Austin Home News

DO YOU REALLY NEED TO HIRE A REAL ESTATE AGENT?

This is a question that often comes up, especially when dealing with more expensive homes. The generally negotiated Realtor’s commission in this area is 6% (3% for the listing broker and 3% for the cooperating broker), an expense that can really add up and a savvy buyer or seller can find it hard to justify Read More

Thinking of buying or selling a home in the Austin housing market? Now may be the perfect time!

From 2008 to 2012, news reports bombarded us with nothing but more bad news with regards to housing. Millions of homeowners faced foreclosure. Home prices continued to drop. No matter how far things fell, we never seemed to hit bottom. However the market made a dramatic u-turn in the last three years. and today homeowners Read More

The New College Savings Plan: Real Estate!

In the last couple years, student loan debt has received a lot of media attention. College costs are steadily rising, and students are graduating with more and more debt. The class of 2014 graduated, on average, with more than $30,000 dollars worth of debt. For millennials and beyond, these huge debt numbers are delaying major Read More