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Halloween is Over, the Market Turns and Superheroes Land on Their Feet!

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I hope you guys had a fantastic Halloween! It was pretty scary around here with 3 cats , a dog, two rowdy children, and a cauldron full of candy! (Yes Ellis landed on his feet in the picture below, maybe he is a real super hero) We are starting to see the initial signs of…

Inspiration from a crazy old man

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As we’re heading towards the end of the year here at Homesville Real estate, we’re looking to finish on a high note. That means we need to continue to provide the highest level of service we can and tend to peoples’ needs as quickly as we can and do the best possible job we can…

Nothing spooky in Central Austin real estate, just yet

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Happy October!  Happy Fall!  Happy Halloween!  It’s a great time of the year here in Austin, Texas.  And even though it’s October, I am happy to report that there’s nothing spooky happening in the Central Austin real estate market.  We are, however, continuing to experience a seasonal shift. Homes are sitting on the market a…

Quick Guide for Austin Sellers: What happens between accepting an offer & vacating your home

What happens between accepting an offer & vacating your home

A client recently asked me “What are the steps between accepting an offer and vacating my house?”  What a great question.  Getting your home under contract is only part of the real estate transaction.  Once you’ve accepted an offer and your home is under contract, you can still expect quite a bit of activity.  Here’s a brief…

FOR SALE: Hyde Park Home with Vintage Charm — 1001 E 38th 1/2 Street, Austin 78751

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I am pleased to present 1001 East 38th 1/2 Street for sale with a fresh new price of 374,900! This charming 3 bedroom, 1 bath home is a great opportunity to be part of the Hyde Park neighborhood.  Great architectural interest with original shiplap ceilings, fireplace surround, and dining room built-ins.  Abundant natural light, wood floors, and a…

Austin real estate slows a little. Is it a lull or something else?

Lull or something else

After months and months of saying that the Austin real estate market is HOT, I finally have something different to report.  The market seems to be slowing.   It’s not unusual for there to be a mild slow down at the start of the school year as we ease between summer and fall.  This year…

Turquoise Tables are the Modern Day Front Porch

Turquoise Tables

Have you noticed a proliferation of turquoise yard furniture around Austin?  Drive through the Northwest Hills neighborhood, and you can’t help but notice turquoise picnic tables, chairs, and more.   At first I thought it was some new design trend, but then one of my friends and neighbors told me he was getting his wife…

Limited-Time Marketing Offer for Home Sellers in 78731 & 78751

If you are thinking of selling your home in the 78731 or 78751 areas of Austin, we have some exciting new marketing options for you. Not only will your home be featured on Zillow, but we can ensure that it is one of only two featured videos that are displayed for any home search in the 78731…

Rental in Central Austin’s French Place Neighborhood Coming Soon

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My wife and I own a rent house that we are fixing up. It’s going to be beautiful when we get through. It’s a 3/1, about 1400 square feet, and is located at 1307 E 29th Street within walking distance to UT Law School, El Chile, and more. Rent will be $2100-2300 depending on the…

Where are the cool hangouts in Northwest Hills?

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I had a client ask me where people hang out in Northwest Hills. As in, if you work from home where do you go when you want to get out of the house to work? There are a lot of great choices to choose from, but right now I have 3 spots that I rotate through regularly….