Austin real estate in March continues to tell the tale of what happens to the housing market when supply and demand drastically become out of balance. According to a recent article from the National Association of Realtors, the market nationally needs about $2.7 million homes to level out. That’s not only a lot of homes but considering there is a lumber shortage, even new home production cannot adequately make up the deficit. Continue reading
Located in the Windy Park subdivision of Round Rock, this sun-filled single-story home for sale at 1520 Parkfield Circle in Round Rock, Texas features 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a one-car attached garage. Don’t let its small size full you! At only 948 square feet (per tax records) this home packs plenty of punch with its updates and improvements. No HOA.
1520 Parkfield Slide Show
The holidays bring out a plethora of emotions and this year real estate is doing that as well. There just aren’t enough homes out there for everyone who wants to move. The Austin Board of Realtors® does a great job creating the infographics I post every month. The data certainly tells the story, but the graphics really paint the picture. It is hard to express how hot the market is to people until I can actually show them. Some buyers think only the particular market they are looking in is hot. We are in a collective buyers’ blizzard right now. It is hot all over the Central Texas real estate market right now with no signs of cooling off. Continue reading
I went on a couple of listing consultations last week. My listing consultation includes a home tour so that I have an idea of the updates, upgrades, and other bells and whistles the home might have. While the list I create may help market the property; the list I leave the owner will actually help sell it. Remember, you never get a second chance to make a first impression, and that first person who views it might be the buyer. Continue reading
As we ring in 2020, many buyers have a new house on their list of new year’s wishes. Historically, December 28th and New Year’s Day are two of the busiest days of the year for real estate searches. One of the benefits of looking at homes this time of year, is with school out of session – it’s much easier to get around town. Continue reading
Before we get into the news, I wanted to take a moment to say I’m thankful for you! Support Local Austin will be hitting 14 years soon, and that would not have happened without your loyalty. I am thankful for your business, friendship, referrals and support over the years. I have helped some families through 3 generations which is an amazing blessing and connection to have.
I wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving!
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Take a look at the dining room table you never use, the toys on the floor or maybe the pile of dishes in the sink. Clutter, for many people, can induce stress and is often the source when you can’t quite put a finger on what is bothering you. Understanding some basic principles of Feng Shui can help bring you and your home back into balance. A stress free home is not only important for every homeowner, but it is important to a potential buyer as well. A happy home is easier to sell.
Feng Shui Principles when Selling a Home
Chi is energy. Star Wars fans may identify more with the idea of The Force. The energy that binds the galaxy together is the chi that flows through us and our homes. When our chi is blocked, energy is zapped and we feel sad. Houses are no different than living beings when it comes to chi. When chi is constantly flowing through our homes – we feel good. That is why we often feel better after cleaning them. Clutter blocks chi, which is why we feel suffocated when it starts to build up. Continue reading