It’s no secret the Austin real estate market is booming. Buyers are having to make more concessions than sellers, and many buyers think sellers will make absolutely no concessions for them. In practice, it is not as one sided as you might think. Though we are still in a seller’s market, buyers are still able […]
What is a Seller Looking for in a Multiple Offer Situation?
As we head into the busy Spring home buying season in Austin, we’re starting to see more multiple offers. As the season progresses, I would expect to see more. Buyers who want to eliminate the frustration of losing a home to another buyer need a carefully thought out multiple offer strategy. To be successful, the […]
What are Closing Costs and Who Pays Them in Austin?
Whether you are selling or buying a home, apartment building or vacant land, there will be closing costs associated with the transaction. That is, money due over and above the cost of the property. Closing costs are fees or charges imposed by certain 3rd parties – entities other than the buyer and seller – who […]
Guide to Buying a Home in Austin
We’ve had several requests for a comprehensive guide to home buying. Though our Austin Home Buyer Blog is packed full of home buyer tips, there is no step by step guide. To help Austin home buyers looking for some guidance, we’re pleased to introduce our Austin Home Buyer’s Guide. What Can You Expect to Learn […]
How Much is Homeowners Insurance in Austin?
Homeowners insurance is one of those costs that is not really understood by most home buyers. A lender might go over the general concept and include an estimate of what homeowner’s insurance might be, but that’s about it until the home buyer actually shops for home insurance a week or so before closing. The cost […]