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Bobby Schultz, Real Estate Pro in 78739
Bobby Schultz answered:
Planning on moving from Raleigh to Austin, at the end of August. My job will be at a software company near Lake Travis, but I could also work from
If you can work from home, you have a ton of options depending on how much you are going to be able to and willing to spend on housing. Downtown and SoCo ( ATX lingo for S. Congress ) ... more
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Bobby Schultz, Real Estate Pro in 78739
Bobby Schultz answered:
We are selling our home and under contract. What if appraisal comes in low and buyer won't pay and option period has ended? Options? Rights?
Appraisals are not "pure science" and are not much more than an opinion based on sales data of recent homes in the vicinity...get a second opinion and have your agent send additional co ... more
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Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78750
Jim Morelli answered:
How far to downtown Austin?
Without traffic about 20 minutes. With traffic maybe 30-45 minutes. Traffic is realative compared to where you are moving from. While some complain about it rush hours being bad it does ... more
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Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78750
Jim Morelli answered:
Anyone looking to establish a relationship with a Hard Money Lender?
I have had clients who have successfully used Manana Funding. They are in Austin.
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 5:38am Investment Properties in Austin
Sahar Samadi…, Real Estate Pro in Great Uptown, Houston,...
Sahar Samadian answered:
I want to look in a certain area in Austin and It will only show Lubbock?
Please contact a local Realtor in the Austin area to provide you a list of homes in the market area you are interested in.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 1, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
Phillip Madi…, Real Estate Pro in The Colony, TX
Phillip Madison answered:
how much rent can i afford?
Most landlords look for 3x rental amount for income.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 Rental Basics in 78731
Alexia J. Wi…, Renter in Dallas, TX
Alexia J. Willis answered:
how are these houses posted? was wanting to know if all of these offer are legit and safe?
If someone offers to send you money via Western Union, walk away. Don't even respond to find out more information, it is a scam. That is a very common practice that scammers use. Back i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 For Rent in 78704
Enas Latif, Real Estate Pro in Amherst, NY
Enas Latif answered:
I would like to list my house for sale on Trulia. How do I list the information on your site?
You would need a Realtor.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 27, 2015 Home Selling in Austin
Jeffrey Schn…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jeffrey Schnabel answered:
We are relocating from Fort Worth to Austin, hopefully Eanes ISD. Not finding anything in our price range. Is $200,000 not feasable in that area?
Even in 2011 when this question was first asked, finding a single family home in Eanes school district, was a highly improbable task. Now I would say it is impossible, unless it's a te ... more
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Jeffrey Schn…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jeffrey Schnabel answered:
Options other than FHA Rehab loan?
For those referring to this question in the future, foundation issues are not a deal killer. They certainly create challenges, but most can be fixed as good as new. The home carries a ... more
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Jeffrey Schn…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jeffrey Schnabel answered:
prices of houses recently sold in my neighborhood
Hi Marla,

Actually, Realty Austin now provides access to sold data through what's called a Virtual Office Website. Visit the link below, create a user profile, and then validate your ... more
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Jeffrey Schn…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jeffrey Schnabel answered:
Should I (can I?) leave spouse off mortgage application?
ATX, best way to handle this will be from your lender. Try The Lehman Team here in Austin, they are the #1 lender in Austin according to the Austin Business Journal for the last 3 year ... more
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Jeffrey Schn…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jeffrey Schnabel answered:
We are new to Austin and also first time home buyer. Any suggestions on how to choose lender?
The #1 lender in Austin, according to the Austin Business Journal, for the last 3 years, is The Lehman Team. See the link below. They are excellent!
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Jeffrey Schn…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jeffrey Schnabel answered:
How do I find out the purchase price of a house that was sold in Travis County early last year?
Jcubed,

Actually, Realty Austin now provides access to sold data through what's called a Virtual Office Website. Visit the link below, create a user profile, and then validate your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 27, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
Ryan Rivera, Real Estate Pro in Urbandale, IA
Ryan Rivera answered:
Can the buyer ask for another inspection when the first one was over 3 hours long and did not find anything wrong except very minor maintenance ?
The buyer has the opportunity to have as many inspections as they want during the inspection period agreed upon in the purchase agreement.
Depending on the age of the home and the m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in Austin
Thomas Elrod, Real Estate Pro in Charlotte, NC
Thomas Elrod answered:
What is the current realty fee in Austin, Texas?
Commission is always negotiable! But as the old adage goes you get what you pay for!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in Windsor Park
Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78750
Jim Morelli answered:
Are appliances typically included in the sale of a home in Austin?
Here is what is included directly from the Texas contract.

IMPROVEMENTS: The house, garage and all other fixtures and improvements attached to the
above-described real property, inc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in Austin
Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78750
Jim Morelli answered:
Should sellers be at the home while it is being shown?
I recommend to all my clients that they leave when their home is being shown. With the secure lock boxes that we have the security risk is minimal. Buyers and their agents also are not ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in Austin
Ashley Stuck…, Real Estate Pro in 78739
Ashley Stucki#1 Austin KW Agnt answered:
What is the median value for homes in the 78739 zip code?
Your best bet is to contact your local agent since prices can vary greatly depending on upgrades, year it was built, whether it is a one or two story home. Your median price point for t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Market Conditions in 78739
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