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Just Released! 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers

The National Association of REALTORS® recently released the 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. Continuing a long–running series of large national NAR surveys, this report evaluates the demographics, preferences, motivations, plans and experiences of recent homebuyers and sellers. Results are representative of owner–occupants and do not include investors or …

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Safety First: 7 Tips for REALTORS®

realtor safety

REALTORS® are busy. Meetings, showings, events – REALTORS® check off their fair share of to-dos. The problem with tackling so many things at one time is that it can be easy to pay attention to your phone and not potential safety risks. From holding an open house to showing a …

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Sell It, Santa! Debunking 3 Myths on Holiday Home Selling

It’s officially the holidays and you need to make a sale on your client’s house and fast. You’ve heard conflicting advice from other REALTORS®. Some say wait until next year to push the sale and others say it’s the best time to go for it. How do you know what’s right? …

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Austin’s Moratorium on STRs: What REALTORS® Need to Know

short-term rentals

On November 12, Austin City Council adopted a moratorium on investor-owned (Type 2) short-term rentals (STRs). Due to this recent adoption, the City of Austin is no longer processing applications for Type 2 STRs that were submitted after September 17, though it will continue to renew licenses that were previously issued. While …

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