RECENT BLOG POSTS
  February is the month of love!  With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, why not think about showing your home some love this year.  Preventative maintenance to your Austin home pays off in the long run.  By taking the time to check your home regularly, you can prevent costly repairs down...
02/09/2018
Nestled between Rollingwood and Westlake Hills is a small unincorporated area of Travis County called Westwood.  This Austin neighborhood is situated north of Bee Caves Road between Bulian and Westwood Terrace in the 78746 zip code.  This is the area I grow up in so I can boast with bias that it ...
02/06/2018
When I think back on my experiences working with Brittney, I’m filled with pleasant thoughts!  I first met Brittney when I was finishing up working with a buyer who was purchasing the home next door to hers.  I knew my current client was planning to purchase blinds for her new home.  Unfortunatel...
02/04/2018
No matter what type of marketing you are doing, consistency is key.  My biggest losses have been a result of not keeping with whatever strategy I was implementing at the time.  I’ve done a handful of post card mail-outs that led to zero results.  These were usually just-sold cards that I mailed t...
02/04/2018
Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) also referred to as secondary dwelling units, casitas, or granny flats are fully habitable homes that accompany a primary residence on a lot.  In Austin, these have become quite popular as a result of the City of Austin loosening regulations on their construction. ...
02/03/2018
Yesterday, I received an offer on one of my listings.  Towards the end of the email it stated, “You have been fantastic to communicate with--I can't tell you how much I appreciate that!”  I didn’t think much about it at the time, I was busy reviewing the offer and discussing it with my client.  A...
02/01/2018
If you’re thinking about buying a lot in Austin, there are a few things you should consider.  First, can you do what you want on this lot.  Are there restrictions in regards to building, use, or activities that would prohibit you from doing what you want to on this piece of property?  Second, you...
01/31/2018
Belterra is a master planned community located in Dripping Springs.  The Belterra community is situated on 1,600 acres of rolling hill country land, approximately 25 minutes southwest of downtown Austin.   Residents of Belterra enjoy a great sense of community.  Belterra is very family-oriented a...
01/30/2018
The Zilker Kite Fest is an Austin tradition.  Held annually the first Sunday in March, weather-permitting, the Kite Fest is an event for all ages not to be missed.  2018 marks the 89th anniversary for the festival.  This free event features a variety of activities including kite contests, a fun r...
01/29/2018
At the site of the old Cinemark movie theatre in Westlake Hills, across the street from the Barton Creek Mall, The Walsh community has recently sprouted.  The Walsh, aptly named for its location off Walsh Tarlton Lane, is a new home community of 55 townhome style residences in Eanes ISD.  The mod...
01/28/2018
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