Spring is only a few weeks away and as a home owner, you may be thinking of ways to freshen up your home. Picking out new colors and using them in fun ways can make you happier with your home. You may want a change a dramatic bedroom color or an updated neutral in the
As the Broker/Owner of Goodwin & Goodwin Real Estate in Austin, one of the most common questions I get from people moving to Austin is: Where are the best schools? After all, schools can be a driving force for your family’s home selection. And even if you don’t have school-age children, school districts matter. Homes in
I wanted to share with you important information that can protect you from falling victim to a real estate scam. It’s happening to home buyers here in Austin and around the country. In 2016, this type of real estate fraud held 16th place in terms of the number of reported complaints (12,005) but held first
If you’re selling your home during the holidays you may wonder if you should decorate it, and if so, how. Putting up a few decorations during the holidays will help your home feel warm and inviting. If you tend to cover every surface with decorations, you might go for a lighter touch when your home
Are you thinking about building a new home? For many home buyers, building a new home from the ground up is appealing. Understandably so. You’re able to get what you want rather than live with choices the previous owners made. You have control over paint colors, flooring, energy-efficiency and more. In fact, you’ll be able
Can you picture yourself sipping a glass of wine (or coffee) on your private back deck as you gaze upon natural beauty like big trees, beautiful sunsets and stunning vistas? Would you love to soak in the peace and quiet of country living yet also have easy access to downtown Austin and lots of amenities?
I’d like to talk to you today about one of the most significant decisions you can make in real estate – when to put your home on the market or, in turn, to look for a new home. You may have heard the conventional advice – wait until spring to buy or sell your home.
When you are both buying and selling a home, oftentimes you will want to have the proceeds from the sale of your current residence as the down payment for the next home. Making that work requires a Contingency – you will close on the purchase contingent of the closing of the sale. In the hot
When selling your home, what color should you use to paint the walls if it’s time for an update? I just read an article about grays going out in 2017, and greens and subtle blues taking over. The original article was posted on a UK blog, and was picked up by Inman News. Sometimes I
New housing developments are sprouting up all over the place in Williamson County: Leander, Georgetown, and Liberty Hill are all growing fast. So how do you choose one neighborhood over another? Well, if you are interested in commuting to downtown Austin using the Metrorail, you might like the new neighborhood of Northside Meadows. It is actually