Buying

Buying a home can be easy and fun. We handle the details, give you advice, recommendations and execute for you along the way. You just focus on making the decisions that are right for you.

Our 7 steps to becoming a homeowner.
  1. Find, negotiate and secure the right home for you
  2. Inspect the heck out of the home. (we will tell you what due diligence we would perform)
  3. Negotiate from those inspections
  4. Make final decisions on your loan and homeowners insurance
  5. Arrange utilities for the day of closing
  6. Sign closing documents
  7. SMILE – you own a home

Not only is buying easy, it’s never too early to talk with me about your thoughts. I’m happy to help you a year or more before you ever buy.

If you are just exploring and/ or want to do some deep diving on due diligence we appreciate you stopping by. To say thanks we want to share some helpful buyer links that might be useful to you.

 

Cozy & bright home for sale in the Zilker neighborhood of Central Austin

Looking for privacy without sacrificing the Central Austin vibe?  This home is the perfect balance of both worlds.

An urban oasis in the Zilker neighborhood of Central Austin, this home allows you to enjoy your view into a private canyon from the master bedroom deck or sit under your own 300 year old oak tree, while still being conveniently walkable to Uchi, Alamo, the new Lamar Union, or you name it.  Want to go for a quick run or walk on Lady Bird Lake?  You can be there in minutes.

This home has been lovingly updated with a designer color palette and styling reminiscent of Pottery Barn. Original wood floors, abundant natural light, updated baths, and large bedrooms will beckon you to linger at home.

In addition to the spacious living area, there are plenty of outdoor spaces for entertaining friends and family as well.  Relax on the private backyard deck, chill out in the yard, or mix up cocktails in the free-standing screened outdoor room complete with café globe lights.

It’s a great opportunity to join the eclectic and hip 78704 zip!

Pre-inspected for your peace of mind.  Offered at $699,999

Contact Paul Reddam at 512.789.0869 or preddam@homesville.com

Paul Reddam | August 2015

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