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COMING SOON: 2103 Pasadena

A pool, hot tub, palapa, and washer court make 2013 Pasadena a home for entertaining.

  An urban retreat in the heart of Crestview The classic home at 2103 Pasadena has been superbly remodeled to reflect a modern aesthetic while still retaining the charm of the 1950s style bungalows common to Austin’s popular Crestview neighborhood. It’s the perfect balance of timeless and sophisticated style with a big dose of fun….

COMING SOON: 510 Williams Way

The gracious home at 510 Williams Way in Cedar Park features a saw-cut limestone and brick exterior with numerous classical archways throughout, including the grand entrance with tall ceilings.  This three bedroom, two bathroom home includes a bonus space that makes an excellent media room.  Built in 2011, this home features all the modern amenities you…

Investment opportunities in Central Austin around $400K

Adorable bungalow in Central Austin near the university

We were searching for an investor client this week and discovered two neat investment opportunities that we wanted to share.  We like both of these properties because:  (1) they are located in areas that we predict will see above-average appreciation in 2017, and (2) neither property needs much work to bring it to a higher…

Buying a Home in Austin During the Winter Holidays

    Many Austin home buyers are reluctant to search for homes during the holidays.  We can totally relate.  After all, the season is already hectic, and it can be a challenge to find the time to view properties when you are already juggling so many other seasonal commitments.  While it may seem counterintuitive, December…

Austin Tx ranked best in nation for real estate investment & development

At a recent meeting of the Urban Land Institute, Austin claimed the top spot for best overall real estate investment and development opportunities in the nation.  The Emerging Trends in Real Estate report presented at that meeting stated: “The capital of Texas has consistently ticked the majority of the top boxes related to recent real…

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: 4700 Lasso Path

Mid-Century gem just listed for sale in South Austin's popular Western Hills neighborhood

       Mid-century gem in the popular Western Trails neighborhood in South Austin has been lovingly updated while retaining classic period touches for a cool retro vibe.   Modern updates like new oak floors throughout, new light fixtures, and decorator paint strike a perfect balance with the vintage tile that was restored in the bathrooms and the…

JUST LISTED: 13211 Rochester Lane

From the manicured landscaping to the charming red brick, this Pflugerville home has curb appeal and more.  Not only is this two story house perfectly situated on a quiet street with sidewalks in a cute neighborhood, step inside the front door and enjoy the light and bright open floorplan of this comfortable 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath…

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…

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…

JUST LISTED: 1605 Nash Avenue

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

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…