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Reverse Mortgages

My mother is in her mid 70’s, still working and feeling overwhelmed with the condition of her home. She wanted to know if I thought she should get a reverse mortgage, fix her home and sell it so she could retire. Selling her home meant she would have to find another place to live. Home …Read more..

Purchasing a Home from a Builder

Many buyers are not aware that the friendly representatives at the model home or new construction neighborhood represent the sole interest of the builder, not the buyer. Often, they are not licensed and therefore have not completed the hours of education required to be a licensed agent/broker. In addition, if they are not Realtors® , they …Read more..

Goldenwood Neighborhoods

Located off FM 1826 just a few miles east of the Salt Lick are three hidden neighborhood gems; Radiance, Goldenwood and Goldenwood West. Over 100 years ago, Charles Christal exchanged 40 acres at the corner of Guadalupe and 45th for 900 hill country acres. The family of nine lived in a tiny log cabin on the ranch …Read more..

What a Seller Should Expect from Their Agent

Sometimes we REALTORS® forget that most people are not experienced home sellers. There are some homeowners who haven’t been involved in a real estate transaction for 30 years or more. In addition, real estate is often the largest investment most of us will ever own. For these reasons, it is so important that sellers know what to expect when hiring a …Read more..

Granada Hills Neighborhood

Located south of Oak Hill, just outside the city limits is one of Austin’s best kept secrets. Developed in the 70s, the Granada Hills neighborhood feels like a step back in time where kids are outside all day, running barefoot, catching crayfish in the creek with dental floss and hot dogs, racing anything with wheels down …Read more..

Why You Should Stage Your Home

According to Realty Enhancement International and Homegain, staged homes under 2400 sq ft sold 18% faster and for 15% more per square foot. Staged homes over 2400 sq ft sold 42% faster and for 10% more per square foot. Think of your home as a product and staging is the marketing. It benefits you to …Read more..