Tips on Preparing Texas Real Estate Comparables
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Tips on Preparing Texas Real Estate Comparables

How to Create Comps Like a Pro A comparable, or “comp”, is a property that’s used to help evaluate another property, also known as the subject property.  Sold comps are used to help establish market value for a subject property. Active properties can be used to help evaluate the current market and local competition. All comparables,…

The Hazards of an Overpriced Property
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The Hazards of an Overpriced Property

Overpriced Properties are Hard to Sell Well, well, well, here we are, many months after your property was listed and you’ve had no offers and very few showings. What could be the problem? Your property is in fantastic shape and better than anything else around. “My property is much better than the property that sold…

Open House, to Have or not to Have, is that the Question?
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Open House, to Have or not to Have, is that the Question?

Should I Have an Open House Here’s an article I found interesting, “7 Open House Myths” by Bill Gassett. It was an informative read about some important facts to consider about open houses, so I wanted to share it with folks that visit my site. Bill’s article shares some of my thoughts regarding open houses….

Horseshoe Bay Waterfront Condo for Sale
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Horseshoe Bay Waterfront Condo for Sale

Horseshoe Bay Condo for Sale in The Cape SOLD!! Here’s a fantastic opportunity to own a beautiful, waterfront condo in Horseshoe Bay. Located in the gated community of The Cape at Cape Terrace, this second floor condo overlooks Lake LBJ and offers some amazing sunsets! Walk to Horseshoe Bay Resort amenities! This property can also…

Inexpensive Home Improvements that Payoff
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Inexpensive Home Improvements that Payoff

Inexpensive Home Improvements When buyers pull up to your Central Texas home they have already started sizing your property up, even before the car doors have shut. Curb appeal, presenting a positive first impression, is of the utmost importance when selling a home. A mowed lawn, manicured landscaping,  fresh mulch and colorful flowers go a…

Why a Seller’s Disclosure Notice is Important.
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Why a Seller’s Disclosure Notice is Important.

Understanding a Texas Seller’s Disclosure The original Seller’s Disclosure Notice requirement first went into effect in Texas in 1994. If you’ve sold a single family home in Texas in the last 20 years or so you’ve more than likely completed a Seller’s Disclosure Notice. Most sellers consider this document tedious to complete but accurately disclosing…

The New Bryson Community in Leander, Homes Available in Fall 2015
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The New Bryson Community in Leander, Homes Available in Fall 2015

Bryson Homes for Sale in Leander, Texas Bryson is a new 500 acre master-planned community coming to Leander this Fall, 2015. The developer, Crescent Communities, plans to build 1200 homes and will start their first model homes this coming Spring. Homes to be priced between the high $200k’s to low $400k’s. Homes in Bryson are to be built by reputable, local…

Getting your Central Texas Home Ready to Sell
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Getting your Central Texas Home Ready to Sell

Getting your Austin Area Home Ready to Sell I’ve personally bought and sold my fair share of homes. I’ve also purchased and sold plenty of homes for my clients. As a real estate broker and investor, I can tell you firsthand there’s nothing helps to sell a home quicker than having a nice clean home…

What’s a Seller Pre-Inspection of a Home?
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What’s a Seller Pre-Inspection of a Home?

Seller Pre-Inspection of their Home You finally found  a buyer for your Austin area home, accepted an offer, opened up escrow and you have the movers scheduled when disaster strikes. The buyer’s home inspection has revealed major defects and the buyer is threatening to walk if they can’t be resolved. One way to avoid this…