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Real Estate Agent - Sky Realty
Austin Real Estate
I have been trying to listen to both arguments on the issue of this nearly 1 trillion dollar bail out. Can someone tell me how we are going to help things by having tax payers cover the bad debt of these banks. If I bought a hummer and couldn't pay the gas and the payment would it be right for me...
These days real estate is becoming a difficult business for many agents. A few years ago I made the move to Sky Realty and am glad I did. The times are tough but the one thing that makes it a little better is the fact that here at Sky we focus on lead generation and don't do that by taking your c...
I have started to blog on a more frequent basis and I have to say it works for websitepromotion. I have Blog on my brain so much now its ridiculous. Its great to talk about things relevant to an area. As a Realtor I think clients look to you as an expert in the area you work prior to SEARCHING HO...
Lost Pines resort is a great getaway just East of Autsin. The area features tall pine trees and high banks that over look the Colorado river. I visited some family that stayed at the resort a few weeks ago and was more than impressed. The resort is a great place to get rid of stress. If you enjoy...
Austin has many earth minded people that are interested in building small foot print green homes. With gas at record prices its become a popular way to limit the monthly expenses. Green homes utalize the latest in ultra energy efficiency products. The idea is to become self sufficient and this ha...
I just wanted to give you a few points about the current market conditions here in Austin.  First, we are not growing as fast as we were a few years ago but we are not a declining market either. In fact Austin was just rated one of the top cities in the nation for investment. Jobs are great and t...
Recently I came in contact with a new service that has incresed traffic on my listings.  The service has to do with text meggaging and a service called Drivebuytechnologies. Their site is at Http://Drivebuytech.comand they offer a way for buyers to text a sign and find out more about your propert...
So we all blog on Activerain to get points? Does this really help you as a realtor?  I realize this has become like a chat room but other than meeting other agents on Activerain can someone tell me how this will help my website? I want to develop leads as an agent in this slowing market and I was...
The Fed. cut rates for a second time in just over a week. This is great news for anyone thinking of buying or refinancing a property.  One of the things that I will share with you is Austin is an annomoly in the housing market.  Much of the country is experiencing tough times but Austin continues...
Round Rock Texas is growing by leaps and bounds.  The completion of the new 130 toll road has sparked new interest in the area.  Builders are starting new home developments in the area. Businesses like Dell and Samsung continue to grow and hire new employees.  If there were a perfect time now is ...

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