RECENT BLOG POSTS
  If you are fortunate enough to be able to purchase a new home without selling your current home first, this post is not for you.  However, if your financial situation requires that you must sell your current residence in order to purchase another one, you may be wondering how this is logistica...
05/08/2020
If you're anything like me, the idea of an entire month of staying home sounds like an incredibly daunting task.  That's why I decided to come up with a list of 100 ways to avoid boredom while staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic.  I've rounded up a whole lot of activities for individu...
04/04/2020
In a previous post, I discussed how the effects of the coronavirus on the Austin housing market are still uncertain.  Since, writing that post, many things have changed.  A shelter in place order has been put into effect for the City of Austin, Travis County, Williamson County, and Hays County.  ...
03/31/2020
  As the coronavirus provides a very real concern to most of the world, one of the most common concerns among many Americans is how to face the immediate concern of boredom. The vast majority of us are practicing social distancing, and staying at home as much as possible.  However, you can only ...
03/23/2020
  As is the case with almost every aspect of our lives, there is a lot of uncertainty around how the coronavirus will affect the local housing market.  Over the past few years, the Austin housing market has been increasingly competitive with the average home sales price rising year over year.  W...
03/19/2020
If you want to sell your home quickly and for a decent price you need to understand how today’s home buyers shop.  When you truly understand home buyer shopping habits and market trends, you can take proper actions to ensure a speedy sale.  You will want to consider how your home appears to buyer...
03/02/2020
When a property is listed for sale in the MLS, the home can be listed under a variety of different statuses.  Most commonly, you are looking at homes that are listed as active.  However, sometimes you may see properties listed as active continent.  An active contingent property is a property wher...
02/09/2020
If you stumbled across this blog post, I’m guessing you may be curious when the best time to sell your Austin area home is.  Generally speaking, homes in Austin tend to sell for more during the spring.  However, this isn’t true for every neighborhood or every home. Regardless of what time of year...
02/03/2020
  In my opinion, you should almost always get a home inspection.  If you are buying a tear-down, you may not want to have the property inspected, but aside from that one instance where you may not want to get an inspection, you should always have your home inspected by a licensed professional.  ...
01/23/2020
Imagine this.  You purchase your dream home.  It has a great open floor plan, large windows that look out over the oak tree filled lawn, and a closet big enough for his shoes too. Then, six months later you suddenly get pregnant, and realize there is no way you could raise a family in what you th...
12/23/2019