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The Future of the Austin Real Estate Market

The Austin market has begun to stabilize, as the latest market report from the Austin Board of REALTORS® shows. But what's the future of the Austin real estate market?  Home sales in Cedar Park increased, the average home prices decreased compared to the previous month. August’s median home price was $584,491. This is almost a $30,000 decrease from July 2021’s number, but a 17% increase from...

Home Buying Myths That Cost You Time and Money

If you’re ready to buy a home, look no further!  It’ll be an exciting time taking such a significant life change. Friends and family will offer their advice, but what worked for them might not work for you and the real estate market now. Here are some common home buying myths you’ll hear that aren’t true and will cost you time and money. Home Buying Myth #1: You need 20% for a down...

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An Introduction to Home Improvement Loans, Part 2

Last blog post, we covered an introduction to home improvement loans, an FHA 203(K) loan, an FHA Title 1 Property Improvement Loan, and the advantages and disadvantages of each one. In this post, we’ll continue the conversation by discussing the four other options: Home Equity Loans (HEL), Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC), Personal Loans, and Credit Cards.  Types of Home Improvement Loans Home...

How to Buy a Home Without a 20% Down Payment

Buying a home is a massive milestone for many people, and it’s one you should be able to achieve. We understand that between closing costs and a 20% down payment, it’s a significant investment, and sometimes, no matter how much you save, it won’t be enough. Especially now that the median sales price has almost increased by 50%! But we’re here to reassure you that you can still buy a home without a...

4 Tips for Buying a Home This Summer

It’s already a hot Texas summer and summer, and the real estate market doesn’t plan to cool down! According to the National Association of REALTORS®, the median existing-home price jumped up almost 25% compared to last year for an average of $350,300. Home prices are the first challenge; the second is inventory. According to title insurer First American, 115 out of every 10,000 homes were for sale...

How Texas Taxes Attract New Residents

Besides the almost constant sunshine, Texas appeals to new residents for low taxes. According to a new report, for everyone who left low-tax states in the past eight years, an average of four people moved to those same states.  Nevada, Florida, South Carolina, and Texas are at the top of the low-tax states attracting new residents. Texas ranks as the eighth-lowest rate in the county. Our Lonestar state...

Austin Is Hottest Real Estate Market This Spring

Hot is no longer the right word to describe the Austin real estate market. Thanks to the little supply and high demand, the market is extreme, overheated, and supercharged. The lack of supply and increase in demand makes it one of the most competitive housing markets in the country. But why and how? Homebuyers have continued to move into the area. A Census Bureau report from March 2020 shows that the...

Upgrades Homeowners Want Right Now in the Austin Area

The first anniversary is coming up! Anniversary of what, you may ask. The anniversary of people living and working from home thanks to a pandemic, of course. From this one year, real estate agents and home professionals have realized there’s a popular trend in what homeowners seek in a home now. So whether you’re selling your Austin-area home or looking for someone to occupy your property, consider...

Sage Wilson Property Group - 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 - Best Austin Real Estate Broker

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...

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...

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