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Austin Ranked #6 on Working Towards Home Ownership

September 7th, 2011

In the current economy, people are aware that owning a home is more of a dream than a reality. The low economy and real estate market have led to a declining real estate market, except for in Austin. Austin has been ranked sixth in the top 10 cities with a good real estate market with […]

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Austin Area Home Sales Are Up

August 24th, 2011

Local experts and real estate agents say the housing market in Austin remains in good shape, after July sales of Austin area homes were 32 percent higher than July 2010. The Austin real estate market also had an increase in home sales over the past year, selling 474 more houses than last year. Real estate […]

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Austin Home Prices Expected to Rise

August 9th, 2011

The most recent Fiserv Case-Shiller Home Price Index has projected a 0.9 percent rise in home prices next year. With home prices still a bit lower due to the 2.3 percent drop in prices last year, the projected rise is a good sign that the housing market is benefiting from a more stable environment. Austin’s […]

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Rental Investment Properties in Austin: Higher Returns than National Average

July 12th, 2011

The Austin Real Estate Market is still proving itself stronger than most cities in the US with a just released real estate analysis launched by HomeVestors. HomeVestors is best known for it’s advertising campaign “We Buy Ugly Houses.” It’s study is another case of Austin’s resilient economy. Making 24th on their list, Austin is one […]

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Leasing in Austin

June 10th, 2011

Leasing in Austin is becoming more and more lucrative as people looking to rent in Austin reaches a new high. Austin rental costs in some neighborhoods have seen a 25% jump in costs and in many cases it is less expensive to buy a home in Austin. While buying a home in Austin might not […]

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