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8 Value-Adding Upgrades You Can Make to Your Home for Less than $1500 Each

September 22, 2020

When you’re getting ready to sell your home, the preparations can seem endless. You need a good realtor, and your house must be in the best condition. Many homeowners also make basic upgrades in order to raise their property values and increase the asking price.

Raise The Rent Or Sell? What To Do When Finances Are Tight

September 8, 2020

If you’ve ever lived in a large apartment complex, you likely adapted to a particular rhythm: each year, as your lease came up for renewal, you’d also face a rent increase. To continue living in the property, you would be expected to pay more, supposedly to keep up with inflation.

12 Moving Day Tips for a Less Stressful Experience

September 3, 2020

The process of selling your current home and buying a new one is stressful, time-consuming, and full of important tasks and responsibilities. At times, it seems as if it’ll never end. But don’t worry, you’ll eventually get settled. Moving day is the final stage of the home purchase process. And while you’re certainly looking forward… [Read More]

The Pros and Cons of Buying a Personal Residence in Cash

August 20, 2020

For the vast majority of the population, there’s only one realistic way to purchase a house. You call a few banks and credit unions, speak with lenders, and get pre-approved for a mortgage that specifies how much house you can buy. You then put down some cash to supplement the loan and spend the next… [Read More]

Marketing San Marcos

Marketing San Marcos: 4 Property Promotion Points

August 3, 2020

Austin is one of the hippest cities around, known for its “Keep Austin Weird” mural, the South By Southwest festival, and surprising attractions like the Cathedral of Junk – but as with other trendy locales, it’s an expensive place to live. In fact, Austin is Texas’s priciest city, meaning many potential residents are priced out… [Read More]

Is Your Austin Texas Home Taking Too Long to Sell? Here's What to Do

Is Your Austin Texas Home Taking Too Long to Sell? Here’s What to Do

July 30, 2020

Most people in the Austin area list their homes and expect them to sell relatively quickly. If the home is in a good neighborhood, is in good condition, and is listed for a reasonable price, it should, in theory, fly off the market. However, this isn’t always the case. Many homeowners find themselves disappointed, stressed,… [Read More]

Is Now Still a Good Time to Invest in Austin Rental Properties?

Is Now Still a Good Time to Invest in Austin Rental Properties?

July 24, 2020

For the better part of a decade, the Austin real estate market has been hotter than asphalt baking in the Texas summer sun. People have been moving to our city in droves, infrastructure has been built out, businesses have hired hundreds of thousands of locals, and life has been good. But COVID-19 has poked some… [Read More]


How COVID-19 Will Affect the Houston Housing Marketing

July 17, 2020

The events following the breakout of COVID-19, often called coronavirus, are unprecedented for today’s global citizens. The United States hasn’t seen the spread of a virus that’s so prolific and potentially catastrophic in about 100 years, since the Spanish flu of 1918.

Unpacking After a Move

The Best Tips and Strategies for Unpacking After a Move

June 23, 2020

If moving is stressing you out, consider yourself normal. Research shows that moving is one of the most stressful events in the average person’s life. In fact, it’s considered more stressful than a divorce. But it doesn’t have to be. If you plan ahead, you can tackle the most stressful aspects of a move head-on… [Read More]

Is My Home’s Zestimate Accurate?

Is My Home’s Zestimate Accurate?

June 18, 2020

Whether you’re considering selling your home in the near future, or you’re simply a curious homeowner who wants to get a better feel for what your current financial standing is, it’s always nice to know what your home is worth. And if you run a quick Google search to learn more, you’ll almost certainly be… [Read More]