A Strong Austin Real Estate Market Continues

April 21, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Tweet The Austin Market remains STRONG OVERALL. Last month, in March, 2,418 homes sold in the Austin area. This is 1% less than 2016. To understand the overall picture, you need to know that for 2016 and 2017 the number of March sales was significantly higher than the previous 7 years. Demand overall remains strong, […]

The True Value of Your Home

November 25, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Tweet Lots of people these days rely on “real estate” websites to determine the value of their home. The trouble is most of these sites don’t have access to the data they need to give you a true assessment. In fact, most of them are not even in the real estate business. They are just […]

Relocating to Austin? We Can Help

September 27, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Tweet At last count, 130 people a day are moving to Austin. Some rent and some buy homes, but all have the same concerns and needs. Top considerations are affordability, safety, good schools and commute time to work. Most are also looking for community. People want to walk or bike to parks, coffee shops, restaurants […]

May Austin Real Estate Market Report Summary

May 15, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Tweet The Austin real estate market continues to boom, and in fact, is hitting record sales. Between January and the end of April, more homes sold in 2016 than any time in Austin history.  2016 even surpassed the prior two highest years of 2006 and 2007.  For homes sales by zip code and price band, […]

Real Estate Appraisal Rules Change Again

February 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Tweet On January 26, 2015 new appraisal rules went into effect that will likely delay residential real estate closings. The new FNMA/FLMC required appraisal review system called “Collateral Underwriting” (CU) is an automated system where appraisers must submit their appraisals for review. For the past 5 years, lenders have had to upload the appraisals to […]

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