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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
If you stumbled across this blog post, I’m guessing you may be curious when the best time to sell your Austin area home is.  Generally speaking, homes in Austin tend to sell for more during the spring.  However, this isn’t true for every neighborhood or every home. Regardless of what time of year...
02/03/2020
  In my opinion, you should almost always get a home inspection.  If you are buying a tear-down, you may not want to have the property inspected, but aside from that one instance where you may not want to get an inspection, you should always have your home inspected by a licensed professional.  ...
01/23/2020
Imagine this.  You purchase your dream home.  It has a great open floor plan, large windows that look out over the oak tree filled lawn, and a closet big enough for his shoes too. Then, six months later you suddenly get pregnant, and realize there is no way you could raise a family in what you th...
12/23/2019
  If you have been thinking about buying a home on Lake Austin, you have probably been debating the pros and cons of different Lake Austin neighborhoods.  There are many different waterfront communities along the shores of Lake Austin, and they can have very different vibes. You have gated neigh...
11/04/2019
  A few months ago, I spoke with a couple who were referred to me by a previous client.  They were interested in selling their new home and buying a new one.  They mentioned that they were considering selling their home with Opendoor.  I’m not going to lie, my first instinct was to tell them to ...
09/30/2019
Purchasing a vacation rental offers a unique opportunity to grow your wealth and personally benefit from the investment.  If you were to invest in the stock market, would it also offer you a comfy bed to relax in on the weekend?  I don’t think so.    Investing in real estate has a few inherent re...
07/10/2019
Have you ever considered putting a funky retro tile in your bathroom? Or, maybe you’ve been wanting to add a farmhouse sink to your kitchen thinking it will make doing the dishes enjoyable. Or, maybe you’ve been dying in the Texas heat and you’ve been dappling with the idea of installing a pool i...
06/28/2019
 Are you thinking about selling your home?  Maybe, you feel like the REALTOR commission fees seem awfully high, and you could save a ton of money by listing your home for sale by owner (FSBO).  Possibly, you were ok with paying a listing agent fee, but then you found out the buyer’s agent fee wou...
06/07/2019
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