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Managing Real Estate Broker - AustinVestors
Minimize Your Losses and Increase Your Profits with Proper Tenant Screening We all know that vacancy is the most expensive thing to a rental property owner or manager, but proper tenant screening is the most important thing to ensure that your property stays profitable. Screening your tenants tho...
Top Violations of the Texas Property Code by Rental Property Owners We manage several hundred rental homes in Central Texas, and we have viewed several thousand rental properties. Here’s a list of the top violations of the Texas Property Code that we see here in Central Texas. Is your property in...
If you are an Austin, Texas homeowner, there has never been a time quite like today. Since the beginning of the foreclosure crisis, millions of  homeowners have found themselves pinned in by their financial circumstances and chained to a mortgage in which they owe more than their home is worth. ...
The Second Largest Settlement in History: How it can save you from foreclosure!   The news has been abuzz in the past few weeks about the historic Robo-Signing Settlement reached between the government and five major lenders. The settlement raises lots of questions, but for homeowners who are in ...
Austin, TX - Recap of Angelos Angelou 2012-13 Economic Forecast Angelos Angelou, one of the states top economists is predicting a great 2012 for Austin's economy. For the past 27 years, Angelou has been at the helm of Austin’s annual economic forecast, where he and local economists predict what t...
AUSTIN, Texas – According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released by the Austin Board of REALTORS®, 1,051 single-family homes were sold in the Austin area in January 2012, which is 10 percent more than January 2011. During the same time period, the median price for Austin-area home...
  It’s time to take another look at short sales   As recently as a few months ago, if you would have told a real estate agent who specialized in short sales that they’d be raving about a lender’s stellar service and rapid approval times—not to mention significant cash incentives for financially s...

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