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

Austin’s Growth Dilemma

Prices of Homes Rise as Austin Continues to Grow As Austin builds on last year’s economic and population growth, we are seeing home values continue to rise. Many homes, particularly in the central Austin area (south of 183, north of 71), are seeing tremendous appreciation. Price points along those boundaries are beginning to increase, moving these artificial lines that were [...]

By | 2017-04-23T15:36:01+00:00 January 15th, 2014|blog|0 Comments

Whats going on at Thomas’s Keller Williams

The sale of single-family homes in Northwest Austin was up 13% from last year, compared with a 1.7% increase nationwide, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. The price of a home in Northwest Austin is averaging at the affordable price point of $250,000, but finding one could become more difficult, as greater demand results in lower inventory, [...]

By | 2014-01-26T19:57:30+00:00 April 17th, 2012|blog|0 Comments