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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...

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...

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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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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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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....

Austin Real Estate Investments of All Kinds

If you’re considering real estate investment, it’s important to begin by researching not only what the market looks like and what is needed to make a smart investment, but also the different types of real estate investment and what will work best for you. Just like any other investment, real estate has pros and cons and they vary depending on what type of investment opportunity you decide to dive...

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