Archive Monthly Archives: October 2011

Why Online Repair Request Forms Are Best

Most Austin Property Managers, in fact all that I know, require tenant repair requests to be submitted in writing. This is required by Texas Property Code as well as the commonly used TAR (Texas Association of Realtors) and TAA (Texas Apartment Association) lease forms. It’s good practice for tenants to follow, even if the landlord […]

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Posted by Steve
6 years ago

Austin Real Estate Investing Not Always Profitable

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Sylvia and I just sold a couple of acreage lots that we purchased in Oak Hill back in Feb 2007. For those who remember, Austin’s real estate market was still running full tilt in early 2007. I bought three lots in a new subdivision, we built a new custom home on one of them and […]

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Posted by Steve
6 years ago

Austin Realtor Agent Performance Stats Now Live on Redfin

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The Real Estate company Redfin recently announced the release of its Agent Scouting ReportĀ in its various markets around the US. This allows Redfin “clients” (term in quotes because anyone can sign up at Redfin.com and instantly be a “client”, whereas most agents think of a client as someone who has signed an actual Listing or […]

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Posted by Steve
7 years ago