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Entries from July 2011

A Sign of the Times

July 28th, 2011

Our most recent lease listing received 2 full price applications in only 1 day on the market.  Our client recently purchased a new condo in the Tarrytown area and had her other property listed for sale for over 200 days with another real estate firm.  After having little luck selling her home, she decided to […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Investment Property · Austin Job Market · Austin Real Estate · Austin Real Estate Market · Austin Rental Property

Remodeling Your Home in Austin

July 27th, 2011

The BuildFax Remodeling Index is stating that the remodeling and renovation activity is at its highest level in seven years. Despite the real estate downturn from a few years back, plenty of Austin homeowners are remodeling their Austin home and increasing the value of their home according to the Texas based organization. Because remodeling your […]

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Tags: Austin businesses · Austin environment

June Austin Home Sales Statistics up 9%

July 21st, 2011

The Austin rental market isn’t the only thing heating up. The total number of home sales for single family homes has increased by 9% from last years numbers. Though the median prices are hovering at the same levels as they were in June 2010, the trend is encouraging for those looking to sell their properties. […]

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Tags: Austin homes · Austin Real Estate

Allandale/Rosedale leasing market analysis

July 15th, 2011

We have all heard that Austin’s population is growing. We know that the job growth and stable economy are attracting future residents to popular neighborhoods such as Rosedale and Allandale. We know WHY people are moving here, but WHAT does this mean for your investment? When the housing market collapsed so did the construction of […]

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Tags: Austin Investment Property · Austin Neighborhoods · Austin Real Estate · Austin Rental Property

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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Tags: Austin Rental Property · Buying homes in Austin