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JUST LISTED: 409 East 38th Street

Just listed 409 E 38th

              Tucked away from the street for maximum privacy and quiet, this updated Hyde Park condo features spacious rooms and an open floor plan with abundant natural light with full length windows and glass doors throughout the home.  With three separate balconies, including private balcony access in each of…

What is a “final walk through” in real estate?

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The Final Walk Through.  What is it?  The final walk is the homebuyer’s opportunity to walk through the property one last time before closing on the home to make sure that it is in the same or better condition than it was in when the buyer inspected the property.  Most real estate contracts say that…

How Electric & Autonomous Cars May Change Real Estate

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  As the summer winds down, I have been hit with the reality that my little boy is heading off to kindergarten in just a few weeks.  How did my boy become such a curious and thoughtful dude over night?  Clearly I’ve been reminiscing late at night over some bourbon… All this thinking about my…

COMING SOON: 409 East 38th Street

Coming soon 409 E 38th

This updated Hyde Park condo is tucked away from the street for maximum privacy and quiet. Featuring spacious rooms and an open floor plan, there is abundant natural light with full length windows and glass doors throughout the home. With three separate balconies, including private balcony access in each of the two bedrooms, the home…

JUST LISTED: 1605 Nash Avenue

just listed 1605 Nash

Looking for that hip South Austin vibe? Want to be able to walk to Uchi, Odd Duck,  Ramen Tatsu-Ya, Alamo Drafthouse, and more? Look no further than 1605 Nash Avenue, in the heart of 78704.   This two story family home is move-in ready with a designer paint palette, high-end finishes, and a roomy floorplan. …

Using Option Money to Make Your Offer More Appealing to Sellers

You can make adjustments to your option money to make your offer more appealing to home sellers.

  USING OPTION MONEY TO MAKE YOUR OFFER MORE APPEALING TO SELLERS Most real estate contracts include a provision for an “option period.”  The option period is a span of time in which the homebuyer has an unrestricted right to terminate the contract for any reason so long as proper and timely notice is provided…

JUST LISTED: 12406 Uttimer

just listed 12406 uttimer

Check out this single story home situated on a quiet street in a cute neighborhood. This light and bright home includes several upgrades like the fireplace with built-in bookcases, fresh designer paint, and the roomy garden tub and separate shower in master bathroom. The new stainless steel refrigerator and the universal pot rack in the kitchen…

What’s “earnest money” in Austin real estate?

Earnest money is a key negotaitiong tool in Austin real estate contracts

  Earnest money is a type of security deposit that homebuyers submit whenever a real estate contract is executed to demonstrate they are serious and sincere about completing the transaction.   Remember though, a contract is not truly “executed” until all of the terms are agreed upon and all parties have signed it.  In Austin, most…

What is an option period in Austin real estate?

Understanding the purpose of an option period in Austin real estate transactions

After you execute a real estate contract to purchase a home (meaning all of the terms are agreed upon and all parties have signed the contract), you typically begin an “option period.”  The option period is a span of time in which the homebuyer has an unrestricted right to terminate the contract for any reason…

Buying a Vacation Home

Keep these numbers in mind when considering a 2nd home.

Last month my family took a long weekend trip down to Port Aransas along the Texas Coast. For the second year in a row, we stayed at Cinnamon Shore on Mustang Island. This master-planned community features condos, cottage homes, and larger estate homes that share numerous amenities like heated swimming pools, movie night on the…

HOMESELLER TIP: Make your home easy to see

To increase the chances of selling your home, you want to make it easy for potential buyers to see.

Regardless of your home’s price, condition, or location, it won’t sell if it can’t be seen by potential buyers.  The biggest thing you can do to help sell your home is to make it easy for buyers to see.  Here are some tips: Like you, buyers have busy schedules. They will want to see your…

NEW PRICE: 5100 Ridgemoor

Just listed -- 5100 Ridgemoor

Located in the heart of the popular Highland Park West neighborhood with easy access to Mopac, this home is just minutes from downtown, the Domain, and the Arboretum with the added convenience of being in close proximity to award-winning Highland Park Elementary, Bright Leaf Park, Chez Zee, Russell’s Bakery, and the grocery store. Even though…

What Austin’s New Real Estate Developments Mean for Homeowners

Austin's changing skyline will have a very realimpact on local homeowners

Whoever said summer is supposed to be relaxing? I’ve walked in a fashion show for charity, taken the family to the beach, taxied the kids back and forth to camp and swim lessons, made innumerable forts, pitched a tent, gone to the Dino Park, visited the Wildflower Center, and fed the animals at Austin Zoo….

Greenview Condos on Barton Creek

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  South Austin is an interesting part of town to shop for homes because there is so much diversity in choices.  You can find old-school bungalows, new construction homes, modern duplexes, and high rise condos all within a few blocks of each other.  And most of the home choices are within walking distance to a…

COMING SOON: 1605 Nash Avenue

This 3 bedroom home in South Austin will be listed for sale in the coming weeks.

Looking for that hip South Austin vibe? Want to be able to walk to Olivia’s, Barley Swine, Maudie’s, Alamo Drafthouse, Austin Beer Garden, and more? Look no further than our upcoming listing at 1605 Nash Avenue. We are excited to offer an exclusive sneak peak at this two story family home in the heart of…