Archive Monthly Archives: April 2007

Google Calendar Sync with Treo 650 using Goosync

I’ve recently migrated both mine and Sylvia’s Calendars from Outlook to the free online Google Calendar. Google Calendar is now mine and Sylvia’s primary calendar and appointment tracking system for both personal and business needs. We’ve dumped Outlook Calendar. This would have occurred much sooner had it not been for lack of a good tool […]

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Posted by Steve
11 years ago

Buying and Selling Real Estate in the UK vs. Austin TX

I recently had the distinct pleasure of helping a family relocating to Austin from London. The process started as it usually does with our buyers. They found us online and contacted me about buying a home in Austin. There was an initial phone conversation or two, and several emails. We actually made an offer on […]

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Posted by Steve
11 years ago

Austin Homes – Sold/Expired Comparison 2002 thru 2006

Since our local news media thinks the Austin Real Estate Market is “cooling”, based on only a 1% increase in number of sales the first quarter of 2007 compared to 2006 (smallest increase in several years), I thought I’d offer another viewpoint of what determines the strength of a real estate market. Namely, the ability […]

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Posted by Steve
11 years ago

U.S. Home Sales Drop In March

There is a lot of press out there about the national housing market. This article below is from Forbes. Austin has slowed down with respect to number of sales, but prices keep rising in the desirable areas. I cringe when I see local newspaper article headlines “Austin Home Sales Cooling” because that’s a misleading thing […]

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Posted by Steve
11 years ago

Up to 4,000 homes may hit Bastrop

The article below was in last week’s Austin Business Journal. Looks like Bastrop (30 minutes SE of Austin) is going to be booming along with the other small towns surrounding Austin. I really like Bastrop, but it’s not a place that would make since for us to live at this stage in our lives. The […]

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Posted by Steve
11 years ago

Austin Real Estate – Sales Market Update March 2007

Real Estate prices continue the upward climb in Austin, though the number of homes sold is slowing somewhat. The number of homes sold is up 1% from March a year ago. The average sales price is up 4% and the Median sales price is up 6%. See the chart below and additional charts and info […]

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Posted by Steve
11 years ago
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