Archive Monthly Archives: August 2009

A Quick Glance at Real Estate Sales in Texas Cities July 2009

Below is sales data from the Texas A and M Real Estate Center regarding the real estate sales market in various cities across Texas for July 2009. TEXAS (Real Estate Center, CNNMoney.com) – A total of 22,511 existing homes were sold in Texas last month, a 4.8 percent decline from July 2008, according to MLS data compiled […]

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Posted by Steve
9 years ago

Austin Real Estate Market Update – July 2009 Stats

It’s getting real hard to write about the Austin real estate market when month after month it just keeps doing what is expected, treading water overall, doing well under $200K, especially close in, and still soft in the $400K+ price ranges. That really sums it up, month after month. At the beginning of the year […]

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Posted by Steve
9 years ago

Has Austin Become a Sub-Category of Itself?

Two weekends ago I was running errands that took me from my home in Oak Hill in SW Austin, to my bank in South Austin, then to drop my daughter off at KidsActing in East Austin off East MLK. Then up to preview a house in North Austin, then up to Round Rock to see […]

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Posted by Steve
10 years ago

Real Estate Market at Bottom in Most Texas Cities

This just in from my Texas A and M Real Estate Center eNewsletter: COLLEGE STATION— “It appears we are at the bottom of the housing market in most Texas cities,” said Real Estate Center Director Mark Dotzour after reviewing the state’s latest home sale numbers. Dotzour mentioned two years ago that new home construction needed […]

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Posted by Steve
10 years ago

Fussy garage door reminds me I’m not young anymore

Our garage doors have been acting up at home. Sometimes they won’t close but instead do that blinking light thing, even though there is nothing obstructing the safety beam. When this happened to me today, I had to walk into the garage, hold the wall button down so the door would close all the way, […]

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Posted by Steve
10 years ago

RealManage HOA Management Delivers Poor Customer Service

Occassionally I like to use my blog as a bully pulpit. I’m especially grateful that Google likes our blog and thus pushes blog articles that contain company names and keywords to the front page of search results, such as when we became the Number 1 search result for searches for a mortgage company name after […]

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Posted by Steve
10 years ago