Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Shortage of Homes for Sale in Austin

How a Sellers Market is Affecting Buyers Another month has passed and the Austin real estate market is continuing to show solid growth for 2014. Last month, Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reported that 1,449 single family home within the low $200,000 medium price were sold in the Austin area alone. This is a  7% increase when compared to January 2013. [...]

By | 2017-04-23T15:36:01+00:00 February 24th, 2014|blog|0 Comments

How Many People Move to Austin Daily?

Austinites - do you ever sit in morning traffic, look over to the left, look at new road construction site, and wonder how did Austin get so packed? How many people move to Austin everyday? Is this number so large that we need to make these roads wider? Moving from Houston over a decade ago to attend the University of [...]

By | 2017-04-23T15:36:01+00:00 February 17th, 2014|blog|0 Comments

Septic Tanks and Septic Systems

Septic tanks are common with Texas homes in unincorporated areas and custom homes. They also are common in isolated homes or homes situated on larger parcels of land. For the most part, homes that are located in urban to suburban areas are built with a waste water system already in place. The City or the utility districts in these areas [...]

By | 2017-04-23T15:36:01+00:00 February 13th, 2014|blog|3 Comments

Pier and Beam vs Slab Foundation

There are commonly two types of foundations - Pier and Beam and Slab. A pier and beam foundation is one where the base of the structure is held up by support beams and piers. A slab foundation is one where the structure sits right atop the concrete that is poured into the ground. Many new home builders, particularly production builders, [...]

By | 2014-02-06T04:54:32+00:00 February 6th, 2014|blog|0 Comments