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HBA: Advantages to selling new homes

By Lee Whitaker • 2018 President By now you’ve heard the news, 2018 is expected to be yet another banner year for home sales in the Greater Austin metro area. And yes, it will continue to be a seller’s market characterized by low supply and high demand. According to every expert we’ve heard from in the last month or so, tech companies will expand their footprint or choose Austin as their home, and with the unemployment rate hovering around 3 percent, these companies have no choice but to attract would be employees from other markets. For the region, that...

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WCR Austin: My crystal ball for local real estate in 2018

By Carol Hardy • 2018 President It’s prediction time! OK, Realtors, get out your crystal ball and look into the market future. Have you ever felt this way when someone asks where the market is headed?  Well, it’s not slowing down any time soon! I’m sure one can look back on monthly statistics to get a sense of the pattern for the market’s ups and downs. I simply rely on the Association’s data and better yet, the Texas A&M University Real Estate Center. The resources we have in our profession are remarkable! You can also ask your favorite title...

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CRS: Experts are weighing in: housing prices are flying north for 2018

By Mary Lynne Gibbs • 2018 Director How fortunate we are to live in such a great city as Austin, Texas. The Austin-Round Rock MSA is the 31st largest metropolitan area in the U.S. I love that we continue to be on the top performers lists in the state and we continue to attract national attention. The area is predicted to continue to outperform most of the nation and lead by expansion in manufacturing, producing and distributing information and cultural products.    According to David Tandy, president of Texas National Title: Job growth will be strong because of companies...

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I really wish you hadn’t done that!

By Harold Copher, Jr. • Willow Bend Mortgage Buying a home or property is one of those really significant life events. The buyer really wants to do it right and between their own thinking and the input they get from well-meaning friends they keep coming up with things that need to get done. Generally speaking, tell them “don’t.” Just don’t do anything! I’m going to share a very short list of things to do, and a much longer list of things not to do. Here’s the reason. Someone is going to be looking at that loan application and they are...

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Associates in Progress: Movement Mortgage

By Katie Agness Movement Mortgage’s mission is, “We exist to love and value people by leading a movement of change in our industry, corporate cultures and communities.” While it exemplifies this mission through its commitment to its clients and employees, Movement Mortgage is equally as invested in its expanding communities. “As a company, in 2017 we gave more than $30 million combined across all of our communities,” says Tony Ruff, branch manager and senior mortgage originator for the Central Texas branch. For more than a decade, Movement Mortgage has been dedicated to providing homebuyers with an easy, stress-free lending...

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