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Preparing for the Move to Austin, Texas

Whether you’re moving to Austin from out-of-state or from a different city, there’s a lot to do while preparing for the big move. Below are some tips to make your move hassle-free. Work with a REALTOR® Buying or renting a new property is a very intricate process (not to mention the biggest investment you’re likely […]

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The MLS and your Austin home search

As a home buyer or seller, you may have heard of the “MLS” but have questions about what that term actually means. If that’s the case, we’re here to help! The following Q&A can help shed a little light on the subject. 1. What is the MLS? The Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is database of […]

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Real estate disclosure: Safeguarding your best interests

If you’re looking to buy a home in Austin, Texas, we have good news for you: The state of Texas’ disclosure laws help safeguard your best interests in the real estate transaction. It wasn’t always this way. In the early 1960s real estate agents were required by law to represent the seller’s interests, leaving no […]

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What makes a REALTOR®, a REALTOR®?

All REALTORS® are real estate agents, but not all real estate agents are REALTORS®. What’s the difference? Those who receive basic real estate training and a license from the state of Texas to sell real estate may call themselves real estate agents. However, only members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) may call themselves […]

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