Central and Southwest Austin, TX Real Estate - Tom Thornton, MBA, ABR, GRI, EcoBroker

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The explosive population growth in Southwest Austin is proving to be a positive development for many long-time residents. As the population increases, the options for food, shopping, and entertainment continue to multiply in the area. In the last six months, here are a few of the new developments...
01/03/2010
Just listed! I have an investor who is leasing a lovely little 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath house just steps from Zilker Elementary in the heart of Barton Hills! This home features a 1/5 acre lot with a huge, fenced backyard and a large porch for entertaining. You are also amazingly close to Artz Rib Hous...
11/10/2009
2006 Jim Hogg Road - Georgetown, TX - 78633 For those working in North Austin, Round Rock, or Georgetown looking for a mix of modern interiors, large acreage, a pool, and quiet surroundings, out listing at 2006 Jim Hogg Road may be perfect for you. Priced to sell at just $283,000, this 3-bedroom...
11/10/2009
If you're an Austin, Texas first-time buyer who has questions about the stimulus package tax credit, here are a few basics and resources for finding out more. FEDERAL HOUSING TAX CREDIT (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) FAQ: - The $8,000 is a tax credit, not a tax deduction. - To q...
07/01/2009
The agents in my office have been batting around a number of emails about the new City of Austin Energy Conservation Audit and Disclosure Ordinance. Our main questions and the answers we've found as of today: If you are already under contract as a seller but are closing in June, are you still req...
05/24/2009
While it's easy to find a nice home in the Steiner Ranch/Quinlan Park Road area, it's harder to find a unique one. And our listing on Merlene Drive near Lake Austin Spa is just that: a unique and special property. From the spacious double lot on nearly an acre of land to the Colorado Cabin-style ...
05/20/2009
As one of my company's area specialists for Central Austin, I get a number of buyer calls for showings or questions regarding the 78704 area. Today, as I worked on a first-day property tour with a buyer client, he asked some questions about the advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a detatch...
05/16/2009
While I always feel I'm doing my best to help my clients, it's often hard to understand exactly what they're going through on any given day. The stress of making one of life's most important financial decisions is an epic thing, and one we (as Realtors) should remember never to take lightly. Afte...
03/31/2009
As 2009 begins, it seems that buyers are now catching on to what many Realtors have been saying for the last 90 days - now is a great time to buy! With Texas mortgage rates bouncing around in the 4.625% to 4.875% range for qualified buyers in the last week or two, our firm is seeing buyer clients...
01/05/2009
If you're like the agents at my firm, you are probably talking by phone or email with some potential relo clients who are considering a spring visit to Austin to scope out neighborhoods and determine where to focus their home search (or even whether they're coming to live here at all!) One quick...
12/29/2008
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