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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...

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...

Why Staging Works When Selling Your Austin-Area Home

If you’re selling or you’re struggling to sell your house, you should try staging! Staging affects the buyers’ view of a home. Actually, according to a National Association of REALTORS®’ study, 40% of buyers agents said staging affected most buyer’s view of the home. And it can transform a house so easily and quickly! Here are some reasons why you should stage and the reasons it works.  1....

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...

5 Home Design Lessons We’ve Learned

A pandemic causing people to live and work from home for the last year has forced us to evaluate our homes and their layouts. These home designs are almost necessary to have in a living space now.  1. Closed Floor Plans are Making a Comeback While open floor plans were a popular layout, it’s now outdated when you live and work at home. Now, people want more privacy in their homes. Some people may...

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10 Real Estate Terms Every Beginning Investor Should Know

Real estate is an evolving industry, and it comes with its own dictionary of terms to know, understand, and follow in order to be successful. If you’re considering becoming an investor, be sure to know the real estate terms below like the back of your hand. Single-family home - A residential building that houses one family and is not attached to any other structures, units, or homes.Multi-family home...

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Austin Real Estate Investing Tips

Investing in real estate, especially in Austin, can be a smart decision, but you have to be prepared and ready for the changes that can hit the market. With the uncertain times that we face, it’s offered some opportunities for investors to find great homes in sought-after neighborhoods that they can renovate and market to renters. If you’re curious about what it takes to be an Austin real estate...

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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 into...

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