Another weird week in the global markets. Whew I’m not going to comment on that since I don’t have any real answers to the many questions. On the other hand, may be shaping up to be a very good time to invest in real estate. Rents continue to be high for detached single family homes […]Continue Reading →
Yes the times are a changing in the real estate world as we’ve known it. The advent of the internet, iPhone and iPad and other available technology coupled with mapping and GPS technology, the data collection of Trulia, Zillow, Google and others and wallah, you have a brave new world of information at your finger […]Continue Reading →
Most of us in the central Texas region have been spared huge depreciation in housing…but not all of us. I like the term “pretty” houses, which I’ve been hearing lately although it’s a bit shallow. The reality is that “pretty” means: that right location is NOT enough…it requires the right, specific location within a area […]Continue Reading →
There are another couple apartment complexes to be built in the east Riverside area. These will add another 780 apartment units to the mix next year. The rental market is robust and lending is loosening up for developers.
Excerpt from the Statesman:
Austin-based Cypress Real Estate Advisors plans to start construction later […]Continue Reading →
Priced at $167,500. 8914 Sparkling Creek, conveniently located in NW Austin hit the market today. The brick home recently got a face-lift to the tune of over $30,000 in refurbishments including the roof shingles, exterior siding and paint; interior doors, paint, fixtures; tile, carpet and wood laminate flooring; kitchen counters, back splash, D/W; plumbing […]Continue Reading →
An agricultural appraisal lowers the taxable value of land. The lands agricultural valuation is based on its general capacity to produce crops, livestock, wildlife or timber rather than its value on the real estate market. In order to determine what the savings is for an ag exemption, you need to know the market value of the land and […]Continue Reading →
(April 20, 2011 ) Standard Pacific Homes’ model home foundation is formed in the new SW neighborhood Avana which is located at the intersection of Escarpment and SH45. Immediately adjacent to the popular Circle C area in SW Austin.
There is about 3 months of available home inventory in the Circle C area, one of the Continue Reading →
Austin Market Conditions July 2011
Central Texas foreclosure postings are down for the 6th consecutive month. At 1,059 postings the monthly figure dropped below the 1,100 per month mark for the first time in 10 months.
Pending sales are way up (41% in June and 62% in May) for the second month in a row…so […]Continue Reading →