Pocket listings are referred to as off the market, quiet or silent listings. These listings are kept from the multiple-listing service and instead marketed by the home owner’s agent. The home owner and agent have all the control over who knows about the property being for sale. Pocket listings are usually sold via word of mouth among real estate agents either during […]
Importance of Staging your Home
A key to selling your home is making it appealing to the buyer’s eye. You want to give potential buyers the best first impression possible. Your goal as a seller is to highlight your homes strengths and hide any weaknesses. Staging is such a key component to selling your home, that even HGTV network has a […]
When you think of making your home pretty the external part of your home is overlooked. As a seller, think of your home as a person you are meeting for the first time. Initial first impression speaks millions. Your curb appeal is the first impression. A clean exterior is a fantastic way to ensure that you get some curb appeal […]
Austin home sales and prices surpassed the previous record for February. With an 11% gain, the average medium home prices went from $207,000 up to over $230,000. The number of homes also rose over 8%, with the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reporting that 1,761 single-family homes were sold in Austin area. That is 300 more homes than January 2014.
At the most […]
3 Common Mortgage Mistakes to Avoid That Could Save You Thousands on Your Monthly Payment
A mortgage payment is the biggest expense you will ever have. Mortgage rates were recently at a record low. Homeowners are taking advance by refinancing their existing mortgage for extra year long savings.
Convincing clients that calling one lender is not enough is a constant challenge. New home […]
So you found your dream house, but now you realize you have to pack all your things. No one loves to pack up years of treasures into tiny boxes. You can pay for packing services but it is a cost you can avoid when purchasing a home. Packing is just something you have to tackle. When the wife and I were moving […]
In Austin, the Kite festival at Zilker Park is a friend and family must go on March 09, 2014. Whether you are planning a romantic date with your significant other, or just taking the family out for fun after Church on Sunday, the Kite Festival is one of the many events that make Austin a unique city to live in.
The Zilker […]
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.
Could this […]