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 […]

Why Waiting to Buy…Not Good for Your Wallet

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Okay buyers, let me explain why waiting to buy is not good for your wallet.  The 2015 home buying season is in full swing and I continue to speak with buyers that want to “wait”.  Well, your waiting is going to cost serious dollars.  That house and  neighborhood you absolutely love , maybe out of […]

Do You “Flip” Real Estate — The IRS is watching

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Do you “flip” real estate? The IRS is watching.  Did you know that the IRS has two ways to categorize your proceeds of the sale for tax purposes, one of these categories will increase your tax bill by 15.3%.   The two categories are Real Estate Investor, the other Real Estate Dealer.    The IRS […]

Leander ISD Pre-K & Kindergarden Registration

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Leander ISD is preparing for the 2014 school year with early registration for Pre-K and Kindergarden.  Registration for the 2014-15 school year will be held on April 16th and 17th. Campuses will be open from 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Leander ISD is opening the Reed Elementary School for the 2014 school year, if you […]

Cedar Park Stage 3 Water Restrictions – August 1, 2013

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

As drought conditions persist in Central Texas, Cedar Park is adopting stage 3 water restrictions effective August 1, 2013.   All residential and commercial addresses will be allowed to water once a week.  In addition to weekly watering the restrictions included: Sprinkler systems must be in good working order Automobiles must be washed at a […]

Too Many Buyers…Too Few Sellers

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

The Cedar Park/Austin area has flipped.  The not too long ago, we had too much inventory and too few buyers; in its current market it has flipped.  Too few homes available on the market to purchase and too many buyers bidding on the same same home. It is almost a given, that if a seller […]

Cedar Park New Community Engagement – Imagine Cedar Park – What’s Next

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The City of Cedar Park residents are being asked to provide their thoughts and ideas on the future of the city via a new website .  The site will allow residents to provide feedback to the city on parks, transportation, future land use and economic development.   The site is developed simularly to other social media […]

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 […]

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 […]