Found 20 blog entries tagged as homes for sale austin.

By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – There’s no doubt that home staging is an excellent way to sell a house but it’s also something that some owners can use to conceal damage to their homes.

Sadly, some buyers won’t uncover until after they’ve moved in this is why in today’s article we’re going to provide you with tips on how you can know if a home has been staged too perfectly or not.

How To Spot Damage In A Staged Home

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – There’s no doubt that the 2018 Real Estate market continues to be one the toughest ever, especially in Austin where inventory remains low and competition among buyers remains high.

Thankfully, even though it may be difficult to buy a home in Austin for some buyers in 2018 it’s not impossible especially if you follow these tips.

Hunt hard

It's not a market for the faint of heart.

The median home price right now is up 7.6 percent from last year and up 15 percent compared to the year before that, according to Zillow. And compared to three years ago? Up nearly 22 percent.

These price hikes, more than higher rates, make the costs prohibitive for some buyers.

And inventory is tight because…

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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. I can feel the groans,” Abbott…

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By The Kent Redding Group

Are you planning on selling your Austin Texas Home? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

In this article we will share with you 4 things you should do before you sell your home.

#1 – Google Your Address Online

In the internet age one of the most important things you should do before listing your home for sale is to Google your address because websites like Trulia and Zillow may be reporting inaccurate information and it’s important to have those errors corrected because they may ultimately affect the interest in your home.

#2 – Write Down Everything You’ve Done To Your Home Since You’ve Lived There

Have you made changes, improvements or fixed major problems in your home since you’ve lived there?

If the…

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[ Open House] Sunday, March 12th, 2017 from 2-4pm – Hosted by Dyanna Wilson

By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Are you searching for a perfect 3 bedroom, 2-bathroom home in Austin Texas? If so, don’t miss out on 1804 Piedmont Ave. This home has everything that you could want including a great location with a tree covered lot, 1,227 square feet, many updates, and so much more.

About 1804 Piedmont Ave

Built in 1966, this $424,000 home Is located in the Crestview Subdivision of Austin Texas and it has many signs that reflect pride of ownership including: granite countertops, central heating/air, hardwood floors, ceiling fans and recessed lighting.

Besides being a cute 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, Austin Texas home, 1804 Piedmont Ave is…

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By the Kent Redding Group

If you own pets you know that they are your “furry family members”, but when it comes time to sell your home your pets may present problems because some buyers don’t like pets. Thankfully, selling an Austin Texas home even if you have pets can be easy if you follow these simple tips.

Tip #1 – Send Your Pet on A Temporary Vacation

Even though you love your pets, you have to be ready for those buyers who may not like them, and to do that you should remove your pets from your Austin Texas Home while it’s for sale by boarding them temporarily at a pet hotel or ask a friend/relative to let your pets stay with them until you sell your home.

Tip #2 – Remove All Signs of Pets from Your Home

Once your pets are safely on…

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Spending 24 hours in Austin Texas? If so, you’ve come to the right place! In this article, we will provide you with tips on where to stay, what to eat, and what to do.

What to Stay

There’s no denying that Austin has a wide variety of excellent hotels to choose from and one of the best places to stay during 24 hours in Austin is the Hotel San Jose.  

Located at 1316 S Congress Ave in Austin, this hotel was built in 1936 and offers the perfect South Western style bungalow hotel that you’ve been searching for.

Each room offers minimalist interiors, kimono bathrobes, custom sheets and amenities like handmade furniture, minibars and so much more.

Where to Eat

One of the many great things…

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Are you planning on selling your home but aren’t sure if you should make this year the year that you sell it or not? If so, here are 4 urgent reasons why you should sell your Austin Texas Home in 2017.

Reason #1 -  Low Mortgage Interest Rates

For the last two years, we’ve enjoyed a long period of historically low interest rates but with a new President of the United States, times are changing. Rates are predicted to increase to 5% this year, and 6% by 2019, so we can expect more people to get pre-approved for mortgages this year before interest rates continue increasing and make buying a home unaffordable to many.

Reason #2 – Home Inventory Remains Tight in Austin Texas

2017 is shaping up to be…

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By the Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – With New Year’s Eve, just days away many people spend this time of year making New Year’s Resolutions and if you’re a going to be a home buyer in 2017 one of your New Year’s Resolutions should be to buy a home early in 2017 for these reasons.

Reason #1 – Mortgage Interest Rates Are Increasing

As of December 2016, mortgage interest rates have increased by more than a quarter of a point from the same time last year and although this only translates to a very manageable mortgage payment increase of 3%, that’s still more money that home buyers who purchase Austin Texas homes now will have to pay compared to if they purchased a home last year.

Most economists are predicting that we could see rates…

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By The Kent Redding Group

AUSTIN, TX. – Thanks to the recently released Texas Annual Housing Report from the Texas Association of Realtors® we know that 2016 has been another record breaking year for Real Estate in Austin and across the state of Texas.

Surpassing 2015’s Record Breaking Sales

Thanks to the Texas Annual Housing Report we know that 2016’s home sales surpassed 2015’s record-breaking home sales and that’s even in spite of slowing job growth in some cities due to a downturn in the energy sector demand for Real Estate in Texas has remained strong all year long.

Statistics from the Texas Annual Housing report

  •          30 percent of home purchases were from first time home buyers, including single women.
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