RECENT BLOG POSTS
Your monthly housing payment consists of more than just your mortgage payment.  When you are looking at purchasing a new home, it’s important to consider everything that goes into your total payment so that you can identify homes that fit in your budget.  Although looking at a home’s price is a g...
08/07/2020
Are you looking for more in your next home than four walls and a roof?  Do you want a sense of community and resort style amenities too?  If you value the experience as much as you do the home, you’ll want to consider one of these great Austin area communities with the most enviable amenities ava...
07/14/2020
  You may think that listing your home in the midst of a world wide pandemic is a bad idea.  However, there are actually quite a few good reasons why now is a great time to sell your home.  Although many home owners are weary about buyers entering their homes at this time, there are a variety of...
05/16/2020
  If you are fortunate enough to be able to purchase a new home without selling your current home first, this post is not for you.  However, if your financial situation requires that you must sell your current residence in order to purchase another one, you may be wondering how this is logistica...
05/08/2020
If you're anything like me, the idea of an entire month of staying home sounds like an incredibly daunting task.  That's why I decided to come up with a list of 100 ways to avoid boredom while staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic.  I've rounded up a whole lot of activities for individu...
04/04/2020
In a previous post, I discussed how the effects of the coronavirus on the Austin housing market are still uncertain.  Since, writing that post, many things have changed.  A shelter in place order has been put into effect for the City of Austin, Travis County, Williamson County, and Hays County.  ...
03/31/2020
  As the coronavirus provides a very real concern to most of the world, one of the most common concerns among many Americans is how to face the immediate concern of boredom. The vast majority of us are practicing social distancing, and staying at home as much as possible.  However, you can only ...
03/23/2020
  As is the case with almost every aspect of our lives, there is a lot of uncertainty around how the coronavirus will affect the local housing market.  Over the past few years, the Austin housing market has been increasingly competitive with the average home sales price rising year over year.  W...
03/19/2020
If you want to sell your home quickly and for a decent price you need to understand how today’s home buyers shop.  When you truly understand home buyer shopping habits and market trends, you can take proper actions to ensure a speedy sale.  You will want to consider how your home appears to buyer...
03/02/2020
When a property is listed for sale in the MLS, the home can be listed under a variety of different statuses.  Most commonly, you are looking at homes that are listed as active.  However, sometimes you may see properties listed as active continent.  An active contingent property is a property wher...
02/09/2020
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