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Entries from April 2009

Travis Hope Appraisals Increase

April 29th, 2009

The Travis County Central Appraisal District has recently released its recent valuations of home values for Travis county. The latest released information shows that the home values increased by 3.8 % in the new appraisals. This increase in value goes against the downturn in the current economy, and even the recent downturn in the local […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin real estate sale

Travis County Home Appraisals Now Online

April 29th, 2009

The Travis County Central Appraisal District has posted on its website updated housing price estimates for houses and property values in Travis county. Utilizing this service, you can search the various property values across Travis county.  These appraisals are to set the value for land and homes.  These values are then used to calculate the […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Real Estate

Report Says Dallas had Slight Increase in Home Prices in February

April 24th, 2009

First American CoreLogic has released a report that indicates that home prices have gone slightly up in February in the Dallas area.  This is as reports of real estate losses across the nation are being reported.  The Dallas area is one of only three in the United States that saw an increase from last year’s […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Fee in Texas Legislator

April 22nd, 2009

A small fee for real estate transactions is currently being discussed in the Texas legislator.  The fee would cost $10 dollars and would be for the first page of any real estate transaction. The money raised from the fee would go towards the Housing Trust Fund.  This fund would be set-up to help provide projects […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent

Austin Home Sales Fall in March

April 20th, 2009

Home sales for previously built homes fell nearly 22% this March compared to home sales for the previous March in 2008. According to the Austin Board of Realtors,   only 1,421 homes were sold this month.  This is the lowest home sales have been since March of 2003. Although home sales are down,  this could […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent