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2009 

Often I have a conversation with home buyers about the return on their money related to homeownership and it's such an important computation for prospective homeowners to understand so here is some valuable information to help you determine if buying a home is a good investment. According to the ...
04/17/2009
It seems as though the county tax appraisers are usually behind the curve when property values start declining. As this has been the case, it's important to make sure that you are not being taxed for more than you home is valued. In April, you should receive notices from the county appraiser with...
04/16/2009
Since the valuation of your home by the county tax appraiser will effect the cost of owning your home, it's important to know what's going on. Below is the schedule of events for Travis County Appraisal District: Jan1 - All residential properties are appraised according to their value on Jan1. Ja...
04/16/2009
Austin is such a great place to live and I usually hear people raving about all the wonderful amenities Austin offers. Occasionally I'm asked what people complain about and there is only one thing - traffic. It was no surprise to me to read that according to the Texas Transportation Institutes bi...
04/16/2009
This is your opportunity to take advantage of some positive situations in the real estate market. First, there is a lot of inventory from which to choose has driven down the price of homes. Second, interest rates are very low and your REALTOR® will be able to refer you to a reputable mortgage len...
04/05/2009
Hooray! Another successful closing. I was the second REALTOR to represent this seller and I'm happy to say it is no longer available because it is SOLD. In Pflugerville,  a 4/2.5/2 with 2 living and 2 dining and an asking price of $154,900 which I had listed for 97 days. Robin Scott, Broker. Cer...
04/05/2009
Prior to 1978, latex paint didn't exist and we didn't know that lead-based paint was hazardous to your health. Now that we know, any home built before 1978 must disclose upon sale the possibility of lead-based paint. The federal government has made it all very easy for us by providing an Addendum...
04/02/2009
Are you familiar with the seven protected classes? In 1968  the Fair Housing Act was created as part of the Civil Rights Act. It was an initial attempt to penalize those who discriminated against people seeking housing on the basis of race, color, religion or national origin. In 1974 gender was a...
04/02/2009
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