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Part 1 - Staging To get homes to sell these days listing agents need every tool at their disposal. Our brokerage has been working on a smooth repeatable process to get sellers the best price regardless of the market. All the agents in the office use the same system and presentation for every list...
03/29/2010
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One of the big attractions our city has for newcomers and long-time residents alike is the cultural, intellectual, and economic powerhouse that is the University of Texas.  There is one thing, however, that has always seemed somewhat missing from our "university of the first class."  San Antonio ...
05/08/2008
Austin real estate agents know that despite all the bad news from around the country, Austin's real estate market continues to at least hold its ground.  The latest news, however, is a little less than inspiring, taken all-in-all.The good news first: the Central Texas job market has not yet begun...
05/08/2008
Most are aware that Villa Muse threw down a now-or-never ultimatum for the city council, and how the council refused to bite.  But what's happened since then?Two months after, there are scant few developments on that front.  But there are some interesting residential developments under way nearby...
05/08/2008
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Market "realities" are often dispelled by a little empirical research.  Such now appears to be the case in the downtown condo market, at least according to a study released earlier this month by the Downtown Austin Alliance (DAA) and carried out by Charles Heimsath, of Austin's Capitol Market Res...
05/08/2008
The Austin City Council election season is upon us.  With so much at stake for the Austin real estate community, it's worth taking a look at some recent relevant news items. First up, the candidates forum hosted by the Real Estate Council of Austin and the Austin Chamber of Commerce on April 17th...
05/08/2008
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The Austonian, which commissioned the Ray Perryman downtown condo study discussed earlier, is currently rising from the ground at what is arguably downtown Austin's premier location.  Topping out at 56 stories, it aims to push downtown Austin up a major notch or two in terms of high-rise, "ultra-...
04/24/2008
It's known there are a lot of condo units being built in downtown Austin.  Conventional-wisdom estimates put that number anywhere between "too many" and "Way too many, what were they thinking?"But how on target is the conventional wisdom?  The soon-to-be tallest residential building in Texas, dow...
04/24/2008
The east side of Austin-especially along the new Texas 130 highway-is a booming growth area for the future.  And the Villa Muse movie studio/planned community/creative colony development has been one of the most exciting projects on the drawing board.  The Villa hit a serious snag earlier this mo...
03/27/2008
Downtown Austin is a white-hot real estate market these days.  And one of the potentially hottest bits of real estate is the recently-opened-for-development Seaholm site.From 1950 to 1989, the Seaholm power plant provided, as the building's genuinely retro façade still declares today, "light and ...
03/27/2008
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