Archive Monthly Archives: April 2006

Tight Austin Real Estate Market Causing Frustration for Buyers

Real Estate Contracts

We’ve had several deals in the past few days, both on the listing and selling side, in which multiple offers have caused consternation for Buyers who were bumped off of almost-done deals by newer offers. The problem arises when the Buyer believes the Seller has accepted their offer, when in fact, the Seller has simply […]

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Posted by Steve
12 years ago

About Blogging – Thanks to Tom at 4WebResults.com

4WebResults.com

It’s been 10 months since I started writing blog articles on this website, and it’s been about 3 years since my good friend Tom Parish told me I should start a blog. I’m sort of stubborn, so it took me a while. Tom’s a Website Promotion and Internet Marketing Consultant. He helps people make their […]

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Posted by Steve
12 years ago

Greedy Florida Realtor Serving Himself, Not His Clients

Greedy Florida Realtor

I had an interesting call today from a Coldwell Banker Realtor in Florida. He spoke to Sylvia yesterday and told her that he has a group of Florida investor buyers that want to come out to Austin in May and buy a bunch of rental homes. He’s trying to get them set up with a […]

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Posted by Steve
12 years ago

Austin job market on fire

job growth in austin

Austin’s job market is providing plenty of fuel to the real estate market. When people ask us “what is causing the Austin Real Estate market to be so strong?”, a big factor is job creation. See the article below from the Austin Business Journal. Austin’s job market is one of the hottest in the country, […]

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Posted by Steve
12 years ago

Texas Property Tax ‘Reform’ – Where’s the Beef?

Property Tax Reform

As the first week of the Texas Legislative Special Session winds down, and I read and watch the news stories, I’m under-whelmed. By most accounts, this court-ordered effort to change the way Texas funds public schools will be a success if Governor Perry’s plan passes, which will reduce the Property Tax rate by $0.50. What […]

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Posted by Steve
12 years ago

Austin Market Rental Update – Home rents still falling

Home Rent Rates Still Falling

The number of single family homes rented in March 2006 increased a whopping 65% over March 2005. 633 Single Family Homes were leased through the Austin MLS Leasing service this March compared to 382 units in March of last year. This impressive increase in absorption is surpassed however by the even greater increase in supply. […]

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Posted by Steve
12 years ago
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