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One great benefit veterans who have previously served or are currently serving our country are eligible for is the Veterans Administration home loan aka a VA loan.  The VA loan allows for a zero down home loan for qualified veterans.  However, just because you served the country does not automati...
11/16/2020
An accessory dwelling unit, aka an ADU, may be the perfect solution to all of your 2020 problems.  The idea of a back house is nothing new to the Austin real estate market.  They’ve been becoming more and more popular over the past decade as property values have increased throughout central Texas...
11/13/2020
If you are considering selling your Austin area home, you are likely wondering what fees are involved in the sale.  In order to determine if selling your home is in your best financial interest you need to understand all of the costs associated with selling, and have a good idea of the price at w...
10/14/2020
  Purchasing a home is a big deal!  It’s a huge move (literally and figuratively) for you and your family that will have significant consequences.  If you don’t prepare and use caution in your home buying journey, you could end up in quite a pickle.  That being said, if you recognize the followi...
09/25/2020
  In the course of my day to day to activities, I oftentimes get asked about the appreciation rate in the Austin market, and my thoughts on the future of the Austin housing market.  When responding to these inquiries, it’s important that I explain the different methodologies in calculating the a...
09/14/2020
  After a lull in real estate sales during the typically peak spring selling season, the Austin real estate market is showing a rebound in full force this summer.In the City of Austin, the median sales price rose to $423,000; this figure is up 11% compared to last July.  The total number of home...
08/24/2020
Your monthly housing payment consists of more than just your mortgage payment.  When you are looking at purchasing a new home, it’s important to consider everything that goes into your total payment so that you can identify homes that fit in your budget.  Although looking at a home’s price is a g...
08/07/2020
Are you looking for more in your next home than four walls and a roof?  Do you want a sense of community and resort style amenities too?  If you value the experience as much as you do the home, you’ll want to consider one of these great Austin area communities with the most enviable amenities ava...
07/14/2020
  There are quite a few equestrian friendly neighborhoods in the greater Austin area, and there are other properties that may not be located in a horse community, but are well suited for horses.  Obviously, the most important factor to consider when looking for an equestrian property is if the d...
06/05/2020
  You may think that listing your home in the midst of a world wide pandemic is a bad idea.  However, there are actually quite a few good reasons why now is a great time to sell your home.  Although many home owners are weary about buyers entering their homes at this time, there are a variety of...
05/16/2020
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