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 »

5 Seller Financing Tips For Success

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Why offer seller financing when you sell? There are a few good reasons, such as being able to offer a higher price, a good return on your money, a faster sale and an easier sale of a “problem property.”  So if you need to sell your house fast at market price in as-is condition, then […] Read more »

Top 5 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Selling Their House In Austin, Texas

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Buying or selling a house is typically the largest financial decision the average American will make in their lifetime.  Unfortunately, the concept of real estate is not taught to us in school and, again, the average American really doesn’t know or understand how real estate or selling a house works. Big money plus lack of […] Read more »

Should an Austin seller attempt to sell their house as a ‘For Sale By Owner’?

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The answer to Realtor vs. FSBO is the same answer to many questions in real estate… it depends. Before deciding on whether or not to do it yourself, consider the following factors: How motivated are you to sell? Is time an issue? How much equity do you have? If you are more ‘curious’ than ‘serious’ […] Read more »

What If I Can’t Afford To Sell My House?

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One of the Most Common Questions I receive is ‘What If I Can’t Afford to Sell My House?’ The real estate market in Austin, Texas, is currently healthy as prices have been going up and inventory has been going down. However, that doesn’t mean that the traditional way of selling your house by using a […] Read more »