RECENT BLOG POSTS
For many of you this may look like a drop in the bucket, but for me this is a major milestone. Looking back at my blog, it appears my first post on Active Rain was published on May 14, 2017. I have actively been working towards this first 100K points for almost a year. At the beginning, I was goi...
04/25/2018
The Austin Real Estate Market is not showing any signs of slowing down.  Yesterday, the Austin Board of REALTORS released the March 2018 market reports for the Austin Area.  Across the board, we are seeing median price increases and an increase in the volume of single-family residential sales.  W...
04/22/2018
The Austin real estate market can be quite competitive.  It’s not uncommon for lower priced homes to have more than one offer within the first day of being listed for sale.  As a buyer, there are a variety of strategies you can implement to put your best foot forward in this situation. First, it’...
04/14/2018
After moving into my new home, i decided I needed some unique cabinet pulls in my modern kitchen to warm it up.  I began searching online, and I have to say, I was quite disappointed in the available inventory.  There were a few unique cabinet pulls I liked, like the ones from anthropologie.  How...
04/13/2018
This recently updated single story home in South Austin hit the market today.  The property is move-in ready, and is located about fifteen minutes south of downtown Austin. Prior to listing this home for sale, I had the pleasure of working with the owners to make design selections and help coordi...
04/10/2018
It was such a pleasure to work with this amazing couple, and help them purchase this investment condo in Westlake.  In fact, this was not the first time we have worked together.  I first met this lovely duo many years ago.  Monica was my boss at my very first real job.  At the time she had just o...
04/09/2018
  ​In the City of Austin, there are protected tree ordinances to preserve and promote the growth of healthy trees.  If you are interested in developing a lot, remodeling a home, or adding an accessory dwelling unit to your property, it’s helpful to understand these tree regulations. The City of ...
03/30/2018
Yesterday, we closed on this great property in close-in South Austin.  I worked with these home owners for quite a while as we strategically decided which improvements would give the sellers the most bang for their buck when we listed the home for sale.   All in all, our efforts were a success.  ...
03/23/2018
If you’re new to Austin, you may be wondering what these spurts of blue are that you keep seeing along the sides of highways.  Well, these are bluebonnets, the state flower.  However, they won’t be here for long, so if you want to get an epic bluebonnet picture you should act now.  Luckily, I’ve ...
03/17/2018
    Many people will tell you that the best time to sell your Austin area home is in the spring.  However, is now really the best time to think about listing your home for sale? Well, it may be and it may not be.  For many Austin residents, spring likely is the best time to sell your home.  Howe...
03/15/2018
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Erika Rae Albert, Austin Real Estate Expert

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