Custom build in Southwest Austin

“Custom build in Southwest Austin modified from plan, this Wilshire build offers a unique floorplan that can’t be matched with its huge master and massive walk-in closet upstairs, two secondary bedrooms upstairs and a bedroom + office downstairs culminating in amazing flexibility in this home as your family evolves. High ceilings underscore the quality of build and finishes throughout...

Home Ownership: Down Payment Strategies

More options than you think! You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal like home ownership. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders. But there can be financial benefits to putting down a small...

What is the market like?

The same can be said for Austin's real estate market. We do have a lot of homes in the higher price brackets, but not enough buyers for those. The more expensive homes spend more time on the market, typically. However, Austin has a limited amount of housing in the $200-$300,000 price range, which is where a lot of first-time homebuyers are. Of course, you can look further outside of Austin to...

Buying a home can be SCARY…Until you know the FACTS

Some Highlights: Many potential homebuyers believe they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home. This stops many people from even trying to jump into homeownership! Here are some facts to help take the fear out of the process: 71% of buyers who purchased homes have put down less than 20%.78.1% of loan applications were approved last month.In September, the average...