find someone who can help you with every aspect of the search. That starts with defining the type of home style that meets your preferences and budget. When it comes to location, you can receive listings for one or more neighborhoods that match your [...]