Spring Cleaning To Sell Your Home In Austin

Glorious springtime is almost here, with days warming and growing longer, birds singing, flowers pushing up, and . . . yes, cleaning, especially if you want to sell your home. Spring is traditionally the best time to list your home because people are getting out and going house hunting. But after having your home shut … Continued

6 Ways To Save Money On Your Move To Or From Austin

Moving, while exciting, is one of the most stressful events in life. So there’s no need to add expense on top of all that stress and anxiety. Whether you’re moving across the country or just across town, it can be done a lot cheaper than you think. The number-one ingredient in the recipe for moving … Continued

Understanding Umbrella Insurance For Homeowners in Austin

Your traditional homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover every possibility. Floods, earthquakes, and excessive damage aren’t always part of your policy but can present very real dangers. To cover these potential problems, you may be considering umbrella insurance for homeowners in addition to your regular policy. Although it sounds easy enough to understand, umbrella insurance can be … Continued

How To Prepare Your House For An Appraisal In Austin

Finding a buyer is the first step toward selling your house. After that, you have to clear only two more major hurdles before you can close – the inspection and the appraisal. An appraisal is a formal report of your house’s fair market value as determined by a certified and licensed professional. The professional, the … Continued

How To Schedule A Home Inspection In Austin

One of the most important aspects of the home-buying process is the inspection. Buying a home is a huge financial transaction and an enormous investment for buyers, and the inspection is the buyer’s chance to find out if the property has any major problems. So the inspection report becomes a major negotiating tool. It is the … Continued

7 Benefits of A Condo vs. A Single-Family Home in Austin

When it comes time to buy a home or a new home, the choice for many people is between a condo and a traditional single-family home. If the location is right, that decision usually comes down to which one better fits your lifestyle. That decision, however, can be a little easier once you understand the … Continued

How To Prepare To Sell Your House This Summer In Austin

Traditionally, spring is the best time to put a house on the market with fall coming in a close second. The worst times are winter and summer. It may surprise you that summer isn’t an especially good time to list your house, but you have to remember that people are just busy then. Kids are … Continued

5 Signs Of A Bad Real Estate Agent In Austin

Buying or selling a home can be a stressful time, and you rely on your real estate agent to help make the process as smooth and painless as possible. But sometimes, you can choose a bad real estate agent in Austin, making buying or selling your home even more frustrating than it needs to be. … Continued

Our Guide To Basic Homeowners Insurance Terms For Residents of Austin

Insurance can be a maze, with terms and conditions a mile long. Understanding the difference between a deductible and a premium is important, but not always easy. Half the battle of understanding your insurance is knowing what some important homeowners insurance terms really mean. Here’s our guide to some of the basic homeowner’s insurance terms … Continued