Looking at the November 2017 ABoR stats in the greater Austin area
Here are some buyer questions I hear a lot: What is a typical timeline for making an offer? How many offers will I have to make on homes before I have one accepted? Why are the 'for sale' prices so different from what the county tax appraisal says? I love these questions! Question #2 especially indicates … Continue reading Buyer Questions
Yes, kitchens do become dated, and most buyers in our market long for acres of luxurious countertops rather than a dog trot breezeway on which to churn their butter. In advising people who have been in their homes for a long time and are thinking that they might be moving into a smaller place, or … Continue reading What I’ve Been Thinking About Today
Cat video. You're welcome. Recently, I have found myself consulting with a number of different people about future moves that are not necessarily imminent. I think this time spent together with potential clients is rewarding! Every situation is different and every house is unique in that it is situated in a particular place in the city, in … Continue reading (Almost) Every House is Unique
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”
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.
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