For Buyers

June 19, 2024

10 Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector

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The inspection is an important part of buying a home. It’s the time when you learn what’s behind the walls of the home you’ve fallen in love with and whether any secret horrors are hidden from sight. It’s important to communicate with your inspector to make sure you’re home is ...

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June 5, 2024

Is It Better to Rent or Buy in 2024? Expert Guide to Navigating the Real Estate Market

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The 2024 real estate market presents a conundrum for many prospective homeowners. Soaring home prices from previous years combined with rising interest rates make homeownership a steeper climb. However, the rental market is also seeing increased demand and rising costs, complicating the decision further. Prospective buyers must weigh the long-term ...

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May 30, 2024

Home Features Millennial Austin Homebuyers Love

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Austin's housing market is largely driven by millennial buyers. Though they make up only a quarter of the population, people aged 26 to 41 are buying the majority of homes. To get top dollar for your property, it's vital to target this tech-savvy generation effectively.

Millennials heavily rely ...

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May 30, 2024

Complete Guide To Living In Mueller, Austin

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Mueller, Austin is a small, quiet community of people, with a population of 5000. It's a village located in northeast Austin, built on the former Robert Mueller Municipal Airport. Mueller, bordered by I-35 to Anchor Lane from East to West and 51st St. to Airport Blvd from North to ...

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May 30, 2024

Hyde Park, Austin TX: Top 10 Things To Know About This Neighborhood

Tucked away in the city of Austin, Texas, you'll find the beautiful neighborhood of Hyde Park. Originally developed between the mid-1920s and late 1930s, Hyde Park is located in a historic district slightly north of the University of Texas. It is home to many historic buildings, including the Blue ...

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May 30, 2024

Your Guide To Living In Taylor, Texas

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Taylor, TX is a small town in Williamson County and has a population of around 17,000. Located in central Texas between Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas, it is just to the north of the Interstate 35 corridor and within an hour's drive of downtown San Antonio. It ...

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May 28, 2024

Fed on Hold: Interest Rates Remain High, Potential Relief Pushed to Fall 2024

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Federal Reserve's Latest Policy Meeting: May 24, 2024

On May 24, 2024, the Federal Reserve concluded its latest policy meeting with a widely anticipated decision: interest rates remain unchanged. The target federal funds rate is held at a range of 5.25% to 5.5%, the highest level in ...

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April 30, 2024

What You Need to Know When Building a House on a Lot with Matt Risinger Build

For many aspiring Austin homeowners, the dream of a custom-built residence isn't confined to a waterfront view. Building on a unique lot, brimming with potential, can be equally exciting. Robert Fischer with The Robert J Fischer Team (one of the top real estate teams in Austin) and Matt Risinger ...

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April 23, 2024

BesTex Solutions: Austin Area Contractor for Complete Home Transformations (Roofing, Remodeling & More)

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BesTex Solutions LLC: Austin Area & Central TX's One-Stop Shop for Complete Home Transformations

Finding a home improvement company that can handle all your needs can be a challenge. But look no further than BesTex Solutions , a fully licensed and insured contractor dedicated to providing exceptional service and transforming ...

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April 9, 2024

Property Taxes in Central Texas: How to Protest Your Appraised Value

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Fight unfair Texas property tax appraisals! Need help fighting your property taxes? This guide equips you with the knowledge and steps to understand your appraisal, file a protest by the crucial May 15th deadline, and potentially win a lower value with the Appraisal Review Board (ARB). Don't let your ...

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