Looking at the November 2017 ABoR stats in the greater Austin area
Mark Sprague, of Independence Title in Texas, forecasts that the cost of labor will rise as much as 25% in the next year or so. Let's think about it: the entire Texas coast and inland for 75 miles or more, was damaged/destroyed by Hurricane Harvey. All those homes and buildings need repair and replacement. That … Continue reading Number
Now if it's recreation you want in the DSID, there are 22 homes on the MLS, of various ages, which have.... pools AND horses allowed.
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
Guess 'weird' is a matter of opinion, but I went on my first "West of Weird Property Tour" with lender Trey Powers today. 'Weird' is a self-proclaimed descriptor of Austin, and Dripping Springs is west of Austin, so.... you get the idea. The big draw for me was a twelve-and-a-half acre property with large home … Continue reading West of Weird