Hill Country Austin TX Real Estate and Mediation

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Real Estate Agent - Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com - 0480809
This blog is to help educate Buyers, Sellers and even other Realtors across the country. Each market is different and the way Real Estate is done is different. Austin TX Real Estate is completely different than Dallas, California, and Florida and everywhere else in between. Some times there will be other things besides real estate as I like to rant and rave as much as the next!! Come back often!
RECENT BLOG POSTS
I was so excited to open my email today and see this... I've been chosen as a Platinum Top 50 semi-finalist!!  It's so exciting! This is a list of 150 agents in the Austin real estate market and the final 50 will be announced in December. A PT50 finalist is not just an agent with large production...
10/16/2013
I get asked a lot if it's ok if kids can come along on showings. What am I going to say, no?  However, I do let the buyers know what the process is going to be like and how it's so much harder with kids. First, kids, no matter what age, usually only last for about 3 houses. If you have 5, 6, or 1...
10/16/2013
Why do some buyers and their agents part ways? Let me tell you a story. It's a long story, but I'll shorten it as much as possible... I was working with these buyers about a year and a half ago. We found a house they loved, wrote an offer, and as soon as all the terms were agreed to and we were r...
10/14/2013
Why don't real estate agents show buyers only the houses they have asked to see? I was reading a real estate forum this weekend, and someone posed this question. He was very upset that the agent he is working with won't send him listings he wants to see, but instead is only sending him listings s...
09/16/2013
Lake Pointe is a neighborhood in the Bee Cave ETJ area, which means it's not in the Bee Cave City Limits, but received all the benefits of being in Bee Cave as it's the Extra Territorial Jurisdiction area. Lake Pointe also benefits from not paying any city taxes so the home owners in Lake Pointe ...
09/10/2013
The Texas Promulgated residential real estate contracts are on the mend again. It's been nearly 2 years since their last changes took place in December 2011. The changes aren't finalized as TREC is looking for input from people through October 1. I read through the changes today. They basically t...
09/04/2013
Falconhead West is just about complete, finally!  The only things left to build are the houses where the construction trailers were located. Falconhead West is a neighborhood in Bee Cave TX, just West of Austin, in the Texas Hill Country, and made up of just under 300 houses. Falconhead West's ma...
09/03/2013
Property Tax Arbitration in Texas just got a little more interesting. In the past, someone could file for Property Tax Arbitration after their Appraisal Review Board hearing, when they weren't happy with the outcome for either $500 or Expedited at $250. For more details on the main process of Arb...
08/30/2013
Hello everyone! I can't believe it's been over a month since I've written a post. Since I started blogging back in the Summer of 2006, when Activerain started, I have never gone this long without writing something. It was always a way for me to write down my most recent experiences with clients. ...
08/19/2013
Carriage Hills in Cedar Park, and the fabulous Leander school district. This house is move-in ready!  3 bedoroms, 2 1/2 baths, 2 car garage, entertaining deck, and backs to a greenbelt for all the privacy you could want. Pool-sized, Tennis Court-sized backyard! The living room has a nice fireplac...
07/03/2013
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This blog is to help educate Buyers, Sellers and even other Realtors across the country.  Each market is different and the way Real Estate is done is different.  Austin Real Estate is completely different than Dallas, California and Florida and everywhere else in between.  Some times there will be other things besides real estate as I like to rant and rave as much as the next!!  Come back often!