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Why Should You Care About TREPAC?

Property taxes, homestead exemptions, private property rights, oh my! Growth in Central Texas has exploded over the last five years–a great thing for Austin– but at the same time has started posing several challenges for existing residents and prospective homeowners, like affordability, transportation, etc. As a real estate professional who …

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Under All Is the Land – 2015 Advocacy Recap

This article was previously published in the Nov./Dec. 2015 issue of the Austin REALTOR®. From victories in our nation’s capital to the unprecedented campaign for Prop 1 across the state to the TREPAC fundraising successes here in Austin, 2015 proved to be perhaps the most successful year in REALTOR® Party …

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Revised AISD Transfer Policy Welcomes Out-of-District Students

There’s good news for Austin-area students wishing to attend Austin ISD schools. Starting in 2016, students who live out-of-district will be able to attend AISD schools that are accepting transfer students. Qualifying students who reside outside AISD boundaries are able to transfer into any AISD school with availability, which is …

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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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