Archive Monthly Archives: April 2008

Fundamentals and Basics Still Matter – A Lot

As my 15 year old daughter and I watched the NCAA Basketball finals last night, I once again was reminded that fundamentals and basics matter. In this case, free throw shooting. After an amazing season and a spectacular run to the NCAA finals, including a spanking of our very own UT Longhorns, Memphis had the […]

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Austin Realtor or Dog Catcher?

I recently showed a property occupied by a large barking dog. The showing instructions said “appointment with owner”. When I called the seller, the voice message said “if you need to show the property, call the agent”. I called the agent who gave me a different number to call, for the daughter of the seller, […]

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Home Maintenance Tips

Here are few things you may want to consider doing in and around you home‚Ķcourtesy of one of our Austin real estate inspectors, Bob Petersen at Precision Inspection. Keep your A/C filter clean. A dirty one REALLY increases your electric bill. The best kind to use is the wavy paper type, kind of like what […]

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Agressive Price Drops Needed in Some Austin Areas

I received the below email message this morning from another Realtor. To place this into context for those who may not know, when a Realtor opens a MLS Lockbox with our electronic Supra key, the listing agent is notified (if they have properly registered the lockbox online and attached it to the specific listing) of […]

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