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.

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2007 

Like many of you, when I am composing a new blog post here, I wonder if it will resound with the readers.  With some of my writing, I am really hoping to strike a chord, and welcome a tidal wave of perceptive, interesting, and funny comments.    Well, here at Active Rain, as in real estate, you m...
10/20/2007
One year ago this month, I began assisting through my church with an outreach program to disadvantaged kids in east Austin called Project Intercept.  As a major football fan myself, I can relate to the concept of an interception, believe me.  Project Intercept seeks to break the cycle of poverty ...
10/20/2007
 I have had some interesting and frustrating experiences with sellers in our market lately.  It seems that clients just don't seem to "get it", sometimes.  We are still in the slower winter season (at least it is slower here in Austin typically).At any rate, it seems logical that if they are buyi...
10/19/2007
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I have a very dear friend, David, who was recently diagnosed with active cancer for the second time this year.  He successfully battled throat cancer from March to July, was declared fully cancer-free, then he and his wife allowed me to serve as their buyer's agent on the purchase of a new home i...
10/17/2007
We have a new listing in the Round Rock area (Cimarron subdivision).  It sits on a beautiful, wooded lot and it is very near the La Frontera Shopping Center.  It is priced at $184,500!  Features: 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms1850 s.f. per tax recordsBuilt in 1982Two-tone mocha walls Recent:brushed...
10/17/2007
As part of my ongoing series demonstrating the desirability and affordability of the Austin, Texas real estate market, this week I focus on properties in the $600,000 range:  This Custom designed 2 story red brick home sits on wooded and private 5-acre tract! Wood floors, crown molding, high ceil...
10/17/2007
My wife and I both had a rather long day today.  I took care of our three kids and ran various errands with them, and visited a friend of mine who is in the hospital with a second bout of cancer (this will probably be a separate post of mine soon).  At any rate, we wrapped up the day assisting my...
10/16/2007
My wife and I developed a theory about movies back when we were dating, and it has held true over the years that we have been together.  Many, many movies have what we call a "getting better" scene.  If you are not familiar with a "getting better" scene in a movie, this is how it works: A person,...
10/15/2007
Disclaimer: This post is in no way meant to be taken seriously.  It is not a judgement of others or their methods of writing or commenting.  It is just for fun.  If you are offended by it, then you are probably too uptight.  Please do not worry about what others think of you, and don't bother to ...
10/13/2007
Along with many others in the Active Rain community, I have "gone pink" in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Interestingly enough, my wife had her check-up/exam this morning, so what better time than now?  After all, I am secure enough in my masculinity to wear pink.Here is a link to the...
10/12/2007
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