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Austin First Time Home Buyer FAQ

June 20th, 2012

Many of my clients over the last several years have been first time home buyers.  Below I have compiled frequently asked  questions along with answers.  I hope that this brief FAQ will help other people begin their Austin home search and ultimately purchase their first home in Austin. Q:  I’m thinking about buying a home, […]

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Two East Austin neighborhoods poised for appreciation in 2012 and beyond

February 3rd, 2012

Austin was a solid real estate market in 2011.  Prices remained stable with sales volume increasing and inventory decreasing.  Most Austin real estate professionals expect the trend to continue and prices to start to rise in 2012.  Here  are two areas in particular that should see significant appreciation this year and in the future: South […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Homes for Sale · Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Market · Buying a home in Austin · East Austin Real Estate

Orange Tree Condominiums

January 26th, 2012

The Orange Tree Condominiums are a large garden style condominium complex just steps from the University of Texas in the heart of West Campus.  Orange tree consists of studio, 1, 2, and even a few 3 bedroom floor plans.  There were a total of 8 units sold in 2011 summarized below.  You can also click […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Homes for Sale · Austin Neighborhoods · Austin Real Estate · Buying a home in Austin · Orange Tree · West Campus Real Estate

Semper Finance

January 26th, 2012

As more of our troops start to return home there is a growing discourse on what the general “we” can do to help those who have risked everything to protect our country. The Carvajal Group is looking to lend our expertise on veteran benefits to help military families get the best deals possible on their […]

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How to buy a home with 0% down in Austin, Texas!

January 23rd, 2012

There were many 0% down programs before the financial crisis.  Many of these programs have been abolished in the wake of financial and mortgage reform.  However,  qualifying borrowers can still purchase a home with little or no money down.  Some specific programs and basic qualifying criteria are outlined below.  The first step in anyone’s Austin […]

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