October 2015

There are 8 blog entries for October 2015.

The basics you need to buy the right house, make renovations, and turn a profit.

investing in real estateThe entrepreneurial spirit certainly comes alive in the industry of flipping Austin homes. It tends to attract keen investors, savvy real estate enthusiasts, and handy contractors. Interested in jumping into the business? Check out our tips to see if you’d pass muster, and let us know if you’d like to dive in!

Building Business Savvy

Your biggest asset before you start flipping homes is your expertise. You’ll need to study up on the Austin real estate market, not to mention the essentials of flipping. Your business savvy will help set you apart in the eyes of the experienced pros.

  • Look for your niche: What kind of homes do you want to flip, and where are they
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The "tiny home" concept just got a whole lot tinier.

micro condos in austin txIt's becoming more and more difficult to find affordable housing within urban areas of major cities, and Austin, TX is no exception.

Millennials and many young professionals prefer to live in walkable neighbourhoods close to where they work. Unfortunately, real estate in these areas is often not within budget, or there's simply no real estate to be found as space is becoming increasingly limited.

We'd like to introduce you to an Austin company that's trying to solve that problem by taking the "tiny home" concept to a whole other level.

Professor Dumpster

You may not have heard of Dr. Jeff Wilson, or the company he recently founded, Kasita, but maybe "Professor Dumpster" rings a bell.

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With Apple’s El Capitan update out now. The question becomes, what has changed and what hasn’t.  We all work with new software updates to understand all the changes that come about but are not always sure of how to get things done, well easily at least.  Lets discuss your email signature.

Email signatures can save you time when sending and replying to emails. Creating a signature email in Apple Mail is pretty easy and with a few additional add-ons you can make sure self stand out from the rest. How do I set up my email signatures with a little pizzaz and great links to my social media accounts.

There’s one thing that every email you originate should contain, and thats your email signature. Think of your signature as the last chance to grab someone’s

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Looking for FHA approved condos in San Antonio? We've got you covered. There are currently 16 condo projects with active FHA approval in our fine city, and we're here to help you connect with all of them.

Current Condos With FHA Approval

fha approved condosAs of October 20, the following condos each have FHA approval:

  • Bent Oak Townhouses
  • Brighton Square Condominiums
  • Canyon Creek Village Condo
  • Capistrano Condos
  • Casa Blanca Lofts & Condos
  • Country Hollow Condominiums
  • Edgecliff Northwest
  • Kensington Row Condominiums
  • LaFayette Place
  • Post Oak Condominiums
  • South End Lofts & Condos
  • Turtle Creek Village
  • Vidorra Condominiums
  • Villa Dijon Condominium
  • Villa Tanglewood Condominiums

If you would like to learn more about FHA

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Don't let the rumors fool you—there is plenty of budget-friendly real estate in Austin. The trick is knowing where to look to find that perfect balance between a great price point and a phenomenal quality of life. And since we're always looking out for you, we're happy to share these 3 affordable Austin neighborhoods, which just happen to be awesome too.


3. Austins Colony

For those who crave newer designs without the lofty price tag, Austins Colony is the perfect compromise. Surrounded by acreage land and parks, the majority of homes in this neighborhood boast at least 3 bedrooms and tend to be priced below $180,000.



View all Austins Colony real estate here.

2. Westgate Grove

These affordable homes for sale, located in coveted South

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jb goodwin logoIn celebration of our prosperous history and to welcome our flourishing future, JB Goodwin REALTORS® is pleased to share our new logo and branding!

Our previous logo has been in use since the inception of J.B. Goodwin's real estate career, which began when he was only 22 years old. 43 years later, JB Goodwin REALTORS® remains a leader in the Texas real estate industry, with a well respected brand that revolves around helping people. It's in this spirit that we redefined our brand to respect our past while embracing the fresh, modern company we have come to be.

Starting At Square 1

Square one. That's the best place to begin when you're buying real estate. The yellow square behind our new logo represents this same concept, optically encompassing

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austin work opportunitiesMillennials sometimes have it tough—for many members of the generation, social milestones and certain rites of passage into adulthood (e.g. breaking into and building careers, buying real estate, starting families, etc.) have been "delayed" when compared to the overall timeline for members of previous generations, like the Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers before them. Luckily for millennials, there's a little place called Austin, TX.

For the past few years, Money (owned by TIME magazine) has been publishing an annual list of "Best Places to Live" in America. This year, they also published a smaller list ranking the five "Best Cities for Millennials", based on projected job growth and ease of living—and guess who came out #1?

It's no question that Austin is

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