Category Archives: Austin Mortgage Rates

To Raise or not to Raise

Janet Yellen has the unenviable position to determine when the interest rate merry go round will pause and rates will begin to rise to a more “normal” level. When the feds began monetary easing in 2008 and 2009 I doubt … Continue reading

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More than Half of Austin Residents are Renters

As housing  affordability declines, the percentage of renters is expected to increase. Rental rates are projected to rise 5% during 2016. The property investors that I know feel that property taxes are chewing them up and spitting them out.  So the tax … Continue reading

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Austin Lights up the night for #SXSW 4th and Congress

Something’s happening here… #SXSW #ATX 📷 @nmorton88 A photo posted by SXSW (@sxsw) on Mar 9, 2016 at 9:15pm PST

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City of Austin/Short term rental…going extinct?

400 homes are owned by investors and used by visitors to ATX for short term stays while visiting central Texas.   I am curious how phasing out TYPE 2 short term rentals will repurpose these homes and impact these neighborhoods? Interesting article … Continue reading

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An INSIDER view for the VISITOR #sxsw #atx

36 Hours in Austin, Texas By EVAN RAIL MARCH 4, 2016 Beyond the SXSW festival, there’s classic barbecue, contemporary art and even a beer garden on a working ranch. Photo Downtown, seen from South Congress Avenue. CreditStacy Sodolak for The … Continue reading

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ONLY IN AUSTIN!

What on earth is a “SHARKNADO”? Central Texas boasts a significant  global economy, read about it HERE.  And learn more about Sharknados while you do.

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It’s Like Shopping for Shoes on Black Friday!

That’s what home buyers are experiencing in Central Texas. When you throw your hat into the purchase ring and lose the first few houses you are wanting to buy…home purchasing becomes stressful. Today’s article Austin’s skyrocketing rent prices force locals … Continue reading

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The Voice of Reason…Business as USUAL!

This morning the internet is abuzz about the US government shut down. My mantra for today is: “Be the Voice of Reason…Business as USUAL”. A point of view will proliferate that the mortgage industry will come to a grinding halt … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates September 2013

Mortgage rates remain attractive and Austin home affordability remains near  historical lows.  This is why  Austin  mortgage brokers and lenders are suggesting that you take action on any home purchase decision sooner than later. Home loan interest rates have been … Continue reading

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HUGE ATX Skyline Changes

Downtown Building Boom? You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet Combined Would Create a Building Nearly 500 Stories Tall By Rob Patterson | JULY 24, 2013 See the new Downtown Austin skyline that sprouted over the last decade or so? Take a good look at … Continue reading

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