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Are you thinking about buying a house in Westlake with a pool?  If you’re considering moving to Westlake, you may want to acknowledge that Austin summers can be hot. In fact, summers here can be brutal and many residents find that August is a great time to get out of Austin and escape the heat. H...
06/20/2017
Are you thinking about buying a condo in downtown Austin that you can rent short term through Airbnb or a similar service?  You may be surprised to find out that only a few condos in the downtown Austin area allow home owners to rent their condos as short term rentals. The Railyard Condos located...
06/20/2017
Are you looking for a property that feeds to Eanes Elementary School?  Houses feeding to Eanes Elementary offer convenient access to downtown Austin and the benefit of being in the acclaimed EANES ISD school district.  Some of the neighborhoods that feed to Eanes ISD are:  Rollingwood, Westwood T...
06/20/2017
Do you want to sell your home for the most money without spending a fortune preparing your home for the sale?  My Austin clients often ask me what they can do to get the best price for their property.  There are a number of steps I take to ensure a home is marketed properly.  However, some may wa...
06/19/2017
Do you really understand what factors affect the resale value of your home?  Everyone knows that having a remodeled kitchen or a large backyard will affect the resale value of your home; however, did you know that being closer to a Starbucks correlates with a higher sales price?  According to res...
06/19/2017
Austin is full of different neighborhoods.  Each of these Austin neighborhoods offer its unique set of values.  If you are thinking about moving to Austin you may benefit from a brief breakdown of the neighbohoods in Austin. Downtown:  This is the epicenter of Austin.  Here you will find high ris...
06/19/2017
Are you considering buying a home in Westlake?  If you are looking at houses for sale in Westlake, it is important to understand the Westlake housing market.  Most people refer to Westlake as all of the homes that feed to Westlake High School. In fact, there are many mini-neighborhoods that make ...
06/16/2017
The Austin Board of REALTORS just released their May market report, and the real estate market is strong as ever in the City of Austin!  Houses within the city limits of Austin sold for a median price of $380,000 last month, representing a 9% increase compared to last May.   The May real estate ...
06/15/2017
Often times my Austin clients ask me when the best time to sell a house is.  This is a complex question with no one size fits all answer.  The best time to sell your house depends on your needs.  Some homeowners may not even have the luxury of asking when the best time to sell the house is.  For...
06/15/2017
The greenbelt, as Austinites commonly refer to it, is actually the Barton Creek Greenbelt. It contains a little more than 12.5 miles of fantastic trails.  Year round, this is a great place to go hiking, running, or biking. Additionally, there are a number of great spots to go rock climbing as lim...
06/14/2017
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