Austin Texas Real Estate Blog (and other stuff)

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This blog is about the Austin real estate market, along with tips for agents and other funny stuff that I deem fit to include.



Are the Schools Good in Austin? In this article, we at Austin Texas Homes have covered the following:     Public Schools Private Schools Homeschooling Public Schools The public schools in the Austin area vary in their ratings. The Texas Education Agency, or TEA, rates Texas schools using a four-...
I was working yesterday using a couple of my favorite technology tools, and my client seemed interested in them, so I thought it might be a good idea to share them here at Active Rain.  They have both become second nature to me, and since this forum is full of tech-savvy agents, you may already b...
Okay, I see that I have a call coming in from an unknown number.  Is it a potential client relocating to Austin?  Is it something productive?  Sadly, no.  It is a sales call - again.  I have registered all of my numbers on all of the "do not call" lists available, yet I still manage to get at lea...
 I am fast closing in on my eleven year anniversary in real estate (Jan. 2008), and I am still constantly amazed by how many agents and brokers I come across who are either misinforming their clients or simply allowing the client to set their own pre-conceived expecations.  We are the professiona...
Last week, I wrote this post about the affordability of Austin real estate:Austin Real Estate - What can I buy for $200,000 in the Austin area?   This week, I am "upping the ante", and I will focus on what you can purchase for $300k right now in this market.  Some of these are a bit less: This ho...
My grandfather passed away in 1999, and I still miss him.  He was 93 when he died, so there was no doubt that he lived a "full life", as people like to say.  Simply put, he was one of the greatest men that I have ever known. This is a picture of him holding me when I was about two years old.  It'...
Having lived in or near Round Rock for 19 years, I can confidently say that one of my favorite neighborhoods in this town is Stone Canyon.  Nestled in the trees near the Round Rock Medical Center off Highway 620, this community boasts the following awesome features: Five community parks Walking t...
As a 12-year resident of Pflugerville (and with 19 years in the general Austin area), I have watched this town grow from about 9,000 residents to over 30,000 presently.  The Falcon Pointe subdivision is located near the intersection of two major new arteries (SH-130 and 45), which are both toll r...
 About five years ago, I was working with a buyer who was considering building in a prestigious golf course community in west Austin.  My business partners and I had already taken a number of people to the community, as it is pretty unique.  In fact, here is a photo of a home we recently sold in ...
This afternoon and evening, I spent some time helping my wife get her mom checked into a nursing home, for a temporary stay while she recuperates from two recent back surgeries.  We are hoping to have her back at her home by Christmas, but time will tell on this.  We also went and bought her a TV...

Jason Crouch

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