Austin Texas Real Estate Blog (and other stuff)

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Austin Texas Homes, LLC - 453249
This blog is about the Austin real estate market, along with tips for agents and other funny stuff that I deem fit to include.
WARNING: This post may offend some of you. I promise that I don't have any specific acquaintance in mind, but I have noticed a trend. Many of my Facebook friends are probably wishing I would shut up about this election, and who could blame them? Despite my best efforts, I get interested in this s...
For years now, I have mentally promised myself that I would incorporate video on a consistent basis in my marketing efforts. Within the past week or so, I finally started posting short videos about real estate topics to get started. I also posted a longer "Facebook Live" video about a property we...
I have a few thoughts to share in the wake of the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Some are about the man himself, some are political, and the remainder are about friendship in general.I hope you find some value here.I don't think you will see this exact perspective elsewhere.First and foremost, ...
One of my absolute favorite real estate friends passed away yesterday morning.  To put it mildly, Liz Carter was a force in our industry, and I was privileged to get to know her starting in 2007, when we became friends through our interactions right here on AR.  She attended my birthday party a f...
I just listed a great house in Falcon Pointe here in Pflugerville.18728 Derby Hill is priced competitively at $266,900, and the seller is motivated to get it sold quickly.        4 bedrooms (master bedroom is downstairs, and the others are up) 2.5 bathrooms 2384 square feet per tax records Built ...
I rarely seem to find the time or inspiration to blog much these days, although it's not from a lack of desire. I simply have a hectic life right now, with four kids (two teenagers, two "little" kids), a ministry, church stuff, and, oh yeah, I have a brokerage to run and buyer and seller clients ...
As the broker and owner of our company for almost 11 years, I have trained dozens of agents. One of the most important lessons when finessing a real estate transaction from contract to closing is to set the appropriate expectations with clients.Here are a few quick examples: "I didn't know they w...
First, let me offer a hearty "Congratulations!" to Ben Kinney for purchase of ActiveRain. I will admit that I was surprised to see this news, but it was a pleasant surprise, unlike the jarring news when Trulia first acquired AR a while back. I started on AR back in 2006-07, which some here would ...
Well, I won't lie. I could have reached this milestone years ago if I had remained consistent with my blogging and commenting, but I'm happy to report finally reached the 1,000,000 point threshold with this post.   I have been saying for awhile that I intend to blog more, but my business, family,...
I recognize that it's sometimes fun or even fashionable to pick on the real estate industry if you're an outsider. You know next to nothing about what our lives are like, or the struggles we deal with every day, yet you want to claim that we're greedy, or dishonest, or both. Grow up. In late Janu...

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