Protected: Best Elementary Schools in Austin

Monday, January 18th, 2016

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$8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit at a Glance

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

· A first time home buyer is defined as someone who has not owned a principal residence during the three-year period prior to the purchase. · The tax credit does not have to repaid. · The tax credit is equal to 10% of the home’s purchase price up to a maximum of $8000 · Home […]

Nation’s Home Sales Seeing Increase

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Existing-Home Sales Up Again Washington, July 23, 2009 Existing-home sales rose for the third consecutive month with inventory easing and home prices declining less sharply in June, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Existing-home sales – including single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops – increased 3.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate1 of 4.89 […]

Austin home sales hit highest level in a year

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

By Claudia GrisalesAMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, July 21, 2009 Austin-area sales of existing homes hit the highest level in a year last month, according to figures Monday from the Austin Board of Realtors. Last month, 2,135 single-family homes were sold in the area, down 4 percent from a year earlier. That was the smallest decline since […]

How To Fight Your Property Taxes! I did it and so can you…

Monday, July 20th, 2009

My husband and I own a lovely home in the city of Lakeway, Texas. Every April I pay an enormous amount of money in property taxes. This year I decided to fight my taxes because I had noticed some discrepancies in my charges and finally decided that this was the year to do it. This […]

Foreclosure listings fall to 5-month low in Central Texas

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Postings remain higher than in ’08, but drop is welcome, analysts say. AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, July 17, 2009 Residential foreclosures for the Aug. 4 auction are at a five-month low in Central Texas, reflecting a trend in other parts of Texas, according to data from Foreclosure Listing Service Inc. On Thursday, experts cautioned against reading […]

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

REALTORS® SAY HOUSING INCENTIVES HELP ECONOMY, SMALL BUSINESSES Washington, July 15, 2009 Having a sound and well-functioning real estate sector is critical to our country’s economic growth and development, as well as the growth and sustainability of many small businesses, according to the National Association of Realtors®. In testimony on Capitol Hill before the House […]

100% financing for home purchases available through USDA Rural Development – Moberly, MO – Moberly Monitor-Index

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

100% financing for home purchases available through USDA Rural Development – Moberly, MO – Moberly Monitor-Index For more information about which Austin areas qualify, contact Cyndi.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Central Texas home sales showing signs of a pickup By Shonda Novak| Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 02:43 PM Central Texas’ new-home builders started nearly 35 percent fewer homes in the second quarter than a year earlier and closed 36 percent fewer sales, new figures show. However, there are signs the market may be picking up […]

Real Estate Trends in Texas

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Are you interested in getting the straight facts about the real estate market from a real estate voice that you can trust? While you can always visit my site, there are some statistics that I have just got to share with you. Click here for some astounding and interesting stats on Texas real estate trends.