Austin Real Estate Forecast 2017 (Recapped from Ted Jones)

Dr. Ted Jones is the Economist for Stewart Title. (Twitter Handle is @drTCJ) He gives a great presentation and holds your attention and packed with a few funnies along the way. This morning I wanted to re-cap some of the things he discussed and presented on regarding the future of Austin’s Economy. Despite the election,… Continue Reading

Whole30 Challenge:

While I am currently not doing Crossfit on a day-to-day basis, I do attend a crossfit gym (but I do classes with an old fav trainer, Taylor, because I like that programming) but I do work out with a group of wonderful gals who for some odd reason thought June 1 they should do a… Continue Reading

Austin Real Estate Market Stats April 2015 v 2016: Where did Austin Increase 33%?!

Hello, hello! It has been a while since I shared some market updates with you, so I was doing a little researching–and decided to share some interesting finds on the Austin market (for the month of April, 2016 in comparison to same time last year) as the market is really starting to stir up, school comes… Continue Reading

Austin Market Stats: 2015 Year end and January 2016

Hello again! Here’s a little market update for the past few months and how 2016 just may shape up! First let’s start with December… December 2015 Statistics 2,390 – Single-family homes sold, five percent more than December 2014. $270,000 – Median price for single-family homes, 10 percent more than December 2014. $348,904 – Average price… Continue Reading

Filing Your Homestead Exemption: Austin, Tx and surrounding areas

Did you buy a home last year? Do you want a tax break? Good, here is what you need to do to get that tax break… First-write down on your “to do” list: File Homestead Exemption Secondly, actually take about 10 minutes to do it. Isn’t it funny how the most mundane tasks get put off… Continue Reading

Austin’s Economic forecast for 2016

Last week there were two economic forecasting events, one from Ted Jones and one from HBA (Home Builder Assoc. of Greater Austin) Here’s a few key points for 2016’s projected forecast–And in sum: Austin is looking just as strong as 2015, with the threat of interest rates going up, even with the decline in oil prices…. Continue Reading

Adventures of Air BnBing: An Update

***An Update to My Adventures of Air BnB*** Well, it’s been four years since this last post and four years of doing short term rentals, in three different places plus helping a friend manage their rental as well, so I think I just about have this side hustle down. So I am going to try… Continue Reading

How to be a Great Home Owner

I recently purchased a home and one of the things I REALLY appreciated were the seller’s care they took in the home I purchased, but also their responsiveness to questions I had about the home during and post closing. As an agent now for…I don’t know like 7 yrs-(I cannot keep track any more), there… Continue Reading

That’s a Wrap! What it was like filming for HGTV’s House Hunters

So, last week we finished up “Act 4” of HGTV’s House Hunter’s with Pie Town productions. It was such a fun (and not going to lie, an exhausting) experience, here’s a few tid-bits from behind the scenes. A while back I had wrote a blog about how I got picked for the show before we… Continue Reading

Austin by the Numbers

I went to a really interesting and fun meeting today with the Platinum Top 50 Finalists and Winners. It is nice to be in a room filled with successful people I look up to and can learn a lot from. We floated around the tables and had 15minutes to discuss various Real Estate topics. One… Continue Reading