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2012 

“Foodie” Fridays in Austin   It’s Friday again and time to make plans to eat out. Austin has so many interesting places to dine. There is something for everyone ...new ones pop up and then there are the old time favorites.I’ve got some good choices this week if you’re in the mood for Asian or Jap...
06/07/2012
Should I ask the seller for a home warranty? Yes…In Austin Texas it is common place for a buyer to ask a seller to pay for a home warranty for the first year they own a home. There is a convenient blank in the contract to insert an amount for the request. Many companies are in the market place of...
06/07/2012
Just SOLD ~ 10408 Ember Glen Drive ~Canyon Creek ~ NW Austin Texas Future NW Austin Buyers and Sellers: 10408 Ember Glen Drive in Canyon Creek closed courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, TX. I’ve had the pleasure to represent a fantastic couple who I’ve talked wit...
06/06/2012
Before a buyer closes on a home purchase a certain question is always asked: When do we walk through before closing?The best time to walk through is hours before closing. You’re looking to make sure the house has been left in good, clean condition and there is no damage from the movers.  It’s a g...
06/06/2012
Just SOLD ~ 10609 Icarus Ct ~Canyon Creek ~ NW Austin TexasFuture NW Austin Buyers and Sellers: 10609 Icarus Ct. in Canyon Creek closed courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, TX. I had the pleasure to represent an extraordinary couple who relocated to Colorado. We w...
06/05/2012
I’m frequently asked this question from both sellers and buyers: Do I have to be physically in town for closing? The answer is no. Anymore one or both parties are not physically present at closing.A seller might already have moved to another city or state and a buyer could be at their old address...
06/05/2012
In the state of Texas we have uniform inspection reports for our state licensed inspectors. It is a very thorough list checking the roof, water heater, HVAC systems, appliances, foundation, electrical, sprinkler systems etc. See inspection report. In addition they are required to write up new cod...
06/05/2012
Gene and I joined the NW Coldwell Banker United office in 1995. Why did we choose this office? It was easy. ..we felt we could trust Vanessa Bivens the VP of Sales! We liked and respected the agents in the office and worked with many of them on previous transactions. In meeting with Vanessa we co...
06/04/2012
Tech Support Monday ~ 6-4-12Another week has flown by, the market is still alive and doing well and here it is Monday morning again. School is out in Austin..the summer fun begins!!While you’re waiting for your first cup of coffee to brew I thought I’d provide some levity to start the week!Custom...
06/03/2012
Remember real estate contracts and norms vary from state to state. In Texas we use promulgated forms drawn by the Texas Real Estate Commission. They call for earnest money (usually a dollar amount..not mandatory but most always tendered) and a fee for an Option period.So what is an Option period ...
06/02/2012
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