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 »

Austin Real Estate Market Update December 2012

Austin Real Estate Market December 2012

December 2012 was another good month for the Austin real estate market. December marked the 19th straight month of existing home sales volume increases, according to a recent report released by the Austin Board of Realtors®. How good is the Austin market right now? There are 1,531 single-family homes for sale within Austin as of […] Read more »

Austin Real Estate Market Update for November 2012

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After a long sleep, the Austin real estate market has made it’s recovery. The infographic below details the statistics for the Austin real estate market for November 2012 as well as how this November compares to November 2011. For any questions about real estate in Austin and how to sell your house fast, please contact […] Read more »

Housing Predictions for 2013

What are some of the Housing Predictions for 2013? Here are some of the biggest questions on everyone’s mind for the upcoming year… What will happen with home prices? How will the Dodd-Frank Act affect people’s ability to obtain a mortgage? What will happen with foreclosures? What will happen with apartment rents? Housing Predictions for […] Read more »

Austin Real Estate Market Update Infographic October 2012

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In October 2012, the Austin, Texas real estate market had its biggest year-over-year increase in the volume of single-family home sales since November 2009, according to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®. Below is an infographic that details how the Austin Real Estate Market is doing: Americans […] Read more »

Austin Real Estate Market Update September 2012 (infographic)

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Did you know that in Austin, Texas, the yotal home sales for the first 8 months of 2012 exceeded the number of homes sold during the first eight months of the previous three years? The Austin Real Estate Market is doing pretty well; much better than other areas of the country.  But it also depends […] Read more »

What Are The Pros and Cons of Owner Financing in Austin, Texas?

Pros and Cons of Owner Financing

Obtaining a mortgage from a bank is very difficult. According to Fannie Mae, they found the following average approval requirements: Average FICO score – 767 Average equity percentage – 29% Average down payment – 21% FHA loans, which once averaged in the mid-600s for FICO scores are now coming in at an average of around […] Read more »

Austin, Texas Home Sales By Region (Infographic)

Here are the home sales by region in the Austin, Texas area for June 2012.  The infographic below details how many homes were sold for the month of June as well as how many homes are still active. Americans who are facing variant soundness problem, these families can get medications online without prescription. Generally the […] Read more »