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.
We read the dessert selection first, so that we'd be mindful of our ultimate goal when we ordered lunch. I chose the Carprese Quiche and Mom had the Avocado and Heirloom Tomato Grilled Cheese on sourdough. We split a Salted Caramel Crème Brûlée. And, yes, it was all wonderful.
It could be that growing up an 'only child' gave me a foundation for intuiting a lot about negotiation. After all, I perceived the world as myself "against" two parents (who had my best interests at heart), but whose decisions I saw as overly-restrictive. I am sure I argued them out of their minds! But, … Continue reading Negotiating
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”