I'm looking at the March 2017 Austin Board of Realtors Market Report from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University this morning. Focusing on the zip code 78620, which is the Dripping Springs area. Because A&M is using the Austin Board of Realtors Multiple Listing Service data, I can look at any zip code … Continue reading If You Really Want to Move Now, “Price It Right”
I love to insert into this blog photos I've made over the years! You can get lots of information on the internet about buying a house, selling a house, maintaining a house, etc. Much of the information is even correct. In some state. Under some circumstances. At some point in time. I start reading about … Continue reading Stuff to Know About Buying a House
Newsflash for you who have lived in your Austin home since the Year One: before you put that home on the market, you must get an energy audit done by an energy professional. Yes, it's true, the City of Austin has an Energy Conservation and Disclosure ordinance. If you are an Austin Energy customer, you live … Continue reading Live in Austin? You’ll Need to Do An Energy Audit
If you've been keeping up with CodeNext, Austin's evolving zoning ordinances, you know that January's release of new ordinances without an accompanying release of maps caused angst in the neighborhoods whose inhabitants have spent years trying to keep the feel of those neighborhoods the same as it has been for decades. Fitting more people and … Continue reading New City-planning Maps for Austin
This means that Keller Mortgage is able to charge the borrower no fees AND the borrower gets a credit of $1000, which can save the borrower several thousand dollars on a closing.
Touring properties in the rain is great because you get to see what happens to the runoff!
Hello, First-time Home-shoppers, Parents of First-Time Home-shoppers, and Friends of People Who Don't Have a Lot of Money to Spend! On Friday, I met with a lender for Guild Mortgage, Joani Wilson, and she gave me the run-down of Austin-specific programs and area loan types that benefit people who are figuring out how to buy … Continue reading Ideas For Getting Into the Home-buying Market