Category Archives for Investing

The Growing Acceptance of Real Estate Value Inaccuracy

What is my Austin Home Worth

What is your Austin home worth, right now? When considering a sale, it’s generally worth “market value”, defined loosely as the highest price a buyer would pay, and that a seller will accept in an open, competitive market. This assumes neither buyer nor seller are under any undue stress or duress external to the transaction […]

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Posted by Steve
11 months ago

Should you keep your Austin rental home or sell?

Is Rental Property Investing in Austin Still Profitable?

It’s the start of 2016 and already I’ve received a few inquiries from my investor clients wondering whether they should hold on to their rental property, or sell this year. It’s a conversation I have multiple times with multiple clients each year, and it’s a question Sylvia and I sometimes ask ourselves about our own […]

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Posted by Steve
a couple of years ago

Some Perspective on Rental Property Cash Flow Disruption

About a year ago, Sept 2014, during a violent Austin thunder storm, a rental property I personally own in SW Austin was struck by lightening and caught fire in the attic. As the thunderous flash of light, noise and immediate smoke jolted the tenant out of bed at 2:30AM, he quickly realized that he was […]

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Posted by Steve
3 years ago

Austin Real Estate Predictions for 2015

Austin home sales 2005-2014

What will the real estate market in Austin do for 2015? Most likely, more of the same. More of what we saw in 2013 and 2014 Spring/Summer selling seasons, which was strong price increases caused by limited supply and increasing demand. Especially in the central core areas of Austin but not limited to just those […]

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Posted by Steve
3 years ago
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