RECENT BLOG POSTS
  Purchasing a home is a big deal!  It’s a huge move (literally and figuratively) for you and your family that will have significant consequences.  If you don’t prepare and use caution in your home buying journey, you could end up in quite a pickle.  That being said, if you recognize the followi...
09/25/2020
  In the course of my day to day to activities, I oftentimes get asked about the appreciation rate in the Austin market, and my thoughts on the future of the Austin housing market.  When responding to these inquiries, it’s important that I explain the different methodologies in calculating the a...
09/14/2020
  After a lull in real estate sales during the typically peak spring selling season, the Austin real estate market is showing a rebound in full force this summer.In the City of Austin, the median sales price rose to $423,000; this figure is up 11% compared to last July.  The total number of home...
08/24/2020
Your monthly housing payment consists of more than just your mortgage payment.  When you are looking at purchasing a new home, it’s important to consider everything that goes into your total payment so that you can identify homes that fit in your budget.  Although looking at a home’s price is a g...
08/07/2020
Are you looking for more in your next home than four walls and a roof?  Do you want a sense of community and resort style amenities too?  If you value the experience as much as you do the home, you’ll want to consider one of these great Austin area communities with the most enviable amenities ava...
07/14/2020
  There are quite a few equestrian friendly neighborhoods in the greater Austin area, and there are other properties that may not be located in a horse community, but are well suited for horses.  Obviously, the most important factor to consider when looking for an equestrian property is if the d...
06/05/2020
  You may think that listing your home in the midst of a world wide pandemic is a bad idea.  However, there are actually quite a few good reasons why now is a great time to sell your home.  Although many home owners are weary about buyers entering their homes at this time, there are a variety of...
05/16/2020
  If you are fortunate enough to be able to purchase a new home without selling your current home first, this post is not for you.  However, if your financial situation requires that you must sell your current residence in order to purchase another one, you may be wondering how this is logistica...
05/08/2020
If you're anything like me, the idea of an entire month of staying home sounds like an incredibly daunting task.  That's why I decided to come up with a list of 100 ways to avoid boredom while staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic.  I've rounded up a whole lot of activities for individu...
04/04/2020
In a previous post, I discussed how the effects of the coronavirus on the Austin housing market are still uncertain.  Since, writing that post, many things have changed.  A shelter in place order has been put into effect for the City of Austin, Travis County, Williamson County, and Hays County.  ...
03/31/2020
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