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Mar 15

Austin Real Estate Market Statistics: February 2018

By Heather Schuck | Austin Market Statistics

  Quick Facts: February is typically a slow month for home sales, but the Central Texas housing market didn’t slow a bit last month, however, areas with the highest market demand and lowest inventory experienced double-digit percent price increases and annual declines in sales activity. Population growth is putting additional pressure on local housing markets with […]

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Mar 08

4 Reasons to Sell Your Home this Spring

By Heather Schuck | Seller Tools

Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward!” Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale in the market right now is what is holding back the market. Many potential sellers believe that waiting until Spring is in their best interest, and traditionally […]

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Mar 06

It’s Tax Season… Use Your Refund to Jump Start Your Down Payment Savings!

By Heather Schuck | Homebuyer Resources

According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $2,840 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $2,895, last year. Tax refunds are often thought of as ‘extra money’ that can be used toward larger goals; for anyone looking to buy a […]

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Mar 01

Is Now a Good Time to Rent?

By Heather Schuck | Homebuyer Resources

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks when it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent. The Census Bureau recently released their 2017 fourth quarter median rent numbers. Here is a graph showing […]

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