Phillip's Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Agent - EXP Realty LLC - 542202
My blog about real estate and anything else I find interesting.
As Austin neighborhood groups rally to save our city pools, the folks at "Friends of Shipe Park" are having a Party, and a Rally to Save the Pool, at the same time! This Saturday, June 25th from 4-6 pm. Sponsored by the Hyde Park Neighborhood Association, it's the annual summer opening party feat...
Jailbreak Austin Texas in 10 days! Yes I'm still questing.....  I started working on getting myself ready last Saturday. I know, I know, two weeks is not enough time to get in shape for a 3.5 mile, uphill run with 16 obstacles. But I'm going to do it anyway! I'll be climbing up towers, sliding do...
1108 Tuffit Lane, Austin Texas 78753   Great curb appeal. Lots of updates. Key pad entry. Tile flooring. Fireplace, covered patio and much more. Huge shade tree in back.3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2 Car garage. Possible FHA shortsale! Call to schedule an appointment: 512-289-5738 or email phillipdbaird@...
It's been some time since I last blogged about fitness, so I'm a little rusty. I was kind of lazy during the holiday season and my waistline and fitness level show it. But here it is a new year and I've summoned the will to get back into shape. Plus, I have a new motivator: The Capital 10K held M...
Mark Your Calendars: Saturday, March 5th, 1-5 pm. It's My Park Day 2011! I'll be in Shipe Park. Come Join me!  Shipe Park is located in the heart of the historic Hyde Park neighborhood, in the central area of Austin Texas. Just google map 44th and Avenue F. and you'll find us. In celebration of A...
From time to time I have conversations with fellow realtors about the value of hosting open houses. I am amazed at the large percentage who proclaim "they never work". Or "I've never picked up a new client from an open house". To be honest with you, until last year I felt the same way. I wasn't s...
Why is it that some real estate agents inflate values when they are doing BPOs? Are they trying to steal the listing? I have some clients right now who are trying to buy a short sale house. We looked at the sold and listed comps and made a very reasonable offer. The bank countered back with a hig...
This is a repost from my personal blog: I survived the Xterra 5K! Not only did I survive but I came in third place in my age group (45-50) and I out ran all of the (40-45) year old runners as well. My time was 36:23. It was great fun, but a very chal...

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