October 2013 Austin Real Estate Market Update

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October 2013 Austin Housing Statistics Video View Shenoah Grove’s Market Videos October 2013 Austin Real Estate Statistics | Austin Board of Realtors The following are the real estate statistics for the Austin, Texas market for the month of October, 2013: 2,145 – Single-family homes sold, nine percent more than October 2012. $217,000 – Median price […] Read more »

Painting Tips to Help You Sell Your House Austin Fast

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I remember talking to a fix and flipper who was struggling to sell his investment home.  It was a nice, small starter home in a low priced subdivision in Cedar Park, Texas.  As I got out of my car and approached the front door of this clean, white rock covered home, my first thought was […] Read more »

4 Secrets To Selling Your Austin House Faster

Secret tips to selling a house in Austin, Texas

The real estate market is up again in Austin, Texas, but that doesn’t mean that you just have to put a sign in your yard to sell your home! Despite a high demand for housing, buyers still have standards and there are some simple things that you can do to impact the sale of your […] Read more »

4 Tips to Sell Your Austin House Without A Realtor

Selling Austin Home Without Realtor

Selling an Austin Home without a realtor or real estate professional is difficult to do.  The NAR estimates that nearly 70 percent of all for-sale-by-owner sellers eventually hire a professional agent for help.  Of the remaining 30%, only about half pull it out. Selling real estate is simple in concept but more complicated in execution.  […] Read more »

Benefits of Using a Local, Experienced Real Estate Professional In Austin, Texas

Benefits of Using Hippie Hollow Homes to Sell Your Austin House Fast

I attended a wedding a couple of weeks ago and had an opportunity to speak with the mother of the bride.  She was telling me that there was a little drama over the wedding cake. Her daughter had wanted to use one of her friends who was just starting out a bakery business to make […] Read more »

What is the Multiple Listings Service (MLS)?

What is the MLS

One common question that I receive from sellers is ‘What is the MLS?” The MLS is the Multiple Listings Service and is a national database that is created and maintained by Licensed Realtors to help their clients buy and sell real estate.  For home sellers in Austin, Texas, this means that your houses details get […] Read more »

4 Top Tips for Selling Your House in 2013

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We’re down to the last couple of months of 2013 and there are many Austinites who’s goal is to sell their house by the end of the year.  While the real estate market in Central Texas is outstanding, there are still some things that you can do to help improve your odds.  Below are 4 […] Read more »

4 Reasons Why Your House Isn’t Selling

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The housing market is bouncing back, especially in Austin, Texas.  There is a low supply of home and they’re selling very quickly, leading to this market being a ‘sellers market’. Given that 150 people are moving into Austin, Texas per day and new construction isn’t able to keep up, this should be a sellers market […] Read more »

Top Real Estate Don’ts For Selling A House in Austin, Texas

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Selling a house is different from selling other items. Unfortunately, many home sellers don’t understand this concept and will make mistakes using techniques that may work in one industry thinking and hoping it will work when selling their house. For most buyers, purchasing their home will be the largest investment they will make in their […] Read more »

How to Increase the Value of Your Austin Home Without Throwing Away Money

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You would be surprised how much money home owners waste on trying to increase the value of their homes when looking to sell. I’ve known people to invest $25k in their house in additions and not add any significant value to their after repair value. If you spend too much or spend on the wrong […] Read more »