coronavirus: 3 Benefits to Selling Your Home During a Pandemic - 05/16/20 07:13 AM
  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 strategies that can be used to mitigate these concerns.  Furthermore, if you do want to sell your home in the near future, you may benefit from these unique market conditions.
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​Traditionally when you are selling your home, it’s not uncommon to have what we refer … (4 comments)

coronavirus: 100 Ideas To Keep You Occupied While Social Distancing - 04/04/20 10:22 AM
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 individuals of all ages to have fun, be productive, and keep you occupied while social distancing.   organize your pantry clean out a closet alphabetize your bookshelf change your air filters collect items to donate clean out your fridge re-arrange a room paint an accent wall clean your … (4 comments)

coronavirus: How Covid-19 is Impacting Austin Home Sales in March - 03/31/20 06:58 AM
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.  Each of these ordinances varies slightly, and while real estate services are included as an essential professional service, the extent to which a REALTOR can perform his or her job duties is limited by these orders.  The City of Austin ordinance as well as the Travis County order explicitly prohibit the showing of homes during the … (0 comments)

coronavirus: Four Home Activities to Ease Boredom During the Coronavirus Pandemic - 03/23/20 10:07 AM
  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 binge Netflix for so long, before the yearning to do anything else really kicks in. Now is a great time to think of ways to make this time as productive as possible.  Consider tackling some home projects to ease your boredom as we face this global pandemic.  If you need supplies, … (4 comments)

coronavirus: The Effects of the Coronavirus on the Austin Housing Market - 03/19/20 10:48 AM
  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.  Will Covid-19 slow sales or will buyers jump to take advantage of historically low interest rates? THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON AUSTIN HOME BUYERSThe coronavirus has began to change our daily lives.  Many are practicing social distancing, self-quarantining, and generally spending less time outside of the home.  Going into someone else’s home is just one … (1 comments)