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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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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Realtor · Buying a home in Austin

Clear Eyes, Good Search, Can’t Lose

February 7th, 2012

Most home searches are high-energy experiences as buyers envision specifics and have a hard time with anything that appears outside of their criteria match and Austin home searches are no different in that regard. With a wide range of housing styles from new builds in larger developments to some of the more character oriented houses […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Homes for Sale · Austin Real Estate · Austin Realtor

2011 Austin Area Public School Rankings

February 6th, 2012

One of the best things about living in Austin is the good schools.  In most Austin neighborhoods the public schools are sufficient, preventing parents from having to pay private school tuition.  The most recent 2011 school rankings are listed by district below. To find Austin real estate that feeds into a particular school or district […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Neighborhoods · Austin Real Estate · Austin School Ratings · Austin Schools and Universities

Affordable Alternative to Lake Austin and Lake Travis

February 4th, 2012

You must see this amazing open waterfront property on beautiful Lake LBJ.  Located less than 1 hour from Austin, this wonderful 3 bed, 2 bath, 2151 sq. ft. home is an affordable alternative to more expense Austin real estate options on Lake Austin and Lake Travis.  This waterfront home has large bedrooms, an updated kitchen […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Neighborhoods · Austin Real Estate

Ventana Condominiums

January 25th, 2012

Ventana condominiums is a quaint community located in North Central Austin at 2209 Hancock Drive, 78756.  This property consists of 40 units ranging in size: -1/1 (713 sq ft) -1/1 (900 sq ft) -2/2 (1002 sq ft) The property was originally built in 2000 but was converted into condominiums in 2006.  The units were offered […]

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Tags: Austin Home Search · Austin Neighborhoods · Austin Real Estate · Rosedale