Cedar Park Senior Citizens Learn How to Navigate Late-In-Life Transitions

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Cedar Park Senior Citizens Learn How to Navigate Late-In-Life Transitions 5 Step System Helps Senior Citizens & Families with Downsizing & Moving Cedar Park, TX: As the population ages, more and more senior citizens and their caregiver families are faced with the challenges of “downsizing”: usually a move for the elder from the traditional family […]

New ban on short-term leases in Rollingwood.

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Rollingwood, another town west of Austin, has a new ban on short-term leases. Owners are angry about the city’s vote to take away their right to rent their homes out for fewer than 30 days – citing constitutional rights to do what they wish with their property and also the need for extra income during […]

Texas Foreclosures less than 50% of nat’l avg.

Monday, October 4th, 2010

According to Realty Trac forclosures were 11.9% of realty sales in Texas in the second quarter. Nation-wide foreclosures accounted for 24% of realty sales. Visit the original article here or my website for more info about home sales in Texas.

Fed moves to curb housing abuses

Monday, July 27th, 2009

The U.S. central bank recommends new rules to limit compensation for mortgage brokers and clarify risks for borrowers. July 23, 2009: 11:36 AM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The Federal Reserve Board Thursday recommended new disclosure rules for homeowners and compensation guidelines for mortgage brokers to correct some abuses of the recent runaway housing market. Prospective […]

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 […]

Which cities will and won’t recover fastest — Austin at the top, AGAIN!

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

WASHINGTON – The three most important things in real estate: location, location, location. It’s true for recovery from a real estate bubble too. Overall, many economists expect the national economy to return to growth later in 2009, perhaps as soon as this summer. But that won’t be the case everywhere. While some cities are poised […]

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 […]