Austin real estate

San Antonio and Houston May be Popular With Millennials, but NAR Says Austin and Dallas are Better Values

By Joanna England / July 25, 2014 / 0 Comments

Where are all the first-time homebuyers? In their cozy rentals, that’s where! With a market almost completely devoid of newby buyers, and the rental market being as competitive as it is (just ask my friend looking for a single-family home in East Dallas!), and prices going up across all segments, it’s just hard to find […]

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What Do You Do When the Buyer or Seller Doesn't Show at Closing?

By Candy Evans / March 18, 2014 / 4 Comments

Years ago, I sold my home on Park Lane after living there for more than ten years. We agreed on a sales price and yes, like most home sellers, it was less than what I wanted, less than what I thought my home was worth. But I agreed to the sales price and the terms […]

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What Do You Do When the Buyer or Seller Doesn’t Show at Closing?

By Candy Evans / March 18, 2014 / 4 Comments

Years ago, I sold my home on Park Lane after living there for more than ten years. We agreed on a sales price and yes, like most home sellers, it was less than what I wanted, less than what I thought my home was worth. But I agreed to the sales price and the terms […]

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Neither Pricey Nor Cheap: Coldwell Banker List of Most Expensive and Affordable Markets Skips Texas Entirely

By Joanna England / November 11, 2013 / 12 Comments

I guess it’s good to be in the middle of the pack sometimes, especially when it comes to making lists that label cities and towns as “Most Expensive” or “Most Affordable” real estate markets. It’s a lot like dating, right? You don’t want to come off as too easy, or seem too prude, either, when […]

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In Texas, Housing Shortages Driving Up Prices, Starting Bidding Wars, but Trulia "Bubble Watch" Shows Texas Metro Areas as "Overvalued"

By Joanna England / October 28, 2013 / 3 Comments

I know “housing shortage” should sound very ominous, but really, we should be celebrating! Thanks to a growing job market, Texas is adding more workers faster than it can build housing for them. According to this story in Bloomberg News, there are bidding wars all over Texas, with some sellers turning down cash offers that […]

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Austin Agent Sean McCormack Discovers the Literal Side of "House Porn" As He Tours Austin Homes For Sale

By Joanna England / July 24, 2013 / 2 Comments

You’ll have to jump for the video and details, but this is just about the craziest thing I have ever seen about Austin homes for sale!

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