RECENT BLOG POSTS
Let me begin by stating I rarely have clients in my car.  This is not my choice, this is my client's decision and often a result of necessity rather than preference.  However, I strongly disagree with the article below that suggestes that you SHOULD NOT drive clients around.   The article posted ...
01/26/2018
 In 2004, the median home sales price in greater Austin for a single family home was $158,000.  In comparison, the median home sales price in the greater Austin area in 2017 was $299,000. Overall, the median home sales price has increased almost every year in the past 14 years. In 2008-2009, the ...
01/25/2018
January is oftentimes associated with goals.  In reality, January first is an arbitrary day.  You can make a New Year’s resolution any day of the year.  However, tons of research backs up the fact that those who write down their goals, are much more likely to follow through and accomplish their g...
01/25/2018
Central Texas housing market closes 2017 with record-breaking sales: Well, December home sale statistics from the Austin Board of REALTORS were just released, and sales are steady!  In the Austin-Round Rock MSA, single-family home sales increased 13% to 2,653 home sales in December 2017, while me...
01/24/2018
This great property located in close-in South Austin is a must see! The recently remodeled 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath property is move-in ready, and conveniently situated off South 1st street. Easy access to Hwy. 290 means less time sitting in traffic!  The property was just painted inside and out.  Add...
01/24/2018
Lady Bird Lake or Town Lake as it was formerly known, is a dammed portion of the Colorado river situated just south of downtown Austin.  Currently the lake and it’s surrounding hike and bike trails serve as an attraction for locals and visitors alike. However, Lady Bird Lake was not always as bea...
01/23/2018
As Mike points out, you don't need twenty percent down to buy a home in Lancaster, PA.  You also don't need to put twenty percent down to buy home in Austin, Texas.  As Mike discusses in his blog post, 61% of first-time buyers put down less than 6% on their home purchase between October 2016 and ...
01/22/2018
When you list your home, you want to make sure to choose the right agent.  One who implements a variety of strategies to make sure your home gets the exposure it deserves.  After all, more exposure means more buyers, and the more interest there is in your home, the better!  While many people cons...
01/21/2018
Windermere Oaks is a quiet, lake-front community in the heart of the Hill Country.  Located in the City of Spicewood, Windermere is situated approximately twenty-five minutes west of the City of Bee Cave and twenty-five minutes east of Marble Falls. Situated along the shores of Lake Travis, Winde...
01/20/2018
Hello Newbies!  I really enjoy sharing my knowledge with others, and there is so much I wish I had known when I first got started in real estate.  There are so many aspects to this business and it can certainly be a bit overwhelming at the beginning when you don’t know where to start.  I hope my ...
01/19/2018
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