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November 2005 Market Report: Austin Real Estate Market Contributes Over $500 Million to Economy During Holiday Season

December 19, 2005 - The Austin-area real estate market generated $512,658,555 in total revenue last month, adding fuel to the holiday economy. Reaching new heights with some of the largest November growth percentages ever, the market saw single family home sales generate $420,078,670 in revenue, a record-setting 44 percent increase …

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Assignments of Contracts

As a general rule, real estate contracts are assignable unless assignment is specifically restricted or prohibited in the contract. While real estate agents should be aware of the general rule, there are some exceptions to this rule, which will be discussed in this Legal Topics article, Assignments of Contracts. 

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ABoR Honors 2005 Austin-area Industry Leaders, Announces 2006 Bowling Tourney Sign Up in Austin REALTOR®

The December 2005 issue of Austin REALTOR® is packed full of insightful information for our membership, including details on the 2005 Austin-area Industry Leaders, how you can sign up for the 2006 Bowling Tourney, and  a market update, to name a few. View the full issue online.

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October 2005 Market Report: Austin Housing Market Breaks Record in October

November 22, 2005 - The Austin-area housing market reached record-setting highs in October, according to the latest Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report from the Austin Board of REALTORS®. The 1,999 single family homes sold represent both a 27 percent increase from last year and an October sales record. At 67 …

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Required Disclosures When Selling Stigmatized Property

Property which has been impacted by issues which do not relate to the physical condition of the property is referred to as “stigmatized property.” There is precious little guidance for brokers and agents concerning disclosure obligations when selling stigmatized property. The statutes, case law, and literature in this area is …

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