Bill Morris Realtor

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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Capital City
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Earlier today I posted an article at AustinMarketInfo.com about the increase in foreclosure postings for the February 1, 2011 auction in the Austin Metro area (Austin area foreclosures jump 14 percent in February ).  Last month I wrote about the contrast in the Austin-area foreclosure rate (10%) ...
01/14/2011
On my website (www.CentralTexasHomeSearch.com) I have dedicated a page to the NAR Code Of Ethics because I take it seriously and I believe my clients should as well. Yesterday I attended a day of Legal and Ethics updates that are required every two years as part of Mandatory Continuing Education...
01/13/2011
In a world of confused and confusing reporting about the state of the housing sector of our economy, the National Association of Realtors® has launched a new Facebook page to help: http://www.facebook.com/homeownershipmatters Of course, I will continue to read and watch and listen to as much repo...
01/10/2011
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled on Friday that two large mortgage firms had foreclosed on homes without sufficient proof that they had the right to foreclose: Court rules against banks in pivotal mortgage case Picture yourself in this situation: You purchased a home months ago, mov...
01/08/2011
CBS Evening News with Katie Couric featured Austin on Friday, January 7.  In case you missed it, click here. This is really a good feature about the state of employment and unemployment in the United States.  The segments before and after the discussion of Austin are well worth your time. That sa...
01/08/2011
So ... you saw a sign last weekend and called the agent's number ... and now he's driving you to see a couple of houses. Is he really your agent? Not unless you took steps to formalize the relationship -- i.e., to hire him. Since 1996, the State of Texas has required real estate agents to discuss...
01/07/2011
I haven't tried to reconcile the different rankings in these reports, but they're both great news: Austin, Texas Leads the Nation in Job Growth  Austin 3rd best job market in U.S., Forbes says There is an entrepreneurial ethic in Austin that you don't find everywhere.  There's a high tech foundat...
01/07/2011
A fun post and great advice.  Over the past few years, the real estate business has gotten more and more complicated.  With more ways to be surprised than ever, why would you go it alone?Does the Thought of Working With a Realtor Make You Cringe? Attention home buyers in the Raleigh/ Cary/ Apex a...
01/06/2011
Over the past year or so I have posted many articles featuring Austin at or near the top of various rankings among U.S. cities.  The trend has caught national attention.  Tune in at 5:30 PM on Friday, January 7: Chamber, Austin to be Featured on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric Austin takes on ...
01/06/2011
For the sixth consecutive year, Allied Van Lines reports that Texas enjoyed the highest level of net in-migration in the United States. Especially in Austin, there are a lot of folks who view this as a mixed blessing -- the growth, employment, and housing demand that comes with it are great, but ...
01/04/2011
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Bill Morris

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