Austin Area Newsletter



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As we enter what is traditionally the busiest time of year in real estate, our local market is showing a number of encouraging signs, including another jump in available housing inventory, and a healthy year-over-year increase in pending home sales. Whether you’re interested in buying, selling, or leasing, I’m always here to assist, so please reach out anytime.

News And Events

Austin - May - Latest Numbers Show Increase In Listings At Lower Prices
Latest Numbers Show Increase in Listings

The most recent market stats from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (March 2024) showed a year-over-year increase in the number of new listings coming into our local market.

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Austin - May - What Is a Homestead Exemption? Lower Taxes!?
What Is a Homestead Exemption?

If you’ve ever wondered what a residence homestead exemption is and how it can affect your property taxes, here’s a quick primer on how it works in the state of Texas and how you might benefit.

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Austin - May - Austin Ranks Best For First-Time Homebuyers
Austin Ranks For First-Time Homebuyers

In a new report that looked at factors such as rent affordability and how much competition homebuyers face, Austin was ranked 5th nationally for best cities for first-time homebuyers.

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Austin - May - Spring’s 6 Hot Zip Codes For First-Timers
Spring’s Top Zip Codes For First-Timers

And while we’re talking about Austin and first-time homebuyers, here’s a recently released list of this season’s hottest local zip codes for those searching for their first home.

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Tips And Tricks

TIPS - May - Money-Saving Tips And Hints For The Lawn and Garden
Money-Saving Tips For The Lawn and Garden

From planting seeds to practicing kiddie pool irrigation, there are a number of clever and creative ways you can save money on the lawn and garden this year.

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TIPS - May - Designer-Approved Wall Art Trends for 2024
Designers’ Wall Art Trends for 2024

Because there’s truly a design expert for every home interior category, here’s a recent list of what the gurus are pointing to as the top wall art trends of 2024.

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Market Statistics

City Of Austin Texas - Local Real Estate Market Stats
Direct from the Austin MLS®, here are some of the latest numbers for the local market.
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