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The Hottest Holiday Decor Trends of 2021

One Etsy trend expert predicted 2021’s holiday trends. She predicts the hottest holiday decor trends by analyzing Etsy shoppers’ search trends and purchasing patterns throughout the year. This year, she indicates that shoppers will support small businesses and sustainable products. Here are the holiday decor trends this year: Neon, Pastel, and Jewel Red, green, and blue are the classic Christmas and...

Emerging Trends in Real Estate for 2022

PwC and The Urban Land Institute released their “Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2022” report. The report covers the topic of how real estate is recovering from the pandemic. The data comes from almost 1,700 real estate industry experts like investors, fund managers, developers, lenders, brokers, and more. Here are the emerging trends for real estate next year.  Emerging Trend #1: Climate Risks and...

We're so happy to expand the Sage Wilson Property Group family and have Robb Wagenseil on our team! Welcome, Robb! 

Welcome to the Sage Wilson Property Group Family, Robb Wagenseil!

We're so happy to expand the Sage Wilson Property Group family and have Robb Wagenseil on our team! Welcome, Robb!  Robb originally hails from Florida and relocated to Austin after a successful and productive career in public relations. Before coming to Sage Wilson Property Group, he was the account executive and social media manager at Goodman Public Relations for over five years. Then he was the...

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...

Top Agent Insights Report Predictions for Summer 2021

HomeLight released their Top Agent Insights Spring 2021 Report! Homelight polled almost 1,400 from February to March to hear their thoughts about the real estate market. Here are some key trends that are or can influence the summer 2021 housing market.  1. Seller’s market continues to intensify and spread this summer. The market is still hot everywhere, giving sellers the upper hand. In Q1 2021, 97%...

2020 Renter Trends

We know that Austin is growing a lot, thanks to several businesses relocating and moving to Austin. And it turns out almost half of them are from out of state! StorageCafe, a nationwide self-storage website, analyzed nearly 2 million renter applications and found the following renter trends for 2020.  2020 Renter Trend #1: Renters Prefer Urban, Not Suburban Many reports were coming out last year that...

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