It was reported in today’s Austin American Statesman that Austin based Home Away will be adding an additional 2,000 new jobs starting in 2019. For those of you that are not familiar with Home Away, they are a company that lists short term rentals for owners and has recently been purchased by Expedia. The location […]
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Entries by Mike Ebert
At a recent conference held in Berkeley California, Ken Rosen president of the National Association of REALTORS, and University of California economist Ken Rosen gave their views on why there are fewer homeowners today verses ten years ago. It is something of a mystery but the speakers did a good job of unrevealing it for […]
A recent article in the Austin Relocation Guide compared living in Austin to other major cities. Specifically, how much money does it take to have a decent lifestyle in Austin when moving away from these cities? The study assumed that the person was making $60,000 a year. For instance it you make $60,000 in Detroit […]
A recent article in the “Daily Real Estate News” quoted a survey from Freddie Mac of renters about how they view renting. The information is pretty much on target with other information I have gleaned from other sources, so I consider the information in the survey to be more of a confirmation of trends that […]
According to a recent article in our local paper, the Austin American Statesman, the job rate in Austin and our surrounding cities was 3.3% in 2016. This is really great news but the article pointed out that this figure was off a tad from previous years. Payroll increased by 3.8% meaning that employees are earning […]
Partnering with a professional property manager will help you convert your short term rental to a long term rental. Today, we’re talking about the process and sharing three tips to make it more efficient.
Here in Texas, you do not have to allow pets in your property, and there is no limit on the deposit you can charge someone moving in with a pet. At Austin Landmark, we restrict size and breed when it comes to pets. Most of our properties do accept pets and we encourage landlords to […]
At Austin Landmark Property Services, we manage around 500 properties, which results in a lot of property maintenance services. That means we develop and maintain relationships with good vendors to make sure all repairs are made correctly and affordably. Today, we’re talking about those relationships and how to partner with vendors to succeed with your […]
According to an article in US News and World Report this week Austin, Texas is the number one spot to live and to buy a home. Just an FYI last year Austin was ranked number two on the list. The survey examined the top three ranking metro areas to come up with Austin as being […]
Mike Gonzales is awarded the Austin area chapter of NARPM® “Member of the Year” award by chapter president Michael Ebert. Mike Gonzales’s was cited for his contributions and continuous support to the Austin NARPM® chapter and to his unfaltering assistance to the chapter president. Mike Gonzales stated that he was both surprised and honored to […]