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Austin Real Estate Blog

By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Are you searching for the perfect Austin Texas home? If so, don’t miss 9509 Saugus Lane, this stunning Eanes Custom Estate features 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and 4,284 square feet of space.

Learn More About 9509 Saugus Lane

Built on a highly desirable, one acre private cul-de-sac in Bella Lago, on Lake Austin, this custom home is truly unique because it’s surrounded by lush landscaping and will make you feel like you’ve come home to your own piece of “paradise” while still being just 25 minutes away from town.

9509 Saugus Lane has been meticulously maintained by it’s original owners over the years and their love for the home shows.

This Austin Texas home would be perfect house for anyone, including

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Are you planning on moving to Austin Texas? If so, Austin’s suburbs were recently named by Smart Asset among the best suburbs in Texas for buying a home and raising a family.

About the Best Suburbs in Texas

SmartAsset said it looked at 87 cities with a population greater than 25,000 for the study and measured them on 12 metrics including family poverty rate, median household income, high school graduation rate and violent crime rate. Their findings found the average median household income is just shy of six figures and that average median monthly housing cost was around $1,500, higher than cities like New York.

Leander topped the list, with six Dallas-area suburbs and cities taking the 2-7 spots.

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Thanks to recent statistics from Fannie Mae, and the National Housing Survey, we know that 62% of people surveyed feel that right now is the perfect time to sell their homes thanks to market conditions like rising home prices, buyer demand, and low mortgage interest rates.

Some Home Owners Are Cautious About Selling

Although most homeowners are eager to sell their homes right now many homeowners are cautious about selling at the same time because they know that they will have to deal with very same Real Estate market conditions as other home buyers.

"They [still] have to find a new place to move," says Sarah Shahdad, a market insights researcher at Fannie Mae. "If they don't see an affordable

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – The home buying season has been in full swing for months now; thanks to a recent report from CoreLogic we know that home prices edged up during the month of April with prices about 7% higher than they were just one year ago

Will Price Increases Carry Through The Summer Months?

Now that we know the home buying season is in full swing the BIG questions most Realtors and economists want to know is if buyers will continue buying homes through the summer months and the answer to this question would appear to be yes.

The frenzied spring selling season is helping nudge prices higher, CoreLogic said. Home purchase pricing is outpacing rent growth for single-family homes.

CoreLogic forecasts national

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – If you ask anyone in Austin, or the surrounding area if property tax reform is needed they will give you an immediate yes.

Thankfully, Governor Abbott is listening to the people and he indicated on Monday that he’s going to call a special session to deal with the major problem of rising property taxes across the state of Texas.

A Problem That Needs To Be Solved

It’s not just homeowners in Austin that have been dealing with rising property taxes, the entire state has been affected and many owners are being priced out of their homes because they cannot afford to pay the high property taxes.

“It’s complex but it needs to be addressed and that is the incredible rise in property taxes in this state.

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By the Kent Redding Group

Are you searching for the perfect example of a traditional home with great curb appeal? If so, don’t miss 1761 N Meridian Greens Drive. This home has everything that you’re searching for including 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 3,395 square feet.

About 1761 N Meridian Greens Drive

Located in Dickinson Texas, this $315,000 home has perfect curb appeal including an elegant brick exterior, mature landscaping, palm trees, and plenty of yard space for you to play with your dogs, children or grandchildren.

What’s also great about 1761 N Meridian Greens Drive is that this home also has plenty of space on the lot for your RV, boat or jet skis.

Get to Know This Home

Step inside this beautiful home and you will

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By the Kent Redding Group

The Austin Texas Real Estate market is one of the most competitive places to buy a home in the United States right now but you can give yourself the advantage over other home buyers by doing one simple thing, writing a letter to the seller.

Why You Should Write a Letter to The Seller

In a Real Estate market where there’s a lot of competition, writing a letter to the seller is a smart thing to do because it sets you apart from other buyers who haven’t taken the time to write letters, and it’s also a very intimate thing to do because it helps the seller to see you as a real person and not just another buyer.

Advantages of Writing a Letter to The Seller

Besides giving you the opportunity to win over the seller

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Zillow recently shook up the Real Estate world once again by launching their new Instant Offers Program which will give homeowners the opportunities to receive cash offers from investors along with a comparable market analysis from Zillow Premier Agents.

How Does Zillow Instant Offers Work?

Once a seller receives an instant offer they can accept the investors offer without using an agent to complete the transaction.

Zillow does encourage homeowners to use an agent thought, especially since the home selling process also comes with questions or concerns that many homeowners will be unable to answer and having a Realtor® working for you makes the process of selling a home easier.

As of May 30th,

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX – Are you searching for things to do during Memorial Day 2017 in Austin? If so, you’ve come to the right place, there’s a ton of great things to do in Austin to celebrate this special day:

Memorial Day Brunch at Banger’s

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Try the ‘ManMosa’- a liter mug filled with a bottle of champagne; yes, a whole bottle, topped off with a splash of cranberry or OJ. If that’s a little too aggressive, you can check out the Build Your Own Bloody Mary bar

There’s live music from noon until 3 pm, and your pup is always welcome to come join the party (they even have a special sausage just for dogs).

MEMORIAL DAY BAKE

SAT MAY 27 - MON MAY 29 9:00AM

 ​WILDWOOD BAKEHOUSE

MEMORIAL

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Are you searching for the perfect Austin Texas home that has a great location, backs to green space and is also energy efficient as well? Is so, you don’t want to miss 12911 Muldoon Drive.

About 12911 Muldoon Drive

This 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 1,927 square foot home has everything that you’re searching for in an Austin Texas home for sale including an attached garage, central heating/air, beautiful tree covered lot, hardwood floors, fireplace and so much more.

Close to Everything

Built in 1986, and listed for $264,900, this energy efficient home is located in the desirable Milwood/Rattan neighborhoods and is close to everything including companies like Oracle, PayPal, Apple and your favorite

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