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As the hurricane appoaches, many people find it helpful to keep a close "eye" on Ike and make sure where he is headed at any given time.  Looks like tonight and in the morning we may have some wind and rain here north of Austin, but the bulk of the storm appears to be headed east of us.  Click on...
Mortgage Bonds are soaring higher on yesterday's announcement that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will come under control of the government. This announcement came as the government felt both these institutions will no longer be able to meet their mission statement which is to provide liquidity, stab...
To all my flipper investors:  You probably already know about this, but in case you haven't heard, read the following!  Happy reading!I recently had an experience working with an investor that wanted to sell a home he had just purchased.  He found a buyer within a week and I took the loan applica...
To sellers considering a short sale:  Richard Smith has written a great article on the mortgage implications of a short sale on a seller.  Read and heed!  Thanks!Short sale transactions are becoming more prevalent. There have been questions in the Chattanooga market about how they work and what i...
To my sellers:  The number one discussion item I have with my sellers in this market is price.  Todd Clark did an excellent job of covering this issue in the article below.  It happens in every real estate market across the country in a predominately buyers market - It comes down to price and sta...
To my readers:  This is a couple of weeks old, but I appreciated the factual information presented here.  OK so it is political, but with the election looming in less than 60 days, I want the facts out there for everyone to read and digest!  Thanks to Simon Conway for this content!  Happy reading...
To my commercial investors:  This is a great article on the concept of calculating Cap Rate on a commercial investment.  Many of the REALTORS(R) in our area should read this before trying to market any other commercial properties!  Happy reading!People are often confused about investing in real e...
To My Investor Readers:  Peter makes some interesting points in this article as to why investing in short sales can make sense.  I differ with a few of his concepts, but overall thought this would be an interesting read for my investors!  Happy reading!Preforeclosures are houses in the default ph...
To my Readers:  Here is an excellent primer on mortgages by Michael Reeve.  This should answer any questions you may have about mortgages and the terminology used with them!  Happy reading! Buying a home is a major achievement in most everyone's life. Pride of ownership, tax breaks, equity and th...
To my readers:  Here is an excellent assessment of the Saddleback Civil Forum from an attendee that was actually there...  Live...  Happy reading!I was fortunate enough to be in the live audience for this monumental event. Hearing the candidates talk about their own views without being interrupte...

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I am a full-time real estate broker who specializes in investment real estate. I service the communities of Round Rock, Georgetown, Cedar Park & Pflugerville, Texas. When it comes to Round Rock Real Estate, make sure you talk to me or my team!

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