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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2008 

I have been using Google Analytics on my primary Austin real estate website for quite awhile.  We recently re-designed the site, and I was absolutely amazed by the results with regard to our statistics.  If you are not familiar with the term "bounce rate" from the title above, please allow me to ...
06/30/2008
Most years, I debate over whether to bother with going to watch fireworks, and we typically put off planning until the last minute.  Last year, I remember driving my two older kids to see the big fireworks show in Round Rock as dusk was settling over the area.  They used to wait until well after...
06/30/2008
One of my agents listed a current model home for sale in the Ranch at Brushy Creek subdivision, which is located just north of Avery Ranch off Parmer Lane.  As you can probably tell from the photos, this is a gorgeous and highly upgraded home: Features: 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms MODEL HOME! Upsta...
06/28/2008
The other day, I was talking to my seven-year old daughter while we were cleaning up the house.  Of course, we must clean up (pick up) before the maids come each Friday, so this has become part of our weekly ritual now.  She asked me where one of our todder's toys went, and I told her, "We keep ...
06/27/2008
Houston, Dallas, and Austin were named by Forbes.com as the top three cities on their "Best Cities for Recent College Graduates" list, which was published online this morning. As a lifelong Texas resident (born and raised in Dallas, lived in Austin area since 1988), I know from experience that th...
06/27/2008
We have been in the same location with a stellar deal on rent for almost four years, but the landlord wanted to increase our payment by about 80% starting August 1st after our lease is up, so we went looking. I am happy to announce that we will be moving our office to the Spicewood/Mopac area, wh...
06/26/2008
I have been selling homes full-time in Austin, Texas for over 11 years, and I had an experience this week that is a first for me.  I thought I should share it here in an effort to inform others who might have this happen soon. Before I get to the jist of this post, let me explain that I have had ...
06/26/2008
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I have written a number of times about our two-year old daughter Abby, who is ridiculously cute now.  To make matters cuter, she pronounces the letter "f" as an "s" sound, so we get to hear this type of banter each day: "Mama, kitty cat too sussy cute."  In the preceding sentence, "sussy" is "flu...
06/24/2008
I am the broker and owner of Austin Texas Homes, LLC.  We currently have about 14 agents licensed with our company, and I have hired a few additional agents recently that are due to start this month and next month.  One of these new agents with our company is a member here at ActiveRain and she ...
06/23/2008
I had a deal that I was working on recently which got a little heated near the closing, because the closing was delayed because of some mortgage matters.  Additionally, there were a handful of questionable repair items and we weren't sure if the seller was going to get them cleared up in time or...
06/20/2008
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