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How to win in a multiple-offer situation

The Austin housing market is, in a word, insane. There are just more people wanting to buy a house than available homes on the market…

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Pre-qualification versus pre-approval: which is better?

You’ve probably hear the terms “pre-qualification” and “pre-approval” thrown around a lot when it comes to home loans. So what’s the difference? Glad you asked,…

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Is it better to rent or own? Finally, some answers on which is a better investment

This is the kind of real estate dork I am. When I opened up my mailbox last fall and saw the latest issue of Tierra…

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Posted in First-Time Home Buyers Home Buying Open Houses

Everything you need to know about open house etiquette

  Open houses are awesome. Before I became a real estate agent I made visiting open houses an art form. I dragged my poor husband…

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Is the housing market about to crash?

It’s probably the number one question I get from clients. The truth of the matter is, no real estate agent can answer this question with…

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How and when to buy your first house: a timeline

You’re sick of seeing your rent money go toward someone else’s mortgage. You’ve watched friends take the plunge into home ownership. And you’ve watched so…

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