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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...

Appraisal Waiver: What It Is and The Risks

We’re sure you’ve heard this saying over and over again but, we’re going to repeat it! The housing market is insane right now! There’s a high demand for houses but little inventory, which creates a seller’s market. It works in favor of sellers and might hurt buyers, but there’s a tactic changing the real estate market. It’s called an appraisal waiver.  What is an appraisal waiver? An...

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...

What Homeowner’s Insurance Covers During a Power Outage

We all survived the historic winter storm that wreaked havoc on our Lone Star State. Now, it’s time to recover and repair. If you’re filing a claim for the power outage using your homeowner’s insurance, here’s what it does and does not cover. Coverage will depend based on your policy details. Frozen Pipes During a Power Outage Severe weather and power outages can cause water to freeze in your...

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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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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...

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Living in the City vs. Living in the Suburbs: Where Should You Live?

Austin is a unique city that poses a good problem for its residents -- choosing where to live! The city itself is vibrant and eclectic, but with so many booming suburbs with varying commute times into the city, it can be hard to narrow down where you want to live. If you find yourself debating where you should live, check out some of the important factors to consider when living in the city vs. living in...

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Fall Home Improvement Projects

Fall is a great time to tackle a few household chores and make sure your home is ready for the change in weather. If you’ve been holding off on some home maintenance projects because the summer heat was too hot to handle, now is the time to take care of some fall home improvement projects. 1. Check the gutters and make sure they’re clean. Gutters can be a pain to clean, but they’re crucial in...

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Austin’s Best Food Trucks

Austin’s food scene is unlike any other, and one of the things we love about our city’s food scene is that there’s no need to be stuck to a brick and mortar location to serve up some of the tastiest dishes you’ll ever try. The food trucks are the heartbeat of the city that strives to keep things weird, so hop in the car and check out Austin’s best food trucks! Emoji’s Grilled Cheese - When...

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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 “buyers 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...

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