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 […]
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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 […]
This was the headline in a recent post in REALTOR Magazine this week. There were several reasons cited in the article. Leading the list among them were increasing regulations regarding building. The article stated, but did not identify what kind of regulations were adding to the cost of building new homes but the cost was […]
In the December issue of Impact, a local monthly area-wide newspaper, the publication cited several facts obtained from the Austin city auditor’s office. Population: For starters the report cited that the city is expected to increase its population by 88,419 over the next five years. The report didn’t clarify if the increase was from folks […]
What does a property manager do, and what should you expect from your property manager? As landlords, we enter contracts with property managers, and you can read about how to interview a property manager and what a property manager does, and you get a lot of different opinions. Some people say the property should be […]
Making money with rental properties depends on renting your home faster and for more rent. Today, we’re talking about some of the things you can do.
Today we’re talking about the life expectancy of household appliances and items. It helps us with our budgeting and it helps us to be fair and consistent with our security deposits and how we return them to tenants.
Recon, the on-line publication from the Texas A&M Real Estate Center, reported this week that Austin ranked number 3 in cities in both the USA and in Canada that have jobs and services in the technology industry. Tech jobs in Austin grew a whopping 33.3% from 2013 to 2015 vs. the national average growth of […]
Local news sources from KXAN and the Austin American Statesman report that an African themed water resort will be coming to Round Rock and is to be built near the Dell Diamond on 350 acres. This is no small venture and won’t be ready until 2020. Planned are a 200,000-square foot indoor water park and […]
According to a recent article in the Austin American Statesman Austin added 21,200 jobs from October 2015 to October 2016. To me that figure represents a small city so it is pretty darn impressive. Shadowing this figure is the Austin metro area unemployment rate which is reported at 3.2%. To me this means that anyone […]