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Taking the stress out of moving with pets

Moving into a new Austin home is an exciting time for you and your family, but it can be very stressful for your pets. It’s important to clearly think through how you will handle your pet’s adjustment to its new home. Before your pet moves into the new house, do a safety perimeter check. Are […]

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Boost curb appeal with a little flower power

Planting flowers can be a great way to boost the curb appeal of your Austin home. While the planting process seems simple enough, there are a several important tips you should keep in mind. 1. Do your research. Above all, it is important to find out which types of flowers will grow in best in your […]

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Six affordable ways to stage your home

Presenting an attractive home to potential buyers can greatly increase your chances of selling your house quickly. Try the following tips: 1. Float the furniture. Though it may seem natural to push furniture against the walls, try “floating” the furniture to make more intimate spaces for conversation. Lisa LaPorta, designer on HGTV’s Designed to Sell, recommends visualizing […]

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Austin real estate market offers encouraging outlook for 2010

What began as a year with double-digit decreases in year-over-year home sales concluded with 2009 year-end totals falling only six percent short of the year prior. This comeback was made possible by the surge in home sales seen in the fourth quarter of 2009—a 38 percent increase in October and a 58 percent increase in […]

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Five home-selling mistakes

When the time comes to say goodbye to your current home and you’re looking for a buyer, make sure to avoid these common selling mistakes: Mistake #1: Pricing your home incorrectly – This is possibly the biggest mistake a home seller can make. Price the home too high, and your house could be the on the […]

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