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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Gwynn Teal Carpenter-Broker: Home and Hearth Realty (Austin)
If it pops into my head, it might come out of my mouth! I've got a weird sense of humor so expect the unexpected when you read my blog. Real Estate is my profession but life is what its all about!



Pick your chin off the floor in Austin Texas! 36 hours after we listed an Austin Texas home, an offer came through on our email.  Well written, lender letter attached and our clients excited! We talk, we discuss, we calculate, we check the calendar and then we send back a counter with only two ma...
  Another Nugget for those who work with Seniors in their quest to stay in their homes .. I drive for the North Austin Caregivers in Austin Texas.  I've driven for approximately ten years.  It's a joy to visit with the elderly as I drive them to the doctor, grocery store, recreation center or any...
    Public Shame works EveryTime!   I wrote a blog  this past weekend about "What Clients Can Teach Us".  This is a follow up to that post... ....and please read the first post as Erv Fleishman, Luxury Prop Specialist Realty Associates (Realty Associates) added a comment that...
  What Clients Can Teach You! Had lunch with clients today.  Always interested in their take on the new home they choose AFTER they have moved in....and their new neighborhood. So here's what I "gleamed" from their Hind Sight Wisdom: ·        Don't believe what the neighbors tell you before you p...
  My Mobile Phone is my Mobile Office! I "fought" getting a fancy smart phone for so long but when my old phone died several years ago little did I know the great feeling I would have of "letting go" of feeling like I was missing out if I weren't actually at my desk so I could check my email, MLS...
  Pitfalls of the Multiple Offer Atmosphere It's happened again!  We are in one of those real estate markets where we are seeing homes with multiple offers.  In Austin Texas, the market is so sizzling hot that it isn't unusual to have more than 2 offers on a fantastic priced and conditioned home....
  Little Pink we love thee!   Marketing is an art, not a science so when you stumble upon a winner you need to share with the world. We rarely do give away items but several years ago my partner wanted to order coasters and pens to use at open houses, functions and party favors.  We c...

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