Category Archives: home buying

Austin Things To Do: Transportation

Subscribe to our RSS feed! Neophyte Austinites might have a few trials and tribulations when it comes to getting around the music city.  Once you get the hang of it though, Austin is a big city with little town-ease when … Continue reading

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Home Prices in Austin

Subscribe to our RSS feed! Home prices are generally up in Austin, with the median price for a home in the Austin area about $190, 300.  Overall, home prices increased 4.1 percent in the fourth quarter last year, as reported … Continue reading

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Three Good Reasons to Get a Mortgage Now

Subscribe to our RSS feed! The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a significant rise in mortgage applications last week and online real estate and mortgage searches were high in January.  While these are good signs for the housing market, there could … Continue reading

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Moving After the Austin Home Loan

Subscribe to our RSS feed! The loan paperwork has been signed and you hold the keys to your new home, your empty new home.   Whether you are moving across town or across the country, there is no escaping The Move … Continue reading

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Austin Home Loans and Austin Schools

Subscribe to our RSS feed! Finding a home often has a lot to do with finding good schools.  Austin is a highly educated city with a remarkable 40 percent of the population holding college degrees and we hold our schools … Continue reading

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Austin Job Market is Hot

Subscribe to our RSS feed! According to Forbes.com, Austin has the 3rd hottest job market in the country.  The unemployment rate is 7.1 in Austin, compared to 9.4 percent nationally.  Austin came in behind the nation’s capital and Boston.  The … Continue reading

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Helpful Information about Austin Home Loans

Subscribe to our RSS feed! The Unexpected Costs of Buying a Home We talked before about down payments, but you will need extra cash on hand when it comes to buying a house. In fact, a good rule of thumb … Continue reading

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Austin Online Mortgage Lenders

Subscribe to our RSS feed! What could be easier than a mortgage at your fingertips? An online mortgage broker may be a good place to get a quick mortgage quote, but there are a couple of things to keep in … Continue reading

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Mortgage Loans and Points

Points are good, right?  The team with the most points wins.  Earn mileage points with your credit card and get a free trip.  However, when it comes to mortgage loans, points can be confusing. A point is equal to 1 … Continue reading

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Mortgage Loans and Down Payments

The big question when it comes to getting mortgage loans is always how much to put down.  Let’s say that you have been saving money for a down payment on a house.  The house hunt has begun and you are … Continue reading

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