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Home Sellers in Austin Texas - 09/30/07 06:38 PM
Home Sellers in Austin Texas Home selling, so its said today is a "buyers market". Does that mean the buyers are writing all the rules? No. It's a great market to sell your home in if you are marketing it correctly.Marketing Correcting in Austin Texas !!! Yes... There are many buyers still buying not just bargain shopping.Those buyers are seeking the right priced homes. Homes that show well, don't need much in repair, are move-in ready and are competitively priced. A few short tips on staging.Curb appeal is extremely important. If the realtor has a buyer who doesn't want to stop (0 comments)
Relax, Renew and Re-energize - 09/28/07 09:16 AM
Weekends are for most folks a time of relaxing, doing something to restore your spirit, renew your energy, and reflect on what has been and what is to come. It feels like its still summer here, hard to get into the hot chocolate mode with the temps still in the 90s. Except for most realtors, weekends are workdays!!! But that doesn't mean we can't sneak in a few hours of something special. So find an hour or two and relax, renew, re-energize!! then check out the fabulous Open Houses in the area, the Circle C area has some wonderful (2 comments)
Austin is a sea of Burnt Orange - 09/21/07 07:18 AM
Football season is off and running. Even if I dont follow the stats I know its here because everywhere I look people are dressed in Burnt Orange, I mean Tshirt, Shorts, sweatpants, headbands, carrying umbrellas, sitting in chairs, EVERYWHERE its the Longhorn Burnt Orange. This is not a bad thing, its one of the things that pulls Austin together, the masses the everyday everywhere everyone wearing Burnt Orange in support of the local University of Texas football team. You go to the supermarket, its there, to the car wash, to the mall, uptown, downtown.. Fall is definitely in the air when Mack (5 comments)
Integrity.. my view - 09/15/07 09:45 AM
Integrity... websters describes it as...integritat-, integritas, from integr-, integer entire1 : firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values : INCORRUPTIBILITY2 : an unimpaired condition : SOUNDNESS3 : the quality or state of being complete or undivided : COMPLETENESSsynonym see HONESTY It should be synonyism with REALTOR. We are in the business of TRUST, we must gain trust from our clients in order to do a transaction, we must TRUST the title company, the inspector, the surveyor, the loan officer and the list goes on... we all hear " build a team of trustworthy people and companies". Yesterday (2 comments)
Austin TX is alive and well in Real Estate - 09/13/07 05:50 PM
With all the media telling us daily how the real estate industry is a dying venture I would like to share a few things about Austin Texas, my home. This week my buyers didn't act fast enough and a Condo they really wanted sold out from under us within 4 days of coming on the market. two weeks ago another client had a lovely home sell out from under them within 2 days of a price reduction. By out from under I mean .. while the client is thinking it over that home/condo went under contract to someone else. Multiply these (4 comments)
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