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At the Kent Redding Group were proud to work with a diverse group of Realtors® including agents who have relocated to Austin from locations around the world like Kym Martin, a native from Adelaide Australia,  (Austin’s sister city). Kym has also lived in Sydney, Seattle, Hong Kong and she is proud to call Austin home now for over a decade. 

Though her expertise lies in relocation, contract negotiation and investment work, Kym continues to serve all buyers, sellers, and investors with any and all Real Estate needs. Her infectious enthusiasm and knowledge for the Austin market sets her apart from other Realtors. If you have any questions or Real Estate needs please contact Kym via email, text or phone. 

In this Q&A article we would like you to get

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Are you ready for the 2016 SXSW Music Festival? It's happening March 15th through 20th 2016 right here in Austin Texas.

If you haven't taken the time to plan for what groups, bands or musical acts you will be seeing during 2016 SXSW here are some acts that you don't want to miss at this years South by Southwest Music Festival. 

Youtube's SXSW 2016 Lineup 

Start Time

Wednesday, March 16

Thursday, March 17

Friday, March 18

10:45 PM 

Future

Blood Orange

Jamie XX

9:00 PM 

Santigold

Chairlift

Troye Sivan

6:40 PM 

Kehlani

Lukas Graham

The Range

5:25 PM

Anderson.Paak

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AUSTIN, TX. – Even though it’s 2016 one thing is clear, home buying trends are changing every year and buyers this year are searching for different things in the Austin Texas Home Market than they were in years past.

In this post we will cover some of the top home buying trends for 2016 and what you can expect if you are selling your Austin Texas Home this year.

Buyers Want More Function

There’s no denying that granite counter tops were one of the top things that buyers wanted in years past but in 2016 times have changed and instead of aesthetics buyers want a functional kitchen that has new appliances, a walk-in pantry, double sink and an eat-in layout.

“Each family lives in their home differently,” says Beazer Homes Senior Creative

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As an Austin Texas Home Owner your goal right now may be to sell your home in the coming months but the reality is that you might receive a low ball offer on your home.

Although receiving a low ball offer isn’t uncommon in Real Estate the reality is that you can be prepared for receiving a low ball offer if you first understand why buyers submit low ball offers and how you should respond to them.

Understanding Low Ball Offers

A low ball offer can be classified as an offer that’s between $5,000 and $15,000 lower than your asking price although the exact definition of a low ball offer can vary from one buyer to the next

Home buyers will make low ball offers for a variety of reasons including the advice from their agent, family friend,

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We all love our pets but the sad reality is that if you plan on selling your Austin Real Estate in the coming months not every buyer is going to love your pets as much as you do.

Although it can be difficult selling a home when you have pets the reality is that it’s not impossible especially if you follow these simple tips.

Tip #1 – Send Your Pets on a Mini Vacation

During the period of time that your Austin Home For Sale is on the real estate market you should consider sending your pets on a mini vacation to a pet hotel or ask a trusted friend / family member if they would consider letting your pets stay with them because this will help you to get your pets out of the way and stop buyers from wondering what damage may have been done to

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Over the years many people who plan on selling Austin Real Estate will hire a Realtor® to help them with their Real Estate transaction but, sadly, few people really know what a licensed Real Estate Agent should be doing for them.

In this post we will break down exactly what a Realtor® should be doing for you if you plan on selling your Austin Real Estate in 2016 or beyond.

#1 Price Austin Real Estate Correctly

The first thing an experienced Austin Real Estate agent will do is price your home correctly based on a comparable analysis of other properties in Austin that have recently sold within the last 6 months.

When choosing an agent initially it’s important to choose a Realtor® who will not overprice your Austin Texas Home because if you

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AUSTIN, TX. – Are you planning on selling your Austin Texas Home in 2016? If so, this is a smart move to make because there’s never been more of a demand for homes in Austin Texas than right now thanks to low mortgage interest rates and low home inventory.

Before you sell your Austin home it’s important for you to say goodbye to your home before you sell it by following these simple tips.

Tip #1 – De-Personalize Your Home

One of the very best things you can do to sell your Austin Texas Home is to remove all personalization from your house including wallpaper, family photos, artwork, and finishing touches that show you’ve left your personal stamp on the home over the years.

Tip #2 – Re-Paint Your Home

Another great thing you can do to

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AUSTIN, TX – If you’re planning on selling your Austin Texas Home in 2016 one of the very best things you can do is improve the curb appeal for your home because curb appeal because curb appeal will draw the attention of a buyer to your home and make them want to get out of their vehicle to see what your home has to offer them.

In this post we will share with your 7 tips that you can use to add curb appeal to your Austin Texas Home.

Tip #1 – Clean Up Your Property

Spend one weekend cleaning up the property in the front and back yard of your Austin Texas Home.

A property cleanup should include trimming trees / bushes and removing any debris that’s accumulated on your property over the years.

Tip #2 – Rent a Power Washer

Take a power

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AUSTIN, TX. – Is buying an Austin Texas Home a great investment? The answer to this question is yes, buying Austin Real Estate is an excellent investment especially if you follow this criteria.

#1 – Look For a Home near A Great School

The first thing you can do to insure you purchase a home that’s a great investment is to buy an Austin Texas Home that’s close to a great school because homes that are near great schools are always highly desirable no matter if the Real Estate market is up or down.

#2 – Choose a Home in a Walkable Area

Another important thing to do when searching for an Austin Texas Home For Sale is to choose a home that’s in a walkable area because not only will a walkable location be more convenient for you as you grow

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The Austin Real Estate market is showing no signs of slowing down and is only heating up with the weather as buyers are coming to “Silicon Hills”.

With more people from across the United States flocking to Austin Texas some may feel like they are at a disadvantage especially if they are competing with cash offers from buyers who have recently moved to Austin from California and other states.

In this post we will share with you several tips you can use to insure that your offer gets noticed if you plan on buying Austin Real Estate in the coming months.

#1 – Get To Know the Seller

Although the 2016 Austin Real Estate market may be tough for some buyers right now the reality is that it’s also tough for some sellers too especially if they have

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