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3 Big Expenses to Budget for Before Buying A House

  Prepare for buying a home by not just saving for a down payment, closing costs, and bills. There are a couple of other big expense items you want to be able to buy after moving in and paying for the essentials. Here are the three: Maintenance and repairs  Being a homeowner means you are now responsible for the maintenance of your house. Maintenance is crucial because it helps avoid those...

Austin in Top Ten Most Favorable Areas for Millennials During the Pandemic

The pandemic had a significant impact on real estate and housing during 2020 and millennials had an impact. More people than ever worked from home (and continue to), which has led to increased demand for specific features in a home, such as a dedicated home office or gym. During the pandemic, we’ve also seen mortgage rates hover near historic lows, which has helped make houses more affordable.  The...

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The Effect of Businesses Relocating to Austin

During the pandemic, Elon Musk announced he’s bringing his businesses, Tesla, Space X, and the Boring Company, to Austin. Oracle recently announced they’re relocating their headquarters to Oracle as well. Dropbox’s CEO also announced plans to move to Austin. Some have labeled it as a “tech exodus” from the Bay area.  Austin is not only a popular location for new businesses, but current...

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A 2020 Real Estate Market Review

2020 is going down in history as the longest year and most challenging and unique...at least for the real estate market! This year has been touched by higher unemployment, natural disasters, presidential and local elections, and, duh, a pandemic. These factors have influenced the real estate market, so let’s break down how...before we say “goodbye” to 2020. Booming House Sales Especially with...

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10 Ways to Maximize Your Home’s Value

Whether you’re selling your home (now is the time to do it!) or want to increase your home’s value, these affordable and easy tips will make your home look brand new without breaking the bank!  Increase Your Greens Curb appeal says a lot about your home, and landscaping is a huge factor! It’s the first thing buyers see, so it’s essential to leave a good impression. Spend a little to get...

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Looking for a Big Return on the Sale of Your Austin-Area Home? Don’t Just Stage…Renovate!

What Renovations Give You the BEST ROI in Austin? Staging is a great way to increase the return on investment you see on your home, but to guarantee you get the absolute best offer for your home, it may take a few renovations. Before listing your doubts and reasons you have for not wanting to make the leap, check out some of the renovations that have the best ROI and can get you more money for your...

Guide to the Holidays in Austin

The holidays are fast approaching! Can you believe we’re halfway through November already?! As Austin experts, we’re going to prepare you for the holidays before they slip past us. Here are the holiday experiences you need to add to your bucket list this season! Be ready with paper and pen to take some notes because we’re about to give you the holiday scoop!  Holiday Light Displays You...

Download Our Free Report: How to Go From Renter to Homeowner - Sage Wilson Property Group Austin TX

Download Our Free Report: How to Go From Renter to Homeowner

Deciding to move from renting to buying a home in Austin is one of the most important financial decisions you'll ever make. Leasing comes with many perks: less commitment, fewer responsibilities, easy to move around...the list goes on. However, renting costs you more than you think. While the months of rent payments have bought you a laid back lifestyle, that money has been going into someone else's...

Download Our Free Report: How to Win in Multiple Offer Situations Without Paying the Highest Price - Sage Wilson Property Group Austin TX

Download Our Free Report: How to Win in Multiple Offer Situations Without Paying the Highest Price

In real estate, it’s often you’ll hear things like, “it’s a hot market,” “we’re seeing low inventory,” and "sellers are receiving multiple offers,” but what does that mean? Well, low inventory refers to the number of homes on the market, which can create a hot seller’s market if there are more buyers than sellers. This hot seller’s market makes buyers more competitive, and the seller...

When It’s Time to Be a Homeowner

Maybe you're ready to settle down in your city, or perhaps you want to invest in a property that will pay for itself. Either way, if you're thinking about becoming a homeowner, then read on to see if you qualify!  1. You have a good credit score. A credit score over 600 is a sign you might be ready to be a homeowner. This is the last item lenders look at when you get pre-approved for a loan....

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