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Austin ranks #1 city for job seekers in 2017

Austin ranked #1 city for job seekers in 2017 according to research by NerdWallet.

Oops!  I did it again. Austin is definitely channeling Britney Spears because Austin ranked #1 on yet another national list of awesome cities. NerdWallet recently revealed the results of its search to identify the best cities for job seekers in 2017.  Who’s tops?  Austin, of course.  NerdWallet looked at federal data of the 100 largest…

JUST LISTED: 11608 Bittern Hollow

This comfortable 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is ideally located near the numerous shopping, dining, and entertainment options of The Domain.

    This comfortable 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is ideally located near the numerous shopping, dining, and entertainment options of The Domain. With easy access to both Mopac and I-35, it is simple to navigate the city. Located in the desired Gracy Woods neighborhood, this home includes approximately 1562 square feet of space. A…

JUST LISTED: W 3000 Patio Circle

Spectacular views of Lake Austin and the surrounding hill country can be yours at W 3000 Patio Circle.

    Wonderful opportunity for a private 1.05 acre lot with spectacular views of Lake Austin and the surrounding hill country.  Lot currently has a single story brick home nestled among the mature oak trees, along with a separate guest house.  The house is ripe for remodeling so that you can enjoy the pool and spa,…

NEW PRICE: 1605 Nash

1605 Nash now offered for $799,000

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.  Downstairs…

JUST LISTED: 409 East 38th Street

              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?

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…

COMING SOON: 409 East 38th Street

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…

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

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…

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….

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…

The Hard Truth for Homesellers

Despite what you might think as the homeowner, your home isn't worth what YOU think it is. The market will determine the value of your home.

As a homeowner myself,  I understand the frustration a homeowner can feel when your home isn’t selling for the price you think it should.   In the video below, Marquette breaks down the hard truth:  your home isn’t worth what YOU think it is. Despite what you paid for your home… Or how much a neighbor…

Austin #1 city for millennial homebuyers

Austin is the #1 ranked city for millenial homebuyers. | Homesville Real Estate

New research from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that Austin is the best market in the nation for millenials to purchase a home.  NAR evaluated employment, population trends, income levels and housing conditions in the largest 100 metro areas across the county and found Austin to be tops.  No other Texas city made…