Austin Real Estate

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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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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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brand new home benefitsLast week, we shared 5 perks of buying a brand new home. But we only scraped the surface of reasons why people are choosing new houses over existing models. Without further ado, here are 5 more benefits of buying a brand new home!

5. Move-In Ready

Forget renovations or improvements—your new home is already in perfect condition! That means you're free to move in and enjoy it, without any muss, fuss or hassle.

4. Less Maintenance

Without any worn out systems, there is much less maintenance in a new home than in an existing one. You shouldn't have to worry about repairs to heating, plumbing, air or appliances for at least a few years. Even better, most roofs last at least 20 years. This means less hassle and a much smaller impact on your savings

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new home benefits austinNew construction homes have quickly become a real estate favorite, and it's little wonder why so many Austinites are interested in the opportunity! Here are 5 awesome perks of buying a new home in Austin, TX.

5. The Latest Innovations

The best builders are constantly innovating. When you work with an expert builder on a brand new home, you reap decades of collective real estate knowledge. New houses boast the latest materials and construction styles, as well as technology. Think energy efficient heating systems, touch taps, home automation systems and hidden dishwashers. While features always vary, a new house is your best bet to be on the cutting edge of home innovation.

4. Manufacturer Warranties

With new fixtures and appliances come

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Last week, we wrote a blog post about the record-breaking home sales in July and the current state of the market. One of the biggest reasons why the industry is so hot right now is the lack of available stock, so this week we’re bringing you some of the exciting new downtown real estate opportunities to keep an eye out for in the near future. These new developments will not only reshape the downtown skyline, they’re also going to be some of the most sought after listings in the real estate market upon their completion.

1) The Independent

This ultra-modern development is slated to become the tallest tower west of the Mississippi River once completed, not to mention one of the most unique. With it will come 370 new residences in a variety of

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