austin: Keep Moving Forward - 03/20/12 01:20 PM

To give you an update on my “accidental house” clients from a previous post, the story has a happy ending.  We ended up finding a beautiful home that is perfect for them.  Last week they put an investment property up for sale.  Within three days, we received SEVEN strong offers. 
One step back and two steps forward.  And so it goes…
 
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austin: Set Your Face - 03/05/12 12:59 AM
 
This Saturday, the kids and I took my brother Seth back to his home at Marbridge, after an overnight visit.  Instead of just dropping him off, we stayed to play a little miniature golf on campus.  It was unusually still, just an occasional person passing by from time, offering us friendly greetings.   We got our balls and clubs out of the gym and walked over to the nine hole course. 
I was just thinking about how perfect it was out there in the sun playing our private game with no one else around, when out walked a man I’ll … (2 comments)

austin: Hope - 01/24/12 04:03 PM

Yesterday I walked down what felt like a never ending basement corridor to get to my terminal to fly home from California.  I have to admit it freaked me out a bit.  There were no windows, no doors, no paintings, just solid white everywhere I looked and only one other person in sight.  It was eerily quiet.  I could not get out of there quickly enough.   I had no idea such a tunnel would get under my skin this way.  I thought about what it would have felt like to be in the middle of this tunnel if I were … (7 comments)

austin: Waiting Until After Christmas to Sell Your Home? - 11/10/11 04:33 AM
Do you think you should wait until after the holidays to list your home? Consider the following reasons you should list your home now:
1.     Job transferees use the holidays to house hunt because January is the biggest transfer month
2.     Investors usually want to close contracts by year-end for tax purposes
3.     More likely to negotiate better savings on remodeling, decorating, appliance installation, etc.
4.     Lenders are typically not as busy at this time of the year and can process loans faster.
5.     Homes show well when decorated for the holidays.
6.     It’s a great time for festive marketing events
7.     The … (7 comments)

 
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