Archive Monthly Archives: May 2006

NEITHER HIGH GASOLINE PRICES NOR HIGHER INTEREST RATES . . .

Cash Flow on Investments

This is from the TX A&M Real Estate Center Online News. If you want to stay on top of general Texas real estate and business news, subscribe to the RECON. You’ll receive an email digest of Texas real estate and business news once or twice a week. In the one I just received, this story […]

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Posted by Steve
13 years ago

Circle C Ranch in Austin – Sales Are Strong

Circle C Ranch

When one of my buyers closed on a home in the older section of Circle C Ranch for $192,000 last March, I told him he might have purchased the last home that will ever sell for less than $200,000 in Circle C Ranch. So far, my prediction is holding true. Prices in Circle C are […]

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Posted by Steve
13 years ago

Austin Relo Buyers Purchasing Years in Advance of Move

I’m seeing an increasing number of hybrid investors, mainly from California, who are purchasing a home in Austin in which to live, but they don’t plan to move here for several years, so the home is initially rented to a tenant. These buyers want to cash in on their home (which has become a winning […]

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Posted by Steve
13 years ago

Austin Joining Nation’s Strongest Housing Markets

investing in real estate

Each Saturday, the Austin Statesman has a real estate related article in the business section. The one below is from last Saturday’s May 6 edition. The only thing I would add is that Austin is still a tale of two markets. The booming market, and the still sluggish market that has not yet gained traction. […]

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Posted by Steve
13 years ago

More on This New SafeMLS Key – and Trusting Your Realtor

Austin Board of Realtors

In my last blog article, I talked about this new electronic keychain device that all Austin Realtors will have to start using next week to log into our own MLS System. I’ve been thinking more about this, and why it irks me. I’ve figured it out – it’s the Hypocrisy of the Austin Board of […]

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Posted by Steve
13 years ago