Why Waiting to Buy a Home Will Cost You More Money in the Future - Austin-TX-MLS.com

Why Waiting to Buy a Home Will Cost You More Money in the Future

Last year, many prospective homebuyers couldn’t compete in Austin's fast-paced real estate market, so they held off. Many of those homeowners who waited are coming back this year determined to buy a home in 2022. But if you’re one of the few homeowners who is still waiting on purchasing a home, it will cost you more money in the future, and here are the two main reasons why:  Why Waiting to...

10 Steps To Do Now If You Plan To Buy an Austin Home This Year - Austin-TX-MLS.com

10 Steps To Do Now If You Plan To Buy an Austin Home This Year

If buying an Austin home is your goal this year, take these ten steps now to make the homebuying journey easier for you.  1. Check Your Credit Your credit is crucial because it’s the first thing a mortgage lender will check. It will also determine the rate you get for your mortgage. Ensure your credit is accurate by requesting a credit report from Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. This step...

March Events Austin-TX-MLS.com

March Events

There’s a lot happening this March from the Rodeo to the infamous South by Southwest, and we’re going to cover it all! March Art Exhibits Blanton Museum of Art  “Fantastically French! Design and Architecture in 16th to 18th-Century Prints”  All month long Carver Museum  “Jamel Shabazz: Peace to the Queen”  All month long Harry Ransom...

Should Homeowners Refinance Their Mortgage Right Now - Austin-TX-MLS.com

Should Homeowners Refinance Their Mortgage Right Now?

Mortgage rates are increasing again. They just hit the highest rate since May 2019 at 3.92%. With a rate that high, almost 4 million qualified homeowners could reduce their mortgage rate by 0.75 percentage points. Should homeowners refinance their mortgage right now? We're about to tell you! Why Should Homeowners Refinance? Refinancing a mortgage with a lower rate will save homeowners money since...

What First Time Home Buyers Need to Know Before Buying a Home - Austin-TX-MLS.com

What First Time Home Buyers Need to Know Before Buying a Home

Taking part in the American dream by purchasing your first home is something many look forward to and work hard for. While it should be celebrated, make sure you know everything that’s included in buying and owning a home! Here are what first-time home buyers need to know before buying a home this spring.  1. First Time Home Buyers Need A REALTOR® A good REALTOR® will make all the...

Everything Romantic in Austin - Austin-TX-MLS.com

Everything Romantic in Austin

February is here, which means Valentine’s Day is creeping up! Whether you’re single and ready to mingle or have a significant other, here are our romantic Austin suggestions.  Romantic Austin Restaurants According to the Austin Eater, these are the 11 most romantic restaurants in Austin:  DipDipDip Tatsu-yaFonda San MiguelHoney Moon Spirit LoungeL’Oca...

3 Questions to Ask If You Have Student Loans and Want to Buy a Home in Austin

Besides high home prices and the competitive real estate market, millennials struggle to purchase a home due to student loans. But it’s not impossible! The National Association of REALTORS® found that over 20% of Americans who bought their homes last year had student loans. Be part of 22% of Americans who have student loans and own a home by asking yourself these three questions. 1. Is it the right...

Why People Are Moving to Austin

Data released in late December by the U.S. Census Bureau shows Texas’ population is growing, and it’s not slowing down anytime soon! The Lone Star state’s population grew 1.1% between July 1st, 2020, to July 1st, 2021, for a total of 29,527,941. The 1.1% increase is equal to 310,288 new residents. It means about 850 new residents move to Texas every day and places the state at #7 for percentage...

Westlake Hills Neighborhood Spotlight Austin Texas real estate

Westlake Hills

Westlake Hills was formed in the 1950s as a small community 6 miles west of downtown, and today it spans over 4 square miles, has a local government, and roughly 200 businesses. Incredible Hill Country views and tranquility tucked away in such a convenient location have turned this area into some of Austin’s most exclusive real estate. The little more than a thousand homes in Westlake Hills offer a...

Westlake Neighborhood Spotlight Austin Texas real estate

Westlake

Westlake, just 10 miles outside of Downtown, is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Austin. Here you’ll find a mix of luxurious new homes and modern estates mixed with renovated homes built in the 1970s. This area’s golf and tennis lovers enjoy their proximity to The Lost Creek Country Club, Austin Country Club, Lion's Municipal Golf Course, and Barton Creek Resort and Spa. Residents also enjoy...

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