Leander, TX Development Land for Sale, 337 ac
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Leander, TX Development Land for Sale, 337 ac

Morris Ranch | 337+/- Acres | $18,140,000 23244 Nameless Road, Leander, TX, 78641 – Travis County UNDER CONTRACT! The Morriss Ranch offers a unique opportunity to acquire a large acreage tract of land in a high growth area of Travis County, in Leander. This property has fantasic development potential and would also make a beautiful…

Reasons to Move to Texas
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Reasons to Move to Texas

Relocating to Central Texas Why do so many people want to move to Texas? Maybe because Texas is the 9th largest economy among the nations of the world and offers a business-friendly climate—with no corporate or personal income tax—along with a highly skilled workforce, easy access to global markets, robust infrastructure and predictable regulations. More…

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,…

Texas Homestead Exemptions
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Texas Homestead Exemptions

Williamson & Travis County Homestead Exemptions Homestead exemptions are granted by the county appraisal district where the property is located. The exemption reduces a homeowner’s property tax bill by removing part of the home’s value from taxation. All Texas homeowners may receive a General Residence Homestead Exemption on the value of their property for school…

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….

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…

Who Owns Texas Groundwater & How Can it be Used
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Who Owns Texas Groundwater & How Can it be Used

Who Owns Texas Groundwater? Texas groundwater law is derived from the English common law rule of “absolute ownership.” This law and its interpretation essentially provide that groundwater, once it has been captured by a well and delivered to the surface, belongs to the landowner. As such, Central Texas landowners may use or sell all the…

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…

What is “As Is” in a Texas Residential Contract
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What is “As Is” in a Texas Residential Contract

What Does “As Is” Mean? Accepting a property “as is” as stated in Paragraph 7D(1) in the One to Four Family Residential Contract means a buyer accepts the property in its current condition at the time of the execution of the contract. Usually at the time of contract execution the buyer knows very little about…

With a Sellers Lease Back, Does the Buyer get Keys?
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With a Sellers Lease Back, Does the Buyer get Keys?

Does a Buyer get Keys in a Seller Lease Back When a property owner sells a property in Texas and then leases back their former property, they most likely used a Seller’s Temporary Residential Lease document. After a seller closes they may not realize they have officially become a tenant and the buyer has just…