Austin is the best U.S. Metro

Austin is the Best U.S. Metro

Year after year, Austin finds itself on the list of top cities and best communities. We’re only a few months into 2020, and Austin has already been named the fastest-growing large metro area in the U.S. and one of the top 10 U.S. metros for corporate relocation and expansion.  In a recent magazine article looking at the top 10 large U.S. metro areas for the number of corporate relocation and expansion...

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Virtual Austin Concerts and Events

Don’t let the current circumstances keep you feeling down! With the innovation we’re seeing, we know that the Austin community is sure to bounce back and is working together to stay strong. The live music experiences that we’ve come to expect from Austin can still be enjoyed by tuning into live streaming concerts and events. Billboard Live at Home Artists all over the world are being quarantined and...

What Does "Pending Sale" Mean?

What Does “Pending Sale” Mean?

It’s common to see a “pending” status next to some of the homes you like during your search for the perfect property, but what does that really mean? In the Austin real estate market, buyers are looking for the right homes and to shorten closing times. As an Austin buyer or seller, how does a “pending sale” notification affect the offers and the time it takes for you to receive the keys to your...

Austin's Potential as a Major League Soccer Hub

Austin’s Potential as a Major League Soccer Hub

Austin has made large changes over the years and continues to be a community that can bounce back from anything. Revamping old neighborhoods, keeping with the traditions of the past, and taking in the new technology are constantly making local headlines, but recently residents and sports lovers have turned their attention to the Austin FC. While the stadium broke ground at McKalla Place in North Austin...

Get Ready, Get Set, Go – It’s Real Estate Season! Tips for Buyers and Sellers

Get Ready, Get Set, Go – It’s Real Estate Season! Tips for Buyers and Sellers

If you thought spring is the peak season for real estate, think again. The high demand for homes, particularly in Austin, along with a low interest rate environment, means that the home buying and home selling season take off long before April. What does this mean? Simply put, if you’re thinking of making a move in the near future, be prepared. Home Buyer Advice Interest rates are expected to remain...

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Creative Ways to Buy Austin, TX Investment Property with Little Money Down

The phrase “buy investment property with no money down” is thrown around a lot. The truth is that “no money down” is very rare, and be wary of anyone who tells you differently. There are, however, creative ways to finance Austin, TX real estate investment property with very little money down. Let’s take a look: Live, then rent. With as little as 3.5% down, you can purchase a primary residence...

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How to Spot a Great Investment Property in Austin, Texas (Part 2)

In our last blog post, we examined ways to identify a property that would make a great property investment in Austin, and we focused mainly on the tangibles from the perspective of being able to rent it out and optimize rents. In today’s post, we’ll take a look at how to be sure that the numbers work for your real estate investments. Be sure that you can rent the property. It’s no fun to jump...

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How to Spot a Great Investment Property in Austin, Texas (Part 1)

You likely already know that finding a great investment property for your real estate portfolio is different than finding a home where you will live. There are many various factors to consider when investing in real estate, so let’s take a look at a few pro-tips when it comes to spotting a great investment property: Look in areas of Austin that are conveniently located with a high walkability score....

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Coworkers

The tinsel’s been strung on the tree, and the Christmas tunes are playing everywhere you go. Before you know it, it’ll be time to get Secret Santa assignments, and you’ll be left to get a present for one of your coworkers. If you’re already feeling a little stumped, we’ve come up with a few great ideas you can find in Austin! For the Beer Lovers - With a ton of great breweries around the...

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Austin is the Best College Town in America

Bright lights, big buildings, and a booming music scene make Austin a hub for many people, especially those looking to strike out on their own after high school graduation comes to a close. High school seniors are often left with the harsh reality of choosing between the best degree programs, the best college campuses, and which locations have the right future job prospects after graduation. With all...

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