Unlocking Austin Texas Real Estate

Unlocking Austin Texas Real Estate l Moving to Austin Tx l move to AustinPeople are still moving to Austin TX. Some even want to move to Austin again. It may be taking a little longer to buy a property partly because of affordability and supply. While the supply is the best it’s been in years, it’s not a compact inventory. The Austin real estate footprint continues to expand its reach in every direction.  Buyers may be able to choose a zip code, but not necessarily a neighborhood.

One of the reasons choices are limited is that homeowners are locked into historically low mortgage interest rates they aren’t motivated to lose – until they get the bug, that is. Once they get the buyer’s bug, the only cure is to buy. 

For sellers who need to sell to purchase another home – that bug is getting hungry if it’s been around for a while. Now that the interest rates have settled down, the decision to move forward with the sale is a little more palatable. Lower interest rates will not only help with affordability, but they will also help with supply.

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Find A Home for the Holidays: Austin Real Estate Market Tips

Santas workshop in Zilker Park. Finding a home. Austin real estate market advice. Home buying tips. Home selling tips. Advice from real estate expert, Doreen Zelma, Realtor, Broker Associate The holiday season is officially upon us. ‘Tis the season to make those lists, check them twice, and then rewrite them. Here is some Austin real estate market advice on those wants and needs in your next home including home buying tips, home selling tips, and how to check that must-have list twice. Continue reading

Selling Homes with Good Chi

selling homes with good chi l home selling advice

Selling homes with good chi is no different than working with people with good energy. They both make you feel good.  I have always been gifted with clients radiating great energy. How often do we think about homes having positive vibes too?

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. Continue reading

Austin homes for sale or on sale

Austin homes for sale and on sale

Are you looking for Austin homes for sale or on sale?  You can find both types in any home search but they are very different. Price adjustments are consistent right now because homes don’t enter the market at the same time. Some were listed in August, others joined in September, and more were placed on the market yesterday. The August market was trying to rekindle the gold rush of home prices from the spring and winter months.  August is also six months old. The September market doesn’t mean much today either. What matters is now which is why many home prices are decreasing.

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The Best Time to Buy or Sell a House

The Best Time to Buy a House. The Best Time to Sell a House.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or so the song goes. Is it the most wonderful time to buy a house? That all depends.

The best time to buy or sell a house is when it’s your best time. There is a list of tasks to be checked off regardless of what side of the table you sit on. Waiting to take advantage of the market du jour will result in missing it. It takes work to buy or sell a home and anything that takes effort generally takes time.

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Real Estate Deals in New Builds and 3-2-1 Buy Downs

Austin real estate New Builds and 3-2-1 Buy Downs are Hot

Looking for Austin real estate deals?  Ready to buy a home or sell one? It’s time to make a move because Austin real estate is in a let’s make a deal market. Buyers who are serious about passing go can find their match with a seller ready to move on.

Home prices are up over last year, but the incline is now a steady slope. Interest rates are somewhat stable right now and inventory is high enough to have choices. There are plenty of real estate deals to be had out there for those that want to play. Price reductions, closing cost allowances, and rate buy-downs are all the rage.

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Homes For Sale or On Sale?

Austin homes for sale or on sale

Homes for Sale or on Sale?  There are two types of residential real estate on the market right now: homes for sale and others on sale. Pricing is a bit all over the place because homes don’t enter the market at the same time. Some were listed in May, others entered in August and more were placed on the market yesterday. The May market was very competitive and it’s also five months old. The May market doesn’t mean much today, and neither does June, July, or August for that matter. What matters is now which is why many home prices are decreasing.
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