Neighborhood Profile: Steiner Ranch

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

For homeowners in Steiner Ranch, living is a SNAP Saturday, July 25, 2009 Steiner Ranch has long been known as a successful neighborhood, but many home buyers do not know the extent of what the area offers and what makes it distinctive. When you think of the best features of Steiner Ranch, just remember that […]

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 […]

Maintaining Vacant Property Can Be Expensive

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

Anyone who turns down an offer to sell a house should consider how much it will cost to maintain the home while waiting for the next opportunity to sell.Here’s just one example of a home seller who has felt the pain of a delayed sale. Ed Tuttle, who has been trying to sell his unoccupied […]