Austin Texas Homes, LLC's Blog
Over the past 2-3 years or so, prices in Austin, Texas have been skyrocketing in many areas.
Austin's booming real estate market has been in the news a lot lately, and there is ample evidence that the city itself is growing by leaps and bounds, but why?
Moving from one home to another can be an extremely difficult, especially if you're moving across the country.
If a high quality of life, lower taxes, good weather, great food, and culture don't sound enticing, consider this: Forbes ranked Austin as the #1 city in America for job growth in 2013!
Last February, the National Association of Home Builders released a study that proved one of the most important building qualities a potential home buyer wants in their new property or current real estate is proof and records of energy efficiency.
Truthfully, the title of this post is good advice by itself, but I wanted to take a minute to explain some common mistakes I've seen sellers make.
Some buyers and sellers wonder about whether they can save money by not using an agent for their home sale and/or purchase.
This question is not typically one that I hear asked out loud, but I know it's important to educate our clients on the importance of obtaining a pre-approval before shopping for a house.
This is a relatively common question, especially for first-time buyers that we work with here in Austin.There's a very quick answer to this, but sometimes there are underlying questions as well, so I'll try to address this as clearly and thoroughly as I can.
In a nutshell, earnest money is a deposit that home buyers submit whenever a contract is executed, in order to show that they're sincere about the purchase.
I had someone ask me today what I felt was my favorite part of being a real estate broker.