Tag Archive: remodel

REAL ESTATE REHAB: How one client took their home from good to perfect

Updated living space at our client's North Loop home | Homesville Real Estate

If you find yourself boxed in by Austin’s low available home inventory, there are solutions.  With a little vision and ingenuity, you can turn a “good” home into the “perfect” home you’ve been looking for.   Here’s how one of our clients did it. Back in 2015 we helped a young professional couple find their first…

How to choose a property to flip in Central Austin

Homesville Real Estate's guide to choosing a property to flip in Central Austin

Over the years we’ve made significant investments in Austin’s real estate, sometimes holding properties, and sometimes flipping them.  We are in the process of updating a Central Austin condominium for resale, so we thought we’d share some of the top things we look for when choosing a property to flip.  This video covers the basics,…

2017 Brings More Efficient Design Features to Austin Homes

Bold colors are prominent in some of Laura Britt's pending home interior projects.

2017 Brings More Efficient Home Design Features I recently had the opportunity to interview Laura Britt of Laura Britt Design.  As a home design geek, I was a little giddy about having the chance to pick this award-winning architect/interior designer’s brain.  As we sat down to chat in Laura’s conference room in an adorable house…

Austin Home Design Trends for 2017

Houzz predicts 28 home trends for 2017. Here are the ones we think you'll see in Austin this year.

Houzz’s Predicted Home Design Trends for 2017 One of my favorite Houzz contributors, Mitchell Parker, recently posted an article on Houzz identifying the 28 home design trends he predicts we will see more of in 2017.  You can check out the full article here.  Of the 28 trends Parker identified, below are the 10 home…

HOUSE LOVE: Updated 1920s bungalow & new alley house

I love it when old homes are refurbished rather than demolished.  Don’t get me wrong, I like new construction too, but there’s something about the soul of an old home that you can never quite capture in a new house.  The character and patina of old homes can take years to replicate.  Plus, I think…

Remodel Your Way Into Central Austin

You’ve heard me say repeatedly that Austin’s market is hot, hot, hot.  If you want to get into a Central Austin home but you can’t afford new construction, there are still plenty of “diamonds in the rough” that can be modernized with some simple remodeling.  Today I want to share with you an example of…

Rental in Central Austin’s French Place Neighborhood Coming Soon

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…