Austin Real Estate

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Investing in Real Estate

rent or flip houseSpend money to make money. If you find yourself with some extra money in the bank, you might be wondering what the best course of action is: should I save it or invest? Purchasing real estate has long been considered one of the best ways to not only own more assets but to also return a profit from them too. Flipping houses or purchasing homes for renting are the two primary ways to return a profit from real estate. Here’s some important things to consider to help you choose which path is best for your home:

Buy The Right House

It’s critical that you buy a house that's both daffordable for you and in a desirable location for the future renter or owner. Watch out for homes that are exceptionally cheap as they may just be

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If you’re a luxury buyer, the Austin real estate market is your oyster. Properties are climbing in demand, and so are expectations for the living spaces. But our prestigious addresses are some of Austin’s most expensive homes, and they certainly deliver.

509 Yaupon Valley Rd, West Lakes Hills – $4,500,000 - MLS#: 9231560

The renderings alone are enough to make you fawn over the possibilities for this home’s interior design and landscaping. We’re daydreaming of the beckoning call of canyon views in the morning, followed by afternoons lounging poolside. Located in West Lake Hills, this contemporary gem is set away from other properties, and with a square footage totaling 6,042, the right buyer will have ample space for work and play. Check out this

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Buffington Homes So, you’ve purchased some land and your dreams of building your own home are starting to come together. The next big step is to find a custom home builder to make your dreams a reality, and with so many custom home builders in Austin, that might be easier said than done.

You’ll want to choose a building team with extensive experience, a good reputation, and one that truly understands your hopes and dreams. Above all, you want a builder that you can trust to always have your best interests in mind and one who will build the home of your dreams that’s influenced by your visions and desires.

With Buffington homes, you’re not building just any home, you’re building your home. They have over 40 years of experience building new custom homes in Austin, and

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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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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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