JBGoodwin REALTORS® is pleased to to publicly thank a few of our fantastic agents who took time to give back to the community this Thanksgiving.

Our Thanksgiving team got together at the Salvation Army's downtown shelter and social service center on Wednesday, and served over 550 meals! This was our 20th year in a row participating in the event, and the largest turn out of diners to date.


This year's volunteers included:

  • Buddy Schilling
  • Dorothy Palmore
  • DeAnn Lewis
  • Missy Shelton
  • Christine Kohloff
  • Chuck Jenner
  • Laurie Kriegel
  • Jeanmarie Theine
  • Del Womack

If you'd like to help us give back to the community, Like us on Facebook or bookmark our blog. We'll be announcing details of our 19th annual Coats For Kids drive next week!

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austin buildersBuilding a home in Austin, TX? Once the lot has been purchased, the next step is finding a builder. With so many Austin custom builders to choose from, it's one of the toughest decisions. You may not know who to trust or if they'll really give you what you want. It's a lot of money that you're investing, so you'll want to make sure it's done right, and that you're really getting what you want. It can be difficult finding a builder that you trust and that will listen to your every request, no matter how trivial they think it is. With KB Home, you don't have to worry about not being heard. After all, it's a lot of time and money going into the project, and KB Home understands this more than anyone.

With offices all over the country, KB Home is a premier…

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second home mortgage Are you ready to buy a second home in Austin ? Be it a vacation home, an investment property, or a new house, buying a second home can be difficult to finance. Lenders see a second home mortgage as a higher risk and they may be more wary about approving a loan. Many buyers shy away from investing in a new home in fear that they won't be able to get a mortgage on a second property. Don't worry, with this guide, finding and financing your property can be a smooth process.

Control Your Debt

One of the most important things you can do when buying a second home is to make sure your debt is controlled. Your lender should have a detailed report of all loans, mortgages and monthly bills that take away from your monthly income. Seeing an outlined copy of…

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steps to building new home

Congratulations! You've found the perfect property in Austin, it's all financed and you're ready to build your dream home. This is an exciting time for you and you'll want to make sure all of your bases are covered before starting such a large project. Where should you even begin with building your own home? Read this step-by-step guide for everything you need to know about building a house.

1. Choosing A Builder

A key piece of advice when choosing a builder is to shop around. This is as important as choosing a property for your home. For a list of well-respected builders, take a look at our Austin Builders Directory or San Antonio Builders Directory. Ask important questions, such as whether the company a member of the Home Builders Association…

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On the hunt for FHA approved condos in Austin? You'll find all of them below! There are currently 51 FHA approved condos in Austin, many of which are move-in ready. With one of these approved residences and an FHA loan, home ownership home is within reach for almost anyone, and we're here to help make your dream a reality.

Current Condos With FHA Approval

fha approved condosAs of November 5, the following condos have FHA approval in Austin.

  • Morrow Street Condo
  • Congress Condos
  • At The Loop Condos
  • Allendale Condos
  • Ashdale Gardens Condos
  • Avery Ranch West Condos
  • Balconers Towers
  • The Boulevard
  • Brodie Heights Condos
  • Cinnamon Hollow
  • Cody Court Condos
  • Colina Vista Condos
  • Colonial Place Condos
  • Creekside Terrace Condos
  • Dry Creek…

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