Are home prices leveling off…

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Reviewing market statistics is one of the many functions I dutifully perform as a professional REALTOR, and as I review 2016 to 2015 my initial thought, are home prices leveling off in Williamson County? After reviewing the statistics I re-read a post of mine from this time last year “Why Waiting to Buy…Not Good For Your […]

So You’re A Buyer…What Do I Do For A Downpayment?

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

I get it, I understand.  You are a new home buyer and ask “What do I do for a downpayment?”  Well there is a app for that, well not really but there is a website. According to RealtyTrac, 68 million homes qualify for a down payment program available in the county where they are located based […]

Republic of Texas Biker Rally – June 13-16th 2013

Friday, June 14th, 2013

The Republic of Texas Biker Rally (ROT Biker Rally) is here this weekend, June 13th – 16th in the Texas State Capital.  This yearly event is the biggest motorcycle rally in Texas and long of the largest motorcycle events in the. U.S.   The Rally has a variety of entertainment that includes a Biker Parade, […]

New Residential Listing 4 Miles from F1 Circuit of the America’s

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

With so few homes near the new F1 Circuit of the America’s, this is a prime residential listing you must see!  There are few residential homes in the area and 6809 Creedmoor Dr is only 4 miles away from the race track.  A creative homeowner or investor can see the possibility of a popular Austinite […]

Austin’s New Area Code – 737!

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Austin is officially getting too big for its britches; a new area code is coming to the Austin area. Soon you will be getting phone calls from 737. As of June 2013, everyone in the Austin area will be required to dial the full 10 digits. Austin’s area code of 512 dates back over 60 […]

February 2013 Market Performance

Monday, April 1st, 2013

In the Austin-Central Texas MLS, market performance continues on a upward trajectory. New listings are up 2.44%. Pendings are up 15.37%. Solds increased by 24.12%. The number of sold units continues to improve over the previous years sales and February continues to show positive data. As for Average Prices: The “New Listings” average list price […]

October Update – Austin Real Estate

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Austin continues to see improvements in the housing market.  Sold listings are up nearly 40% in volume over last year.  Year to year comparisons on all months see gains over prior year.   With interest rates in the low 3% it is an incredible time to make that first purchase or make that move up.

Home Sales Continue to Show Increases in Austin Area

Monday, August 20th, 2012

July 2012 Multiple Listing Service Data:Units for Sale: (compared to July 2011)New listings are up 9.67%.Pendings are up 18.66%.Solds increased by 24.35% As for Average Prices:The “New Listings” average list price is up 2.65% to $304,219.  In July 2011 the average list price was $296,359. Sold average sales prices increased 7.58% to $276,822.  For July […]

MLS Monthly Review – May 2012

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Preliminary May 2012 Data: Units for Sale: (compared to May 2011)New listings are up 4.32%.Pendings are up 18.85%.Solds increased by 18.98% As for Average Prices: The “New Listings” average list price is up 1.14% to $330,674.  In May 2011 the average list price was $326,947. Sold average sales prices increased 2.24% to $270,090.  For May […]

Top Ways to Get Your Down Payment

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

The most common issue for a first time buyer usually seems to be…”How do I get the money needed for down payment on a home purchase”: Get A Gift – With FHA, the buyer can get a give from a relative for the down payment and closing costs.  Down Payment Bridal Wedding Registry – Gives […]