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Entries from September 2011

2302 Eastside Dr. # 29: Own a piece of Travis Heights for $100,000

September 28th, 2011

I recently listed a unit at the Travis Heights Terrace Condominium development.  Unit #29 is the  the best value in the complex.  There are currently two other units listed, but this unit priced the lower than the other two while offering a premiere location within the community.  It is situated in the building farthest from […]

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1 in 4 homes bought with cash! How to compete with cash offers…

September 15th, 2011

Last month the Austin Business Journal released an article(link) stating that 24% of homes purchased over the last 12 months had been purchased with cash.  This is without a doubt a testament to the tightened credit markets as it is much more difficlut to qualify for a mortgage in the wake of the financial crisis. […]

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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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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Buying homes in Austin

Austin Apartment Market is on the Rise

September 1st, 2011

According to the latest research by Axiometrics, there is a strong upward momentum on the apartment market- especially in Austin. In fact, Austin’s apartment market is the best in Texas right now after reporting a 10% annual rental growth. Two years ago, Austin and Dallas were practically the same market, but now Austin has a […]

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Tags: Austin Real Estate · Austin Rental Property