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forbes magazine: Austin TX Ranked #2 - Best Cities to Buy a Home Right Now - Forbes - 04/17/12 06:56 AM
Forbes has another new list and Austin TX is ranked #2 for The Best Cities to Buy a Home Right Now. It's so true! Our Austin Real Estate Market is really pumped up. In many areas, there are multiple offers on most homes, in all different price points. Just this month, I had a multiple offer on a house listed at $112,000 but also on $485,000. The one at $485k had 40 offers! I have one right now that is listed right below $250k and there are 9 offers. We have to submit the multiple offer addendum today to stay in (7 comments)
forbes magazine: Don't Mess with Texas - Slogan History - 07/08/11 11:39 AM
Do you know the slogan Don't Mess with Texas? Do you know how it started? I moved to Texas when I was a kid in the summer of 1984. A few months later is when the Don't Mess with Texas slogan started showing up everywhere and being heard all over the radio. To me, I assumed it had always been around, but we just happened to move at the same time it was starting... The Don't Mess with Texas slogan began as a litter campaign for our highways. It took a mind of its own from there and has basically become (9 comments)
forbes magazine: Austin TX - Forbes #1 Boom Town - Relocation - 07/08/11 10:12 AM
Austin TX - Forbes says Austin, from Round Rock to the North down to San Marcus to the South, is #1 Boom Town! It sounds like they aren't counting Georgetown just North or Round Rock, as Georgetown is holding its own these days with a lot of growth. This ranking is nothing new to Austin TX by now. We've been on several lists recently. Some of what was taken into account for this Boom Town ranking is the recent census numbers in part with job growth. I remember dropping my jaw last month when I read the report that Austin TX (2 comments)
forbes magazine: Austin TX Makes Another Forbes Magazine Llist - 10 Markets Most Likely to Appreciate - 09/24/10 10:10 AM
Austin TX makes another Forbes magazine list for 10 Markets Most Likely to Appreciate. Though we didn't top the list, Austin TX real estate came in third! A real estate research firm, Local Market Monitor, looked at a mix of jobs and growth industries, in addition to markets that were seeing a large influx of population growth prior to the down turn, in which Austin TX saw a 16% population growth in the prior five years. The article was quick to point out that they aren't trying to predict what markets will have a massive jump in home prices. They're just (3 comments)
Donna Harris, REALTOR®, CDPE & ASP - Hill Country Austin Lakeway Homes
This blog is to help educate Buyers, Sellers and even other Realtors across the country. Each market is different and the way Real Estate is done is different. Austin Real Estate is completely different than Dallas, California and Florida and everywhere else in between. Some times there will be other things besides real estate as I like to rant and rave as much as the next!! Come back often!
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