Bill Morris Realtor

Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Capital City
RE/MAX has been recognized in this area for five consecutive years: RE/MAX Recognized for Dedication to Military This is just one of many reasons I'm proud to be part of this organization, along with being the real estate industry sponsor of Children's Miracle Network and Happy Hill Farm Academy,...
Austin isn't the first for this kind of fundraising, and this isn't even the first of its kind here. It is fun, though: Proceeds went to Dell Children's Medical Center and The Superhero Kids Endowment. I didn't participate in the auction, but I donate part of my fee from every real estate transac...
It used to be that when I arrived to discuss pricing with a prospective seller-client many were just waiting for me to share my market analysis, and hoping my opinion of their home's value was as high as theirs (or at least what they "needed to get").  They may have talked to other real estate ag...
Property rights in the United States depend on routine and reliable recording of all related documents -- deeds and liens -- and easy public access to those records.  County recording offices have traditionally been where such "public notices" are readily available. A company that has been tracki...
A few days ago I updated my Austin Market Dashboard, and earlier today I commented on the status of median home prices in the Austin Metro area. This post offers a view of sales history here that combines unit sales and average sale prices -- total sales volume in dollars: There has been a lot sa...
I don't usually pay much attention to our celebrity culture, but this article in the business section of yesterday's Austin American-Statesman caught my eye: Quaid, wife sue to void purchase of Austin home Anyone who has been in the real estate business is well aware of the requirement to "disclo...
According to a report from the National Association of Realtors® this week, the median price of resale homes in almost 3/4 of 150 U.S. metros in 3rd Quarter 2011 compared to the same period in 2010. Click here for details. NAR's data shows a 4.8% decline for single family homes in Austin, and a 2...
Followers of my blog know that I have not been keeping up with this space over the past several weeks -- a testament to the busy-ness of the Austin/Central Texas real estate market. Amidst continuing discouragement from national news reports, our local economy is growing and creating jobs, and th...
From RISMedia: Top 10 Haunted Homes For Sale Trick or Treat!  Have a great day
Austin Business Journal posted an article this morning about the growth in Austin's Gross Metropolitan Product in 2010 -- just under 7%, compared to 2.5% average GMP nationally.  Here is their source, from Business First of Buffalo: Gross metropolitan products for 366 metro areas Among all 366 me...

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