The Carvajal Group Blog

Entries from March 2010

What factors should real estate investors consider?

March 30th, 2010

When individuals consider investing in real estate, they often need to consider a few factors for a good investment. These include entering the market at the right time and formulating a well-thought exit strategy. Knowing when to enter and exit a market often requires having knowledge about market conditions in local areas. These conditions include […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent

Why are recessions good times to purchase real estate?

March 26th, 2010

While many individuals struggle because of the recession, this recession is also a good opportunity for real estate buyers. Due to the recession, prices for many assets including real estate have dropped significantly in some cases. At these depressed prices, buyers can buy real estate at traditionally low prices. Moreover, if the economy improves, they […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent

Grand Opening for The Westin Austin at The Domain

March 18th, 2010

On Thursday March 11, Westin Hotels announced the grand opening of their newest hotel in Austin, Texas. The Westin Austin is located at The Domain, Austin’s upscale shopping and lifestyle center. A representative of Westin Hotels and Resorts highlighted Austin’s live music scene and successful high-tech industry as two important reasons for choosing Austin as […]

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What should you consider if you are financing a home?

March 11th, 2010

When individuals consider purchasing a home, they often are unsure what they can really afford. In most cases, they do not have enough cash to purchase a home outright. When they are short on cash, many individuals turn to financing options. These options often require finding the right lenders, who will evaluate individuals’ financing and […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent

How much is your home worth?

March 5th, 2010

When individuals consider selling their home, they often wonder how much their home is worth. Determining the value of their house, however, can be very difficult without understanding the real estate market. This difficulty can be overcome by consulting with an experienced real estate agent. That agent can help sellers set the right price by […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Agent · Austin real estate sale