Archive Yearly Archives: 2007

A Tale of Two Real Estate Markets

No matter where you live, there always exists two real estate “markets”. One market consists of homes that are priced “in the market”. These are the homes that will sell. The other market consists of homes priced “out of the market”. These are homes that probably won’t sell unless a price or condition adjustment is […]

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Posted by Steve
10 years ago

Austin Real Estate Market Update – Oct 2007

Home sales in Austin are getting better or worse, depending on which side of the equation you’re on – Buyer or Seller – and some other factors. If you’re a Buyer, you currently have more homes to choose from and are more likely to find a seller willing to negotiate compared to 2006 and the […]

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Posted by Steve
10 years ago

Austin Rental Market Update – thru Oct 2007

The Austin Rental Market keeps chugging along. Not much new to say for the stats report this month as the steady climb in rents continues. Average rental rate is up 5.7% from a year ago, to $1354 (though down from last month due to our seasonal shift). But remember, average rents in Austin are still […]

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Posted by Steve
10 years ago

Texas A&M Economist Mark Dotzour on the Economy

Mark Dotzour is one of my favorite speakers. He makes things easy to understand and is funny. Below is a snippet from one of his recent speeches. COLLEGE STATION (Real Estate Center) – Speaking before the Houston Economic Club earlier today, Dr. Mark Dotzour discussed the state of the national and Texas economies, and made […]

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Posted by Steve
11 years ago

Right Brain Left Brain Spinning Girl

Someone sent me a link to this spinning girl and I found it interesting. Which way is she spinning for you? For me, she is spinning to the right (clockwise) 100% of the time. For Sylvia, she is spinning to the left (counter-clockwise) 100% of the time. For our kids, she randomly switches back and […]

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Posted by Steve
11 years ago